Burke County Jury Convicts Man Of Second-Degree Murder

A 65-year-old Morganton man was convicted of second-degree murder by a Burke County jury on Friday, October 28, 2022, at the conclusion of a week-long trial The jury found George Lee Allison guilty in the shooting death of Brandon Adams. … Read More

Conover Man Found Guilty of First-degree Murder

A Conover man will spend the rest of his life in prison after a Catawba County jury found him guilty of first-degree murder on Friday, March 18, 2022, to conclude a week-long trial. Scott Anthony Putnam, 41, of Conover, was … Read More

John Wall

Man Represents Himself at Trial, Gets 9+ Years in Prison

John Michael Wall, 56, of Hickory, was given an active prison sentence of nine to 12 years after a Catawba County jury found him guilty of possession of stolen goods and determined that he had attained status as a habitual felon. The Honorable R. Stuart … Read More