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Police search for 2 in Hickory store robberies

Police search for 2 in Hickory store robberiesHickory police are investigating two robberies at separate cell phone stores this week.
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  • 8 months, 2 weeks ago
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12,000 gallons of sanitary sewage discharged into tributary

12,000 gallons of sanitary sewage discharged into tributaryAuthorities in Hickory want to reassure the public that the water supply is safe following a sanitary sewer overflow.
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  • 9 months ago
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The Hickory house cave in

The Hickory house cave inOur story begins last summer, with this gully washer on July 27 in Hickory. First Warn Meteorologist John Wendel’s radar was lighting up that morning, but Holly Presley was seeing it first hand on her front porch, and in a minute, she would feel it.
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  • 10 months, 2 weeks ago
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Hickory apartment fire considered arson

Hickory apartment fire considered arsonA firefighter was injured while working a blaze at an apartment complex in Hickory on Monday morning.
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  • 10 months, 2 weeks ago
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Police: Roofers wanted for Monday assault

Police: Roofers wanted for Monday assaultHickory Police are looking to identify three suspects wanted in connection with an assault that occurred on Monday.
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  • 11 months, 4 weeks ago
Crime

Police: Repeat pharmacy robber caught in Hickory

Police: Repeat pharmacy robber caught in HickoryAfter his arrest, police say Maynard confessed to the Hickory incidents, as well as pharmacy robberies in Rock Hill, Columbia, Richland County and Greenville.
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  • 1 year, 2 months ago
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Emergency officials issue evacuation for Carpenter's Cove

Emergency officials issue evacuation for Carpenter's CoveCatawba County Emergency Management has issued a voluntary evacuation for Carpenter's Cove on Lookout Shoals Lake, but some residents are waiting before they move out.
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  • 1 year, 2 months ago
Hickory

Missing Hickory girls found safe

Missing Hickory girls found safeThe two young girls missing from Hickory have been safely located.
  • Hickory
  • 1 year, 2 months ago
Crime

Police: Few criminals responsible for crime in Farm Pond neighborhood

Police: Few criminals responsible for crime in Farm Pond neighborhoodThe department says growing crime numbers aren't as bad as they seem to be, pointing to the fact that most of the crimes are done by a small group of criminals.
  • Crime
  • 1 year, 4 months ago
Hickory

City of Hickory withdraws water conservation request

City of Hickory withdraws water conservation requestCity officials rescinded the voluntary request Tuesday. It applied to Hickory, Conover, Claremont, Brookford, the Town of Catawba, the Sherrill’s Ford area, Icard Water Corporation and parts of Alexander County.
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  • 1 year, 5 months ago
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4 arrested after Hickory PD find kidnapping victim duct tape-bound

4 arrested after Hickory PD find kidnapping victim duct tape-boundFour people are in custody after police in Hickory found a kidnap victim bound with duct tape.
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  • 11 months, 3 weeks ago
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Funeral plans announced for fallen Hickory Marine

Funeral plans announced for fallen Hickory MarineA Hickory Marine killed in a training accident will be laid to rest next week.
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  • 1 year, 7 months ago
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Fire that injured 2 firefighters ruled an arson

Fire that injured 2 firefighters ruled an arson A fire that injured two firefighters on Monday night was ruled an arson, according to the Hickory Fire Department.
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  • 1 year, 7 months ago
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2-alarm fire damages Hickory apartment complex

2-alarm fire damages Hickory apartment complexA two-alarm fire damaged several apartments on Sunday night in Hickory.
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  • 1 year, 8 months ago
Consumer

BBB Top 12: Local businesses with the most complaints

BBB Top 12: Local businesses with the most complaintsThe Better Business Bureau of the Carolinas released its end-of-the-year report outlining the businesses receiving the most complaints in 2012.
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  • 11 months, 3 weeks ago
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3 pets killed in Hickory house fire

3 pets killed in Hickory house fireThree pets died during a Tuesday morning house fire in Hickory.
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  • 1 year, 10 months ago
Crime

Accused child molester and former soccer coach appears in court

Accused child molester and former soccer coach appears in courtA former soccer coach who's accused of molesting two young boys was back in court on Monday.
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  • 11 months, 3 weeks ago
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Police investigate connection in two drug store robberies

Police investigate connection in two drug store robberiesAuthorities in Gastonia and Hickory are trying to determine if a man robbed two drug stores within 24 hours of each other this past weekend.
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  • 1 year, 11 months ago
Hickory

2 hospitalized with stab wounds after apparent domestic dispute

2 hospitalized with stab wounds after apparent domestic disputeA man and a woman were both transported to the hospital with stab wounds following an incident in Hickory Monday morning.
  • Hickory
  • 1 year, 11 months ago
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Hickory woman to meet Obama; honor should be mutual

Hickory woman to meet Obama; honor should be mutualMitzi Gellman is a busy woman. She’s head of Habitat for Humanity in Hickory, a single mother of two grown children, an avid photographer, a director on a couple of boards and has an elderly mother in hospice care.
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  • 2 years, 1 month ago
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Husband accused of stabbing wife to death claims self defense

Husband accused of stabbing wife to death claims self defenseA 33-year-old woman was found stabbed to death and her estranged husband is in custody.
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  • 2 years, 2 months ago
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TV show can't find buyer for Hickory 'Hunger Games' site

TV show can't find buyer for Hickory 'Hunger Games' siteA cable television show taking bids on the North Carolina site where "The Hunger Games' was filmed has failed to turn up a buyer.
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  • 2 years, 2 months ago
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2 arrested for having guns, drugs on local college campus

2 arrested for having guns, drugs on local college campusTwo men were arrested after they were caught with an assault rifle, a pair of shotguns,drugs and a stolen car on the Catawba Valley Community College campus Saturday night.
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  • 2 years, 2 months ago
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Man shot and killed by his brother, police say

Man shot and killed by his brother, police sayA man has been arrested after police say he shot and killed his brother.
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  • 2 years, 3 months ago
Hickory

NC site where 'Hunger Games' was shot being sold

NC site where 'Hunger Games' was shot being soldThe North Carolina site where "The Hunger Games' was filmed is being sold.
  • Hickory
  • 2 years, 4 months ago
Hickory

Man with innocence case released from prison

Man with innocence case released from prisonA North Carolina man whose innocence claim on a rape conviction will be heard later this year is out of prison on parole.
  • Hickory
  • 2 years, 5 months ago
Local

Thieves steal items from Zahra Baker memorial

Thieves steal items from Zahra Baker memorialThe Caldwell County Sheriff's Office said items were stolen from a Zahra Baker memorial off of the road where her remains were found in 2010.
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  • 2 years, 5 months ago