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.
Two Caldwell County School principals will take on new schools while two assistant principals will step up as principals in the 2015-16 school year, said the Caldwell County Board of Education Monday night.
The building that formerly housed a dry cleaning business that was the subject of a lawsuit over improper handling of chemicals was torn down Monday, but to make more space for parking for other stores, not because of anything related to the problems of Piedmont Cleaners.
People filed for offices in Hudson, Gamewell, Cedar Rock, Cajah's Mountain and Rhodhiss.
Mayor Janet Winkler of Hudson and Councilman Allen Stewart of Cajah's Mountain filed to run for re-election Friday.
Fact: You can’t have too much blackberry cobbler at the N.C. Blackberry Festival.
West Lenoir Elementary School could lose its WrapAround program due to lack of participation, and parents with children in other WrapAround programs could see an increase in what they are charged.
Dusty Robert Boston, 24, of Jamestown Road, Morganton, pleaded guilty in Caldwell Superior Court to involuntary manslaughter in the death of his cousin Kent Austin Taylor, 15, of Harrington Road in Lenoir.
Residents at Cross Creek Apartments fear for their safety since a resident was badly beaten in a break-in early Wednesday, and police have not yet made an arrest.
The program needs more volunteers like Ed Koch -- a lot more, program specialist Erika Murray said. In Caldwell County, there are around 270 children in the courts who should have a guardian ad litem representative, but only 92, or 34 percent, have one. About 180 don't, the largest number in the 25th Judicial District.
Children immersed themselves in building things that fly or swim at the Patterson Science Center this week as part of the Seas to Skies Submersed and Robotics Summer Camp.
By making their own flying drones and underwater robots, the campers learned about water quality, marine biology, geography, underwater volcanoes, agriculture and more through the eyes of the robots they created.
During an undercover investigation, agents with the sheriff’s Ice Unit stopped Derrick Lee Banner, 24, of Wilson Street on Wednesday during what investigators called “one of his deliveries” and found that he had 29 grams of crack cocaine worth an estimated $5,800, a sheriff’s office press release said.
A Hickory man pleaded guilty to charges that he angrily threw an infant, causing head injuries.
Roger Dale Franklin, 54, of Old Trenton Place in southwestern Caldwell County faces at least 15 years in prison and could be fined as much as $10 million after being convicted on nine federal drug charges in U.S. District Court in Statesville.
Even when he was at his sickest moments, Jonathan Jones still dedicated his time to helping the Town of Rhodhiss as its town attorney before his death on Saturday.
Mayor Rick Justice said that Jones came on as the attorney approximately 10 years ago when Rhodhiss was struggling as a town.
Four more local officials filed Wednesday to run to retain their seats in this fall's municipal elections.
Kimberly P. Edmisten, 45, filed to keep her seat on the Lenoir City Council. Edmisten was appointed in February to fill the vacancy left by the death in January of Ron Stilwell. Stilwell had just been re-elected in 2013, so there will be two years remaining on that term after this year's election.