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Criminal summons issued for driver seen tethering dog to back of moving Jeep

During an investigation that followed, Huntersville Police Officers were dispatched in regards to the same vehicle traveling down the roadway in Huntersville on Monday afternoon, with the same dog tethered to the rear cargo carrier, police report.

WCNC - 2018-08-17 14:55:42

Chick-fil-A Opens in Lincolnton - Lincoln Herald

The restaurant opened at 6 AM Thursday morning, but as a part of the promotion for its opening, some 'campers' set up tents in the parking lot at 6 AM Wednesday. By 7 o'clock Wednesday morning, 39 had arrived. By late afternoon, the number had swelled to 78. When the restaurant opened Thursday mo

LINCOLNHERALD.NET - 2018-08-16 07:15:00

Hickory man pleads guilty to multiple drug crimes

NEWTON — A Hickory man pleaded guilty to multiple drug crimes, including possession of methamphetamine, in Catawba County Superior Court this week, according to a press release from 25th District Attorney David Learner’s Office.

HICKORY DAILY RECORD - 2018-08-17 09:00:00

LINCOLN COUNTY SCHOOL RESOURCE OFFICERS: School resource officers added to Lincoln County middle, charter Schools

"The grant monies have been a great help, but our main focus is the security of our children and with this, it continues to solidify the great working partnership that we already have with our local schools,” Lincoln County Sheriff David Carpenter said in a news release. “We look forward to an even

WSOC-TV - 2018-08-16 00:26:41

WHKY-TV & WHKY Talk Radio - Claremont Woman Charged With Multiple Counts Of Probation Violation

33-year-old Crystal Nicole Randleman of West Bandys Cross Road in Claremont was arrested Thursday (August 16) by Probation and Parole Officers. She's charged with three felony counts of probation violation. The probation was imposed on charged of deliver or sell schedule II controlled substance, pos

WHKY.COM - 2018-08-17 03:58:00

FLIGHT ASSAULT: Passenger duct taped after attacking flight attendants to be deported

CHARLOTTE, N.C.- A federal judge ruled a woman will be deported for her actions on an American Airlines flight to Charlotte Douglas Airport.In January, a flight from Dallas was about to land in Charlotte when officials said Charlene Harriott jumped out of her seat and ran toward the cockpit.[RELATED

WSOC-TV - 2018-08-17 17:56:56

DOT tried to end the uproar over the I-77 toll lanes. But it’s brought fresh criticism.

As the N.C. Secretary of Transportation starts negotiations to modify the contract with a private company building toll lanes on Interstate 77, there’s plenty of uncertainty about when and how the controversial project can be changed.And tolls, a politically explosive issue in north Mecklenburg and

CHARLOTTEOBSERVER.COM - 2018-08-17 07:00:00

Local Roundup: Maiden’s Williams leaving for A.C. Reynolds

Buy NowDavid Williams, who coached the baseball and girls basketball teams at Maiden, has accepted the head baseball coach job at A.C. Reynolds High School in Asheville. David Scearce/Record File Photo

HICKORY DAILY RECORD - 2018-08-17 01:15:00

Husband arrested in case of missing pregnant wife, 2 young daughters has NC ties

The husband of a missing, pregnant Colorado woman was arrested Wednesday evening in connection with her disappearance and that of their two young daughters, police in Frederick, Colorado say. He hasn't been charged and is being held in the Weld County, Colorado jail.

WBTV - 2018-08-16 00:00:00

WHKY-TV & WHKY Talk Radio - Newton Man Charged With Kidnapping

30-year-old Derek Adam Brown of East 20th Street in Newton was arrested Wednesday (August 15) on charges filed by the Newton Police Department and Catawba County Sheriff's Office. Brown is charged by Newton Police with second degree kidnapping and resisting a public officer. The Sheriff's Office cha

WHKY.COM - 2018-08-16 05:03:00

'Suspicious package' left at NC grocery store sparks investigation, turns out to be suitcase

According to the Belmont Police Department, the incident happened at the Aldi Food Mart in the 6400 block of Wilkinson Boulevard. Around 3:30 p.m., police received a report of the "suspicious package" which was left unattended in the parking lot.

CBS17.COM - 2018-08-17 01:42:50

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.

STATESVILLE RECORD & LANDMARK - 2018-08-15 23:41:00

Deputy in Shelby shot twice while confronting suspect

SHELBY, N.C. (AP) - A North Carolina deputy was shot twice while confronting a man wanted on probation violations.Cleveland County Sheriff Alan Norman told reporters the shooting happened late Tuesday between Shelby and King's Mountain. He says the deputy confronted the suspect, who opened fire with


N.C. woman caught driving with dog chained to the back of her Jeep

HUNTERSVILLE, NC (WFLA/WCNC) - A woman in North Carolina was caught driving with her dog tethered to the back of her car.Witnesses and people on social media are expressing outrage for fear of the dog’s lack of safety."Somebody could rear-end her and he would have no chance,” said one witness.Photo


Register By Aug. 28 For Catawba Regional Hospice Tennis Tourney | Focus Newspaper

Newton, NC – Catawba Regional Hospice’s 16th annual Tennis Classic will be held September 14-17 at Rock Barn Country Club and Spa in Conover. The presenting sponsor is HealthSmart Pharmacy. The tournament is men’s/women’s doubles and mixed doubles events. Registration for the first event is $40; for

FOCUSNEWSPAPER.COM - 2018-08-16 04:00:26

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

WCNC - 2018-08-16 02:19:17

NCDOT Secretary Unveils Proposals for Controversial I-77 Toll Lane Project - WCCB Charlotte

CORNELIUS, N.C. – Get ready to pay up for a faster ride! State transportation leaders say they won’t be putting the brakes on the controversial I-77 toll lane project.

WCCBCHARLOTTE.COM - 2018-08-16 02:13:58

Register For Free Mental Health Education Sessions With Contact Hours At Library, 8/20 - 12/17 | Focus Newspaper

Hickory – Join us this fall at Patrick Beaver Memorial Library as we learn about mental health issues in older adults. The Vaya Health’s Geriatric and Adult Mental Health Team is offering free training opportunities with contact hours provided through the N.C. Division of Health Service Regulation (

FOCUSNEWSPAPER.COM - 2018-08-16 04:00:48

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.

FOX46CHARLOTTE.COM - 2018-08-16 13:25:00

There's a new Chick-fil-A opening in Lincolnton and 100 people will get free food for a year

The mega-popular chicken chain is opening a new restaurant at 1904 E Main Street in Lincolnton, North Carolina on Thursday, August 16 but the chain's "First 100 Campout" starts in the early morning hours of Wednesday, August 15.