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Beach Carolina Magazine
Duke Energy Awards $50, 000 for Educational Travel Grants & Free Teacher Workshops
The N.C. Museum of History announces that Duke Energy Education Travel Grants will be available this fall to help cover part of transportation costs to the museum for public schools in central and eastern North Carolina.
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Sat Jul 19, 2014
Public invited to see planned homeless shelter
Caldwell County Yokefellow and Lenoir are holding an open house Tuesday evening for people to see what will become the city's first full-time homeless shelter.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
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Pushing his little toy lawnmower and singing Michael Jackson songs at the top of his lungs, 4-year-old Carson Handy could light up the neighborhood around his house on Wilson Street in Lenoir.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
The Charlotte Observer
2 women, child die in Caldwell County wreck
Two women and a child were killed Wednesday night in a head-on collision in Caldwell County, according to the N.C. Highway Patrol.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Hall files for re-election to school board
Hall, 70, is a retired teacher. She taught for 16 years in five districts. In Caldwell County, she taught primarily exceptionally gifted students.
Lenoir awards bid for greenway sewer line replacement
Lenoir officials have taken the first step in fixing a persistent sewer problem along the Lenoir Greenway, formally awarding a contract worth nearly $500,000 Tuesday night for the replacement of roughly 5,400 feet of outdated sewer line.
Children bubbling with excitement to make soda
Eleven-year-old Kaylee Fitzgerald carefully measured out fruit punch, seltzer water and cola syrup with a small eyedropper.
New furniture company could bring 150 jobs
A Florida-based furniture company is considering placing a manufacturing plant in Caldwell County, with perhaps 150 jobs over the next three years, county officials said Monday.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
4 file for school board election
Three incumbents and one former school board member filed Monday, the start of candidate filing, for this fall's election for four seats on the Caldwell County Board of Education.
Sun Jul 13, 2014
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AMY FRADY / NEWS-TOPIC Stephanie Bentley, pictured here, shared duties with her sister Emily as this years blackberry at the 13th Annual NC Blackberry Festival, held in downtown Lenoir.
Fri Jul 11, 2014
The Charlotte Observer
Caldwell, federal agents arrest woman for robbery
Meredith Leigh Michaux, who was wanted in Burke County, was arrested Thursday in Lenoir by local, county and federal agents, authorities said.
4-H Club does it themselves
TOPIC Victoria Rieffel uses a mixer to blend ingredients while making goat milk soap during Thursday's DIY day with the 4-H club at the N.C. Cooperative Extension office in Lenoir.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
Early voting in DA runoff ends soon
Early voting is taking place only at the City/County Chambers in the Alden E. Starnes County Office Plaza in downtown Lenoir, on Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and on Saturday 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday is Election Day.
Jacksonville Daily News
Law enforcement partners with ATF, SBI in violent crime cases
Area law enforcement agencies have partnered with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives and the North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation to ask for the public's help in solving a series of violent crimes plaguing Eastern North Carolina.
First county mountain biking trail nears completion
On weekends for about the past six months, volunteers have been making their way to Zacks Fork Road in Lenoir, hauling shovels and picks and rakes in the woods, working to create a first for Caldwell County - a trail built specifically for mountain-biking.
Ice cream, gloop, slime --- oh my
TOPIC Mary Laws lifts a spoonful of gloop out of a bowl as her grandson Xander Law holds his hand out to catch it during the "Make a Mess" craft program held Wednesday afternoon at the Lenoir library.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
Twelve stores pay fines for price-scanning errors
The N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services' Standards Division has collected fines from stores in Caudwell, Cleveland, Gaston, Johnston, Mecklenburg, Robeson and Rockingham counties for excessive price-scanning errors.
Blackberry Festival brings more to the table
TOPIC Gracie Goble, a competitor in the youth division blackberry eating contest, digs into a bowl during last year's North Carolina Blackberry Festival.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
A Fourth of July to remember
Dottie Lloyd said, "It means celebrating the men who served our country. My husband was one of them.