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Man killed in western North Carolina motel fire
The News Herald of Morganton reports a couple awakened Friday to a strange smell.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Lenoir man charged in Burke break-in
A Lenoir man is accused of breaking into a convenience store in Morganton and stealing a large number of cigarettes.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
The Sampson Independent
Duckworth says he's ready to serve Clinton City Schools4:58 pm | 0
Chase Jordan / Sampson IndependentDr. Mark Duckworth, the new assistant superintendent for curriculum and instruction, works in his office at the Clinton City Schools' administration building.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
New hospitality and tourism degree offered by CCC&TI
Caldwell Community College & Technical Institute has added a hospitality and tourism management program to offer students an opportunity to learn how to supervise or manage in the growing field.
Jacksonville Daily News
Morganton Marine officer receives achievement medal in Afghanistan
First Lt. Joshua Bridges, a native of Morganton, N.C., and assessments and plans officer, Regional Command , poses for a photo after being awarded a Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal during a ceremony aboard Camp Leatherneck, Afghanistan, July 13, 2014.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Why Triangle craft beer won't be brewed with sheep feces
A recent West Coast-style IPA from Iceland's Borg Brugghus was made with malts smoked over a fire burning sheep droppings.
Chamber hopes county will reconsider
The Lincolnton-Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce's Board of Directors held a special called meeting Wednesday morning to discuss concerns over the county's recent decision to move forward with relocating county offices to the old hospital, located on Gamble Drive in Lincolnton.
Introducing Jorga, the MVP of I & I International K-9 Search and Rescue Team
Annually, more than 800,000 people are reported missing and entered into the FBI's National Crime Information Center.
Criminal Charges 7-16-14
The Lincolnton Police Department reported the following arrests: Shasta Marie Oxendine, 30, of 1521 Atlantic Lane in Lincolnton was charged July 10 with one misdemeanor count each possession of stolen goods and larceny.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
The Charlotte Observer
Gaither DA race highlights today's runoff elections
Jay Gaither's hotly contested bid to win a fourth term as District Attorney in three foothills counties highlights a number of races at stake Tuesday in runoff elections across the region.
Sun Jul 13, 2014
Man with low blood sugar convicted in wreck
A jury in Burke County has found a man guilty of involuntary manslaughter for causing a fatal wreck because he blacked out from low blood sugar.
Zahra Baker case hangs over DA race
And hanging above it all is how District Attorney Jay Gaither handled the highest-profile case in his 12 years in office - a woman sentenced to up to 18 years in prison for killing her 10-year-old stepdaughter in Hickory.
Fri Jul 11, 2014
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.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
The Moultrie News
Watergate exhibit at N.C. Museum of History
If you know anyone who wants to know more about Watergate, you should tell them to go to the exhibit at the North Carolina Museum of History in Raleigh.
Mon Jun 30, 2014
The Bluegrass Blog
Red, White & Bluegrass 2014
This early report from the 2014 edition of the Red, White & Bluegrass festival last week is a contribution from Jessica Boggs, an enthusiastic bluegrass fan in East Tennessee.