Deported drug dealer arrested for coming back
A man who was living in Granite Falls man after being deported and illegally re-entering the U.S. was captured Tuesday afternoon.
Together to the end
Fred Rash figured out quickly how to keep his marriage to a 5-foot 3-inch fireball of a woman intact for 50 years.
Thu Dec 19, 2013
Audio video revolution
Chief / Caught In the Act / Carolina / Sinners Like Me - Eric Church
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Wed Dec 18, 2013
The Charlotte Observer
Man sentenced in Hickory sex case involving child
A Caldwell County man was sentenced to prison and will have lifetime status as a registered sex offender following a conviction this week on rape charges involving a child, authorities say.
Tue Dec 17, 2013
1953 Cadillac Convertible - Root Beer Float
There are always perks to any job. Work in a theater? Free movies. Employed by a theme park? Free roller coaster rides 'til you hurl.
Four hurt in Dudley Shoals wreck
Richard Feimster Jr., 33, of Stoney Point was driving a white Nissan sedan west on Charlie Little Road about 6:30 p.m. when he failed to stop for a stop sign at the intersection of Dudley Shoals Road, said N.C. Highway Trooper T.A. Rathbone.
Sun Dec 15, 2013
Behind the bells
The store had been open all night, of course, but as the day began, cars started easing into parking spaces farther and farther from the front, and the swish of automatic doors settled into a steady background drone of open-and-close.
Fri Dec 13, 2013
Granite Falls boy's Christmas wish sparks canned-food drive
Quinten Curtis, 9, was home. His older brother, Harrison, was away at a sleepover.
Wed Dec 11, 2013
From NC Department of Environment and Natural Resources: Mars Hill Parks and Recreation is among the 14 local governments that received part of the $4.4 million in grants from the N.C. Parks and Recreation Trust Fund.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Christmas converges on Caldwell this weekend
You're in luck. There's enough going on in the county to keep you running for most of Friday and Saturday, including parades in four towns.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Man charged with three counts of incest
A Granite Falls man faces a possible sentence of life in prison without parole if he is convicted on three counts of incest with a child.
New Granite Falls Town Council members sworn in
Three members were sworn into the Granite Falls Town Council on Monday, and the council selected a new mayor pro tem.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
City can't keep up with repairs
A crew with the City of Lenoir Public Utilities works to repair a water leak at the corner of Pennton Avenue and Harper Avenue near Shields in early November.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
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TOPIC Volunteers prepare plates for seniors to enjoy a early Thanksgiving meal at First Baptist Church in Granite Falls.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
The Mountaineer Publishing Company
Josephine 'Beanie' Singleton
Mrs. Singleton was born Sept. 8, 1952 in Haywood County to the late Hilan Loftis and the late Levonia Jones Loftis.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
'Fun Run' at Granite Falls Elementary raises up to $15,000
Kids at Granite Falls Elementary School ran through the playground in a more organized manner than usual on Friday, as country and pop music pulsed in the background, and adults shouted out jokes these 10-and-under kids may or may not have understood.
Sun Nov 24, 2013
Lubrimetal brings global success to Caldwell
Giorgio Corso's grandfather founded a small, metal-drawing lubricants company called Lubrimetal in Italy in 1959.