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Sep. 17, 2014 @ 08:25 AM

Wreck snarls Smith's Crossroads

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.

Sep. 17, 2014 @ 08:34 AM

Sawmills will go without mayor for now

Sawmills will do without a mayor for the next 15 months, town council members decided Tuesday night.


Sep. 17, 2014 @ 08:32 AM

Terese Almquist named Woman of the Year

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.


Sep. 17, 2014 @ 08:30 AM

Project leader: Study could bring new business within a year

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.


Sep. 17, 2014 @ 08:27 AM

Superior Court convictions for week of Sept. 8

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.


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Sep. 13, 2014 @ 08:59 PM

Rockets beat South in two-day affair

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.


Sep. 13, 2014 @ 08:29 PM

Hibriten-Ashe County declared 'no contest' due to lightning

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.


Sep. 13, 2014 @ 08:27 PM

Storms suspend West, Enka

Severe storms forced a suspended game during the third quarter of Friday night's football game between West Caldwell and Enka.


Sep. 06, 2014 @ 10:59 AM

Spartans hang on to beat Cougars

In its home opener, South Caldwell held on through penalties and mistakes to beat the Alexander Central Cougars 20-14 Friday night in Sawmills.