New ADA For Caldwell County

Hayes Elliott, right, was sworn in as the newest assistant district attorney for the 36th Prosecutorial District recently. A native of Catawba County, Elliott graduated from the Campbell School of Law. He will be handling District Court matters in Caldwell … Read More

Pay Tribute To Peace Officers

In 1962, President John F. Kennedy signed a bill into law proclaiming May 15 as National Peace Officers Memorial Day. Each year, our nation is asked to pay tribute to the brave local, state and federal peace officers who have died … Read More

Tutus And Combat Boots

Several participants from the Catawba County Veterans’ Treatment Court participated in the annual Tutus and Combat Boots 5K Run/Walk held at L.P. Frans Stadium in Hickory on Saturday, May 11, 2024. The 5K benefits Eagle Rock Camp, a non-profit that … Read More

Recognizing Administrative Professionals Day

The Catawba County District Attorney’s Office legal staff recently enjoyed an afternoon Scavenger Hunt and lunch in honor of Administrative Professionals Day. The day recognizes the work of secretaries, administrative assistants, receptionists and other administrative support professionals. Central to any … Read More

Building Teamwork For Recovery Courts In District 36

Members of the 36th Prosecutorial District Attorney’s Office participated in the second annual Recovery Court Kickball Tournament on Saturday, May 4, 2024, at Catawba Meadows Park in Morganton. Assistant District Attorney Austin Foster played for the Burke County Recovery Court … Read More

Showing Support For The Prevention Of Child Abuse

Members of the Catawba County District Attorney’s Office wore blue clothing on Friday, April 5, 2024, to support the Children’s Advocacy and Protection Center of Catawba County in its efforts to help prevent child abuse. April is National Child Abuse … Read More

Cochran Joins Catawba County Office As Newest ADA

Drew Cochran is the newest prosecutor for the 36th Prosecutorial District, joining the Catawba County office in Newton. He was sworn in as Catawba’s newest assistant district attorney on Wednesday, March 6, 2024, by District Court Judge Amy Sigmon Walker. … Read More

Catawba Treatment Court Celebrates Third Class of Veteran Graduates

The Catawba County Veterans’ Treatment Court (VTC) hosted its third graduation ceremony on Friday, December 15, 2023, at the Catawba County Courthouse, recognizing the accomplishments of five more graduates. The ceremony honoring the achievements of Carrie White (U.S. Coast Guard), … Read More

Making Christmas A Little Brighter For Children

Members of the Catawba County District Attorney’s Office continued their participation in community service projects by taking part in the fourth annual McGruff Christmas Drive sponsored by the Catawba County Sheriff’s Office. Staff members joined forces to “adopt” needy children … Read More

Caldwell ADA Serves On Statewide Panel at NCDOJ Training

A Caldwell County assistant district attorney and Caldwell County Sheriff’s Office investigator recently served as panelists at a statewide training focusing on sexual assault cold case prosecution. ADA Jennifer C. Mathews of the Caldwell County District Attorney’s Office and Detective … Read More