Friday May 10
New development planned for River Arts District
The nonprofit RiverLink announced plans to build a new mixed-use building containing 200 apartments, retail space and a parking deck on property at the corner of Clingman Avenue and Roberts Street in the River Arts District.
Thu May 09, 2013
Mt. Airy News
Salvation Army recognizes volunteers and achievements
The Surry Shrine Club was presented with the first place Salvation Army Bellringer Award.
WNC economy grows at sluggish pace
After stumbling at the end of 2012, the regional economy has begun to regain its footing in the first quarter of the year, according to the Western North Carolina Economic Index, compiled by the Center for Economic Research and Policy Analysis at Appalachian State University.
Sheriff: Officials find new victim of videotaping-teacher
CATAWBA COUNTY, N.C. The Catawba County Sheriff's Office says they've identified a new victim and filed additional charges against a teacher who's accused of secretly videotaping students.
Wed May 08, 2013
US stepmum denies Zahra murder
Zahra Baker disappeared in 2010 and her remains were later found by police in different locations in North Carolina.
Tue May 07, 2013
Tech Grad to open Mellow Mushroom at former Backstreets location
The rumors have circled the old Backstreets property for months, and finally Mellow Mushroom, a pizzeria and craft beer chain, has decided to scoop the property, and open in early spring 2014.
Hickory Springs Changes Name to HSM
Hickory Springs Manufacturing Company President and CEO Dave Colburn took his message of "One Company, on the Move, Together" to employees today, announcing a re-branding initiative that includes the consolidation of a number of brands and divisions under one name - HSM.
Mon May 06, 2013
Sheriff: Middle school teacher 'videoed down shirts of students'
A middle school teacher in Catawba County has been suspended and banned from school grounds after deputies say he was charged filming two students at school.
North Georgia softball headed to SE Regional at LenoirRhyne
The University of North Georgia softball team will be the No. 3 seed in the upcoming Southeast Regional of the 2013 NCAA Division II National Tournament and will travel to Lenoir-Rhyne University in Hickory, N.C. as announced by the NCAA office on Monday.
Sat May 04, 2013
Rebellion channeled to happiness in hip-hop
She's quick to point out she's a rap artist, not a singer. Her music is raw, edgy and in-your-face. The studio is her home, where she can be herself.
Fri May 03, 2013
Police investigate death of child in Long View
State and local authorities are investigating the death of a child who lived in an apartment complex in Long View and injuries to another child.
Thu May 02, 2013
Caldwell County's unemployment drops again
Caldwell County's unemployment rate continued its trend of year-over-year declines, dropping to 10.7 percent in March, a full 1.4 percentage points lower than the 12.1 percent rate seen in March 2012, the N.C. Labor and Economic Analysis Division reported Wednesday.
Tue Apr 30, 2013
Hickory airport awaiting word on tower closing
The congressional decision to end furloughs for air traffic controllers leaves questions about whether towers at small airports will still be closing soon.
Mon Apr 29, 2013
Hickory Springs breaks ground on foam plant expansion
Hickory Springs Mfg., a components supplier for the furniture, bedding and transportation markets, has broken ground on a 10,000-square-foot expansion of its foam production complex here.
The Charlotte Observer
Hickory replacing water line
Public utilities officials in Hickory say work is under way to replace a 20-inch water line that stretches about a half-mile on the city's northwest side.
Atrium showroom on auction block post market
The Atrium furniture showroom will be up for auction again, this time at the tail end of the April High Point Market.
Sat Apr 27, 2013
In NC budget, where did the $1 billion go?
A Merchant's Distributors Inc. truck turns off of Highway 321 onto Alex Lee Blvd.
Fri Apr 26, 2013
Morris Twp.'s whistler wins top prize in his field
Joe Sodano, long known as "The Whistler" for his love of whistling, won the Male Whistling Entertainer of the Year Award at this year's International Whistlers Convention in Louisburg, N.C., April 20, culminating his decade long quest for the prize.
Thu Apr 25, 2013
Dallas Morning News
Rangers' Hickory, N.C., affiliate leads organized baseball in home runs
The Rangers' Hickory, N.C., affiliate took over the lead in all of organized baseball for home runs during a win against Greensboro, N.C., of the Miami organization on Thursday.
Blowing Rock celebrates inaugural NC Beer Month
Here's to Blowing Rock. To coincide with the designation of April as Beer Month in North Carolina, Blowing Rock Tourism Development invites fans of fine spirits and craft brews to swing by downtown Saturday for the inaugural N.C. Brews Walkabout Tasting Tour.