Dave Faherty, WSOCTV

Dave Faherty


Knoxville, TN, United States

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Past articles by Dave:

Local furniture makers cut back on hours after Texas storms cause supply shortage

A winter storm 1,400 miles away in Texas is impacting our local furniture industry. Channel 9 reporter Dave Faherty visited Bassett Furniture in Newton and Craftmaster Furniture in Alexander County. → Read More

Having trouble getting a vaccine appointment? Here’s what to know about scheduling one

The race to vaccinate has taken another step forward in North Carolina. → Read More

ACC Tournament tips off in Greensboro with limited fans amid ongoing pandemic

The ACC Basketball Tournament will tip off in Greensboro, North Carolina Tuesday and for many, it is a sign of normalcy with a few fans in the stands. → Read More

‘I never got a goodbye’: Lenoir Rhyne baseball player loses both parents to COVID-19

A local college student is grieving the loss of both of his parents to COVID-19, but the people around him are stepping up to make sure he doesn’t feel alone. → Read More

Sheriff issues warning after strangers contact 2 children through school-issued laptops

Strangers are contacting children on their school-issued laptops, and a local school district and sheriff are warning parents to keep an eye on their kids as many learn from home. → Read More

Group campaigns to remove Confederate monuments from public property

There is a new a statewide campaign to remove all Confederate monuments from courthouse grounds. → Read More

ALE agents seize drug paraphernalia from four Catawba County businesses

Alcohol Law Enforcement agents served search warrants on Thursday at several businesses across Catawba County. → Read More

Shortage of COVID-19 vaccines amid second dose shots

The Caldwell County Health Department said they do not have enough vaccines for the second dose. → Read More

Hickory Food Lion closed after driver accidentally crashes through front of store

An elderly woman accidentally drove into the front of the Food Lion in Hickory (Viewmont Store). → Read More

Woman who vanished while playing Pokémon GO found safe, police say

Police were searching for a woman they say disappeared while playing Pokémon in Alexander County Tuesday. → Read More

Search intensifies for couple weeks after deadly shooting at Hickory furniture plant

The search for a couple on the run after a deadly Caldwell County workplace shooting is intensifying. → Read More

‘Like hitting the lottery’: Local bookstore sees sales spike after Super Bowl Sunday ad

A small bookstore in Boone was loaded with 500 online orders when it opened for business this morning. → Read More

‘Beacon of light’: Hickory Schools employee dies from COVID-19

Larry Conger, 66, contracted the virus after Christmas and was hospitalized for more than a month. → Read More

Morganton doctor working under restrictions charged with sexual battery

A Morganton doctor has been charged with sexual battery for inappropriately touching a woman. → Read More

15-year-old seriously hurt after flare gun fired into mouth; 18-year-old charged

Deputies said a 15-year-old boy named Braden is recovering after 18-year-old Timothy Sanders fired a flare gun into his mouth in Lenoir. → Read More

Beloved nurse dies after COVID-19 battle at hospital where she worked

A beloved Caldwell County nurse, who many described as a mentor for others, has died after battling COVID-19 for 11 days. → Read More

84-year-old local Korean War veteran gets new roof for free

He fought for our country and now, two organizations are giving a local Korean War veteran a new roof. → Read More

‘Guardian angels’: City workers credited with saving family from house fire

Firefighters in Burke County scrambled to get a quick moving fire under control Wednesday morning. → Read More

Volunteers renovate home for man who lost infant grandson in raging floodwaters

Renovations are underway at a grandfather’s home in Hiddenite after November’s devastating flooding. → Read More

Hero cat ‘Sir Purr’ that woke owners up as house burned did not survive

The fire happened shortly after midnight Friday along Greenlea Circle south of Taylorsville in Alexander County. → Read More