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Body Found in Carbon City Area

The Burke County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a body that was found on the banks of Catawba River today (October 22) in Morganton's Carbon City area. The body, an unidentified male, appears to have been in that location for about…

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Hickory Man Charged With Meth Possession

27-year-old Jordan Shane Fredericks of Flint Hill Drive in Hickory was arrested Thursday (October 21) by Alcohol Law Enforcement. He's charged with felony possession of methamphetamine. Fredericks was placed in the Catawba County Detention Facility under $2,500 bond. A District…

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Claremont Man Jailed On Drug Charges

27-year-old David Warren Shortridge of North Calvin Street in Claremont was arrested today (October 22) by Hickory Police Officers. He's charged with possession of methamphetamine, possession of drug paraphernalia, and resisting a public officer. Shortridge was incarcerated in the Catawba…

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