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Man in ICU after early morning crash

A man is in an intensive care unit after a car crash early Wednesday morning. Read more

Latest Headlines

Man faces robbery, drug charges

A Morganton man is facing robbery and drug charges after a woman said he stole her car at gun point earlier this month.  Read more

Man stable after crash in Valdese

VALDESE — A man was seriously injured after a motorcycle crash Tuesday night. Read more

Annual fundraiser to feature live music, art, prize packages

MORGANTON — Reservations are available for Burke County United Way’s signature fundraiser, Toast of the Town. Read more

Gallery to hold annual fundraiser

HICKORY — Members of Full Circle Arts, a nonprofit cooperative dedicated to the promotion and understanding of art in and around Hickory, b… Read more

Man in ICU after early morning crash

A man is in an intensive care unit after a car crash early Wednesday morning. Read more

B&E puts schools on soft lockdown, suspect in custody

A breaking and entering across from Liberty Middle School sent several schools into a soft lockdown Wednesday morning until police took the… Read more

NCSSM-Morganton receives $100K gift from Case Farms

The North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics (NCSSM) announced Wednesday a $100,000 donation from Case Farms to support the school’… Read more

Galleries

PHOTOS: Marion's 2019 WNC Bigfoot Festival

A little rain hasn't kept the crowd away from the WNC Bigfoot Festival in downtown Marion. The festival continues until 4 p.m. today. Read more

GALLERY: Duck Derby

The Rotary Club of Burke-Sunrise held its third annual Ducky Derby at McGalliard Falls Park in Valdese. The club distributed prizes ranging… Read more

Sports

H.S. ROUNDUP: EB boys, Patton girls win county XC titles

VALDESE — Led by the individual county champions, the East Burke boys and Patton girls won team titles at Tuesday’s Burke County Cross Coun… Read more

Penalty trouble puts FSU, Miami, Syracuse in early ACC hole

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The mistakes — a false start here, a facemask penalty there — keep piling up for some Atlantic Coast Conference teams … Read more

Newton misses 2nd straight day of practice with foot injury

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Cam Newton was a no-show at practice for the second straight day, increasing the likelihood that Kyle Allen will sta… Read more

M.S. ROUNDUP: Liberty girls soccer defeats Heritage

VALDESE — The Liberty Middle girls soccer team defeated host Heritage, last year’s undefeated Foothills Athletic Conference champions, by a… Read more

Hoskins, Pirela hit 2-run HRs as Phillies stop Braves 5-4

ATLANTA (AP) — Rhys Hoskins and the Philadelphia Phillies haven't given up on their NL wild card hopes. Read more