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Information Sought in Arby’s Robbery

The Hickory Police are investigating a robbery at the Arby’s on Highway 70 early yesterday morning. The Daily Record reports the suspect is a white man 5 feet 11 inches tall, in a dark sweatshirt and a

Prison Employee Charged with Smuggling Contraband

An employee at Alexander Correctional Institution was arrested last week on charges of smuggling contraband into the facility. Lisa Wilson Adams is accused of giving tobacco along with other items to an inmate. The Daily Record reports

Burke County Dismisses DARE Program

The Burke County Public School System has dismissed the DARE program. The program was only utilized by three schools last school year. The News Herald reports the school system replaced DARE with a curriculum called Healthful Living:

I-40 Shut Down due to Wreck Sunday

Interstate 40 was shut down due to a wreck yesterday. One person was injured in the five-vehicle wreck Bradley Keith Morton was charged with failing to reduce speed after colliding with a vehicle. This then started a

Seven Vehicles Broken into at Lenoir Apartments

Thieves broke into vehicles at Lenoir apartment complexs last week. Somebody entered seven vehicles, rummaged through them and stoleitems including cash and a tablet. The breakins happened Thursday night into Friday morning. The News Topic reports this

94 Pot Plants Seized from Vale Residence

A Vale man was charged after telling a Lincoln County deputy that he was growing marijuana in his home. When the deputy searched the home the Daily Record reports, 94 marijuana plants, growing equipment and $727 were