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Local Man arrested for Meth Trafficking

39-year-old Todd Alan Setzer of Burkemont Avenue in Morganton was arrested Saturday by Burke County Sheriff’s Officers for trafficking methamphetamine.  Specifically he’s been charged with felony counts of traffic in methamphetamine, possession with intent to manufacture, sell,

Thanksgiving Day Fire Destroys building

Things heated up on Thanksgiving Day in Alexander County when a small abandoned building burned down.  Firefighters from Ellendale, Taylorsville, Sugar Loaf and the North Carolina Forest Service were called to All Healing Springs Road. The Building

Shooting Outside DOllar General

A shooting at a Dollar General on Oxford School Road that occurred Saturday left one man in critical condition and another in police custody.   Dimario Juwughn Coulter, 30, of Catawba, was arrested and charged with assault