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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

Pair caught on camera, wanted for questioning

On Saturday, July 28, Nikia Meadows, of 419 Jacktown Road in Marion, reported that someone went through the underpinning of her mobile home, cut a hole in the bedroom floor, entered the residence and stole $10,000 worth of jewelry. It is also alleged that the thieves took a white 2004 Acura from the

MCDOWELL NEWS - 2018-08-17 18:55:00

Manufacturer To Add 42 Jobs In Burke County - WCCB Charlotte

MORGANTON, N.C. (News Release) — Jackson Paper Manufacturing Company, North Carolina’s largest recycled paper producer, will open a new plant in Burke County, creating 42 jobs, Governor Roy Cooper announced today. The company plans to invest approximately $14 million in its new plant in Morganton an

WCCBCHARLOTTE.COM - 2018-08-16 15:17:19

Traffic stop leads to drug arrest

Steven Michael Sisk Jr., 34, of 533 Vernon Bradley Road in Old Fort, was charged with possession with intent to manufacture, sell or deliver methamphetamine, possession of drug paraphernalia and maintaining a dwelling, vehicle or place for drugs or a controlled substance, according to the arrest rep

MORGANTON NEWS HERALD - 2018-08-16 22:23:00

Superior Court: Habitual criminal goes to prison

Teddy Justin Rathbone, 27, of Flat Creek Road, Black Mountain, was found guilty of habitual breaking and entering. He was sentenced to 38 to 58 months in prison consecutive to a previous judgment.

MCDOWELL NEWS - 2018-08-17 13:34:00

Five things to do this weekend (Aug. 17-19)

The Good Vibes Jazz TrioGOOD VIBES JAZZ TRIO FACEBOOK1. Head to Valdese for the next Family Friday Nights concert. Hannah Kaminer and her band will play at 7 p.m. on Friday night in the Wells Fargo/town parking lot. Myra’s cruise-in will begin at 6 p.m., downtown shops will remain open later and a 5

MORGANTON NEWS HERALD - 2018-08-17 19:43:00

Sheriff: 15-year-old daughter shoots, kills her mother’s abusive boyfriend

"During the assault, the deceased male was yelling that he was going to cut Nierman’s throat and kill everyone in the house," a release stated.

WESH - 2018-08-17 12:11:00

WHKY-TV & WHKY Talk Radio - Break-in Charge Filed Against Woman Arrested In Burke County

53-year-old Robin Beam Surratt-Wilson was arrested Thursday (August 16) by authorities in Burke County. She's charged with felony non-forced breaking and entering. Surratt-Wilson was arrested at 11:05 a.m. on Thursday and placed in jail in Morganton under $14,000 secured bond. A Superior Court appea

WHKY.COM - 2018-08-17 06:06:00

UPDATE: Suspect in murder in custody

David Andrew Barnes, 32, of 2222 U.S. 70 W in Morganton, was arrested and charged with murder in the death of Roger Dewayne Hoglan, 49, of South Center Street in Hildebran.


One charged after driving into ravine

Amiya Ervin, 17, of Morganton, was charged with failing to maintain lane, according to Trooper J. Gouge with the North Carolina State Highway Patrol.

MORGANTON NEWS HERALD - 2018-08-15 21:05:00

WHKY-TV & WHKY Talk Radio - Body Found In Vehicle, Burke Man Charged With Murder

The Burke County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigation Division began conducting interviews with witnesses, requested assistance from the SBI, and secured a search warrant for the vehicle. Following the interviews, David Andrew Barnes was arrested.


MORGANTON STABBING: Officers investigate after man stabbed in downtown Morganton

MORGANTON, N.C.- Morganton Public Safety officers are investigating after they said a man was rushed to the hospital after being stabbed downtown.Officers said the victim was stabbed in the chest near the library.Breaking Morganton-Public Safety officers say a man has been rushed to the hospital aft


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

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

BREAKING: Murder suspect to face death penalty

Joshua Nathaniel Beard, 37, of 3960 Mountain View Circle in Lenoir, was charged with murder on June 27 in Myrtle Beach, S.C., according to a previous News Herald article.


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

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

BREAKING: Man stabbed, suspect in custody

The suspect was taken into custody by officers on College Street, across from the MDPS, police told WSOC-TV. Charges have not yet been released.


Register For Let’s Talk About It At Beaver Library, Starts August 28 | Focus Newspaper

Hickory – Hickory Public Library will again host the “Let’s Talk About It” book discussion program at Patrick Beaver Memorial Library. The “Let’s Talk About It” programs are made possible through theNorth Carolina Humanities Council, a statewide nonprofit and affiliate of the National Endowment for

FOCUSNEWSPAPER.COM - 2018-08-16 04:00:42

Corning to create 110 jobs at new Hickory plant

The Trivium Corporate Center board is made up of Hickory City Council members, county commissioners, the city and county managers and Catawba County Economic Development Corporation President Scott Millar.