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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.
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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.
Caldwell is Hiring draws hundreds for most diverse job set yet
TOPIC Barbara Howell, left, talks with Steve Burke, Chief Financial Officer with Exela Pharma Sciences, during the Caldwell is Hiring event held Thursday afternoon at the Broyhill Civic Center in Lenoir.
Thu Apr 03, 2014
Mischief interrupted Tuttle's educational achievements
Magruder Hill Tuttle Jr. will be inducted into the Caldwell County Schools Hall of Honor at 6 p.m. Thursday, April 10 at the J.E. Broyhill Civic Center, along with Dr. Leonard Homer Bolick, Dr. Lyndon C. Kirby, James Miller Whisnant and John Christian Bernhardt.
'Nutra-Man' to the rescue, 8th graders creating wall mural
Watching over the eating students of Hudson Middle School, Nutra-Man -- part man but mostly Hudson hornet -- reminds kids about the importance of eating nutritious foods.
Tue Apr 01, 2014
Man pleads guilty after meth lab found in trash bin
A man arrested after a meth lab was found in the trash bins at his apartment complex pleaded guilty and was sentenced Monday, according to the Caldwell County Sheriff's Office.
A Hudson man pled guilty and was sentenced on methamphetamine manufacturing charges on Monday.
Marc Delane Hodges was arrested last April at Charlotte Douglas Airport in his first class seat on a plane that returned him from a week-long vacation in Cozumel.
Sheriff's Office: Three arrested in traffic stop, officers seize meth, needles, fake IDs
Deputies said they arrested two Catawba County residents and one Caldwell County man Sunday morning after locating a knife, hypodermic needles, counterfeit identification documents and methamphetamine inside the suspects' vehicle during a traffic stop on N.C. 27 West in Lincolnton.