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Man arrested for Stealing a Car

Local resident Clyde Gene Pope, 62, was arrested Sunday in Caldwell County on suspicion of felony possession of a stolen vehicle. According to the Sheriff’s Office, Pope was given a $3,000 secured bond and is slated to

House Totally Destroyed in Fire

On Thursday night, Morganton Public Safety Officers and Firefighters responded to a structure fire at 117-1/2 Burkemont Avenue. Upon arrival, they found smoke and flames coming from the front of the two-story residence. Firefighters used multiple suppression

Conover man found Drug Trafficking

On Friday, February 3rd, Victor Eugene Leatherman of Conover was arrested after the Catawba County Sheriff’s Office Narcotic’s Division uncovered and seized 48 grams of methamphetamine, 10 grams of fentanyl, a .22 caliber revolver, Schedule II and


This Community Matters features two segments. The first segment is an interview with North Carolina Wildlife Resource Commission Officers, Chance Herron and Eric Gleason.  To Learn more about Chronic Wasting Disease click on the below links: Hunters Reminded