It’s a festival made for sitting still, other than tapping toes.
Many other summer festivals offer distractions galore, from food booths to children’s games and booth after booth of unrelated crafts for sale, whatever the festival’s featured event may be.
But at the Historic Happy Valley Old-time Fiddlers’ Convention, it’s all about the music.
Health care workers now can get three kinds of certifications in a single course at Caldwell Community College & Technical Institute that costs less than a third of what it used to cost to get all three.
A Valdese woman's fourth and fifth convictions for driving while impaired got her sentenced to prison for three to five years.
In recent years, the cluster of biotechnology companies that has taken root and grown in the Lenoir area has been turning some heads among statewide economic development officials, who now are using the cluster as a potential lure for more biotech jobs.
When Beverly Jaynes first came to Caldwell Community College & Technical Institute in 1983, she taught classes in a Broyhill Furniture factory.
The Hibriten Panthers fought through numerous penalties and substitution mistakes to pull out a 58-20 over Wilkes Central in Moravian Falls on Friday night.
The South Caldwell Spartans took advantage of costly miscues by the West Caldwell Warriors to claim a 28-7 victory in the first county matchup of the season on Friday night in Gamewell.
West Caldwell started 2014 strong Friday night, with a commanding win at home against North Wilkes, 35-6.
For the second consecutive season, the Hibriten Panthers and the West Iredell Warriors combined for 106 points in the opening game of the season, and just like last the 2013 game, Hibriten walked out of the game 1-0.
Devell Maxwell led the way for Panthers, rushing for 209 yards on just nine carries and scoring four times to give Hibriten a 67-39 victory over West Iredell on Friday night in Statesville. Last season, the Panthers defeated the Warriors 69-37.