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Lenoir-Rhyne announces launch of Graduate School

Lenoir-Rhyne University has announced plans for launching the Graduate School of Lenoir-Rhyne University on its main campus in Hickory. The graduate school, slated to open in June, will more effectively accommodate the growing number of graduate programs

Woman says someone shot at car

A woman reported to police that someone shot at her car on Saturday night. Darshea Shermane Horton was driving on Abington Road between 10 and 10:30 p.m. when she heard four or five gunshots. The News-Topic reports

Director of CoMMA suspended

The Director of CoMMA in Morganton has been suspended. The News Herald reports Jim Smith was suspended due to a disciplinary reason. The decision came after questions arose about Smith’s education and an award that the CoMMA