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Hickory baby chosen as Gerber Spokesbaby

A baby from Hickory was chosen as Gerber’s latest Spokesbaby. Gerber announced Kairi Yang was chosen from over 500,000 entries on Instagram. The Daily Record reports Kairi will be Gerber’s Spokesbaby for a year and will be

Fire reduces Lenoir house to rubble

A fire reduced a Lenoir man’s home to rubble Sunday morning. A passerby noticed the fire on Holden Place in Sawmills around 7 a.m. The News Topic reports Oscar Hoilman, the homeowner was staying with a friend

Multiple wrecks cause major backups on I40

Multiple wrecks caused major backups on I-40 on Friday. The first collision took place just before 6 a.m. near mile marker 115. The accident involved two vehicles and three tractor-trailers. A minor wreck also occurred 100 yards

Man who escaped patrol car arrested

A man who escaped from a patrol car Sunday has been arrested. Clarence Crutchfield was arrested after being found in a car near a reported breaking and entering when police discovered he had multiple warrants out for