Morganton Mar 04 Weekly Crime Report: 33 Incidents and 2 Crime Stories
Morganton Mar 04 Weekly Crime Report: 33 Incidents and 2 Crime Stories. During the last week, Morganton reported a total of 33 crime cases. Arrests made up the majority of these incidents, with 29 cases, accounting for nearly 88% of the total crimes reported. The remainder of the crimes were isolated incidents, with one case each of trespassing, theft, domestic-related issues, and other unspecified crimes. The data suggests a significant focus on law enforcement activities, given the high number of arrests. However, the presence of diverse crime categories such as theft and domestic issues indicates a need for comprehensive crime prevention strategies. Despite the high number of arrests, it's crucial to note that the safety of the place is a collective responsibility, not just the duty of law enforcement.
Officials investigating hit-and-run in Lenoir
The incident occurred along Abington Road in Lenoir.
Records: Giant $40K thumb tack stolen from Hickory art gallery
HICKORY, N.C. (WBTV) - A giant thumb tack sculpture was stolen from outside a Hickory art gallery last week, according to an incident report with the police department. The massive piece was taken from the Atac Gallery on 3rd Avenue Drive Northwest. Reports state the sculpture is worth about $40,000.
Caldwell County high schooler competing for Miss NC teen
Emilee Bradely is a dual-enrolled high school junior at Hibriten High School and Caldwell Community College, and is competing for Miss North Carolina Teen in June.
Sheriff’s office supplies first aid kits to Caldwell County schools
A total of 1,172 kits were given to the Caldwell County School System.
Alexander County Man Jailed On Felony Drug Charge
Jeffrey Ray Minton, 53 of Taylorsville, was arrested Saturday in Alexander County. He was charged with felony possession of methamphetamine, possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia. Minton remains in the Alexander County Jail as of earlier today. He’s is scheduled to make a court appearance on Monday in Taylorsville.
Caldwell County RESTART Commemorates Overdose Victims on Black Balloon Day
Caldwell County RESTART will hold a commemoration for lives lost to overdose on March 6, from 4-7:30 pm at the Caldwell County Health and Human Services Building. The event is part of Black Balloon Day, a day for remembering overdose victims. It will include recovery resources from Western North Carolina, Naloxone education, and food and coffee trucks.
These Morganton, NC based Cats are the latest up for adoption and in need of a good home
Whether you're thinking about adopting a pet or simply delight in watching cute animals, you'd find a plethora of endearing pets awaiting adoption at animal shelters across and close to morganton..
17-year-old killed in Caldwell County collision, troopers say
Around 7:30 p.m., a 2004 Chevrolet Malibu was traveling east on US 64 when it crossed the centerline and collided head-on with a 2019 Chevrolet Silverado 3500.
Highschool Baseball | 04 March Hickory Boys Game Notice
The Hickory Boys Baseball team will have a Non-conference game with Hibriten(Lenoir, NC) on 04 March, 2024, 6:30 PM. As of now, Red Tornadoes has won 21 games and lost 2 games, and the winning rate is 0.865.
Man named person of interest in arson case says people were after him over money
Investigators say the fire that destroyed a Morganton business was intentionally set. That business owner told Channel 9′s Dave Faherty that people have been after him because he owes them money and that the Russian mafia may have something to do with it.
What’s the point? Giant red thumbtack worth $50K stolen from art gallery
Authorities in North Carolina are stuck after a giant red thumbtack sculpture was stolen from an art gallery late last month.
Blowing Rock Leadership Challenge Conducts Retreat and is off to a Great Start
Participants To Make A Big Difference In Blowing Rock’s Future. Fourteen participants of the 2024 Blowing Rock Leadership Challenge (BRLC) met Friday, March 1, 2024, for a retreat at the Blowing Rock Conference Center to begin an eight-week program designed to help them become even more active as leaders in the Blowing Rock community.
Do You Know Where To Vote On Tuesday ?
The early voting period ended Saturday at 3:00pm. Election Day, Tuesday March 5, is the last voting opportunity. In Alexander County, 10 Election Day voting places will be open 6:30 am until 7:30pm. On Election Day you must go to your assigned precinct voting place. This precinct assignment is based on your residence address. Make sure you know which one of the 10 precinct voting places you are assigned.
Caldwell County car crash leaves one person dead
A 17-year-old is dead after a car crash in Caldwell County.
Taylorsville Woman Charged With Assaulting Government Official
A Taylorsville woman is facing charges following her arrest Friday evening. Sarah Noel Davis, age 39, is charged with second-degree trespass, assault on a government official and resisting arrest. She is being held as of earlier this morning in the Alexander County Detention Center under a $2,000 bond. Davis also...
Alexander County Commissioners Meet This Evening
The Alexander County Board of Commissioners will meet this evening. B86 Radio will air the meeting at 6pm. To view the agenda, click the link https://alexandercountync.gov/minutes-agendas/2024-docs/20240304a.pdf.
Taylorsville Man Jailed For Felony Probation Violations
Jacob Isaiah Parson, age 24 of Taylorsville, was taken into custody on Friday by Probation and Parole Officers. He’s charged with a pair of felony probation violations. Parson is being held in the Alexander County Detention Center under a secured bond of $30,000 and is scheduled for an Alexander County District Court appearance on Monday, March 4th.
Caldwell County Participates in Severe Weather Preparedness Week March 3-9; Residents Urged to Prepare
Caldwell County, North Carolina, will participate in Severe Weather Preparedness Week from March 3-9. This initiative, led by Vic Misenheimer, Chief of Caldwell County Emergency Management Division, aims to ready residents for the upcoming weather season.
Savor the Seas: Top 3 Seafood Restaurants in Hickory You Must Visit
In this article, we explore three exceptional seafood restaurants in Hickory. Have you had the opportunity to dine at any of these establishments? If you have, we invite you to share your experiences in the comments section below: