8 hrs ago
GOP primary will decide county board election
Both incumbents and all three challengers who filed to run for the Caldwell County Board of Commissioners are Republicans, so the race will be decided in the May primary.
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12 hrs ago
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.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
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.
Heavy snow forces closing in Watauga, power outages in surrounding counties
Linemen with Blue Ridge Electric Membership Corporation have been responding since 4:30 a.m. today to outages affecting 72 members in Caldwell and Alexander counties.
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.
Deputies search for rider after high-speed motorcycle chase
Sheriff's deputies in Caldwell County are searching for a motorcycle rider who led them on a high-speed chase south of Lenoir.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
The Charlotte Observer
Caldwell youth improving after struck by car
Grayson Walker, the 15-year-old Caldwell County youth who was struck by a car while trying to save his dog on Feb. 24, has improved from critical to fair condition at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte, a nursing supervisor said Tuesday.
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.
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.
Two file for office on final day
There will be five candidates in the Republican primary for two seats on the Caldwell County Board of Commissioners.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
No foul play in Junior Jackson's death
A man whose body was found sitting eerily on a stump in a brush fire Monday died of natural causes, the Caldwell County Sheriff's Office said Thursday.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute on Wednesday hosted officials from the North Carolina Community College System for the launch of the statewide NCReady4Work initiative.
Man accused of breaking to Hudson churches
People coming for services at two Hudson-area churches Sunday morning arrived to find they had been broken into, and cash, computers and sound equipment were stolen from them.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Former airport manager gets prison for embezzlement
The former administrator of Foothills Regional Airport was sentenced Tuesday to 37 months in federal prison plus three years on probation for his involvement in embezzling and money laundering at the airport from 2009 to 2012.
Caldwell's economic successes of 2013 celebrated
Since Exela Pharma Sciences came to Lenoir in 2008, many people have had the same question for the company's president and CEO.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
The Charlotte Observer
DA: Opponent 'mishandled' evidence in Zahra Baker case
District Attorney Jay Gaither alleged that attorney Scott Reilly hurt the prosecution's case by "mishandling" evidence in the killing of 10-year-old Zahra Baker, shown here in May 2010.
State lawmakers get second lesson in food deserts
A state House study committee met for only the second time Monday afternoon to hear what is working across the state to increase access to healthy food in what are known as "food deserts."