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Two Men Arrested for Stealing Lawn Equipment

Two men were arrested for stealing lawn equipment and a motorcycle in September. Donald Walter Holliday of Marion and Kyle Lee Riddle of Morganton are each being held on two counts of breaking and enter and larceny.

Collettsville Man Run Over By Pick Up Truck

A Collettsville resident suffered serious injuries after being run over by a pickup truck yesterday. The Man whose name has not been released was run over by his own truck which the News Topic reports continued to

City of Lenoir is Considering Rezoning

The City of Lenoir is considering rezoning a lot near Hibriten High School to allow for apartments. The lot is the L shaped piece of land that once held Meedo’s and Mulligan’s Tavern. Only the Southern portion

Thieves Targeting Pickup Trucks

Thieves are targeting Ford pickup truck in Caldwell County.  Three pickup trucks were stolen from HIbriten Auto Mart. Security footage shows two men breaking in and bypassing the ignition systems of the trucks. The News Topic reports

Woman Veers Off 321 and Severs a Power Pole

A woman veered off 321, severed a power pole and flipped her vehicle yesterday morning. Elizabeth Gordon of Gastonia was approaching Smith Crossroads when she fell asleep at the wheel. The News Topic reports Gordon was rescued

Morganton Man Faces Child Sex Charges

A Morganton man faces child sex charges in McDowell County. Jonathan Ray Register has been accused of having inappropriate contact with an 11-year-old. The News Herald Reports Register’s bond is currently set at $200,000.

Morganton Man Charged With Assault on a Female

A Morganton man received several charges, including assault on a female, after the victim said he assaulted her while she was pregnant.  Timothy Alex Jefferson was charged with after the victim said he pushed her down and