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Bond Set at $10,000

A Hickory man was under a $10,000 secured bond.  Darrell Allen Izard 45, faces felony possession of controlled substance among other drug charges.  He was placed in the Catawba County Detention Facility.  He was released with a

Hospice Support

As 2020 comes to an end, Caldwell Hospice and Palliative Care reminds you that year end donations matter because insurance does not cover the full cost of patient care.  Your gift to Caldwell Hospice helps bring compassion,

Assault Charges

A Hudson man is facing assault charges.  Chris Darrell Miller 57, was arrested by the Caldwell County Sheriff’s Office on assault with a deadly weapon and assault on a female.  He was placed under a $3,000 bond.

Vaccine Delivery

The first shipments of the Pfizer Covid 19 vaccine are scheduled to arrive today.  11 hospitals in North Carolina will receive early shipments due to ultra cold storage space available, those include Caldwell Memorial Hospital and Catawba

Larceny Arrest

Larceny and possession of stolen property charges were brought against a Lenoir woman.  Leslie Danielle Taylor 33, was arrested by the Caldwell County Sheriff’s Office.  She was placed under a $2,500 secured bond in the Caldwell County

35 Years

Morganton’s Public Works Director is retiring.  Morganton native Scott Lookadoo has served the city for 35 years.  He began as administrative services manager in 1987, and began as public works director in 2004.  His last day will

Vaccine News

Eleven hospitals in North Carolina will receive the earliest shipments of a Covid 19 vaccine.  Catawba Valley Medical Center will be on that list.  53 hospitals will get the vaccine, but the 11 on the early list

Christmas Lights

While many Christmas events were canceled this year, a Morganton tradition remains.  The drive through light display at the J. Iverson Developmental Center is on as usual.  Located of exit 104 of I-40, it is free to

Lenoir Drug Arrests

Cocaine charges were brought against a Lenoir man.  Latif Thomas Banner 26, faces felony possession with intent to sell and deliver cocaine and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.  Banner was placed in the Caldwell

Forgery Charge

Forgery charges were brought against a Morganton woman.  Sarah Marie Worth 28, faces felony counts of uttering a forged instrument and obtaining property by false pretense.  She was arrested by the Catawba County Sheriff’s Office and placed