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Stolen Vehicle

A stolen vehicle charge was filed in Hickory.  Patrick Matthew Vaught 39, of Lenoir faces felony larceny of a motor vehicle charges as well as a methamphetamine charge.  He was placed under a $20,000 bond.  His next

The Scoreboard – September 18, 2021

Big show for today! – Newton Conover & West Caldwell Highlights – Area recaps including the epic double-overtime thriller between South Caldwell & Hibriten – College & Pro football weekend previews & picks – Special Guest, Play-by-play

Road Closed

 City contractors will close N.C. 127 this Saturday to complete electrical work and other construction activities related to the City Walk project.  N.C. 127 will be closed between First Avenue SE and First Avenue NE from 5

Write In Candidate

A new candidate is running for mayor in Rutherford College.  Yates Jensen Jr has announced he is running as a write in this fall.  He is a former two term town councilman and mayor pro tem.  He

I D Fraud

I D fraud charges were brought against a Lenoir woman.  Laura Leanne Tolbert 27, also faces felony credit card fraud.  She was placed in the Caldwell County Detention Center under a $5,000 secured bond.  A court date

$75,000 Bond

Bond was set at $75,000 bond for a Hickory man.  Andrian Demonz Woods 44, was arrested by Hickory Police.  He faces felony assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury.  He was placed

Apple Festival

The Apple Festival in Taylorsville was set for October 16th but it has been canceled.  Other area events such as the Hiddenite Arts and Heritage Center Celebration and Oktoberfest in Hickory have also been canceled due to

Fatal Wreck

On Tuesday, September 14, at approximately 1:35 p.m., the NC State Highway Patrol responded to and investigated a fatal collision in Alexander County on NC 16 near the Catawba County line.  A 2002 Dodge Durango was traveling

Fugitive Arrest

A fugitive arrest was made in Hickory.  James Michael Kessinger 44, was arrested by Hickory Police for felony warrants as a fugitive awaiting extradition to another state.  He is wanted by Louisville Metro Police in Kentucky on

Meth Charges and Vehicle Theft

Methamphetamine charges were brought against a Lenoir man.  Brandon Scott Harris 33, was arrested by Lenoir Police.  He faces felony possession of meth.  Harris was taken to the Caldwell County Detention Center under a $15,000 secured bond.