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Bus Crash in McDowell County

A school bus in McDowell County was involved in an accident Thursday afternoon, according to the Hickory Daily Record. Several students sustained minor injuries. No word on the condition of the bus driver.

Fire Destroys Home in Gamewell

The News Topic reports a home in Gamewell was destroyed by a fire on Wednesday night. The blaze started around 11pm, and the home was engulfed by the time firefighters arrived on scene. No one was home

HUB May Need New Roof

The Hudson Uptown Building may need a new roof after the heavy snow last week caused part of the ceiling in an upstairs room to collapse. The News Topic reports the roof could cost around $200,000.

Three People Arrested After Trespassing Call

Three people were arrested after police responded to a trespassing call in Morganton Monday. Vincent Forney,  Angela Hedrick and Christopher Smith were arrested after police were called to Forney’s mother’s apartment. The News Herald reports officers also

Portion of Main Avenue Closed

Main Avenue NW between Ninth and Fifth streets in Hickory will be closed for a month starting today. The road will due to the replacement of a water main that the Daily Record reports broke Wednesday.

Long View House Catches Fire

A House on Twinbrooke Road in Long View Caught fire on Friday morning. The Daily Record reports the cause of the fire is believed to be a wood stove. No one was injured in the incident.