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Jun. 29, 2015 @ 04:09 PM

Dudley Shoals woman dies after wrecking into tree

Frances Coffey, 56, of Dudley Shoals Road died Monday not long after rescuers spent more than an hour freeing her from the wreckage of her a Santa Fe Honda after she drove off the left side of the road and hit a tree.

Jun. 29, 2015 @ 05:35 PM

Granite Falls man killed by forklift

A forklift driver at a Granite Falls lumber company was killed Monday when his forklift ran over him. His name was not released Monday.


Jun. 29, 2015 @ 05:43 PM

Arrests reported June 26-28


Jun. 29, 2015 @ 04:21 PM

One injured in wreck on Morganton Blvd

Patricia Lingerfelt of Lenoir was injured on Monday morning after another driver lost control and sideswiped her vehicle on Morganton Boulevard in front of the QP gas station in Gamewell.


Jun. 29, 2015 @ 10:45 AM

CommunityOne completes CertusBank purchase

CommunityOne Bank announced it has completed its purchase of the Lenoir branch of CertusBank and has appointed a former CertusBank manager to run the branch.


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Jun. 29, 2015 @ 03:45 PM

Post 29 wins division title

Caldwell County Post 29 claimed the Area IV Western Division championship with a 15-2 victory in seven innings at Rutherford County Post 423.


Jun. 26, 2015 @ 05:00 AM

29ers rally past Rutherford

Caldwell County Post 29 scored nine unanswered runs, ending with a game-winning RBI single by Taylor Purus in the bottom of the 10th inning to give the 29ers a 9-8 victory over Rutherford County Post 423 at M.S. Deal Stadium.


Jun. 25, 2015 @ 03:52 PM

Errors plague Post 29

Caldwell County Post 29 managed just five hits, resulting in an 8-1 loss to Cherryville Post 100.


Jun. 24, 2015 @ 03:12 PM

Mathewson named Player of the Week

Caldwell County Post 29’s Jared Mathewson claimed his fourth victory of the season last week against Hickory, earning himself the Lenoir News-Topic Week 4 Player of the Week.