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The Charlotte Observer
Accusations fly as 'brutal' GOP district attorney runoff nears vote
HICKORY His most notorious murder case became a staple for CNN's Nancy Grace, the maven of real-life crime drama.
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McHenry names new district director
Rep. Patrick McHenry announced Wednesday that his former regional director, J. Brett Keeter, will now serve as the district director on his staff.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
Tree house being built at Zahra Baker playground
Construction of a wheelchair accessible tree house was underway Thursday at the Zahra Baker All Children's Playground in Hickory.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
Top reader photos: Fiery sky, shooting star and more
We asked for your photos, and you shared them! Here's a roundup of our best reader photos today.
Local Tech Wire
Apple plans new Catawba County solar farm
The city of Claremont approved on Monday a development agreement with Apple to annex land into the city for the new farm, the Hickory Record reported .
Mon Jul 07, 2014
Burned by Facebook? Mom banned from site over child's 'Coppertone' pose
A North Carolina mother and photographer was temporarily banned from Facebook after she posted a photo of her young daughter's exposed buttocks in what she claims was an innocent recreation of the famous "Coppertone girl" pose from 1953.
Sat Jul 05, 2014
The Charlotte Observer
Newton police developing leads in homicide investigation of school counselor's death
NEWTON A week after police discovered the body of popular Newton high school counselor Maggie Daniels in her apartment, the mystery of her death remains unsolved.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
Shelby Shopper And Info
Bruce Camp's Local Fishing Report July 3, 2014 on Shelby Shopper
Kosa From Lake Wylie, John Black and Roger McNeely 13.4, JR Garland and Rick Miers 12.4, Tony Black and Ned Blanton 9.2 with big bass going to David O'Shields and Doug Sparow with a 4.4 largemouth.
Shelby Shopper And Info
Earl Scruggs Center Presents Luthier's Crafts
Chris Testerman, is explaining his craft to a fellow luthier Warren Yates of Hickory, NC at the Earl Scruggs Center's special.
Editor's Note - Save your Homeland Security money
Terrorists aren't going to attack Lincolnton, Lincoln County, or anywhere else in the Catawba Valley region.
Courthouse News Service
District Attorney Accused of Harassment
A North Carolina district attorney sexually harassed an attorney who worked for him, then defamed her by telling local attorneys he'd fired her for misconduct, though she had resigned to get away from him, the woman claims in court claims.
Tue Jul 01, 2014
Teacher found dead in North Carolina was Magnificat High School grad, reports say
A North Carolina teacher found dead in her apartment on Saturday morning was a graduate of Magnificat High School in Rocky River.
NC: HSM Takes Teachers Behind the Scenes During Extreme STEM Teacher Tour
The tour is designed for teachers to learn about careers in local industries and see how curriculum relates to various positions in advanced manufacturing companies.
Wildlife Commission Re-Opens Wittenburg Public Fishing Area
The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission last week reopened the Wittenburg Public Fishing Access Area, which is located on Lake Hickory in Alexander County, after making renovations to the area.
Man who led police on high speed chase back in jail after escaping from custody
A man who escaped from jail after a high speed chase in Hickory last month is back in jail Tuesday morning after he escaped from a deputy's cruiser near Boone Monday.
Fri Jun 27, 2014
Around Town - 6-27-14
Friday Cline Family Reunion Descendants of Johann Sebastian Kelin and his wife Maria Elizabeth Bieber will gather in Catawba County on June 27 - 29. The weekend will begin with a Friday evening dessert social at a Cline descendants homes in Hickory, to be followed by 2 days of activities including a full day at St. John's Lutheran Church in Conover ... (more)
Tue Jun 24, 2014
Day of beginnings for Chestnut...
The Appalachian Regional Healthcare System's plans were officially set into motion on Tuesday, when the system held its groundbreaking ceremony for its new Chestnut Ridge at Blowing Rock project.
Thu Jun 19, 2014
Tribune/The Tribune Advertiser
Team work brings closure in Martin case
Jonesville Police Chief Roger Reece told a Jonesville crowd assembled outside of town hall more than eight months ago that though the case of slain Jonesville Police Sgt.
One arrested, man still at large following car chase in Hickory
Deputies continue to be on the lookout Thursday for a man who led them on a high speed chase after lunch on Wednesday, then escaped on foot in a wooded area.
Tue Jun 17, 2014
Hickory Police find 'shake and bake' meth lab
Responding to reports of a possible drug violations in a wooded area, Hickory Police discovered a shake and bake-style meth lab on Monday.