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Jul. 23, 2014 @ 09:24 AM

Building a new home for the homeless

Elizabeth Norris pointed through walls made only of two-by-fours, telling a group of visitors that this space, now only concrete and bare walls, will be a kitchen, a dining room, a sleeping area — a home for Lenoir’s homeless.

Norris led a tour Tuesday evening of the new LEOS Place, or Lenoir Emergency Outreach Shelter, the only homeless shelter in the area.

Jul. 24, 2014 @ 01:01 PM

Lenoir man charged in Burke break-in

A Lenoir man is accused of breaking into a convenience store in Morganton and stealing a large number of cigarettes.


Jul. 24, 2014 @ 09:16 AM

Granite Falls hit by fruity graffiti

They are easily seen as you drive along Main Street in Granite Falls. Three neon-pink-and-yellow peaches, about 3 feet in diameter, have been spray-painted on the walls of businesses. Police do not know who is responsible.


Jul. 24, 2014 @ 06:47 AM

Sawmills Veterans Park restroom bid approved

The new restrooms for Sawmills Veterans Park were ordered on Wednesday. CXT Inc. will ship the restrooms and install them within 90 days.


Jul. 24, 2014 @ 06:42 AM

Straight from the farm to the Bistro

Tina Nordan's goal is for her restaurant to get as much of its food and ingredients from local sources as possible.

She has found that can sometimes be a challenge.


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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.


Jul. 09, 2014 @ 10:04 PM

Caldwell's season comes to an end

Caldwell County Post 29 saw its season come to an end after falling 13-6 to Shelby Post 82 in the second round of the Area IV playoffs on Wednesday night at Keeter Stadium in Shelby.