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Stolen Firearms

A Hickory man is facing stolen firearms charges.  Al’Javon Tymar Chisholm 20,  was charged with larceny of a firearm dating back to a January 20th incident.  He was placed in the Catawba County Detention Facility under a

Airport Economic Impact

A new report from the North Carolina Department of Transportation‘s Division of Aviation, stated the Foothills Regional Airport supported 90 jobs in 2020, generated $509,000 in tax revenue, and had a $10 MILLION impact on the economy.

Bomb Threat

The Burke County courthouse was evacuated after a bomb threat Tuesday just before noon.  A call came in alleging a bomb would go off or a “big fight” would occur.  The building was searched and the State

Local Doctor Charged

An area doctor is facing charges.  Dr Diaa Eldin A Hussein 65, was charged with 3 counts of sexual battery.  He denied the allegations, the warrants were for offenses alleged on January 6th, 13th and 20th.  He

79 Patients Served

The emergency field hospital in Lenoir is being taken down.  Samaritan’s Purse set up the facility at Caldwell UNC Healthcare during the first week of January to help with the overflow of Covid 19 patients.  In total,

Self Defense

A fatal shooting has been ruled self defense according to the District Attorney’s Office.  The case involved employees from Bolick’s Tire.  The incident occurred January 5th in Sawmills at the Market Basket, resulting in the death of

Drugs in Jail

  A Lenoir man was charged for having drugs on prison or jail premises.  Jason Ryan Hamby 28, was placed in the Caldwell County Detention Center under a $10,000 secured bond.  Court date was held on February

Lottery Winner

  A Hickory man won over $100,000 in the NC lottery.  Timothy Vanstry won $120,695 on his Fast Play ticket at Mt View Market on NC 127.  Vanstry picked up his prize in Raleigh, which after taxes

2 Died in Wreck

Two Burke County residents died after a 2 vehicle wreck Sunday night.  Glenda Britton Kelly 84, and Daphne Kincaid Beam 58, both passed away after injuries sustained in the crash.  According to the NC Highway Patrol, the

Burke County Health

The Burke County Health Department and Carolinas Healthcare System Blue Ridge received notification from the State that the vaccine shipment for the next three weeks for Burke County will be smaller shipments. The Community Vaccine Call Center