One by one, 15 teachers took turns talking about the things they had seen and learned during tours of Caldwell County industries. The words “amazed” and “amazing” got quite a workout.
Homeowners residing in low-income neighborhoods in northern Lenoir may have noticed a flyer left at their door by Duke Energy. Those who tossed the flyer in the trash before reading it may not realize that Duke is offering some free services to help customers save money.
Kaylen Kent and Luke Dellinger of Caldwell County are among four chosen to work as interns at Blue Ridge Electric Membership Corp. this summer.
A former chairman of the Caldwell County Economic Development Commission and a business professor who is an authority on tourism and strategic planning are losing their seats on the EDC’s board of directors. Replacing them, and filling a vacant seat, are a county commissioner, a radio talk show host and the owner of a certified public accounting firm.
Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute has received grant funding to help cover the cost of training for people who are unemployed or underemployed and want to make a career change.
Mulligan’s Tavern, a sports bar and full-service restaurant, opens Wednesday at 211 Arrowood St. in Lenoir, serving lunch and dinner every day but Tuesday.
Mood Changers offers fragrance lamps, lamp oils, baby oils, sunglasses, soaps, socks and accessories.
Kathleen Jones has joined Merrill Lynch as a financial advisor in its Lenoir office.
Customers of Blue Ridge Electric Membership Corp. will see their rates stay unchanged for the second consecutive year, the company’s chief executive officer announced Thursday at Blue Ridge’s annual meeting at its corporate office in Lenoir, where Kelly Melton also was elected to represent the Caldwell district on the board of directors.
Local economic development officials have embraced a testing program that promises to help employers find workers who have a proven level of ability in certain vital skills.
Major employers in Caldwell County soon will receive a survey asking about their needs for hotels for business guests.
Planning is already underway at Appalachian State University on how to make more progress reducing trash produced during home football games.
Jonathan Loss of Hickory, a Caldwell County native, has been named head of the Mathematics Department at Catawba Valley Community College.
Sam Rhodes, an agent of New York Life Insurance Co. and the owner of Carolina First Associates, has qualified for the Top of the Table status of the Million Dollar Round Table – The Premier Association of Financial Professionals.
Efforts to diversify the Lenoir area’s economy gained another tool recently when Lenoir was accepted into the North Carolina Certified Retirement Community Program.
People lined up outside Buffalo Mercantile Co. and Cafe ahead of the store’s noon grand opening Saturday. Buffalo Mercantile Company was in operation from 1897 until 2006, and nine years later, local customers said they are pleased to see the store re-opening under the ownership of Tom Kassab. Kassab said he looks forward to carrying on traditions with the store while introducing new things, such as Italian cuisine and coffee blends.
There's both old and new in Buffalo Mercantile Co. and Café, formerly Todd's Country Store, which held a "grand re-opening" Saturday.
Jeff Welch and Shawn Moore are trying to pedal ahead of their predecessors by designing one bike that can handle all types of terrain.
After filing for bankruptcy protection, RadioShack released a list in February of 1,149 corporate-owned stores that could close, and the corporate-owned Lenoir store was not on the list. However, RadioShack spokesperson Casey Larsen said Wednesday that the store is scheduled to close by the end of June because of restructuring.
Jim Sponenberg, a longtime local banker and community leader, has joined The Property Shop as an agent.
Log Homes of America Inc. has been recognized by its insurer for the spotless safety record of its Lenoir milling operation in 2014.
The man handpicked in 2013 to lead the company that was formed out of the bankrupt properties of Furniture Brands International is leaving the company.
Syblena Findley of Lenoir was a finalist in Wilkes Community College’s Student Business Plan Writing Contest.