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Gov. Orders Schools Closed Through May 15

Gov. Roy Cooper announced that NC k-12 schools will remain closed through May 15th.  He also announced that some businesses where groups of people gather must close including gyms, movie theaters, nail and hair salons and barber

3 Hickory Firefighters Under Quarantine

 While the number of Coronavirus cases have increased across the state over the weekend, numbers in the Catawba Valley area have remained the same.  Catawba County still has reported only one confirmed case.  That was a resident

Libraries Offer “To Go”

Beginning today some local libraries will begin to offer pick up of materials.   Patrick Beaver Library in Hickory will offer Library to Go where people can pick up book, music and movies.  You can call or check

Health Care Workers Needed

North Carolina Needs You – Please Volunteer as a Health Care Worker! We are facing an unprecedented crisis from COVID-19 that has already had devastating consequences internationally. With the virus now spreading in North Carolina, we need

Caldwell Co Coronavirus Update 3/22

Caldwell County COVID-19 Update 3-22-20   Caldwell County Confirmed COVID-19 Cases COVID-19 Tests Conducted Negative Tests 0 55 3 Updated at 4:00 p.m. March 20 Please note: Updates on number of tests conducted has been limited over the

Caldwell Co Coronavirus Update

Today’s Caldwell County COVID-19 Update Caldwell County COVID-19 Update 3-20-20   CALDWELL COUNTY CONFIRMED COVID-19 CASES COVID-19 TESTS CONDUCTED NEGATIVE TESTS 0 55 3 Updated at 4:00 p.m. March 20 Anyone who is tested for COVID-19 is

Morganton Declares State of Emergency

In response to the recent declarations by Gov. Roy Cooper and the Federal government, and to help mitigate the spread of COVID-19, the City of Morganton has officially declared a state of emergency, effective today, March 20,

Caldwell Health UNC COVID-19 Testing Available

CALDWELL UNC HEALTH CARE IMPLEMENTS COVID-19 Plan Diagnostic Respiratory Clinic Opens   Patients who suspect they may have COVID-19 (cough, shortness of breath, or are concerned they may have been exposed to COVID-19) should first call their primary

Man Found guilty of Murder

A Morganton man has been sentenced to life in prison after being found guilty of first degree murder.  27 year old Darius Heasley King received the sentence this week in Burke County Superior court.  King was convicted