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Animal Shelter to close for repairs

Repairs to close Burke County Animal Shelter for repairs. The News Herald reports the shelter will be closed from  Aug. 26 through Sept. 2 so workers can clean walls and paint the interior of the facility. The

Area Manufacturer Reaches Sales Agreement

Ohio based 80 Acres Farms, which owns a manufacturing facility in Granite Falls, enters into an agreement with two international companies to sell automated hydroponic farming systems. The News-Topic reports the systems, which grow plants without soil,

High Speed Chase Results In Arrest

A Caldwell County deputy makes arrest after high-speed chase. The News-Topic reports the chase started in Sawmills and ended on Main Street in Hudson after speeds reached up to 100 mph during the brief incident.  Paul Eric

Morganton Woman Hit By Car

A Morganton area woman was hit by a vehicle when she tried to cross West Fleming Drive on Wednesday afternoon. The News Herald reports the incident occurred around 5:30 p.m. in front of Advance Auto Parts and

Main Street Program to Hold Meeting

The Main Street Program in downtown Morganton will hold its second public meeting this afternoon about redesigns for the Courthouse Square. The News Herald reports the meeting will be held from 5:30-7:30 p.m., at the Collett Street Recreation Center.