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Jul. 22, 2014 @ 08:28 AM

Car crash 'was like a jet coming at us'

Geralene Patterson cannot wipe the horrible, deafening screech of crunching metal from her mind, nor the moments after she learned that she and her friend Adrienne Campbell were the only survivors of the crash last Wednesday evening in Gamewell.

Jul. 23, 2014 @ 01:33 PM

Relatives: Killing could have been avoided

Among the frustrations felt by relatives of Bobby Dean Sparks is that the man he is accused of killing on June 24, Sammy William Sturgill, might have been in jail awaiting trial in a stabbing but had been released less than three months earlier for reasons that officials will not explain.


Jul. 23, 2014 @ 09:24 AM

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.

Norris led a tour Tuesday evening of the new LEOS Place, or Lenoir Emergency Outreach Shelter, the only homeless shelter in the area.


Jul. 23, 2014 @ 09:22 AM

Eola Beer Company set to open next week

The old Lenoir bus station on Harper Avenue has sprung back to life in recent weeks, with interior walls coming down and new equipment going up, transforming the building into what its owner hopes will be a first-rate gastropub.


Jul. 23, 2014 @ 08:12 AM

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.


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Jul. 15, 2014 @ 09:56 PM

2014 a success for Post 29

The 2014 season for Caldwell County Post 29 was nothing short of a success for first-year head coach Myron Day and the rest of the 29ers.


Jul. 15, 2014 @ 09:55 PM

Bats quiet in Hickory loss

The Hickory Crawdads managed just three hits on Tuesday night, resulting in a 7-0 loss to the Lakewood BlueClaws at L.P. Frans Stadium in Hickory.


Jul. 14, 2014 @ 05:38 PM

Warriors split with Morganton

The Caldwell Warriors split a doubleheader with the Morganton Militia on Sunday afternoon at Walker Stadium in Lenoir.


Jul. 09, 2014 @ 10:04 PM

Caldwell's season comes to an end

Caldwell County Post 29 saw its season come to an end after falling 13-6 to Shelby Post 82 in the second round of the Area IV playoffs on Wednesday night at Keeter Stadium in Shelby.