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Hickory Road Work

Attention Hickory area drivers, weather permitting, 2nd Ave NE in Hickory will be closed from the railroad track to 1st Ave NE on Tuesday January 26th from 6am to 6pm.  A detour will be in place.

Stolen Vehicle Charge

Stolen vehicle charges were brought against a Burke County woman.  Amanda Leann Geddes 50, faces felony possession of a stolen motor vehicle.  She was arrested Wednesday at an address on Jamestown Rd.  Geddes was placed in jail

Statesville Man Charged in Hickory

A Statesville man faces drug charges in Hickory.  Ryan Christopher Haman 35, was charged with possession of heroin among other drug charges.  The arrest was January 20th.  He was placed in the Catawba County Detention Facility under

Vaccine Supply

By the end of the day, Caldwell County Health Department will have depleted its state allotment of COVID-19 vaccine for initial doses. Vaccine is available for those scheduled to receive their second dose at the Health Department.

Covid Vaccine Waiting List

The Caldwell County Health Department has started vaccinating people age 65 and older for COVID-19. While vaccinations are given by appointment only, they are happy to add your name to the waiting list. To sign up for

Larceny by Employee

A larceny by employee charge was brought against a Granite Falls man.  Jason Patrick Mauck 39, was arrested last week after an Integrity Roofing worker reported to the Hickory Police Department that a cash payment had been

$77,000 Bond

Bond was set at $77,500 in a methamphetamine case.  Christopher Bernard Cabinet 32, of Lenoir faces possession with intent to sell, manufacture and deliver meth among other drug charges.  He was taken to the Caldwell County Detention

Vaccine In Caldwell County

The Caldwell County Health Department has started vaccinating people age 65 and older for COVID-19. While vaccinations are given by appointment only, they are happy to add your name to the waiting list. To sign up for

Eric Church at the Super Bowl

Country music star and Caldwell County native, Eric Church will sing the National Anthem at this year’s Super Bowl.  The game is Sunday February 7th in Tampa, Florida.  Church was born in Granite Falls and graduated from

Weapon of Mass Destruction

A possession of a weapon of mass destruction charge was brought against a Burke County man.  Matthew Thomas Wellborn 28, was arrested by officers in Burke, and faces other misdemeanor charges.  He was placed in jail in