A taste of Espa ol and of the future at West Lenoir Elementary
There's no Spanish in Caldwell County's elementary school curriculum, but in classrooms at West Lenoir Elementary this week, vowels softened and consonants rolled.
Wed Dec 11, 2013
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Police seek larceny suspect in Lenoir
Police are looking for this man in connection with a Nov. 16 larceny from a Save More store in Caldwell County.
Caldwell kids get chance to dream of names in print
This week, Caldwell County kids got a dose of desire to pick up a pen and write.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
Common Core opposition comes before Caldwell County school board
A parent of a homeschooled child voiced her opposition Monday night to the Common Core State Standards, curriculum standards implemented in North Carolina last year , and to Pearson's PowerSchool, a program being used statewide to centralize student data.
Falling tree sends hundreds scrambling
A single falling tree caused quite a bit of trouble Tuesday morning, snapping a power pole in two about 7:40 a.m. and leaving about 1,800 customers in the Lenoir area without power for about five hours.
Woman sentenced for all the stuff she said she didn't have
When stopped by police in August, three times she denied having anything illegal in her car.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
More teachers left Caldwell County Schools in 2012-13
More teachers left the Caldwell County Schools in the one-year period from March 2012 to March 2013 than in any year since 2008-09, but the district's turnover is still lower than the state average, according to data released by the state Department of Public Instruction.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Caldwell County's unemployment rate hits 5-year low
The unemployment rate in Caldwell County dropped in October to its lowest point in more than five years, the N.C. Department of Commerce reported Thursday.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
New Cajah's Mountain town council sworn in
A new member was sworn in to the Cajah's Mountain Town Council on Tuesday, along with another who had been appointed to serve an unexpired term, and the council honored another member who chose not to seek re-election this year after 30 years in office.
Set up with care in all the old rooms, halls and buildings of the Patterson Science Center on Tuesday were school science projects that started with questions.
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.
Questions surround man's death
So far, no one knows why Jorge Ivan Serrano would have driven to the Castle Bridge wildlife access on Connelly Springs Road.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
For some in Lenoir, Thanksgiving happens without the family table
The whole point is to gather - to cook, to eat, to sprawl in chairs and feel the gradual creep of the tryptophan in your veins and the stretch of a stomach pushed to its limits.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
Police: Body of missing man found in Caldwell Co.
A local family received news Thanksgiving that they didn't want to hear. Their loved one, who disappeared Tuesday, was found in Lake Rhodiss.
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TOPIC Volunteers prepare plates for seniors to enjoy a early Thanksgiving meal at First Baptist Church in Granite Falls.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Eighth-graders learn life is expensive
TOPIC David Dye, right, pulls a $100 speeding ticket out of the chance bowl as Jackson Lackey, center, and Jake Cook figure up his new expense addition during Monday's CIS Reality Store held at the Broyhill Civic Center in Lenoir.
No harm seen from winter weather
Caldwell County residents could see a mix of rain, sleet and snow before noon, but it isn't expected to stick around long, according to the National Weather Service.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
It may be slick outside this morning
The Caldwell County Schools are opening on a three-hour delay this morning because of predicted icy conditions on roads from a winter storm sweeping across the region last night.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Educators rally in downtown Lenoir
Educators and their supporters waved signs, wore red scarves and gloves, booed, cheered and lit candles at a rally Monday evening in downtown Lenoir, hosted by the local branch of the North Carolina Association of Educators.
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.