Food Network to film "Food Court Wars" segment in Hickory
The Crossing at Hollar Mill in Hickory is offering, along with its upcoming Schmoozapalooza event, a chance to be a part of the filming of a segment of the Food Network's "Food Court Wars" program with host Tyler Florence.
NC expands quarantine rules for fire ants
North Carolina agriculture officials say Lincoln County and parts of Catawba County are now under state quarantine rules for the imported fire ant as efforts continue to monitor the spread and address control measures.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
The Gaston Gazette
Police: Baby-sitter showed children porn
A Catawba County woman accused of showing pornography to three kids under the age of 13 is out of jail.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Catawba Co. man arrested after meth lab found at home, deputies say
A man was arrested in Catawba County after deputies found what they say was a meth lab at his home.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Bikes for Tykes in final push in Catawba County
At the HSM manufacturing facility in Hickory on Wednesday, a group of firefighters joined production staff to put together dozens of bicycles for needy kids.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Mother, son escape burning home in Catawba Co.
A mother and her teenage son escaped a burning home Tuesday in Catawba County. Channel 9 cameras were on the scene minutes after firefighters arrived at the home in the Forest Ridge subdivision south of Hickory.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Spec industrial building planned in Catawba County
A Catawba County company wants to build a $1.4 million shell industrial building that economic developers can use to attract jobs and industry.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
No plans yet to raise dropout age in Lincoln
Two school districts in Catawba County are raising their compulsory attendance age from 16 to 18, a first for North Carolina.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Claimed affair with client leads to lawsuits, misdemeanor plea, disbarment for NC attorney
An affair with a client he was representing in a domestic matter led to trouble on multiple fronts for a North Carolina lawyer.
Sun Nov 24, 2013
The Charlotte Observer
Two N.C. school systems will raise dropout age from 16 to 18
Maryland is raising the legal age from 16 to 17 in 2015-16 and to 18 effective 2017-18.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
Fire claims Vale house
Firefighters from three counties battled a residential blaze for more than three hours Wednesday night near the Lincoln-Catawba line, Catawba County fire officials said.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
The Charlotte Observer
State hopes to expand N.C. 150 in Lake Norman
The N.C. Department of Transportation will hold a public meeting on its N.C. 150 plans from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Berea Baptist Church, 1015 River Highway , Mooresville.
Tue Nov 19, 2013
Firefighters contain underground fuel leak in Catawba Co.
Firefighters in Catawba County scrambled Tuesday morning to contain an underground fuel leak in Long View.
Mon Nov 18, 2013
Maiden man convicted of possessing meth, larceny
Bryan Keith Harris, 35, of Maiden, was convicted last week in Catawba County Criminal Superior Court.
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Fri Nov 15, 2013
Deputies: 1 of 2 teens escaped handcuffs following an arrest for vehicle break-ins
One of two Catawba County teens arrested Thursday morning for breaking into vehicles at a Lincoln County business escaped handcuffs and fled the back of a patrol vehicle, deputies said.
NC issues air-quality alert due to wildfire in mountains
N.C. health officials have issued an air-quality advisory in the western part of the state due to a wildfire that continues to burn across 1,800 acres of the Pisgah National Forest.
Tue Nov 12, 2013
Hickory man charged with beating wife to death
Thirty-seven-year-old Marvin Antonio Hill has been charged with murder in Sunday's death of 36-year-old Louver Hill.
Mon Nov 11, 2013
Suspect extradited from New York
One of two Lincoln County men accused of identity theft and a number of other charges in Lincoln and Catawba Counties has been extradited to the area from New York, the Sheriff's Office said.