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More details in sexual assault

Police in the town of Catawba have released a description of the man they say forced himself inside a home  on 2nd St. SE  early Tuesday morning and sexually assaulted a woman.  They says the suspect is an African american

Burke County Death Under Investigation

Burke County Deputies were dispatched to 4520 Foxs Dr., Connelly Springs, on February 1, 2020, at approximately 4:45 p.m. regarding the possibility of three deaths. Deputies found three individuals inside a camper with a 50-year-old deceased white

Winter School Supply Drive

Winter School Supply Drive February 1 – 15 Lenoir, NC, February 4, 2020 – Teacher Treasures: A Resource Center is requesting the support of all Caldwell County residents and businesses through a Winter School Supply Drive benefiting

Woman sexually assaulted in her home

Authorities are investigating a home invasion and sexual assault that was reported Tuesday morning in the town of Catawba.  According to reports. a man forced his way into a home on 2nd St. SE around 6:30 Tuesday

Man sentenced on drug charges

A Catawba man will serve an active prison sentence of six to eight years following his conviction for trafficking opiates by transportation during Catawba County Superior Court on Tuesday, February 4, 2020. Ellis Eugene Anderson, 58, was

Man sentenced for car break ins

Christopher Eugene McCrary, 39, of Conover, received an active prison sentence of five to seven years following his conviction for two counts of larceny of motor vehicle, larceny after breaking and entering, and first-degree burglary. The Honorable

Animal Euthanasia down in Caldwell County

Caldwell Animal Control recently released euthanasia rates for 2019, and the numbers have dropped substantially over the last four years. In 2016, 67 percent of animals turned over to Animal Control were euthanized. In 2019, the number

inmate missing from work release

 Authorities in Caldwell County are searching for an inmate who went missing from his work release assignment Monday Afternoon.  Kevin Adams, 47, was last seen around 1:15 p.m. on Cranberry Road in Lenoir.  He has brown hair, blue eyes

Man sentenced for 2019 murder

A Valdese man will spend 28 to 35 years in prison following his conviction for second-degree murder during Burke County Superior Court on Monday, February 3, 2020. Jeremy Shayne Baldridge  pleaded guilty to the charge just eight