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Silver Alert for Statesville Woman

RALEIGH 3/16/20 2:37 AM — The N.C. Center for Missing Persons has issued a Silver Alert for a missing endangered woman, Katerina French. Citizens are asked to be on the lookout for Katerina French, who is believed

Small Business Assistance for Coronavirus

SBA Assistance in Response to COVID-19 • The U.S. Small Business Administration is offering designated states and territories low-interest federal disaster loans for working capital to small businesses suffering substantial economic injury as a result of the

Town of Valdese Events Update

Town of Valdese COVID-19 Update Amid the growing concern surrounding COVID-19, the Town of Valdese, in accordance with the most recent recommendations from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention and North Carolina Department of Health and

Hickory schools meals for students

MEALS PROVIDED by Hickory Public Schools — BREAKFAST & LUNCH for HPS students with needs: Starting on Tuesday, March 17, 2020, meals will be provided for any HPS student who is need of food assistance from 11:00 AM to

Food For Burke Co Students

To ensure students continue to have access to meals while schools are closed, Burke County Public Schools has opened seven grab-and-go feeding locations. Children will receive a lunch for that day and a breakfast for the next.

Meals for Caldwell students during closure

— As the COVID-19 pandemic evolves rapidly so have the recommendations to slow the outbreak, and the Caldwell County Schools will continue to adhere to local, state and federal guidance to provide a safe and healthy school environment.

Morganton closings and cancellations

In response to growing concern about the spread of COVID-19 in our community, and in accordance with the latest guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the City of Morganton is closing recreation facilities, canceling events