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Newton announces operational changes

Newton announces operational changes NEWTON, NC—Out of concern for public safety and in response to the rapidly evolving coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the City of Newton announces the following changes effective immediately: · Regular hours for Newton City

Support Local Business During this TIme

Businesses in Downtown Morganton are adjusting to new operational regulations required by an executive order issued Tuesday by Gov. Roy Cooper in response to the spread of COVID-19. This executive order means no dine-in customers are allowed

Lenoir Declares State of Emergency

In response to the recent declarations by NC Governor Roy Cooper and the Federal government, and to help mitigate the spread of COVID-19, Coronavirus, City of Lenoir Mayor Joe Gibbons officially declared a state of emergency for

Red cross facing severe blood shortage

The American Red Cross now faces a severe blood shortage due to an unprecedented number of blood drive cancellations in response to the coronavirus outbreak. Healthy individuals are needed now to donate to help patients counting on

Caldwell launches hotline for Coronavirus

The Caldwell County Health Department opened its Health Information Line to provide about Coronavirus (COVID-19). To access the line, people can call (828) 426-8456. If a person believes they have been exposed to COVID-19 and develops a fever

Silver Alert for Statesville Woman

RALEIGH 3/16/20 2:37 AM — The N.C. Center for Missing Persons has issued a Silver Alert for a missing endangered woman, Katerina French. Citizens are asked to be on the lookout for Katerina French, who is believed

Small Business Assistance for Coronavirus

SBA Assistance in Response to COVID-19 • The U.S. Small Business Administration is offering designated states and territories low-interest federal disaster loans for working capital to small businesses suffering substantial economic injury as a result of the

Town of Valdese Events Update

Town of Valdese COVID-19 Update Amid the growing concern surrounding COVID-19, the Town of Valdese, in accordance with the most recent recommendations from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention and North Carolina Department of Health and

Hickory schools meals for students

MEALS PROVIDED by Hickory Public Schools — BREAKFAST & LUNCH for HPS students with needs: Starting on Tuesday, March 17, 2020, meals will be provided for any HPS student who is need of food assistance from 11:00 AM to