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Investigators Identified a body

On January 11, 2023, the Burke County Sheriff’s Office with the assistance of the NC State Bureau of Investigations, conducted another search in a remote wooded area near Kayla’s Ridge Road in Connelly Springs. Investigators discovered a

Man Arrested for Incest

Phillip Thomas Head, a 34-year-old resident of Warsaw, Virginia, was arrested by Lenoir Police Officers on Wednesday, January 25th. He has been charged with two felony counts of indecent liberties with a child and one felony count

Hickory Police Chief Honored

On January 18, Hickory Police Chief Thurman Whisnant was awarded the 2022 Outstanding Service Award from the North Carolina Association of Chiefs of Police at their annual conference banquet in Cherokee, NC. Each year the association, composed