Hospital and affiliates opening later than normal today.
“It’s not fair what they’ve done to us and the way they’ve done it,” said the former employee, who asked not to be named, adding that the 20 or so laid-off employees were mostly upholsterers hired in the past six months.
At each of eight tables, students hovered over a black, metal box, unpacking rainbow-colored wires and shining metal parts, diving in to assemble the pieces, looking more like surgeons on the operating table than students putting together computers.
Thursday was the third annual computer-building workshop with Google, and this year the focus was on teaching kids just what it takes to work in the technology and computer-based fields, including more than just the working parts of a computer.
Authorities were looking for a man who led deputies on a brief but high-speed chase on what investigators think was a stolen motorcycle Thursday morning.
A Lenoir man was arrested in Morganton after officers said his car was weaving down the road while he was drinking beer at 4:45 a.m. Tuesday.