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Yesterday | WBTV

Missing snow globe leads to dropped murder charge

A judge dropped a murder charge against a Burke County man accused of killing his stepfather because deputies couldn't find the snow globe the suspect said was thrown at him before the shooting.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Morganton, NC

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Lenoir News-Topic

Miles-long, high-speed chase ends in arrest

A man driving a stolen car led police and deputies on a high-speed chase Friday from Lenoir all the way to around the Burke County line before officers were able to puncture the car's tires and stop him, a Lenoir Police Department press release said.

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Related Topix: Lenoir, NC, Caldwell County, NC, Connelly Springs, NC

Lenoir News-Topic

Man convicted in series of thefts

A Lenoir man who investigators call the ringleader in numerous thefts pleaded guilty Thursday in Caldwell Superior Court to seven charges, including five felonies.

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Related Topix: Lenoir, NC, Granite Falls, NC

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Lenoir News-Topic

Company gets belated formal welcome to Lenoir

Each day, the 130 employees at Bakers Waste Equipment process 75 tons of steel and ship about 10 truckloads of containers and equipment for handling trash and recyclable materials to 600 customers.

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Related Topix: Lenoir, NC, Morganton, NC, Caldwell County, NC

Tue Aug 26, 2014

The Charlotte Observer

Prison inmate sentenced for spitting in officer's face

Davayon Jones, 21, of Durham, was sentenced to an additional 17 to 30 months in prison after being convicted of malicious conduct by a prisoner, according to prosecutors in Burke County.

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Related Topix: State Prisons, Prison, Morganton, NC

Lincoln Times-News

Deputies searching for missing teen

ANNIE BLACKBURN Staff Writer Lincoln County Sheriff's detectives are asking for the public's help to locate a missing 15-year-old who, it is believed, may be in the Burke County area.

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Related Topix: Lincoln County, NC, Lincolnton, NC, Morganton, NC, Lenoir, NC

Fri Aug 15, 2014

WBTV

Officer Jason Crisp and K9 Maros memorialized in Burke Co

The memorials are important, but they never get easier. Not for Officer Jason's Crisp's wife.

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Related Topix: McDowell County, NC

Sun Aug 10, 2014

The Charlotte Observer

Morganton police find 3 dead in home

Adrian Avery, left, and Danynel Suddeth talk outside a home in Morganton where they were told their relatives were found dead Sunday.

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Related Topix: Morganton, NC, Valdese, NC

Thu Aug 07, 2014

Mt. Airy News

Surry schools rank No. 4 in productivity

The Surry County school system ranks fourth in the state in a new study examining how productive educational districts have been with the funding available to each.

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Related Topix: Surry County, NC, Education Etc., Union County, NC, Davie County, NC, Mooresville, NC

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