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hudson hosts festival of the arts

Classic cars, metal sculptures, and some homemade chocolates will headline this year’s fourth annual Hudson Festival of the Arts that starts today. The News-Topic reports the festival moves into its new home at the HUB Station and

ICE agents make arrests at local business

Federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents make five arrests in Burke County on Wednesday. The News Herald reports five workers at Case Farms in Morganton were arrested. Local law enforcement officials said they had no knowledge that

New teachers attend orientation

Nearly 30 new teachers for Caldwell County Schools are participating in a three-day orientation this week. The new teachers will learn about several topics including school board policies, teacher evaluations, curriculum, and lesson planning. New teachers will

board of education extends contracts

The Caldwell County Board of Education voted to extend the contracts of Superintendent Dr. Don Phipps and Assistant Superintendent Dr. Katrina McEllen through 2023. The News-Topic reports the board also congratulated Dr. Phyllis Blair for receiving the

hickory police investigate triple homicide

Authorities are investigating a triple homicide Monday night in Hickory. The Hickory Daily Record reports two women and a man were killed in the incident and another man injured and transported by helicopter to an area hospital.

Lenoir opens new fire station

Lenoir’s third fire station officially opens after a Monday ceremony. The News-Topic reports Lenoir Fire Chief Ken Hair credited past and current leaders for making Lenoir’s first new fire station in 45 years a reality. The station