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Jul. 31, 2014 @ 05:53 AM

A 'farmed' childhood in Sawmills

Growing up on a farm is an experience set apart from growing up in a home with a few cats and dogs as pets. According to siblings Clay Wilson and Olivia Wilson Ford, growing up on a bona-fide farm involves learning at an earlier age than most about the circle of life, how to drive, the value of agriculture and the importance of hard work.

Jul. 31, 2014 @ 01:19 PM

Man in Globe dies when mower overturns

A man cutting the grass died Wednesday afternoon after his mower overturned on an embankment, according to Capt. Larry Price from the Collettsville Fire and Rescue Squad. His name was not released Wednesday evening.


Aug. 01, 2014 @ 06:26 AM

New principal welcomed to West Caldwell

Faculty, staff and school board members arrived at West Caldwell High School on a rainy Thursday to show their support for Andy Puhl, who took over as principal of the high school.

Puhl replaced Jeff Link and said the transition was quick but has gone smoothly.


Aug. 01, 2014 @ 05:57 AM

Lenoir student among Google's first official interns

By the time Keith Miller graduated from West Caldwell High School and left Lenoir to begin studying computer science at Appalachian State University, Google's data center had already been operating for a few years, but he didn't think he'd ever have a shot at working there.


Aug. 01, 2014 @ 02:52 AM

Silence greets town manager's request for raise

After less than three months on the job, the interim town manager for Cajah's Mountain has asked for a 15 percent raise plus compensation for his commute from his home in Hickory.


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Jul. 28, 2014 @ 10:51 PM

A dual threat

Impressive pitching combined with potent offense earned South Caldwell's Taylor Purus the honor of Caldwell County's Player of the Year.


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.