City Walk construction moves to Union Square

HICKORY, NC (March 26, 2020) -- Construction of City Walk in the Union Square area of Downtown Hickory has begun.  The parallel parking spaces along the railroad tracks at Union Square have been permanently closed for construction of City…

Google Donates Chromebooks to Help CCC&TI Students

HUDSON, NC (March 25, 2020) -- To help meet the needs of Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute students transitioning to online courses, Google has donated Chromebook laptop computers for students in need. Since announcing…

Be wary of door-to-door coronavirus scammers

RALEIGH, NC (March 24, 2020) -- Our office has received reports of scammers going door to door in neighborhoods selling coronavirus testing kits and cleaning supplies. This activity could be both a scam and a pretense to enter your home,…

Burke County’s First Positive COVID-19 Case

MORGANTON, NC (March 24, 2020) -- At 6pm today, the Burke County Health Director was notified by the North Carolina State Lab that two people tested positive for Coronavirus (COVID-19). One is a Burke County resident and one is a resident…

Need Assistance? Call 2-1-1

CARY, NC (March 23, 2020) -- NC 2-1-1 is an information and referral service provided by United Way of North Carolina. Accessible via an easy-to-remember, three-digit number, families and individuals can call to obtain free and confidential…