Fire gutted a house on Locust Avenue in Hudson, but emergency workers saved a cat and dog that were in the house.
A woman who worked at Blue Ridge Cemetery is accused of embezzling more than $100,000 from cemetery funds.
Hudson Elementary and Middle Schools students’ screams of excitement could have drowned out the city noises of downtown Charlotte if they had been at Bank of America Stadium. Instead they reverberated deafeningly inside Hudson Middle School’s gym to welcome Carolina Panthers kicker Graham Gano, running back Kenjon Barner and mascot Sir Purr.
Tie-dye was everywhere on Caldwell Community College & Technical Institute’s campus Thursday. Students wore headbands and rings of flowers in their hair. Artwork of Nixon, Bob Marley, The Beatles, and Batman and the Joker (the 1960s TV version of the characters) sat in the courtyard.
A Lenoir man who was arrested in March and accused of raping a teenage girl in Lincoln County was indicted by a grand jury April 7 on two counts of felony statutory rape of a 13-, 14- or 15-year-old by a defendant six years older, and two felony counts of statutory sex offense of a 13-, 14- or 15-year-old by a defendant six years older.