2 hrs ago
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.
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6 hrs ago
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.
13 hrs ago
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.
15 hrs ago
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.
Fri Jul 04, 2014
Website says you don't want to be in N.C. today
If you are reading this at home on July 4, you apparently are not going to have that much fun today, if the website WalletHub is to be believed.
Veterans upset about 'disrespectful,' delapidated flags
When Iraqi combat veteran Geoff Byrd drives to Lenoir from Boone each week, he passes a tattered American flag being flown along U.S. 321, faded, stained and ripped.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
Flamboyant, eccentric Willard Blevins dies
Blevins was the person everyone had seen walking local streets dressed as Superman, Batman, a gorilla, Elvis Presley, Elvira Mistress of the Dark, Spiderman, an Indian, Johnny Cash or Cher, to name several.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
Cajah's Mountain is cleaning up... literally
In a continued effort to make Cajah's Mountain's town hall more hospitable and functional, interim town manager Jim Chandler urged the town council Tuesday to look at hiring regular cleaning services.
The Charlotte Observer
Tip from public leads to Caldwell drug arrest
Steven Wayne Patton, 22, of Lenoir, was arrested on drug and firearms charges this week, according to the Caldwell County Sheriff's Office.
Embracing the mad scientist within
Liquid oozed. Soda exploded. Balloons floated around the room. On Tuesday afternoon, the Lenoir branch of the Caldwell County Public Library became a laboratory for young mad scientists.
Randy D. Miller Lumber Co. Chooses BOLDesigns Kiln to Dry Yellow Pine
There are as many ways to arrive at a decision as there are decisions to be made.
Tue Jul 01, 2014
Kinston Free Press
A Chef's Life honored at North Carolina General Assembly
An ode to the past gave representation to a local business in the present and future at Tuesday's North Carolina General Assembly meeting.
Jacksonville Daily News
Jennifer Figueroa, daughter of Jean and Israel Figueroa Jr. of Richlands, recently graduated with honors from Lenoir Community College with an associate degree in therapeutic massage.
Lenoir puts spotlight on musical heritage
TOPIC Bob Kogut, left, performs alongside Pop Ferguson, right, at this year's sixth annual Pop Ferguson Blues Festival in downtown Lenoir square June 14. NEWS-TOPIC Small groups of musicians like this one gather to pick and sing for fun during the ninth year of the Historic Happy Valley Old-time Fiddlers Convention along NC 268 in 2013.
Mon Jun 30, 2014
Exela purchases land on Morganton Boulevard
Lenoir-based pharmaceutical company Exela Pharma Sciences recently bought two adjoining properties on Morganton Boulevard, a total of 9.48 acres, for just over $1 million.
Amateur Radio Club competes in 2014 Field Day
TOPIC Tom Land, vice president of Lenoir Amateur Radio Club, operates the morse code station at the American Radio Relay League's 2014 Field Day.