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Lenoir Man killed in house fire

 A resident was killed in a Sunday morning fire at 3905 Orlando’s Way, Lenoir, NC – in the Cajah’s Mountain Community of Caldwell County. The initial 9-1-1 call was received at 09:40, and North Catawba Fire &

Funeral held for murder victim

Funeral services were held over the weekend for a 13 year old girl who was killed when another teen opened fire outside of Concord Mills mall on December 28th.  Family and friends of Aveanna Propst gathered Saturday

Hickory Road to Close through april

Here’s a traffic alert for the Hickory area…Starting today, the section of Main Ave NW between N. Center St and 1st St NW will be closed to traffic due to construction of the One North Center project. 

Hickory Library renovations

Hickory’s Ridgeview Branch Library is on track to receive an interior renovation and expansion in 2020 to better serve the community. Architects presented draft design plans and drawings at a community input meeting held at the library

Weekend power outages

More than 200 Duke Energy customers in Gaston spent part of Saturday night without power.  A cold front moving through caused high winds that brought down numerous trees and limbs onto power lines causing the interruptions.  Power

Pedestrian Killed in Catawba County

A pedestrian was hit and killed early Friday morning in Catawba County near Sherrills Ford.  The woman was hit by the car on Slanting Bridge Road just before 7am this morning.  The driver of the car did

Arrest in Newton Shooting

Newton police have mad an arrest in connection to a shooting Thursday on K Street where a 17 year old was shot in the leg .  The suspect is a 16 year old so police have not

Hickory celebration today

The City of Hickory will hold its 150th anniversary kick off celebration today but due to the weather the event has been moved indoors.  The event will be held in the Council Chambers at City Hall.  To kick

Men save boy from drowning

New information about a rescue last week that saved a 6 year old boy in Alexander County.  The Sheriffs Office reports that Workers remodeling a home were among citizens involved in the rescue of a child who

Body may be missing man

Authorities believe remains discovered earlier this week in Rowan County are those of 66 year old Rick Travis, who has been missing for nearly a year. A deer hunter found the body near the Yadkin River in the