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Lenoir police seek man, missing laptop

Snapshot of the suspect. Submitted photo.Lenoir police are searching for a person of interest connected to a larceny in Lenoir.A white male took a laptop bag from the dining room of Hardee’s at 670 Morganton Blvd. The incident occurred on Sept. 28.The man entered, made a purchase and left within a f

HICKORY DAILY RECORD - 2018-10-19 18:37:00

Murder charged due to Boomer man's death

A Boomer man initially charged with assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury in connection with an incident Thursday has now been charged with murder.Tommy Yokum III, 44, was charged with murder Friday afternoon as a result of the death of Michael Glenn Bentley, 56,

WILKES JOURNAL PATRIOT - 2018-10-19 16:21:00

Five things to do this weekend (Oct. 19-21)

Find the Friday night lights for high school football this weekend. A trio of Burke County teams will play at home tonight. In the Northwestern 3A/4A Conference, Freedom will carry a seven-game winning streak into a matchup with West Caldwell. In the Northwestern Foothills 2A Athletic Conference, Ea

MORGANTON NEWS HERALD - 2018-10-19 17:20:00

WHKY-TV & WHKY Talk Radio - Hickory Man Arrested on Felony Heroin Charge

25-year-old Joshua Brian Price of Pineview Court in Hickory was arrested by Hickory Police just before noon yesterday (October 18) for felony possession of a schedule I controlled substance and misdemeanor resisting, delaying or obstructing a public officer. He was also charged on orders for arrest

WHKY.COM - 2018-10-19 13:45:00

Mega Millions $900 million jackpot drives lottery sales in Hickory

Buy NowROBERT C. REED/HICKORY DAILY RECORD: Phillip Annas, co-owner of Mel's Superette hopes he is selling a customer the winning ticket to the Mega Millions lottery. Annas has sold over 1,000 tickets in the last 24 hours.ROBERT C. REED

HICKORY DAILY RECORD - 2018-10-19 15:12:00

Burke County mugshots (Oct. 7-13)

»Joseph John St. Andrews, 36, of 296 31st Street SW, in Hickory, was charged with felony fugitive from justice. He was transported to Burke-Catawba jail and held without bond awaiting extradition.

MORGANTON NEWS HERALD - 2018-10-19 22:25:00

McDowell County Sheriff's Office captures wanted sex offender

Marion, NC (FOX Carolina) - The McDowell County Sheriff's Office says that a wanted sex offender and probation violator is back behind bars. Deputies say that Rachel Alison Smith, 33, of Marion was located on Wednesday night. Deputies with the sheriff's office responded to a residence on Jacktown

FOX CAROLINA - 2018-10-19 14:03:00

K-9 finds meth during traffic stop, 2 arrested, say Marion Police

MARION, NC (WSPA) - Two people were arrested after a K-9 found meth during a traffic stop, according to Marion Police Dept.

WSPA.COM - 2018-10-18 17:02:08

Drug dog sniffs out 3 ounces of meth

Officer Robert Walker of the Marion Police Department charged Aaron Wayne Wright, 37, of Davis Drive in Black Mountain with possession of methamphetamine, trafficking methamphetamine, possession with intent to maintain, sell and deliver methamphetamine, maintaining a vehicle to sell a controlled sub

MCDOWELL NEWS - 2018-10-18 20:01:00

Burke County Man Still Missing After More Than Two Months

CONNELLY SPRINGS, NC - The Burke County Sheriff's Office needs help finding 36-year-old Jason Edward Shuford. Deputies say Shuford was last seen in the Icard area on August 27th. He was reportedly wearing a red t-shirt with blue jeans. Shuford is described as a white male, 5 feet 7 inches tall, 180

WCCBCHARLOTTE.COM - 2018-10-18 20:45:26

Lenoir/Caldwell UNC Health Care Receives $500,000 Rural Hope Grant

A $500,000 North Carolina Rural Hope Grant has been awarded to a Caldwell UNC Health Care project that will create 50 new jobs in Caldwell County with an average salary of more than $54,000 per job.

GO BLUE RIDGE - 2018-10-19 00:00:00

Eight employees fired amid abuse investigation

MORGANTON, NC (WBTV) - North Carolina's Department of Health and Human Services says eight people were fired and two transferred last month at the J Iverson Riddle Developmental Center in Morganton for "unacceptable" conduct toward residents. The facility provides 24 hour care for almost 300 people

WBTV - 2018-10-19 00:09:26

Man surrenders following SWAT situation in southeast Charlotte

The standoff began after police found Todd O'Brien Houston, 30, at an apartment complex in south Charlotte 9:00 a.m. Officers were attempting to serve 32 felony arrests on Houston, but before they could apprehend him, he fled in a stolen car.

FOX46CHARLOTTE.COM - 2018-10-18 16:45:00

BURKE COUNTY AMBULANCE CRASH: Woman trapped in car after crash with Burke County ambulance

NC state trooper shot, killed during traffic stop; suspect in custodyPolio-like illness causing paralysis in children reaches the CarolinasFormer pro-wrestler Ric Flair, Charlotte Flair sued by daughter's ex-husbandWATCH: Jaclyn Shearer's Wednesday forecast outlookMega Millions jackpot reaches recor


Multiple injuries, man airlifted in head-on collision

BOONE — An apparent head-on collision between two vehicles late Thursday resulted in three people injured, including one airlift.Around 6:15 p.m., first responders were called to the scene where a red Saturn Vue had collided with a silver Honda Prelude near the intersection of Old U.S. 421 and Holl

WATAUGA DEMOCRAT - 2018-10-18 23:45:00

UPDATE: Ambulance collides with car while responding to emergency call

Jennifer Norton, 27, of Morganton , and Wallace Woolbright, 73, of Morganton , were taken to Carolinas HealthCare System Blue Ridge with non-life - threatening injuries after a three-vehicle wreck involving a Burke County EMS ambulance at the intersection of North Green Street and Sanford Drive, acc


2 injured in three-vehicle collision

Two people, whose names have not been released, were transported to a local hospital after a wreck involving a Burke County EMS ambulance at the intersection of North Green Street and Sanford Drive.


Three charged in West Lincoln break-ins

A Maiden man was has been charged in connection with two break-ins in western Lincoln CountyNathaniel Rolland Gilbo, 30, was arrested on Oct. 8 and charged with breaking into homes on Willis Road and Philadelphia Church Road.The break-in on Willis Road was reported on Aug. 1, when the occupant of a


Man charged for felonious restraint

Ronald Ray Stroup, 47, of 4099 Kings Mill Road SE, in Valdese, was charged with felonious restraint after holding a woman at gunpoint on Sept. 24, according to a release from the Burke County Sheriff’s Office.


Lenoir-Rhyne rushes for nearly 500 yards to blow out Limestone in homecoming win

The Bears (6-1 overall, 5-0 South Atlantic Conference) scored touchdowns on their first two possessions to take an early double-digit lead. But their advantage stood at just 14-3 with three minutes left before halftime. The hosts then engineered a three-play, 94-yard drive spanning 39 seconds as Bra