A Caldwell County neighborhood is looking to the state to help fix their road. The neighborhood began petitioning for the state to take over maintenance on the road realizing they could not afford to pay the $200,000
Employment in Caldwell County once again hit a post-recession high in October. Caldwell County saw the number of residents with jobs rise to almost 36,000, even though the unemployment rate rose by 0.4 percent. The News Topic
A lawsuit against the owner of the former Shuford Mills building has been settled out of court. The lawsuit was filed by Fireman’s Fund Insurance Company for more than $2.5 million accusing J. Michael Granger of negligence.
A bomb threat caused the evacuation of a building at Burke Mission Station Yesterday morning. The News Herald reports the threat was made around 11:30. Law enforcement attempted to find the man who called in the threat,
A patient was found dead at Broughton Hospital. The News Herald reports the patient, whose name has not been released, died Monday night and that the state has been brought in to investigate the situation.
Some Burke County residents could have been caught up in a data breach involving Atrium Health. An investigations shows that an unauthorized third party gained access to databases that held personal information of patients. The News Herald
Public safety officers in Morganton had to use a Taser on a man after responding to a domestic disturbance yesterday morning. After officers arrived the dispute began to escalte and Joseph Tanner began grabbing the officers. WSOCTV
A medical building in Hildebran had to be evacuated yesterday morning do to a nearby gas leak. A contracting crew dug into a gas line while trying to lay fiber optic cable on South Center Street. The News
Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute opened a student and employee health clinic. The clinic will offer physicals, immunizations and more. The Daily Record reports the clinic is open Monday through Thursday from 8:30 to 4 but
The City of Lenoir may allow communications companies to build taller towers inside the city limits. The News Topic reports the Lenoir Planning board is considering increasing the limit from 110 feet to either 165 or 195