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One person trapped inside car for 45 minutes after single-vehicle crash

HICKORY - One person was airlifted to an Asheville hospital Sunday after being trapped inside a wrecked car for about 45 minutes. Kevin Huffman, 23, of Connelly Springs, suffered serious injuries to his lower body when the car he was riding in crashed into a tree, said Trooper K.B. Robinson of the N

HICKORY DAILY RECORD - 2018-03-20 14:00:00

Morganton duo face drug charges

Add digital to current active Sunday - Friday print subscription A Morganton duo is facing drug charges after police searched their home and found illegal substances. Michael Brenton Leonard, 49, and Karen Lackey Ray, 46, of 911 St. Mary's Church Rd in Morganton, both were charged on Friday with fe

MORGANTON NEWS HERALD - 2018-03-20 22:05:00

North Carolina woman arrested for posting nude photos online

LINCOLNTON, N.C. (AP) - Authorities in North Carolina are accusing a woman of posting nude photos of her former boyfriend on Facebook. The Lincoln County Sheriff's Office said in a news release Tuesday that 19-year-old Gabriel Alexandra Husarenko of Hickory was arrested at her residence and charged

WBTV - 2018-03-20 20:14:30

Woman charged with revenge porn on ex

A woman is accused of violating the state's revenge porn law after detectives say she posted her ex-boyfriend's nude photos on Facebook. Gabriel Alexandra Husarenko, 19, of Hickory, is charged with felony disclosure of private images. Her arrest comes days after she filed a report accusing her ex-bo

GASTON GAZETTE - 2018-03-20 20:35:41

Catawba County, Hickory schools on two-hour delay on Wednesday morning

Hickory and Catawba County schools have announced a two-hour delay for Wednesday morning due to predicted inclement weather. The National Weather Service is calling for a potential rain/snow mix overnight in the region. Alexander County Schools will also be on a two-hour delay Wednesday morning.

HICKORY DAILY RECORD - 2018-03-21 01:33:00

Connelly Springs man killed in wreck

Add digital to current active Sunday - Friday print subscription A Connelly Springs man was killed in a head-on collision Sunday morning. Carolos Geovanni Giron-Del Valle, 31, was driving a Honda south on U.S. Highway 64 in Morganton when a Hyundai driven by Jada Tivon Jolly, 19, of Shelby, crossed

MORGANTON NEWS HERALD - 2018-03-19 21:40:00

Boone celebrates inaugural St. Patrick's Day parade

BOONE - A sea of green could be seen in downtown Boone on March 17 for the inaugural St. Patrick's Day parade. Boone Director of Cultural Resources Pilar Fotta said she was thrilled with how the event turned out, only having two months to pull the parade together. Fotta said the Cultural Resources d

WATAUGA DEMOCRAT - 2018-03-20 18:20:00

Man cited after wrecking on I-40

Add digital to current active Sunday - Friday print subscription A box truck lays on its side down an embankment after a Morganton man ran off the interstate. A Morganton man was charged after he wrecked and overturned his vehicle on Interstate 40 on Monday afternoon. Charles Wells, 32, of Morganto

MORGANTON NEWS HERALD - 2018-03-20 21:36:00

Catawba County Crime Watch: March 9 to March 16

All individuals mentioned are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. Individuals charged this week, but not pictured: Gary Dustin Letterman, 30, of Newton, was charged with one felony count each of breaking and entering, larceny after breaking and entering and possession of stolen goods. He


Man accused of robbing Caldwell County convenience store

A man has been arrested in connection with an armed robbery at a convenience store in Caldwell County on Thursday morning. According to the Caldwell County Sheriff's Office, the robbery occurred at Pappy's Market on Dudley Shoals Road shortly after the business opened at 7 a.m. The clerk told deput


Deputies charge Lenoir man in Pappy's Market robbery

GRANITE FALLS - A Lenoir man was taken into custody in connection with the armed robbery of Pappy's Market in Granite Falls that occurred Thursday morning, according to a Caldwell County Sheriff's Office press release. Isaiah Monty Simmons, 20, of Lenoir, was charged with robbery with a dangerous we


Miami pedestrian bridge collapses, killing four people, crushing cars

MIAMI - A newly installed 950-ton pedestrian bridge at Florida International University collapsed Thursday, crushing vehicles on a busy highway below and killing at least four people, officials said. First responders recovered at least four bodies from the scene, Miami-Dade County Fire Chief Dave Do


'American Idol' audition of Hickory's Johnny White to air Sunday

HICKORY - Will Johnny White make it to Hollywood? His story and audition for "American Idol" is set to air Sunday, March 18, at 8 p.m. White, a 2017 Hickory Career and Arts Magnet High School graduate, began his journey in song three years ago when he joined the school's performing arts program. Whe


Hickory Police Searching For Leads In Convenience Store Robbery

HICKORY, N.C. - Police are searching for two people accused of robbing a convenience store in Hickory. Investigators say the robbery happened just after 11:30pm on March 8th on 8th Street Drive NE. The suspects, two black males, reportedly entered the Quality Mart, pulled out guns and demanded money


Her son was disciplined at school. What she'd accused of doing next landed her behind bars

A Lenoir woman is facing charges after deputies say she made a bomb threat towards a middle school after she was upset about her son being disciplined. According to the Alexander County Sheriff's Office, the 29-year-old woman made threats about placing bombs at East Alexander Middle School. Investig