12 hrs ago
Caldwell County unemployment drops
The unemployment rate for June was 7.3 percent, down from 7.5 percent, and the number of people counted as unemployed dropped by 145, to 2,670, the N.C. Division of Employment Security reported.
15 hrs ago
A 'farmed' childhood in Sawmills
TOPIC Clay Wilson feeds the farm's pet pig Porky an Oreo cookie at Johnny Wilson Farm along Dry Ponds Road.
Wed Jul 30, 2014
Float and Fly' activity draws a crowd
TOPIC Riley Craig works on his paper airplane during Tuesday afternoon's Float and Fly program at the Lenoir Library.
CCC&TI offers craft brewing program for pros, amateurs
A new educational program is brewing at Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute and will be on tap this fall.
Tue Jul 29, 2014
42nd Harambee starts with a bang Saturday
In 1972, a group of community leaders in Lenoir started a small festival to showcase local talent - The Black Arts Festival, presenting paintings, drawings, sculptures, dancing and more.
Toddler, adult taken to hospital after Caldwell Co. house fire
Firefighters had to take two people to the hospital Tuesday morning -- including a toddler -- after responding to a house fire in Caldwell County.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
The Charlotte Observer
Caldwell man arrested on meth charges
Jerry Duane Anderson, 27, of Hudson, was arrested late last week on methamphetamine-related charges, according to the Caldwell County Sheriff's Office.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
Scam makes people think electric bill overdue
Blue Ridge Electric Membership Corp. is warning about a scam that seeks to get customers' debit card or credit card information.
Beach coming to Caldwell County
The first SunTrust Summer Bash will bring a bit of the coast to the foothills, complete with sand, beach music and shag dancing.
Four accused of trying to escape police
Four Lenoir residents are accused of trying to get away from police Wednesday night by speeding away in an SUV, then running off when it wrecked.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
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Silver Alert issued for Caldwell County man The Caldwell County Sheriff's Office has issued a Silver Alert for a 58-year-old Lenoir man.
Kids pop with excitement for pop-ups
"This is about you guys being as creative as you want," Erica Lein, youth services librarian, told the children gathered around the tables of paper, markers and scissors at the Lenoir branch of the Caldwell County Public Library.
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Underneath the murky brown water, prehistoric-looking creatures swam with gaping mouths and aimlessly staring eyes.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Farmers market provides food and play
Jarae Garcia, 6, and Harold Garcia, 4, ran in the grass at the Sawmills Farmers Market under a sky of thick, rolling clouds.
Building a new home for the homeless
Elizabeth Norris pointed through walls made only of two-by-fours, telling a group of visitors that this space, now only concrete and bare walls, will be a kitchen, a dining room, a sleeping area - a home for Lenoir's homeless.
Car going 100 when it crashed, trooper says
A Caldwell County man was driving about 100 miles per hour down U.S. 321 north of Lenoir when he lost control of the car late Monday afternoon and wrecked, the N.C. Highway Patrol reported.
Sat Jul 19, 2014
Public invited to see planned homeless shelter
Caldwell County Yokefellow and Lenoir are holding an open house Tuesday evening for people to see what will become the city's first full-time homeless shelter.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
The Charlotte Observer
2 women, child die in Caldwell County wreck
Two women and a child were killed Wednesday night in a head-on collision in Caldwell County, according to the N.C. Highway Patrol.
Gaither, Learner consider next steps
District Attorney Jay Gaither says he has yet to begin planning what he'll do beyond the next five months as he assists the transition for the man who stopped his bid for a fourth term.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
New furniture company could bring 150 jobs
A Florida-based furniture company is considering placing a manufacturing plant in Caldwell County, with perhaps 150 jobs over the next three years, county officials said Monday.