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Trump urged Ukraine to investigate son of political rival Joe Biden

The report is said to be part of a secret whistleblower complaint that has had Washington buzzing for days. Get the full background here. Read more

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Man charged in home invasion arrested at Red Roof Inn

A man charged in a Thursday home invasion was arrested at the Red Roof Inn in Hickory on Friday afternoon, according to a release from the … Read more

No rain in Catawba Valley leads to cautionary drought conditions

The U.S. Drought Monitor released data on Thursday showing that the Catawba Valley is experiencing abnormally dry conditions. Read more

Hoppin Around Hickory Sept. 20 Edition

Photographer George Johnston stopped by the Downtown Hickory Art Crawl, Food Truck Extravaganza in Hickory and Bright Future concert in New… Read more

Camouflaged vaping devices are hoodwinking parents and schools

In yet another twist for worried parents: Meet the vaping hoodie. This high school fashion mainstay - defined by a hood with drawstrings - is now available as a vaping device, ready to deliver a puff of nicotine (or marijuana) anywhere, anytime. Including in the classroom. It marks an addition to the fleet of discreet - some would say camouflaged - vaping devices that have teachers and parents ... Read more

Author to be featured at special event at library

NEWTON – The Catawba County Library will welcome local author and columnist Tommy Tomlinson for a meet-the-author event sponsored by the Fr… Read more

Footcandle Film Festival returns to Hickory

HICKORY - During the weekend of Sept. 27-29, filmmakers from around the world — and some of the filmmakers that made them — will be traveli… Read more

Balls Creek High School class of 1953 has reunion

MAIDEN — The 1953 graduating class of Balls Creek High School held its 66-year reunion on Sept. 14 at The Brookwood Restaurant in Maiden. T… Read more