Through the streets of downtown Lenoir, children raced Thursday afternoon to decorate Christmas trees lining the street as part of Light Up Lenoir. In the nippy wind, kids waited for adults to string the lights, then rushed in with gingerbread men, presents, glittery stars and Popsicle-stick reindeer ornaments.
The turkey is a symbol of Thanksgiving, the integral part of a classic meal that commemorates communities coming together to count their blessings.
This year, the Lenoir/Caldwell County Interdenominational Black Ministerial Alliance is starting what officials hope becomes a new Thanksgiving tradition bringing communities together.
Students from eight Caldwell County elementary schools and home school students gasped with delight as 9-foot-tall body puppets took the stage Friday at the J.E. Broyhill Civic Center.
After accounting for 296 yards of offense in the final week of the high school football regular season, West Caldwell’s Trustin Harper was named the WBTV Hendrick Lexus Player of the Week.
The fourth-seeded South Caldwell Spartans saw their season come to an end after the visiting Spartans from Mt. Tabor dominated from the opening kickoff in the first round of the 4A state playoffs.
Hibriten traveled to Canton on a 20-degree night to take on the Pisgah Bears in the first round of the 3A state playoffs and returned home on the short side of a 16-13 score, ending the Panthers' season with an overall record of 6-5.
The high school football regular season has come to an end and two Caldwell County teams have made the playoffs.