Four individuals have been arrested on felony drug charges in Burke County. Three of them were charged with trafficking methamphetamine, while all four were charged with possession of various controlled substances. The search of one suspect’s residence
Darien Brooke Greer of Newton received a sentence of 19-32 months in prison after pleading guilty to involuntary manslaughter in connection to the overdose death of 25-year-old Brianna Culpepper on January 19, 2021. She also entered a
The James “Vernon” Tarlton III Venture Wing was unveiled at the Catawba Valley Community College’s Workforce Solutions Complex. The wing honors James “Vernon” Tarlton III, a military veteran and former owner of Vernon Tarlton Construction. The Complex
Lincoln County Sheriff’s investigators are seeking public assistance in locating a Denver woman who has disappeared. The woman’s parents reported her missing on March 20, saying they had not heard from her in over a week. Laura
A homeless man from Morganton, Eric Eugene Holland, 59, was arrested by local public safety officers on Tuesday (March 21) on charges of felony possession of schedule II controlled substance, specifically methamphetamine, and misdemeanor resist, delay, or
Aaron Wayne Douglas, aged 53, residing in Buccaneer Way in Lenoir, was apprehended on Monday (March 20) by officers of the Caldwell County Sheriff’s Office. He was accused of possessing methamphetamine, a felony charge, and stealing a
On Saturday, March 18, Lenoir Police Officers apprehended Keaisha Mcqueary Winkler, a 27-year-old resident of Berkley Street in Lenoir. Winkler faced a single felony charge for credit card fraud and was detained with a $5,000 secured bond.
Tracy Michelle Blanton faces charges including felony death by vehicle and driving while impaired after a fatal collision in Lincoln County that resulted in the death of a four-year-old child. The accident occurred on Startown Road near
Unemployment rates have risen in Hickory Metro counties and across North Carolina, as reported by the Department of Commerce Labor & Economic Analysis Division. The January update shows Catawba County at 3.4%, Alexander County at 3.2%, Burke
Due to a water main break on the Gamewell Middle School Campus, the school will operate on a remote learning day.