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Man Injured In Accident in Morganton

A man was injured during a wreck on Bethel Road Yesterday afternoon. The News Herald reports the man was pinned under his truck after Dakota Cheyenne Tullis of Morganton hydroplaned and crossed the center lane. The man

Caldwell County Unemployment Rate Rises

Caldwell County’s unemployment rate rose last month, but it’s still lower than one year ago. The News Topic reports Caldwell like 96 other counties across the state saw a .6 percent raise in unemployment. According to Deborah

Two Men Rescued From Roof

Two men were rescued from the roof of a home on Virginia Street in Lenoir yesterday. The Lenoir Fire Department rescued the two men after a fire started on the main level of the two story home.

Granit Falls Man Arrested After House Raid

A Granite Falls man was arrested after narcotics agents and the SWAT Team raided his house. Osvaldo Juan Sierra-Ruiz was suspected of dealing of dealing methamphetamine due to tips from the public. The News Topic Reports investigators

17 Year Old Girl Found Dead by Hickory Police

A 17 year old girl was found dead by Hickory Police on Saturday. WSOCTV Reports Hickory Police found Katlyn Michelle Wittcop in her home while responding to a call about a potential shooting.  According to officers Wittcop

Three Injured in Burke County Crash

The Morganton News Herald reports Three people were injured after a single-car wreck on Monday evening. David Lee Brittain, 34, lost control of the car, over-corrected and hit a tree before coming to a stop on the

Car Traps Man

A car fell on a man while he was working on his car in Catawba County Monday evening according to WBTV. Officials confirmed that a jack collapsed while the man was under the car parked in the

Conover Man Faced Judge Yesterday

A Conover man accused of shooting a woman and her son inside their Catawba County home faced a judge yesterday. WSOCTV reports deputies responded to a 911 call  Monday night and found two victims suffering from gunshot