Local News

Local News Archives

Horse in Claremont Rescued

Good news from Claremont yesterday, a horse was rescued after falling and becoming trapped in a pond, according to the Daily Record. The horse was older and owners said it was partially blind, which may have led

Rare Silver Fox Spotted in Lenoir

Quite a surprise yesterday, a rare silver fox was sighted near the MLK Center in Lenoir yesterday, reported by the News Topic. Officer Jon Kiger of the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission, who came to Lenoir to investigate,

Claremont Man Faces Six Charges

A man in Claremont faces six charges after deputies say he ran a car off the road, fired a pistol at an intersection and left two children unattended on Sunday, according to a press release from the

Man Killed Walking Near U.S. 321

A Lenoir man walking along Highway 321 was struck and killed yesterday morning by a truck that appeared to have gone off the road, Lenoir News Topic reports. The victim, Scottie Lee Hilton, was walking south beside

Primaries Election Season in Hickory

The city of Hickory will hold at least two primaries this upcoming election season, according to the Hickory Daily Record. Carmen Eckard filed for the Ward 1 seat yesterday, setting up a primary against Dustin Strickland and

Caldwell County Hires New PIO

Caldwell County welcomes Paige Counts as its newly hired public information officer according to a press release from Caldwell County. Counts brings 20 years of marketing and public relations experience to the public information position. Her career