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Suspects Sentenced in 2016 Murders

Two people were sentenced to prison time on Monday in Catawba County Superior Court for their roles in the 2016 murder of a C laremont couple.   27 year old Reand Pablo-Antonio Rivera and 30 year old Devin

New COVID-19 Outbreak in Catawba County

Catawba County Public Health is investigating a newly identified outbreak of COVID-19 at Elmcroft of Newton, where 2 residents and 1 staff member have tested positive for the virus. The facility is informing residents, their family members,

Elderly Woman Sexually Assaulted

On August 16, 2020 at 9:35 pm, officers with the Lenoir Police responded to an address in the Joyceton area inside the City Limits of Lenoir to investigate the Sexual Assault of an elderly female. At this

New Coronavirus Outbreak In Catawba County

Catawba County Public Health is investigating a newly identified outbreak of COVID-19 at Brian Center East, where 4 residents have tested positive for the virus. The facility is informing residents, their family members, and staff about the

Some Schools Return To Classes Today

Public schools and colleges across the area return to learning today, both in person and online.  Both will be new experiences for teachers and students.   Due to the pandemic, students and teachers attending in person will be

Weekend Weather Causes Damage

Heavy rain over the weekend was responsible for several roads in the area being damaged and some had to be closed to traffic.  Catawba County Commissioners declared a State of Emergency on Saturday due to the excessive