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Woman Found Dead in Valdese Apartment

A woman was found dead in an apartment in Valdese on Tuesday morning. The woman was found after police were called in for a welfare check. The woman was in her sixty and the News Herald reports

Cold Weather Tips for Propane and Fuels Customers

Cold temperatures are in this week’s forecast and this typically leads to higher demand for propane and fuels. Blue Ridge Energy Propane and Fuels delivery personnel are continuing to work long hours, making deliveries to ensure all

High Speed Chase Ends in Wreck

A High-Speed chase ended with a crash in Burke County yesterday. The chase started in Longview and ended along Cape Hickory Road when Kevin Brooks ran off the road and overturned his vehicle.  Speeds were reported by WSOCTV

Dudley Shoals Home Destroyed in Fire

A Dudley Shoals home was destroyed by a fire on Sunday night. The fire was caused by a space heater being left on several feet away from a Christmas tree. The family was able to escape the

East Burke Student Killed in Car Accident

An East Burke High School student was killed in a car crash yesterday. Myles Davis ran off the road, overcorrected and hit a power pole on U.S. 70 near Hickory. The News HErald reports the accident took