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WHKY-TV & WHKY Talk Radio - Hickory Man Arrested on Assault Charges
40-year-old Daniel Wayne Wood of 1st Avenue N.E. in Hickory was arrested by Hickory Police early this morning (August 16) on one felony count of assault by strangulation and one misdemeanor count of assault inflicting serious injury. He was also charged with misdemeanor larceny and failure to appear
Man charged with murder in Burke County shooting death
A Connelly Springs man was charged with murder following a shooting death in Burke County.It happened around 2 a.m. on Wednesday at 9385 Costner Rd. Investigators said they found the body of 49-year-old Roger Dewayne Hoglan of Hildebran inside a vehicle at the scene.After interviewing witnesses and
Corning to create 110 jobs at new Hickory plant
The Trivium Corporate Center board is made up of Hickory City Council members, county commissioners, the city and county managers and Catawba County Economic Development Corporation President Scott Millar.
Woman Charged With Robbing Hickory Convenience Store - WCCB Charlotte
Police say Taya McCathern entered the store, pulled out a gun and demanded money. Police say after the robbery, McCathern forced the clerk to drive her from the business in the clerk’s vehicle. After a period of time, McCathern reportedly released the clerk unharmed.
Buzz Briefs: Hickory Community Theatre’s “Dreamgirls” production underway
“Dreamgirls” is loosely based on the story of the Supremes and the rise of Motown records. Spanning the years from the girl groups of the early 60’s through the disco era, its powerful story of ambition, passion, betrayal and forgiveness is wrapped around an enchanting R&B score.
Woman accused of sexually abusing foster child, Iredell County Deputies report
STATESVILLE, N.C. -- An Iredell Statesville teacher is accused of sexually abusing a foster child under her care, the Iredell County Sheriff's Office reports.
Manufacturer To Add 42 Jobs In Burke County - WCCB Charlotte
MORGANTON, N.C. (News Release) — Jackson Paper Manufacturing Company, North Carolina’s largest recycled paper producer, will open a new plant in Burke County, creating 42 jobs, Governor Roy Cooper announced today. The company plans to invest approximately $14 million in its new plant in Morganton an
Application Deadline For City Of Hickory’s Beautification Awards Program Is Friday, Aug. 31 | Focus Newspaper
Hickory – The streets of Hickory are lined with numerous landscapes and spaces that have been beautifully renovated or restored. Each year, the City of Hickory’s Community Appearance Commission (CAC) takes nominations for its annual Beautification Awards Program, which highlights these attractive ar
Register For Let’s Talk About It At Beaver Library, Starts August 28 | Focus Newspaper
Hickory – Hickory Public Library will again host the “Let’s Talk About It” book discussion program at Patrick Beaver Memorial Library. The “Let’s Talk About It” programs are made possible through theNorth Carolina Humanities Council, a statewide nonprofit and affiliate of the National Endowment for
Woman arrested for reportedly robbing Hickory business
Police said the woman, Taya Aleque Shaquae McCathern, is accused of entering the store, displaying a handgun and demanding money. Police report she left the store with an undisclosed amount of cash.
Corning Incorporated First Tenant in Hickory, North Carolina, Industrial Park - Area Development
Corning Incorporated will build a cable manufacturing facility for its Optical Communications business segment, as the first tenant in Trivium Corporate Center, a 270-acre Class A business park in southeast Hickory,
Iredell County teacher accused of sexually assaulting foster child
Christina Davis Jolly, 43, is charged with five felony counts of statutory rape of a child 15-years-old or younger and two felony counts of statutory sex offense of a child 15-year-old or younger.
Hickory woman charged in armed robbery, kidnapping
Taya Aleque Shaquae McCathern, 24, was charged with one felony count each of common law robbery, larceny of a motor vehicle and second-degree kidnapping.
Five things to do this weekend, Aug. 17-19
What: Drum circle and clinicWhen: Friday at 5:30 p.m.Where: La Rumba nightclubCost: $15 entry fee; for more information, search, “McNeely’s House of Music” on Facebook.
UPDATE: Suspect in murder in custody
David Andrew Barnes, 32, of 2222 U.S. 70 W in Morganton, was arrested and charged with murder in the death of Roger Dewayne Hoglan, 49, of South Center Street in Hildebran.
Thompson's triple leads Hickory to 6-3 win over Asheville
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) -- Bubba Thompson hit a run-scoring triple in the third inning, leading the Hickory Crawdads to a 6-3 win over the Asheville Tourists on Wednesday. With the loss, the Tourists snapped a five-game winning streak.
Iredell teacher charged with statutory rape
The teacher, Christina D. Jolly, of Statesville, has been suspended with pay while the case is investigated, the school system said in a press release.
BREAKING: Murder suspect to face death penalty
Joshua Nathaniel Beard, 37, of 3960 Mountain View Circle in Lenoir, was charged with murder on June 27 in Myrtle Beach, S.C., according to a previous News Herald article.
One charged after driving into ravine
Amiya Ervin, 17, of Morganton, was charged with failing to maintain lane, according to Trooper J. Gouge with the North Carolina State Highway Patrol.
WHKY-TV & WHKY Talk Radio - Body Found In Vehicle, Burke Man Charged With Murder
The Burke County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigation Division began conducting interviews with witnesses, requested assistance from the SBI, and secured a search warrant for the vehicle. Following the interviews, David Andrew Barnes was arrested.