The focus is a ten foot-wide path that will eventually go for miles from Lenoir-Rhyne University to the Catawba River at Highway 321 and connect via pedestrian bridge to the Winkler Park and the L.P. Frans Baseball Stadium.
Governor Roy Cooper announced that the U.S. Small Business Administration has granted his request for a disaster declaration for Mecklenburg County and Catawba County, and the contiguous counties of Alexander, Burke, Cabarrus, Caldwell, Gaston, Iredell, Lincoln, and Union.
Crystal Mosteller Hopson, the director of Hartman’s Haven Dog Rescue in Hickory, was headed to a longtime-volunteer’s wedding rehearsal Friday when she noticed a brown box with big bold letters that read, “FREE PUPPIES.”
Jason Reid, a former captain in the Catawba County Sheriff’s Office who ran unsuccessfully to lead the office last year, pleaded guilty to multiple criminal charges Monday morning in connection with allegations he places a GPS tracking device on the car of his ex-girlfriend.
Using it’s heat-seeking camera, the drone spotted the man in the woods hiding under some brush. Officers who had walked right past him without spotting him were redirected back to the hiding place and the man was arrested.
Dan Green is charged with felony statutory sex offense with a child, disseminating obscene material, and contributing to the delinquency of a minor, according to the Buncombe County District Attorney’s Office.
The residents of a Claremont home escaped a hostage situation Sunday morning after a neighbor broke into their house and started a fire in their kitchen, forcing them to barricade themselves in a bedroom and flee through a window.
The complex was started more than a decade ago when the city decided not to take a wrecking ball to a closed down factory building. Instead, the building was renovated and now houses NC Works, a library, meeting space and more.
City workers, NCDOT crews, and the guys from Duke Energy will be working together to get through this storm. For instance, in a case where power lines are down, plow truck drivers will be told by electricians if its safe enough to continue plowing in said area.
In addition to her academic prowess, Salamon was exceptional on the track, earning SAC Female Field Athlete of the Year honors in 2015 and 2016. She won three SAC Outdoor Track and Field Championships in the discus while placing in the top 10 in the shot put, javelin and hammer throw all four years.