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Hickory Water Supply Safe After Wastewater Spill

Hickory’s water supply is safe after untreated wastewater spilled into Lyle Creek last week. Roughly 5,300 gallons spilled at the Murray Basin Outfall. The Daily Record reports the spill was caused by the recent heavy rainfall.

Domino’s in Valdese Closed

The Domino’s in Valdese closed its doors yesterday. The decision came from slumping business at the location. The Daily Record reports customers are invited to take their business to the locations in either Morganton or Connelly Springs,

Brookford Man Accused of Shooting Son

A Brookford man is accused of shooting his son Tuesday afternoon. The shooting took place in a garage behind a home on South Center Street. WSOCTV reports the two had been drinking and that charges are pending

New District Attorney Sworn

The new district attorney for Caldwell, Catawba and Burke counties was sworn in yesterday. Scott Reilly has been practicing law for nearly 30 years. The News Topic reports that among Reilly’s top priorities will be addressing the

Cajah’s Mountain Man Injured in Fire

A Cajah’s Mountain man was sent to the hospital after a fire destroyed the inside of his home yesterday. The New Topic reports the fire appeared to have started on a mattress in a back bedroom possibly

City of Lenoir Free Christmas Tree Pickup

The City of Lenoir will be offering free curbside Christmas Tree pickup starting Wednesday and running until the 11th. According to a press release to be eligible trees must be placed behind the curb or ditch line.

Morganton Kmart to Close

The Morganton Kmart will be closing in March. The News Herald reports the store had survived multiple rounds of store closures but learned Thursday it would be part of 80 additional stores closing. The Liquidation sale is