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Granite Falls Christmas Festival

The Fourteenth Annual Festival on the Square Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony will be held Monday, November 25, 2019 in downtown Granite Falls. The Festival begins at 6:15 p.m. but we encourage everyone to come early to see

LIght Up Lenoir Thursday Night

Light Up Lenoir Light Up Lenoir is an annual holiday event where local students and other groups decorate dozens of Christmas trees in Downtown Lenoir. This year’s event is Thursday, Nov. 21, from 4:00 p.m. to 10:00

Shooting and Kidnapping in Hickory

On Tuesday, November 19 at approximately 8:15 pm, Hickory Officers responded to a residence located in the 700 Block of 7th Ave PL SW reference a home invasion and kidnapping. The victim, B/F 26 of Hickory, reported

Caldwell Hospice Meal Dec. 1st

Caldwell Hospice and Palliative Care will hold its next monthly Good Grief Meal at 3pm, Thursday, December 5, at Southern Crossroads, 129 Wilkesboro Blvd., NE, Lenoir, NC. The informal time of food and fellowship is open to

Traffic Stop Leads to Drug Charges

On November 18th 2019 at 9:23 am officers with the Lenoir Police Traffic unit along with officers from the Narcotics Unit stopped a white 2009 Cadillac passenger car near 1346 Norwood St. Lenoir, NC. The driver of

Four Arrested on Drug Charges

Pursuant to suspected drug activity, Burke County Sheriff’s Office detectives began an investigation of the residence of 932 Cape Hickory Road, Hickory. Subsequent to developing probable cause, Burke Co. detectives issued a search warrant for the property.

Man Sentenced for Impersonating Officer

On May 25, 2019, Burke County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to Brown Mountain Beach Road regarding an individual who approached children at a campsite at 1814 Brown Mountain Beach Rd. claiming to be an FBI Agent. Once

Changes to Emissions Testing

Beginning December 1st, North Carolina’s vehicle inspections requirement will exempt vehicles 20 year old from having to obtain a yearly emissions test in the 22 Counties which emissions testing is required.  All Counties will still require vehicles

Caldwell County Deputy Relieved Of Duty

A Caldwell County Sheriff’s deputy who was involved in a weekend accident has reportedly been dismissed from his position.  The officer was responding to a call when he lost control of his SUV and crashed into several

Three Arrested in Shooting

On November 18, 2019 at around 2:35 PM the Lenoir Police Department received a report of a possible shooting in the 500 block of Arlington circle in Lenoir. Upon arriving in the area officers located one victim,