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Educating workers for high-tech plant jobs
How we talk and think about work has changed. My grandmother used to ask me just how many "hands" there were at my work.
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Thu Mar 13, 2014
Businesses shuffle in downtown Lenoir
The first few months of 2014 are bringing with them a few changes to the business landscape in downtown Lenoir.
WNC Alliance, NC Conservation Network, Just Economics will hold activism workshop March 20
From the WNC Alliance: ASHEVILLE - The Western North Carolina Alliance is co-hosting a free event from 6-8:30 p.m. March 20 with that will help you make positive change in your communities, better understand our local governments and prepare those who may want to serve on a local board or commission.
Wed Mar 12, 2014
Caldwell Education Foundation awards grants to five teachers
TOPIC Nikki Malatin, West Caldwell High School, Tracey Holton, Hudson Elementary School, Lauren Oakes, Horizon's Elementary School, Jamie Lewis, Hibriten High School, and Jacob Lail, Gamewell Middle School, pose for a picture after recieving their grants during Tuesday's grant presentation held at the Caldwell Education Center in Lenoir.
Tue Mar 11, 2014
Man accused of stabbing friend with pocketknife
A man stabbed multiple times with a pocketknife was flown to Carolinas Medical Center on Monday, and the man who police believe attacked him was in jail.
Sun Mar 09, 2014
Cemetery thefts unnerve families
Kevin Hartso and his mother, Katherine Hartso, stepped gingerly among some of the approximately 7,500 graves dotting the landscape at Blue Ridge Memorial Park.
Sat Mar 08, 2014
2014 Hall of Honor inductees announced
Caldwell County Schools will present the 12th annual Hall of Honor induction ceremony on Thursday, April 10, at 6 p.m. at the J.E. Broyhill Civic Center in celebration of Caldwell County graduates who have made significant contributions to their profession and community.
2 charged with having crack cocaine
After a two-month investigation of complaints about drug activity, the Lenoir Police Department's Narcotics Unit and Special Response Team executed a search warrant just before 5:30 a.m. at 2004 Falcon Court Apartments and found 10.6 grams of crack cocaine with an estimated street value of $2,120, according to a press release.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Fourth DWI lands felony charge for Lenoir man
A Lenoir man was arrested in Morganton after officers said his car was weaving down the road while he was drinking beer at 4:45 a.m. Tuesday.
Building computers; building the future
At each of eight tables, students hovered over a black, metal box, unpacking rainbow-colored wires and shining metal parts, diving in to assemble the pieces, looking more like surgeons on the operating table than students putting together computers.
Motorcyclist sought after high-speed chase
Authorities were looking for a man who led deputies on a brief but high-speed chase on what investigators think was a stolen motorcycle Thursday morning.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Icy conditions on the way to Caldwell
The National Weather Service even said it was possible that the Lenoir area could see 2 to 4 inches of combined sleet and snow overnight.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Drug seizures skyrocket, Lenoir police say
The amount of methamphetamine seized jumped an astounding 525 percent, from 4.2 grams in all of 2012 to 355.8 grams in 2013; the amount of crack cocaine rose 233 percent, from 67.2 grams in 2012 to 224 grams in 2013; and prescription pill seizures rose 214 percent, from 356 dosage units to 1,117 dosage units, Chief Scott Brown reported.
The Charlotte Observer
Top aide named Morganton public safety chief
Rector was among two finalists for the job, a city spokesman said. He replaces Mark Tolbert, who retired Jan. 1 after 30 years as chief.
Lenoir downtown development director to leave for Harnett County
March 14 will be Dula's last day as downtown economic development director. He has accepted the position of economic development director in Harnett County, north of Fayetteville.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
The Charlotte Observer
Police: $41,000 worth of vases stolen from Lenoir cemetery
Police in Lenoir are looking for the thief or thieves who took more than $41,000 worth of bronze vases from a cemetery in the Caldwell County city.
Caldwell County leaders reinforce effort to curb prescription misuse
After taking the pill halves, one died of an overdose, and the other was admitted to the intensive care unit but lived.
James Fleischer first Republican clerk candidate in 12 years
For the first time since 2002, a Republican candidate has chosen to run for the office of clerk of superior court, a post that has been held by a Democrat for at least 51 years.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Jacksonville Daily News
Winter weather advisory issued
Wintry mix of sleet and freezing rain expected across eastern North Carolina late this afternoon into this evening which will lead to treacherous roads through Tuesday morning... A back door cold front will shift south through eastern North Carolina this morning with temperatures dropping quickly behind the front.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
Contamination brings transload deal back again
After environmental contamination derailed a previous deal for Lenoir and Caldwell County to buy the freight-transfer operation known as the transload facility, a smaller, less expensive deal emerged.