Amanda Jo Maske, 41, of Marshville, was reported missing Wednesday afternoon after family was unable to contact her. Maske reportedly left home early Wednesday morning and was driving to her job in Raeford, NC.
Avery County officials are expecting a lot of people to come up the mountains as a heat wave moves into the foothills and piedmont this weekend. Many will go to places like Elk River Falls and that concerns authorities.
Police are looking for a driver who reportedly went to get help, leaving a couple trapped in an SUV for nine hours after the vehicle rolled 25 feet down an embankment and overturned in Granite Falls Thursday morning.
According to the Granite Falls Police Department, officers arrested 31-year-old Johnny Lee Griffin Jr. for robbery with a dangerous weapon and second-degree kidnapping for the robbery that occurred at Al’s Gameroom in Granite Falls on May 3.
A long-awaited construction project is well underway now as the university replaces seven residence halls. Two new ones are being built now in what was a massive parking lot next to the football stadium.
Ever since a judge lifted a preliminary injunction blocking police from seizing certain video machines, authorities in Hickory have made two busts and now Conover Police moved in on an operation as well.