facebook

Breaking News from Morganton NC

Find the latest Morganton NC News from the most up to date source on all headlines and breaking stories from around the world.

Two city roads to be closed for repairs

Add digital to current active Sunday - Friday print subscription North Anderson Street to close Friday for repair North Anderson Street from Collett to West Union streets will be closed to through traffic starting Friday, Sept. 22 for a water line repair. Residents and essential traffic such as eme

MORGANTON NEWS HERALD - 2017-09-21 18:32:00

Morganton man guilty of taping 12-year-old in shower

MORGANTON - A Morganton man was sentenced to 33 to 100 months in prison after pleading guilty to videotaping a minor while she was in the shower, according to a 25th District Attorney's Office press release. James Ward Moody, 55, pleaded guilty to felony secret peeping and second-degree exploitation

HICKORY DAILY RECORD - 2017-09-22 05:00:00

Catawba County Crime Watch: September 15 to September 22

Individuals that were charged this week in the Catawba County Sheriff's Office "Operation 17-76": Everett Leon Draughan, 25, of Newton, was charged with one felony count of possession of schedule II controlled substance, one felony count of possession of schedule I controlled substance, one felony

HICKORY DAILY RECORD - 2017-09-22 16:21:00

Walk-in flu clinics offered in Caldwell

LENOIR - There will be walk-in flu clinics at the Caldwell County Health Department, 2345 Morganton Blvd., SW, Lenoir, every Monday in October from 9-11 a.m. and 2-4 p.m. There will also be two walk-in flu clinics at Granite Falls EMS Base (4 Falls Ave., Granite Falls) Oct. 6 and Nov. 3 from 9 a.m.

HICKORY DAILY RECORD - 2017-09-22 04:45:00

Opponents to U.S. Highway 321 widening project circulate petitions

HICKORY - Opponents of plans for the widening of U.S. Highway 321 are pushing for specific changes to the project through two online petitions that have together garnered more than 2,500 supporters. The two petitions call for different changes at different points along the route of the 14-mile long

HICKORY DAILY RECORD - 2017-09-22 05:00:00

The Sizzle: Sept. 22- Sept. 24 Entertainment Calendar

MARION DEPOT - 58 Depot St., Marion. Thursdays, Marion Mountain Music, 7 p.m. Admission Free. WOODY'S MOUNTAIN MUSIC - 3354 U.S. 70 W., Marion. Friday, Traditional Acoustic Mountain Music, 7 p.m. Admission Free. SOUTH CREEK VINEYARDS &WINERY-2240 S. Creek Rd, Nebo. http://www.southcreekwinery.com/up

MCDOWELL NEWS - 2017-09-22 10:00:00

Board to consider future of statue

Burke County commissioners likely will consider the future of the Confederate soldier statue that has stood in the middle of Morganton for decades. Aaron Lipsey of Morganton used the public comments portion of the county commissioners meeting Tuesday evening to ask for the relocation or removal of t

MORGANTON NEWS HERALD - 2017-09-20 23:08:00

Annual Family Day to provide free food, fun activities

The Burke County Health Department, along with several partner agencies, invites the community to celebrate families this Monday. The department will hold its fifth annual Family Day on Monday from 4-7 p.m. at Catawba Meadows Park. The celebration, planned by a committee made up of representatives f

MORGANTON NEWS HERALD - 2017-09-21 15:38:00

Proposed millennial village changes location

It appears the industrial park on Kathy Road won't have any tenants in the near future. But what's a loss of the industrial park could be a win for an empty concrete slab in Morganton. That's because economic development officials have switched gears on a millennial manufacturing village they were p

MORGANTON NEWS HERALD - 2017-09-20 21:43:00

Police: Man shot during road rage incident

A Gastonia man is recovering from injuries suffered in an apparent road rage incident in Gastonia. The shooting occurred shortly after 3:30 p.m. Tuesday at the intersection of South York Road and West Hudson Boulevard in Gastonia. James Matthew Gosnell, 37, of North Ransom Street, reported that he w

GASTON GAZETTE - 2017-09-20 21:24:16

1 dead in weekend interstate wreck

A Marion man was pronounced dead last weekend in one of several wrecks on I-40 during road construction, authorities said Wednesday. At approximately 7:15 p.m. Friday evening, units responded to I-40 westbound near the 90 mile marker after receiving reports of a motor vehicle collision. Nebo Fire De

MCDOWELL NEWS - 2017-09-20 14:46:00

Report: Nebo man found with gun at school playground

* Three month introductory offer is only for subscribers who are not currently subscribing to any other special offer. After three months, each All Access plan will be $10.28 a month regardless of which print delivery is chosen. After three months, the digital only All Access plan will be $12.00 per

MCDOWELL NEWS - 2017-09-21 18:12:00

Woman sought in connection to credit card theft in Iredell

This image, taken from surveillance video, shows the woman sought in connection with the theft of a credit card in Iredell County last month. The Iredell County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help identifying a woman sought in connection with the theft of a credit card. The stolen card

INDEPENDENT TRIBUNE - 2017-09-20 19:59:00

Catawba County Sheriff's Office seeks 76 suspects in drug raid

NEWTON - Catawba County Sheriff's Office deputies dispersed into teams of two across the county Wednesday morning in an effort to take into custody 76 suspects in connection with more than 250 felony drug charges. The drug raid operation was titled "17-76." CCSO Capt. Jason Reid, head of the sheriff

HICKORY DAILY RECORD - 2017-09-20 15:38:00

Officers respond to shooting near A&W Mini-Mart in Hickory

HICKORY - The Hickory Police Department responded to a shooting on South Center Street in the parking lot of A&W Mini-Mart at approximately 3:32 p.m. Tuesday afternoon, according to officials on the scene. HPD officers reported at least nine rounds were fired in the parking lot, and one person susta

HICKORY DAILY RECORD - 2017-09-19 22:04:00

Judge hands Conover man 11-15 years for trafficking opium, heroin

MORGANTON - A Conover man was sentenced to 11 to 15 years in prison after pleading guilty to two felony counts of trafficking opium/heroin by possession in Burke County Superior Court on Wednesday, according to a 25th District Attorney's Office press release. Devin Andrew Yancey, 24, pleaded guilty

HICKORY DAILY RECORD - 2017-09-22 05:00:00

Community opioid event planned at Hickory Ridge

HARRISBURG- The Cabarrus County Sheriff's Department is sponsoring another community opioid discussion at Hickory Ridge High School next week. The free event is set for Tuesday, Sept. 26 at 6 p.m. Topics will include current substance use issues in the community, ways opioids effect the body, signs

INDEPENDENT TRIBUNE - 2017-09-22 15:32:00

Navy 'sub hunter' makes stop in Hickory

A U.S. Navy P-3C Orion anti-submarine aircraft landed at the Hickory Regional Airport on Thursday afternoon. The plane was in the area to pick up the crew from another P-3 that is being decommissioned and will be housed at the Hickory Aviation Museum in the future. The Times-News was granted exclusi

LINCOLNTIMESNEWS.COM - 2017-09-21 18:58:59

Sept Day 21: Kaila Atapovich. Proud dad.

Sept Day 21: A Dad Who Loves His Daughter Matt Atapovich says his 15-year-old daughter Kaila is his hero. She was diagnosed with T-cell Leukemia in October 2014. He says he's her full-time caregiver. Kaila is a sophomore at St. Stephens High School in Hickory. She's going on year three of treatment

WBTV - 2017-09-21 19:38:48

LIVE STREAM: City of Hickory Ward 5 forum, debate

HICKORY -- Three candidates for the Ward 5 seat with the City of Hickory joined Hickory Daily Record reporter Kevin Griffin to discuss challenges and opportunities at the newspaper's first of three forums. To view the live stream, visit the HDR's Facebook page or click the hyperlink.Candidates David

HICKORY DAILY RECORD - 2017-09-21 18:14:00