Smith’s Crossroads became a traffic disaster, with a man trapped in a crumpled car until rescuers sawed its roof off, after two cars collided in the intersection late Tuesday morning.
Sawmills will do without a mayor for the next 15 months, town council members decided Tuesday night.
Terese Almquist, publisher of the Lenoir News-Topic, accepted the title of Distinguished Woman of the Year on Tuesday night at the J.E. Broyhill Civic Center, saying she was humbled and honored to receive the award, presented by the Caldwell County Council for Women.
A new study of the potential for new retail and restaurant options in Caldwell County should result within a year in at least one new company breaking ground somewhere on U.S. 321, the project leader for the study told local government officials, business people and property owners Tuesday.
The following Caldwell County residents were convicted of felony offenses and sentenced during Superior Court the week of Sept. 8, 2014 in Burke, Caldwell and Catawba counties.
In a two-day affair, the South Caldwell Spartans could not fend off a late A.C. Reynolds rally as the Rockets handed the Spartans their first loss of the season, 26-21.
Persistent lightning caused officials to call off the Hibriten and Ashe County game Friday night, but not after a hard-fought first half that left the scoreboard reading 28-22 in Hibriten's favor.
Severe storms forced a suspended game during the third quarter of Friday night's football game between West Caldwell and Enka.
In its home opener, South Caldwell held on through penalties and mistakes to beat the Alexander Central Cougars 20-14 Friday night in Sawmills.