As much as half an inch of ice coated tree limbs, causing many to break. Some roads were blocked by falling trees or branches. In many places the limbs came down on power lines, and thousands were out of power by the afternoon.
Four people are now behind bars and two more being sought in connection with an armed robbery last week at the Tobacco to Go store in Granite Falls where crooks zip tied a store clerk’s hands and then wrapped her in tape.
The ballot question is at the end. Officials are hoping Caldwell County voters on Tuesday won’t overlook it. It asks voters if they would agree to an increase in the sales tax by .25%. In effect, that is one fourth of one penny per dollar. On a $100 sales, it would increase the current tax by 25 ce
Following the murders in Pittsburgh at a synagogue over the weekend, two jewish organizations on the campus of Appalachian State university have stepped up their efforts to hold what they call a “Two Days against Hate” rally next month.