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Lenoir Adds Parking

Lenoir is clearing the way for a new parking lot for the planned extension of the Lenoir Greenway along Morganton Boulevard. The city started down an old car wash this week. The News Topic reports Google will

High Speed Chase in Two Counties

A stolen vehicle was part of a high-speed chase that stretched from Catawba to Burke county yesterday. A white Ford pickup truck stolen from Lee Industries collided with another pickup truck near Blackburn Elementary. The News Herald

Shots Fired at Home

A man has been charged after police say he shot into an occupied home Saturday afternoon. The News Herald reports Richard Hidalgo of Morganton was trying to shoot at his ex girlfriend’s car. The bullet shattered the

Hickory Police Looking for Robbery Suspect

Hickory Police Responded to a robbery at The Blue Crab Skill Fish Games Thursday night. A suspect entered the business around midnight approached an employee and took an undisclosed amount of money before exiting the building. WSOCTV

Investigation Continues Into Death at Broughton

The investigation is still ongoing into the cause of the patient’s death at Broughton Hospital last week. Jodi Pychon was found in hanging in her room early Tuesday morning. A death report was done internally but Pychon’s

Employment in Caldwell County Hits New High

Employment in Caldwell County once again hit a post-recession high in October. Caldwell County saw the number of residents with jobs rise to almost 36,000, even though the unemployment rate rose by 0.4 percent. The News Topic

Patient Found Dead at Broughton Hospital

A patient was found dead at Broughton Hospital. The News Herald reports the patient, whose name has not been released, died Monday night and that the state has been brought in to investigate the situation.