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Flooding at Wilson Creek Forces Evacuations

Flooding at Wilson Creek forced evacuations and roads to be closed on Friday. The News Topic reports three campsites were closed and evacuated  in Mortimer by the U.S. Forest Service. It’s not clear how many people were

Mother of Murder Suspect Arrested

The mother of the woman charged in a drug-overdose death is accused of helping her daughter distribute the potentially deadly drug. Captain Couby Stilwell would not say exactly what investigators thinks Debra Caudill Haas did to help

Man Injured In Accident in Morganton

A man was injured during a wreck on Bethel Road Yesterday afternoon. The News Herald reports the man was pinned under his truck after Dakota Cheyenne Tullis of Morganton hydroplaned and crossed the center lane. The man

Caldwell County Unemployment Rate Rises

Caldwell County’s unemployment rate rose last month, but it’s still lower than one year ago. The News Topic reports Caldwell like 96 other counties across the state saw a .6 percent raise in unemployment. According to Deborah

Two Men Rescued From Roof

Two men were rescued from the roof of a home on Virginia Street in Lenoir yesterday. The Lenoir Fire Department rescued the two men after a fire started on the main level of the two story home.

Granit Falls Man Arrested After House Raid

A Granite Falls man was arrested after narcotics agents and the SWAT Team raided his house. Osvaldo Juan Sierra-Ruiz was suspected of dealing of dealing methamphetamine due to tips from the public. The News Topic Reports investigators