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Scam Alert

Blue Ridge Energy has learned about a new ongoing scam attempt that involves members receiving phone calls offering discounts on utility bills for making payments on time. These recent attempts, including those demanding immediate payment to avoid

Rabies Case in Caldwell

The North Carolina State Laboratory notified Caldwell County Animal Control that a skunk submitted for testing was infected with the rabies virus — the fourth confirmed case in the county this year. The skunk, found on Power

Virgina Man Charged

Methamphetamine charges were filed against a Virgina man.  30 year old Gregory Lewis Stone Jr was arrested by Hickory Police on Monday.  He faces felony possession of meth among other charges.  Warrants had been issued in March. 

Caldwell School Calendar

The Caldwell Board of Education recently approved an amendment to the school calendar and added three remote learning days in the spring semester. The school days that are now remote learning days for students and staff are

Forgery Charge

A forgery charge was filed in Burke County.  43 year old Holly Renee Saulman was arrested by the Morganton Department of Public Safety.  She faces felony forgery and uttering.  She was placed under an $8,000 secured bond. 

Fatal Fire

The Catawba County Fire Marshal’s Office is investigating a fatal fire.  The name of the victim was not released.  A man in his 60’s died at the Ledford Rd home in Vale.  A firefighter was treated for

$50,000 Bond

Bond was set at $50,000 for a Hudson man.  58 year old Danny Ray Townsend was arrested by Caldwell County Sheriff’s Officers, he faces felony attempted breaking and entering charges.  He was placed in the Caldwell County

Fatal Wreck

A Lenoir woman died in a vehicle wreck on Friday.  34 year old Heather Regina Hanck died as a result of injuries.  She was hit head on by a vehicle driven by 39 year old Anna Jessica

Hepatitis A Case

The State of North Carolina notified Caldwell County this late afternoon about a confirmed case of Hepatitis A in an individual who works at KFC in Hudson. According to state guidelines, transmission to patrons is unlikely, so vaccination for

Heroin Charges

A Hickory man is facing methamphetamine and heroin possession charges.  39 year old Todd Andrew Williams was arrested by Catawba County Sheriff’s Officers and placed in the Catawba County Detention Facility under a $2,500 bond.  A court