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Cause of death in Fire

Authorities now say a woman who died in a Caldwell County mobile home fire on December 30th died of smoke inhalation.  The cause of the fire is still under investigation.  Firefighters found the body of Elsie Mathalene Watson in the

flu cases on the rise

Local health officials say its not too late to get a flu shot.  Flu cases are on the rise across the area and some hospitals have restricted visitation due to the spike.  Valerie Kelly with the Burke County Health

Newton Streetscape Project Continues

Newton is beginning construction on the second phase of the Newton Streetscape Revitalization Project.  The second phase of construction is on A Street between the intersections of South Main Avenue and South College Avenue. Among other improvements, During

Fatal Hit and Run in Iredell

A hit and run in Iredell County on Tuesday afternoon claimed the life of a Statesville man.  28 year old Harold Dean Stewart III was killed when a pickup truck hit a concrete barrier on Interstate 40

Missing Caldwell County Man Found Safe

UPDATE:  Silver Alert cancelled.  Mr. Hall has been located and is safe.     The North Carolina Center for Missing Persons has issued a Silver Alert for a missing 78-year-old man in Caldwell County. Charles Daniel Hall,

Hickory Principal Arrested for DWI

A local high school principal was arrested over the weekend and charged with DWI.  Rebecca Tuttle, Principal at Hickory High School was involved in an accident Friday night in Hickory on Second Street SW.  There were no

Lincoln Co. votes on 2nd amendment sanctuary

Lincoln County Commissioners took symbolic action Monday declaring the county a 2nd Amendment Sanctuary, which translates into the County would not enforce any new restrictions on gun ownership.  More than 3000 people had signed a petition supporting the move.