Navigating the wealth of Catawba County’s healthcare services can be a challenge for the county’s senior citizens.
Adult Life Programs Executive Director Mark Bumgarner often witnesses first-hand the challenges faced by members of an aging population group that grew by about 60 percent during the past decade.
A Hickory man faces murder charges after investigators say he stabbed his estranged wife to death.
Catawba County Sheriff's Department charged Monroe David Byrd Jr. with murdering Amy Marie Byrd, 33, Thursday. The couple was married, but separated, and Catawba County Sheriff Coy Reid said the victim went to Byrd's residence on Springs Road some time Thursday.