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Hickory man sentenced to nearly 20 years in prison on drug, gun charges

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WBTV) - A Hickory man was sentenced to 235 months in prison, followed by five years of supervised release for drug trafficking and firearm offenses, a judge ruled on Wednesday. According to filed documents and court proceedings, Koby Dale Tevepaugh, 32, trafficked large amounts of methamphetamine in and...
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Statesville Record & Landmark

Enjoy free access to courtesy of Randy Marion Automotive Group

In the spirit of celebrating freedom and independence, we are offering FREE ACCESS to from June 28 – July 4 for all members of our community. Randy Marion Automotive Group is providing unlimited access as an investment in the journalism that makes a difference in our market. Every...

Enjoy Family Film Fridays In Downtown Hickory, Free, July 8

Hickory – Sit back, relax, and enjoy the show! Family Film Fridays will take place at Union Square in Downtown Hickory on the second and fourth Fridays of June, July, and August. Schedule:. July 8 – Paddington. July 22 – The Iron Giant. August 12 – Space...
Elkin Tribune

Filing on tap for Dobson, Pilot, Elkin offices

DOBSON — Local election fans coping with the lull in political activity between a spirited spring primary season and the main event next fall can take heart in the fact there’s something to fill that void. This involves nine different offices being up for grabs in three Surry...

Independence Day Celebration Events Around The Area

7/2, Blowing Rock, NC – 4th of July Festival & Parade on Saturday, July 2. Live music starts at 9am, Parade at 10am, No parking on Main Street for parade, Free trolley for parking, 8am-5pm, Music & Games in Memorial Park. The 4th of July Parade is a procession...

More details about fatal Downtown wreck given

Originally posted at 3:39 p.m., on Monday, June 27, 2022. A North Wilkesboro man was killed and another injured in a midnight crash on June 25 on Cherry Street in Downtown North Wilkesboro. Anthony Resendiz Gregorio, 25, of Cricket Drive, North Wilkesboro, the driver of a 2006 Chevrolet Cobalt, was...

Painting Workshop For Kids On Saturday, July 9

Hiddenite, NC – The Hiddenite Arts & Heritage Center will offer a painting workshop for kids ages 6-11 on Saturday, July 9th from 10-12 at the Educational. Complex Art Classroom (70 Hiddenite Church Rd, Hiddenite, NC). Artist Abby Hicks of the Bethlehem community will instruct students and lead them in creating their own 8×10 canvas creation. Pre-registration is required. Cost for the workshop is $20 for the 2 hour session. Pre-registration is required. Visit to access online registration or call 828-632-6966.

Exhibition By Steve Brooks & Joe Lafone Opens On July 1

Lenoir, NC – The Caldwell Arts Council announces a new exhibition titled “Outside the Lines” featuring paintings by Steve Brooks and Joe Lafone of Hickory, North Carolina. The exhibition will open July 1, 2022 and continue through August 26, 2022. Steve says “A self-described ‘tongue in cheek...

Disco Turkeys to play final Forbush ‘home’ game of season this Friday Gold medals from Adams headlines area athle...

The Carolina Disco Turkeys played three home baseball games at Forbush High School in June and won all three – beating the Statesville Owls twice and also a cricket team called the Morrisville Raptors who wanted to try their hand at baseball. […]A fantastic spring for Lily Adams has given way to a banner summer in track and field. […]The Foothills Post 123 American Legion baseball program has come a long way since a winless campaign four years ago. […]Whether it was solid pitching from a Starmount product, or players from Elkin contributing to Foothills Post 123, local players have...

Blackberry Festival In Downtown Lenoir, July 15 & 16

Lenoir NC – The Blackberry Festival in Downtown Lenoir is a 2 day festival that brings in upwards of 25,000 people from all over the state and is one of North Carolina’s premiere street festivals. Festival includes: The Blackberry Cobbler Brigade, The Blackberry Eating Contests, “Blackberry Patch” Kids...

1960s Music Bingo At Library On July 7, 10AM

Hickory, NC – Reminisce with the library on Thursday, July 7 at 10am and listen to your favorite tunes from the 60s. This combination of Music Bingo and Name that Tune will make you want to twist and shout! 30 participants, first come, first served. For more information, please...
Statesville Record & Landmark

Statesville Tourism Summit looks to bring more visitors, more often, to area

Tourism drives $63 million into Statesville, but Cindy Sutton and the Statesville Convention & Visitors Bureau believe the city can bring in even more as it looks into the future. “We’re getting that number by accident,” Sutton said. “Once we hit the ground running as we relaunch tourism in Statesville,...
Fox 46 Charlotte

Crash closes southbound I-77 south of I-40 in Statesville

STATESVILLE, N.C. (QUEEN CITY NEWS) — A crash has closed the southbound lanes of Interstate 77 just south of I-40 near Statesville Thursday morning, according to the North Carolina Department of Transportation. NCDOT said the crash happened near East Broad Street and mile marker 50. For an alternate route, drivers can take Exit 51 for […]

Teen Night After Hours At Rec. Center On 7/1, 7/15, 7/29, 8/12

Hickory – The Hickory Parks, Recreation & Sports Tourism Department will host Teen Night After Hours at the Highland Recreation Center on the following Fridays: July 1, July 15, July 29, and August 12. The program is from 5:30-8:30 p.m. and is designed to give teenagers ages 13-16 a...

Poetry Hickory Features Poet’s First Book For Children, July 12

Hickory – Scott Owens, Professor of Poetry at Lenoir Rhyne and founder of Poetry Hickory, has written 17 collections of poetry, but his newest, “Worlds Enough” is the first he has written for children. Owens will read from “Worlds Enough” on July 12, starting at 6:30 at Taste Full Beans Coffeehouse in downtown Hickory as part of the 15-year reading series Poetry Hickory.

Ocean Ombré Macramé At The Library On July 9

Hickory – Learn how to create your very own macramé wall hanging on Saturday, July 9 at 1pm. We will dye our wall hangings using Kool-Aid to create an ocean- themed ombre effect. For teens and adults. This program is free but space is limited and registration is required. Registration will open 2 weeks before the event.