7 hrs ago
Town mayor indicted on 12 counts of forgery
A Caldwell County Grand Jury indicted the mayor of Sawmills for allegedly writing thousands of dollars of bogus checks.
19 hrs ago
Fast-moving Fire Destroys Granite Falls House
Fire investigators in Caldwell county are trying to determine what started a quick moving fire that destroyed a home in Granite Falls.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
Charge is now murder, but man remains free
The criminal charge against a Morganton man accused of failing to report the killing of a man who had been reported missing in Caldwell County in August 2013 was increased earlier this month to murder, but he remains out of jail while awaiting trial.
Man convicted of molesting boy
A Granite Falls man was convicted Friday in Caldwell Superior Court of charges that he molested a 9-year-old boy in 2010.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Father convicted after infant sustained multiple fractures
A Hudson man was convicted on a felony child abuse charge after his infant child was seriously injured in 2012.
Hudson man called meth 'kingpin'
Investigators say that a Hudson man they are calling a large-scale methamphetamine distributor may have been selling several pounds of meth every week.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Forest ranger killed by tree
A state forest ranger was killed Wednesday in Tuttle Educational State Forest when a fallen tree he was trying to remove got loose and struck the tractor he was driving.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
NC Forest Service employee dies in accident
A North Carolina Forest Service employee died in an accident Wednesday afternoon.
Man goes to prison for mortgage fraud in Caldwell County
A former sales manager for the Hudson office of a manufactured-housing company was sentenced Wednesday to two and half years in federal prison for his role in a mortgage and consumer fraud conspiracy.
Past, future of iconic building praised
If you used to work at the headquarters of Broyhill Furniture Industries when it was on U.S. 321, you would stand a fair chance now of being able to find your way through the building now that it is the headquarters of Exela Pharma Sciences.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
Granite Falls man pleads guilty to meth charges
A man who pleaded guilty Monday to making methampetamine will not be sent to prison because he gave detectives information that led to five more drug arrests.
Retirement brings man back to area that shaped him
When searching for a new home, a new place in which to retire, Carpenter decided it was time to come back to a place where he spent part of his childhood.
Thu Aug 07, 2014
The Mountain Times
Brewing 101: Caldwell...
Jason Howard, of Howard Brewing in Lenoir, is happy to lend his talents and resources to Caldwell Community College's soon to launch brewing program.
Wed Aug 06, 2014
Market educates kids on earthworms
Slimy, chilly, squishy earthworms writhed in a blue bowl at the Sawmills Farmers Market Kids Corner on Tuesday.
Tue Aug 05, 2014
CCC&TI brews up a new course
With the number of breweries in North Carolina growing and interest in craft beers also taking off, Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute will offer a new program this fall that teaches students the art and work of creating their own brews.
CIS fundraiser collects 'tools' for students
The first and last days of school are always the most exciting. On the last day of school, students are looking forward to sleeping in and fun, summer activities.
County disputes water contract
Under the terms of that contract, the county had to pay about $130,000 for water that customers of the county water system didn't use during the last fiscal year, from July 1, 2013, to June 30, 2014.
Hit-and-run suspect also accused of choking dog
A man accused of driving into the side of the Pizza Hut in Lenoir and leaving without giving managers his name was found passed out on the steps of his house in a pizza-stained T-shirt, holding a slice of pizza in his hand, reports said.
Arson suspected in Sunday fire
The Caldwell County fire marshal's office is investigating a fire believed to have been intentionally set at a former Shuford Mills building in Granite Falls Sunday morning.
All smiles at Widows Breakfast
The sun was already baking Caldwell County and the fields of tall, green stalks of corn Monday morning before the start of the monthly Widows Breakfast at Johnny Wilson Farm, and the sun glimmered off the lake.