Chrissy Murphy has been covering crime, breaking news and city government for The News Herald since May 2018.
Black bands added a heavy weight to the badges of Brendletown firefighters Friday as they honored one of their own.
An old mill in Valdese will get a new look, fit with 60 apartment units that will have lofted ceilings, refinished hardwood floors and giant windows.
Good news, Morganton residents: The only proposed rate increase in the 2021-22 fiscal year budget is a $5 surcharge for CoMPAS TV customers.
The man actually fell Wednesday night, but since he was the only person with a headlamp and had both his and his partner's cellphones, his hiking companion wasn't able to call for help until Thursday afternoon.
Local health officials share an update on COVID-19 vaccine efforts in Burke County.
Happy 50th anniversary, Chesterfield Fire Rescue! Find out how you can help the department celebrate the milestone in the story.