The Valdese library is getting one step closer to expansion. Bids for the project are expected to open tomorrow and the NEws Herald reports THe Burke County Board of Commissioners is expected to discuss the item at
A vacant building in Lenoir is being studied for environmental concerns. The building formerly housed City Service Cleaners and Laundry is the first property to be inspected using a $300,000 grant from the EPA. The News Topic
A man was killed in a crash early Wednesday morning. James Hawkins was killed when a truck crossed the centerline of NC 18. The News Herald report driver of the truck Ricky Smith was charged with misdemeanor
Police are trying to identify four people they think may be connected to the armed robbery at a convenience store in Granite Falls. The News Topic reports the suspects have not been identified. They are currently searching
The speed limit has been changed on part of Connelly Springs Road. The speed limit has been dropped from 45 to 35. The News Topic reports the change was made to reduce the number of accidents.
The Granite Falls Police Department is informing residents of several car break-ins. WSOCTV reports the break-in have been taking place between Dry Ponds and South Main Street.
A woman was arrested in connection with a death investigation in Burke County. Authorities arrested Cathy Michelle Chapman yesterday night after WSOCTV reports the body of Robert Young Biggerstaff was found at a home. The investigation is
The Hickory Police are investigating a robbery at the Arby’s on Highway 70 early yesterday morning. The Daily Record reports the suspect is a white man 5 feet 11 inches tall, in a dark sweatshirt and a
An employee at Alexander Correctional Institution was arrested last week on charges of smuggling contraband into the facility. Lisa Wilson Adams is accused of giving tobacco along with other items to an inmate. The Daily Record reports
Catawba County students collected 10.2 tons of food for thousands in the community to eat during the winter. WSOCTV reports Thirteen schools participated in the food drive. The food will be distributed to eight local agencies by