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Aug. 26, 2015 @ 03:50 PM

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Aug. 27, 2015 @ 06:34 AM

Lenoir man seeks help from kidney coach

In 2014, George Milton Foster of Lenoir walked up the hill in his backyard to where his beehives sit and noticed that it took more effort than usual to get up the slope.

“I climb these hills with my bees, and I noticed a little shortness of breath. I didn’t think anything of it because I’m 72,” Foster said.

Aug. 26, 2015 @ 04:02 PM

Woman disputes account of husband’s arrest

The wife of a man accused for driving drunk and trying to injure a Highway Patrol trooper says she was there and she disagrees with how officials described what happened.

Aug. 26, 2015 @ 01:11 PM

Arrests reported Aug. 24-25

Aug. 25, 2015 @ 06:22 PM

Starnes' impact on Caldwell spans decades

Whether he was sitting at home entertaining guests with “Miss Margaret” or wearing a suit and tie while visiting one of the country’s most prominent senators in the U.S. Capitol, Alden E. Starnes was ever the same product of Dudley Shoals, people who knew him said. Starnes, 86, died Tuesday.

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Aug. 25, 2015 @ 05:00 AM

Warriors upend Hibriten

The West Caldwell volleyball team opened up its season with a win over cross-town rival, the Hibriten Panthers.

The Warriors won the match by a score of 3-1. The scores of the sets were 26-24, 24-26, 25-12 and 25-19.

Aug. 22, 2015 @ 10:43 AM

Spartans earn shutout victory in opener

Despite an early setback, the South Caldwell Spartans used a power-run game and stifling defense to overwhelm the Bandys Trojans in a 31-0 shutout win Friday night.

Aug. 22, 2015 @ 10:25 AM

Hibriten hangs on at East Burke

The Hibriten Panthers traveled to East Burke on Friday night to face the Cavaliers at Danny Williams Field and squeaked out a 33-32 victory.

Aug. 22, 2015 @ 09:30 AM

Tucker, Warriors crush North Wilkes

West Caldwell's Titus Tucker accounted for four touchdowns on Friday night to lead the Warriors in a dominating, 50-14 victory over North Wilkes.