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Granite Falls Couple Arrested

A Granite Falls couple is arrested after a child is found in a hot car. The Hickory Daily Record reports the child was discovered outside KedPlasma in Hickory on Friday. Haley Leann Hargus was arrested and charged

Motorcycle Accident Investigation Continues

The investigation continues into a deadly motorcycle accident on Saturday in Lenoir. The News-Topic reports Kevin Minton was riding his 2005 Harley Davidson on Old North Road when a Cadillac driven by Therese Parker-Thompson Hengst of Hiddenite

I-40 Bridge Project Completed Soon

The News Herald reports I-40 bridge replacement over Berea Church Road should wrap up soon. The $8.5 million project should be completed by Sept. 1 according to the North Carolina Department of Transportation. The project replacing bridges

Police investigate stolen commercial batteries

Three police departments are investigating numerous thefts of commercial vehicle batteries from various companies in Caldwell County. The News-Topic reports 12 commercial batteries and three small car batteries were stolen from Hydroforce Inc., four batteries from two