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New UNIX Facility Broke Ground

On Thursday the 12th, the first manufacturing business broke ground in Burke Business Park. UNIX Packaging LLC announced they were opening a plant in Burke County, which is expected to generate over 150 new jobs.  UNIX specializes

Body Found near Plateau Road

On Wednesday, 01/11/2023 a motorist alerted area deputies to the presence of a deceased person located in a wood line near the intersection of Plateau Rd and Tradewinds St. Deputies traveled to that location and discovered the

Fatal Wreck in Alexander County

On Tuesday, January 10, the NC State Highway Patrol responded to a fatal collision in Alexander County on NC 127 near Willie McLeod Road.  A Ford Focus traveling south on NC 127, lost control, crossed the centerline,

Fatal Wreck in Wilkes County

On Wednesday, January 11, a fatal collision occurred in Wilkes County on US 421 near Mount Pleasant Road. A Ford Fusion was traveling west on US 421 and struck a pedestrian who was walking westbound in the