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High Speed Chase Results In Arrest

A Caldwell County deputy makes arrest after high-speed chase. The News-Topic reports the chase started in Sawmills and ended on Main Street in Hudson after speeds reached up to 100 mph during the brief incident.  Paul Eric

Morganton Woman Hit By Car

A Morganton area woman was hit by a vehicle when she tried to cross West Fleming Drive on Wednesday afternoon. The News Herald reports the incident occurred around 5:30 p.m. in front of Advance Auto Parts and

Main Street Program to Hold Meeting

The Main Street Program in downtown Morganton will hold its second public meeting this afternoon about redesigns for the Courthouse Square. The News Herald reports the meeting will be held from 5:30-7:30 p.m., at the Collett Street Recreation Center.

Granite Falls Couple Arrested

A Granite Falls couple is arrested after a child is found in a hot car. The Hickory Daily Record reports the child was discovered outside KedPlasma in Hickory on Friday. Haley Leann Hargus was arrested and charged

Motorcycle Accident Investigation Continues

The investigation continues into a deadly motorcycle accident on Saturday in Lenoir. The News-Topic reports Kevin Minton was riding his 2005 Harley Davidson on Old North Road when a Cadillac driven by Therese Parker-Thompson Hengst of Hiddenite

I-40 Bridge Project Completed Soon

The News Herald reports I-40 bridge replacement over Berea Church Road should wrap up soon. The $8.5 million project should be completed by Sept. 1 according to the North Carolina Department of Transportation. The project replacing bridges