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Prosthetic leg discovered in search for NC girl
Searchers looking for the remains of a missing North Carolina girl with disabilities found a prosthetic leg and authorities were trying to determine if it was that of the 10-year-old, police said Wednesday.
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Thu Apr 17, 2014
Candidates for Caldwell County commissioner discuss big ideas
The four Republican candidates for two seats on the Caldwell County Board of Commissioners gathered in the city county chambers Wednesday afternoon to talk about some issues that have emerged in the campaign.
Boone and Blowing Rock named among Top 17 small cities in NC
Boone and Blowing Rock have been named two of the Top 17 Small Cities in North Carolina in the March edition of Cities Journal.
Armed robberies may be linked
The description of a gunman in several armed robberies and one attempted robbery in recent weeks has local law enforcement officials considering that the same person may be behind all of them.
Two arrested on drug charges
Two people were arrested on drug charges in recent days in separate investigations by the Caldwell County Sheriff's Office.
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TOPIC Davenport A+ Elementary's Keila Keller speaks to guests after being awarded the 2014 Caldwell County Schools Volunteer of the Year award Wednesday afternoon at the Broyhill Civic Center in Lenoir.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
Sawmills market working past rough patch
Town Administrator Seth Eckard announced that next year, the farmers market will say goodbye to its two usual volunteer managers, Olivia Wilson, who is expecting a baby, and Shelda Altman, who is retiring, and will hire someone to the newly paid position of manager.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Maligned interchange on U.S. 321 should be open this fall
The highway construction project many people in Caldwell County love to hate should be all but finished before the leaves turn color this fall, the N.C. Department of Transportation says.
Sun Apr 13, 2014
Lenoir Woman's Club hailed for service, sisterhood
Members of the Lenoir Woman's Club say they were drawn to the group because of its community service projects, but once there they found amazing fellowship.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Lockdown of several schools upsets parents
As police tried to track down someone who students at Hudson Middle School said was on campus with a gun, 11 schools in Caldwell County were placed on a so-called "soft" lockdown -- and that led to alarm and some anger among parents.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Bolick never meant to be a bishop, yet received the call
Bishop Leonard Homer Bolick did not originally want to be a pastor. Even though he went to seminary and studied ministry, he continued to tell God it was not going to work out.
Kirby uses his Caldwell County education every day
Dr. Lyndon Craig Kirby thinks about his teachers from Hibriten High School every now and again.
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Caldwell charges man with selling crack
Jonathan Ray Randles, of Hickory, was arrested this week in Caldwell County on drug charges, authorities said.
Caldwell County unemployment at pre-recession level
Caldwell County's unemployment rate in February dropped to 7.1 percent, it's lowest level since April 2008, the N.C. Department of Commerce reported Wednesday.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
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It wasn't even 10 a.m. Friday, and Deputy Elyse Koerner had already turned away nearly a dozen people from the courthouse for bringing in cellphones.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
Bernhardt's roots lie deep in Caldwell County
"No one worked for him. They worked with him," Alex Bernhardt Sr. said. "He loved the people.
Jail overcrowding pinching county coffers
Caldwell County is spending hundreds of thousands of dollars more than originally expected to house local inmates in other counties' jails.
Sun Apr 06, 2014
Gun-rights advocate visits Caldwell
A prominent gun-rights advocate said in Lenoir on Saturday that with the way the federal government is handling business, "America will die" because it does not support the Constitution.
Fri Apr 04, 2014
New tourism effort targets traditional music
Places in Caldwell County that host performances of traditional music are being invited to add their events to a new website targeting tourists interested in the music.
Brown Mountain OHV Area closed due to wildfire
The U.S. Forest Service has temporarily closed the Brown Mountain Off Highway Vehicle Area today due to a wildfire located in between the east side of the Brown Mountain OHV Area and Wilson Creek on the Pisgah National Forest, Grandfather Ranger District.