Local News

Local News Archives

Possible Road Rage Incident Injuries One

Police in Morganton believe road rage may have led to one person being seriously injured on Friday.  A man was found on the side of Interstate 40 near Jamestown Road suffering traumatic injuries.  He was originally transported

Argument Leads to Stabbing in Newton

An argument between two men in Catawba County led to one of them being stabbed Saturday night.  Catawba County Sheriffs Deputies were called to Stove Drive in Newton where they found the victim with a stab wound

Third COVID-19 Outbreak in Caldwell County

A third COVID-19 outbreak has been confirmed in Caldwell County. Two employees at Hickory Falls Health and Rehabilitation tested positive for COVID-19. Eight more positive cases were reported at Brockford Inn Assisted Living. The facility currently has

Murder Investigation in Catawba County

Authorities in Catawba County are investigating a murder after a man was found shot inside a home on Hopewell Church Road in Sherrills Ford.  According to reports, police found  56 year old Shaun Michael Loughrey  dead from one

Two Additional Deaths in Caldwell County

Caldwell County learned of two COVID-19-related deaths today. One patient, who was over the age of 65, had been hospitalized and was reported to have underlying health conditions. The other patient, who was between the ages of

Renaissance Festival Cancelled

Another huge NC festival has decided to cancel its event this year due to health concerns over the coronavirus.  Organizers of the Carolina Renaissance Festival announced Monday that this years event will not happen. In a press release,

COVID-19 Cases Continue to Rise

A total of nine COVID-19 cases were reported today in Caldwell County from Sunday to Monday. 40 new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed Monday in Catawba County. Burke County did not report numbers over the holiday weekend,