Later this summer letters spelling the motto “IN GOD WE TRUST” will be installed on the front and back of the county administration building and over the main entrance to the Caldwell County Courthouse.
Annie Moody, Lenoir
Buddy Auton, Boomer
Donna Beane, Hudson
Diane Fersch, Collettsville
Caldwell County plans to hire 14 additional paramedics to accommodate a change in how many hours Emergency Medical Services employees work in a week.
It’s common knowledge throughout Rhodhiss that fabric used to make at least the first flag to go to the moon, if not more, came from Burlington Industrial Fabrics, which once had two factories in town but left in 1983. But it may not be true.
A group of women entered Caldwell Superior Court, led by Jenna Marie Triplett, wiping tears from her cheeks as she sat and waited to plead guilty in the death of a close friend.
Except in Sawmills and Cedar Rock, this year’s municipal elections are all but no other town has any contested races.
The last Foothills Performing Arts’ production of the 2014-15 season opens in Houston, Texas, at the pulpit of a “mega-church” where a young pastor played by Yulson Suddreth is looking out over the sanctuary for the first time. The pastor, Dr. Mears, thinks he is speaking as a guest pastor, but really he is there as part of an auditioning process that will shake up his life and his faith in God.
Celia Chimento, 9, raced across the gym floor, then vaulted, landing on her hands on a large black and red mat, and then bouncing to land right-side-up again. Her smile beamed from ear to ear.
Sawmills and Cedar Rock now have contested races for mayor, and a woman who recently moved to Rhodhiss is running for the town board there.
Raphe Doctors later determined that Arrowood, 72, had multiple fractures to the bones of his face and had bleeding on his brain, according to the search warrant document filed at the Caldwell County Courthouse, but when an officer asked him how he was injured, he said he was bleeding because he "picked a scab." The officer who talked to Arrowood described him as "extremely disoriented."
A wreck at the intersection of Main Street and Harper Avenue sent one of the cars into the side of a building Thursday morning.
Eugene Liston Broach, 31, who recently moved to Granite Falls from Columbia, South Carolina, was charged with manufacture of methamphetamine and maintaining a dwelling place to keep or store a controlled substance, both felonies.
Amber Nicole McNeely, 31, of Countryside Drive is accused of getting the heroin from a dealer in Boone, a sheriff’s office press release said.
The men used what is known as a short-changing scam, a way of confusing a store clerk into giving more change than the person is due, Capt. Couby Stilwell of the Lenoir Department said.
The Snyder family welcomed the Caldwell County 4-H to their farm in Dudley Shoals for three days of learning how a farm operates.
Four more incumbents filed for re-election on Wednesday -- two in Granite Falls, one in Gamewell and one in Lenoir.
After much praying and hoping, Rhodhiss officials finally have the money in place for sorely needed work to repair the town’s leaky, deteriorating water and sewer systems.
Town Manager Art Delaney said Wednesday that construction on the $3 million project will begin no later than next spring. Two state grants are paying for it.
James Dean Eaker won a dismissal of a key conviction and sentence in his long record in the justice system believes he should be set free, but he'll have to wait at least a few weeks longer to see whether that will happen.
Housing is a hidden factor affecting the statistical picture of Caldwell County, economic development officials said Tuesday. Or, rather, the lack of certain kinds of housing, especially new apartments, is hiding some of the effects of the local job growth over the past couple of years.
A house that originally belonged to the man who founded what became Broyhill Furniture Company burned almost to the ground Tuesday.
A restaurant called Camelot operated until 2004 in a vaguely castle-like building near Hibriten High School and included a miniature golf course. Now former Camelot owner Robert Greer and his business partner, Tommy Craig, have decided to give the place a second chance, or what some call a mulligan.
A Lenoir man is accused of leading Morganton officers on a high-speed chase, and his passenger is accused of stealing merchandise from a Walmart.