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Man faces indecent liberties charges

A Conover man is scheduled in Catawba County Superior court Friday after his arrest for indecent liberties charges.  Jessie Alexander Gross was recently arrested by probation and parole officers and charged with two counts of indecent liberties. 

Hide Boxes to Deter Thieves

 Police are warning people that thieves are always lurking and right after the Christmas gifts are opened are a favorite time for them to strike.  Criminals have learned to keep an eye on trash containers and are

Suspect sought that shot at police

In the early hours of this morning, a Caldwell County Sheriff’s Deputy responded to a call to assist Hudson Police with a traffic stop. During the stop, an assailant fired on officers several times. No law enforcement

Holiday Travel

Today and tomorrow will the busiest travel days of the Christmas season.   More Americans than ever on record – 115.6 million – will travel this holiday season, from Saturday, Dec. 21 through Wednesday, Jan. 1 according to AAA.  More

Congressman Wont Run Again

Mark Meadows has announced he will not seek re-election in 2020.  Meadows says he will retire at the end of his current term.  Meadows was first elected in 2012 to represent North Carolina’s 11th Congressional District, which encompasses

BLET Graduation

In a Dec. 16 ceremony at the J.E. Broyhill Civic Center in Lenoir, Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute honored its newest group of Basic Law Enforcement Training (BLET) graduates. Seventeen graduates completed more than 640 hours

Blue ridge energy donates truck

Blue Ridge Energy recently donated a truck to local helping agency, Foothills Service Project. Foothills Service Project was the recipient of a pickup truck recently retired from Blue Ridge Energy’s fleet of operations vehicles. The truck will