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J IVERSON RIDDLE CENTER: Group investigating abuse, neglect allegations at Morganton care center
"I would say abuse, neglect and exploration,” said Kristine Sullivan, with Disability Rights of North Carolina. “We haven't ruled anything out. Certainly, we want to investigate as quickly as possible to make sure folks are safe."
2 buildings in downtown Morganton getting new life
The building, which was constructed in 1960, sits between South Sterling Street and Stoney Place and was sold in July to 301 North LLC for $165,000, according to Burke County property records.
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.
Five things to do, Oct. 19-21
Cirque Italia Water Circus Gold is coming to Hickory with a state of the art water show. Whether it’s a futuristic laser act or mesmerizing aerial performances, the show has something for everyone. For more information,click hereor call 941-704-8572.
WHKY-TV & WHKY Talk Radio - Man Arrested In Burke County On Felony Drug Charge
47-year-old Arney Lewis J. Bryant was arrested this morning (October 18) by Morganton Public Safety Officers. He's charged with felony possession of schedule II controlled substance. Bryant was arrested shortly before 1 a.m. today and placed in jail in Morganton under $3,000 secured bond. A District
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
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
Kmart in Morganton safe for now
At its peak, the operator of Sears and Kmart had 4,000 stores in 2012 but will now be left with a little more than 500.
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.
Man returns to gym after being banned and charged with stealing from tip jar
ROWAN COUNTY, NC (WBTV) - A Rowan County man was charged on Wednesday with stealing tips from a tip jar at a local gym.According to the report, Andy Mark Kepley, 60, of Sherrills Ford Road, took money from a tip jar on the counter at The Forum on S. Main Street.Kepley was banned from the gym, but ac
Movies At The Rock Announce Fall & Winter Movie Series | Focus Newspaper
Valdese, NC – Movies at the Rock announces their 2018-2019 Fall & Winter Movie Series at the Old Rock School.October 26, 2018:Ghostbusters(1984) Rated PG.November 9, 2018:Avengers-Infinity War(2018) Rated PG-13.December 1, 2018:Polar Express(2004) Rated G.January 11, 2019:The Chronicles of Narnia: T
Halloween Events in the High Country: It’s Finally Time for Spooks, Corn Mazes, Tricks and Treats | High Country Press
The weather has cooled down in the last few days, and it’s finally starting feeling more like October with that chill in the air. Plus there’s the other signs that October is upon us. Like pumpkins and other fall squash of all shapes and sizes are being sold everywhere you look and stores are gettin
BURKE COUNTY AMBULANCE CRASH: Woman trapped in car after crash with Burke County ambulance
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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
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.
J IVERSON RIDDLE CENTER: Family members search for answers after disabled man injured at Morganton care center
"His teeth were loose, and he had a gash. Then they told us they were doing an investigation on the center," said Johnson.
Downtown Newton’s Halloween Spooktacular Is Sat., October 27 | Focus Newspaper
Newton, NC – Spooktacular returns to Downtown Newton on Saturday, October 27.The fun starts at 5pm with a variety of activities around the 1924 Courthouse Square including games, costume contests, inflatables, carnival rides, food vendors, live music, and photo-ops with costumed characters from your
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.
NORTH CAROLINA HIGHWAY PATROL TROOPER SHOT KILLED: NC state trooper shot, killed during traffic stop; suspect in custody
COLUMBUS COUNTY, N.C.- A North Carolina Highway Patrol trooper was shot and killed early Wednesday while conducting a traffic stop in the southeastern part of the state, according to the Department of Public Safety.
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