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Jan. 30, 2015 @ 08:59 AM

State superintendent tours Caldwell Early College High School

The state superintendent of schools doesn’t like to say, “When I was your age,” but in a visit to the Caldwell Early College High School, June Atkinson encouraged its current students to say it proudly in the future.

Jan. 30, 2015 @ 09:17 AM

The weddings are off

The Valentine’s Day Wedding Extravaganza by the Caldwell County Register of Deeds Office had become a popular annual event for couples who favor the simpler, quicker, cheaper method of being married by a magistrate, but with the modicum of pomp and circumstance that this daylong event affords. Register of Deeds Wayne Rash said that because Feb. 14 falls on a Saturday this year, there were a number of complicating factors.


Jan. 29, 2015 @ 09:29 PM

Habitat for Humanity breaks ground on 100th house in Caldwell County

It will be the first house built in Caldwell County along Habitat’s new design standards, which will have the same interior layout, but with new bungalow-style exterior features. It’s also energy-efficient, guaranteed to be heated and cooled for just $26 a month.


Jan. 29, 2015 @ 09:11 PM

George Robinson to replace Starnes in NC House

Caldwell County's new representative in the state House of Representatives, replacing Edgar Starnes, will be a former representative in the House, George Robinson.


Jan. 29, 2015 @ 08:28 AM

Lenoir fires down for 2014, report says

The number of fires in Lenoir decreased in 2014 from the previous year by 16 percent, a report released by the Lenoir Fire Department shows.


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Jan. 28, 2015 @ 04:34 PM

West grapplers topple Bandys

The West Caldwell wrestling team wrapped up its regular season with a 54-29 victory over Bandys on Tuesday night in Catawba.


Jan. 28, 2015 @ 04:33 PM

South girls win, boys fall

The South Caldwell basketball teams splits with Patton on Friday night, as the Lady Spartans defeated the Panthers, 50-34, while the boys fell 62-41.


Jan. 17, 2015 @ 06:39 PM

Warriors cruise past Bunker Hill

The West Caldwell Warriors scored the first 14 points of the game en route to a 73-45 victory over Bunker Hill on Friday night in Gamewell.


Jan. 13, 2015 @ 09:30 PM

Scores from Tuesday night

Due to inclement weather, we had an early press time, scores from Tuesday night will not be in Wednesday's News-Topic.