Sheriff Bowman was almost brought to tears as he thanked the three men who dropped everything to save the life of a 6-year-old boy that was drowning in Lake Hickory.
The harrowing rescue happened around 11:15 a.m. Friday, Dec. 27 at a residence on Swan Lane in the Wittenburg Community near Lake Hickory.
Detectives with the Alexander County Sheriff's Office are investigating a homicide that took place in broad daylight.
Animal Control officers were called to a residence on Hiddenite Church Road on Friday, Nov. 22 in reference to a report of animal cruelty.
Authorities say three bodies were found in a pickup truck in Virginia on Monday could be connected to a deadly case of arson in Alexander County that left a mother and her two children dead.
A six-month local, state and federal investigation has led to the arrests of four men and the seizure of 6,800 pounds of marijuana in Catawba County, authorities are saying.
The Alexander County Sheriff's Office is searching for a missing teen who hasn't been seen since the weekend.
A Taylorsville man has been arrested after assaulting a woman and then ramming a police vehicle, authorities said.
A Taylorsville man is being held on a $1 million bond for inappropriately touching a minor during a ten-month period, according to the Alexander County Sheriff's Office.
A man has been arrested in Alexander County and faces statutory sex offense charges involving a minor.
Robert Boyd Fox is charged with another 10 counts of first degree statutory sex offense and 10 counts of indecent liberties with a child, according to the Alexander County Sheriff's Office.