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Sep. 16, 2014 @ 08:26 AM

Triplets split for first time

Throughout the 18 years of their young lives, the Bartlett triplets have rarely been apart long -- only once for more than a week.


Sep. 16, 2014 @ 08:21 AM

Catawba County man jailed for felonies

A man previously convicted of two felonies in Burke County was convicted of three felonies last Wednesday in Caldwell County, which will more than double the time he spends in prison.


Sep. 16, 2014 @ 07:59 AM

Study's goal is luring new retailers

Over the next few months, Caldwell County's potential for new retail businesses will get a thorough evaluation by a market-research firm.

But the company also will actively court businesses that its research says could be successful here.


Sep. 16, 2014 @ 06:39 AM

Granite Falls festival tries something new

The sixth annual Granite Falls Merchant’s Association Festival will offer activities of all types this year, including its first beer garden.

As of last week, 41 vendors had signed up to have booths, food and games for residents and visitors of the festival.


Sep. 16, 2014 @ 06:37 AM

Education Foundation will throw 25th birthday party

The Education Foundation Inc. of Caldwell County will blow out the candles for its 25th birthday at a celebration event on Thursday at 6 p.m. at the J.E. Broyhill Civic Center. The party will feature entertainments, speakers and a three-course menu.