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The Lenoir Police Department announced on Tuesday that its Officers are now carrying the opiate antagonist, Naloxone, at all times when on-duty.

One person has died Wednesday after a shooting at a Hickory McDonald’s along Highway 321 and Second Avenue.

“Thursday, March 3rd, is Doc Watson’s Birthday. How is the county celebrating?  We’re celebrating with a DAQ hearing into an air permit for an asphalt facility run by an out of state company on the Doc and Merle Watson Scenic Byway.” Ann Ward, at this morning’s Watauga Commission meeting,

The autopsy is in on the third young man who died in the fall of 2015, and a drug overdose is listed yet again.

A woman was pinned in the wreckage of her SUV after it overturned near the Tennessee line on US 421 North late Tuesday morning.

Agencies from across western North Carolina and eastern Tennessee have been credited as taking part in the conviction of a Maine man, convicted in
Tuesday in Federal Court in Knoxville in a multi-state crime spree.

A major step forward is expected to take place Tuesday for the U.S. 321 widening project in Blowing Rock.

UPDATE: Authorities canceled the Amber Alert issued for four children out of High Point. The children were reported safe, authorities said.  March 1, 10:34PM

There was no one out front of the new Modern Toyota facility late yesterday afternoon when a section of the facade fell, crashing to the pavement in front of the front doors of the dealership.

Last Thursday, a Mitchell County jury found Jeffery Lynn Dye Jr. guilty of statutory rape.