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Aug. 30, 2014 @ 04:18 PM

Toe-tappin' under the tent

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.

Sep. 02, 2014 @ 08:01 AM

Proposal would let jail inmates 'light' up

County jails currently are no-smoking zones, but some legislators favor modifying that.


Sep. 02, 2014 @ 02:03 AM

CCC&TI says new program likely to result in job

After being asked repeatedly whether he knew any students who are skilled as a maintenance technician, and tired of saying no, Jeff Holman decided to start a program that would let him say yes.


Sep. 01, 2014 @ 12:01 PM

CCC&TI health program offers faster path

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.


Aug. 31, 2014 @ 08:12 AM

Woman convicted of 5th DWI in 6 years

A Valdese woman's fourth and fifth convictions for driving while impaired got her sentenced to prison for three to five years.


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Aug. 30, 2014 @ 07:00 AM

Hibriten overpowers Wilkes Central

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.


Aug. 30, 2014 @ 07:00 AM

Spartans run past West

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.


Aug. 23, 2014 @ 09:26 PM

English, Warriors earn first win

West Caldwell started 2014 strong Friday night, with a commanding win at home against North Wilkes, 35-6.


Aug. 23, 2014 @ 09:23 PM

Panthers handle West Iredell

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.