A former Caldwell County detention officer was in court yesterday on assault charges following his arrest by agents from the State Bureau of Investigation on Friday.

A sentence of over a decade to nearly two decades in prison was handed down in late August after conviction in a series of sex crimes for an area man. August 24th, Carlos Romero was convicted in Mitchell County Superior Court on counts of taking indecent liberties with a child as well as three counts

Two Virginia TV journalists were killed, a chamber of commerce employee they were interviewing was shot as dawn broke this morning outside Roanoke.

It was a long drive to a small cell, that as an alleged child predator across the country to meet what he thought was child, only to find Boone Police waiting at the end of his trip. The Boone Police release said that last Friday, August 28th, Boone Police arrested J. P. Thrower, 28 years-of-age,

A double shooting left one woman dead and a man in critical condition yesterday morning in Caldwell County, the shooting a day after the alleged shooter was released from an area hospital suffering mental issues. It was 8:31am that Deputies of the Caldwell County Sheriff

Jury duty for Watauga County District Civil Court for this week is changed.

A Rowan County man died late Friday night in a Wilkes four-wheeler accident, according to the state patrol.

The NC SHP has now identified the victims of two fatal accidents from Thursday and Friday and provided details of the wrecks.

An investigation by the North Carolina SBI has led to a Wilkes County educator

In the Thursday accident, a Crumpler man died after the motor grader he was driving overturned.

A Watauga County man was sentenced last week in Watauga Superior Court to 4 1/2 to 6 1/2 years in prison after his arrest this past spring on meth counts.