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Jul. 29, 2014 @ 08:29 AM

Convicted felon arrested at courthouse

A Hudson man who had been under investigation by narcotics officers was arrested at the Caldwell County courthouse Friday when he showed up for a child-support hearing.


Jul. 29, 2014 @ 08:22 AM

42nd Harambee starts with a bang Saturday

In 1972, a group of community leaders in Lenoir started a small festival to showcase local talent – The Black Arts Festival, presenting paintings, drawings, sculptures, dancing and more.

Over the years it grew and gained traction, growing into a weeklong celebration of community in Caldwell County, changing its name to Harambee, a Swahili word meaning “all pull together.”

This Saturday, the 42nd Annual Harambee Arts Festival kicks off, and for nearly a week will feature events and activities that folks in Caldwell County have come to look forward to each summer.


Jul. 29, 2014 @ 08:02 AM

Woman said husband stole, slept around, officer says

After her arrest in the stabbing of her husband April 22, Donna Thomas Harris said she was angry with him because he stole $30,000 from her and was having affairs with other women, a Hudson police officer testified Monday.


Jul. 29, 2014 @ 06:27 AM

4-H 'horses around' in the rain

Even in the pouring rain, a handful of 4-H club members were ready to learn about horse care and first aid at the Horsing Around Camp last week.

At Morning Glory Farms, rain pummeled down the arena and barn in Baton at the start of camp, but once the horses Magic, Kia and Shariff were tacked up and ready to ride, the clouds stopped their downpour.


Jul. 28, 2014 @ 01:36 PM

Car crushes, kills man

A Sawmills man working on his car was killed Saturday when the jack holding the car up slipped, pinning him underneath the vehicle.