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Man Killed in Crash on NC 18

A man was killed in a crash early Wednesday morning. James Hawkins was killed when a truck crossed the centerline of NC 18. The News Herald report driver of the truck Ricky Smith was charged with misdemeanor

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