49 min ago
Community mourns the loss of Officer Jason Crisp
Family, friends, and western North Carolina's law enforcement community paid their respects under rainy skies Sunday to the family of fallen officer Jason Crisp.
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10 hrs ago
Cattlemen find fellowship in association
Philip Wike was raised in farming cattle. His father and his grandfather before him raised cattle, and today the family owns and rents farms in Caldwell County, raising cattle, chickens, corn and more.
14 hrs ago
3 accused of targeting children for sex
An 18-year-old man first saw the 11-year-old girl on a social media site. He sent her friend requests.
Sat Mar 15, 2014
Fred Yount Jr. of Granite Falls called 'high-level' drug deal
A months-long investigation by the Caldwell County Sheriff's Office ended in the arrest Wednesday of a Granite Falls man whom the sheriff's office is accusing of being a high-level drug dealer.
Fri Mar 14, 2014
Fallen officer's funeral to be held Monday in Marion
Officer Jason Crisp and his K-9 counterpart, Maros, both shot and killed in the line of duty Wednesday, will be honored Monday at a funeral at McDowell High School in Marion.
Thu Mar 13, 2014
Burke County killings have impact in Caldwell County
The violent deaths of four people in western Burke County is resonating particularly strongly for law enforcement officers in Caldwell County.
Christmas can't be contained
TOPIC Caldwell County Animal Control officer Patrick Whittington chases a donkey named Christmas that got loose on Summerlin Place off Setzers Creek Road Wednesday afternoon.
Wed Mar 12, 2014
Caldwell Education Foundation awards grants to five teachers
TOPIC Nikki Malatin, West Caldwell High School, Tracey Holton, Hudson Elementary School, Lauren Oakes, Horizon's Elementary School, Jamie Lewis, Hibriten High School, and Jacob Lail, Gamewell Middle School, pose for a picture after recieving their grants during Tuesday's grant presentation held at the Caldwell Education Center in Lenoir.
Tue Mar 11, 2014
Caldwell County Schools hire new finance director
David Clifton Johnson was appointed the new finance director for the Caldwell County Schools at the Caldwell County Board of Education's meeting Monday night.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
Sun Mar 09, 2014
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.
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.