Senate candidate Thom Tillis stops in Lenoir
The Republican candidate for U.S. Senate made a quick stop Saturday to rally the faithful in reliably Republican Caldwell County at a fundraising dinner. Thom Tillis, the speaker of the N.C. House of Representatives, repeatedly tied incumbent Democratic Sen. Kay Hagan to President Barack Obama, citing a litany of complaints with the Obama administration, including the Affordable Care Act, the national debt and problems with the Veterans Administration.
Fri Sep 12, 2014
The Star Online
Shelby girl celebrates pageant wins
The Little Miss/Teen Miss North Carolina Pageant was held in Lenoir from Aug. 29-30.
Annual Adopt-a-Thon this weekend
But Susan Bailey, the manager of Lenoir's Petsense, said there will be a lot more than pets there. There will also be craft tables, a bake sale, live music, a silent auction, and a coloring contest for children.
Thu Sep 11, 2014
Woman arrested on meth charges
A Hickory woman was arrested Wednesdayand accused of coming to the parking lot of Walmart in Lenoir to sell someone methamphetamines, the Caldwell County Sheriff's Office said. Shannon Greene, 36, of 16th Street NE was being watched by agents with the sheriff's Ice Unit, according to a press release.
Woman got pills by phoning in as doctor
A woman pleaded guilty Wednesday to charges that she posed as a doctor to get prescription pills from a pharmacy in 2012. Kathy Rudisill Minton, 50, of Hudson was accused of phoning in prescriptions to the CVS pharmacy on Blowing Rock Boulevard in Lenoir in the name of a local doctor on March 30, July 19 and Aug. 6, 2012, Assistant District Attorney David T. Swanson said in Caldwell Superior Court.
Wed Sep 10, 2014
Tree going bananas in Lenoir
Behind a blue house on Gingercake Court in Lenoir, a large, leafy plant has grown so tall and large it resembles something from a far off time when dinosaurs stomped across the planet, ripping leaves or each other to shreds. Its leaves are large and leathery, each longer than a grown man's arm.
Tue Sep 09, 2014
Kinston Free Press
Cooler air on the way to Frink Middle
At E.B. Frink Middle School, roughly a third of the building used by students, teachers and staff is served by a chiller unit on its last legs, which made some of the first days of the new school year more than a little uncomfortable. "What we're having to do is replace that, and that's been on order since August," Lenoir County Public Schools spokesman Patrick Holmes said Monday.
Lenoir man sentenced in fatal drunk driving crash
A Lenoir man was sentenced to serve at least two years in prison for killing a man in a drunk driving crash in November 2012. Lenoir man sentenced in fatal drunk driving crash A Lenoir man was sentenced to serve at least two years in prison for killing a man in a drunk driving crash in November 2012.
Sun Sep 07, 2014
Laurel Park celebrates grand opening
Lenoir and Caldwell County's first one-stop facility for women's and children's health care has officially opened. The Laurel Park Medical Pavilion on College Avenue in Lenoir celebrated its grand opening with a ribbon cutting and open house Saturday morning.
New generations, beautiful artwork reign at 29th Sculpture Celebration
AMY FRADY / NEWS-TOPIC Taylor Boone tries out "Layered" by Jeff Menzer of Asheville at this year's Sculpture Celebration, held at the JE Broyhill Walking Park in Lenoir. This piece won Menzer First Place.
Governor helps Bernhardt commemorate 125 years
Gov. Pat McCrory came to Lenoir on Saturday to congratulate Bernhardt Furniture on its 125 years of manufacturing quality furniture in Lenoir. McCrory came to a Bernhardt event held at the Caldwell County Fairgrounds that included employees, family members, civic and state officials.
Thu Sep 04, 2014
Caldwell Co. home hit by lightning, $200K in damage
A lightning strike is being blamed for a fire in Caldwell County that heavily damaged a home south of Lenoir Wednesday night. Fire investigators said that fire caused more than $200,000 of damage to the home on Union Grove Road.
Wed Sep 03, 2014
Senate candidates differ on education
The Republican state senator who represents Caldwell County defended his record Tuesday night in a debate, while his Democratic opponent stressed his priorities of education, environmental conservation and economic development But during many of their answers to questions in the debate, hosted at the Caldwell County Public Library in Lenoir by the ... (more)
Tue Sep 02, 2014
CCC&TI says new program likely to result in job
After being asked repeatedly whether he knew any students who are skilled as a maintenance technician, and tired of saying no, Jeff Holman decided to start a program that would let him say yes.
Mon Sep 01, 2014
Jefferson Post Online Edition
N.C. Senate candidate visits Ashe
N.C. Senate candidate Jim Sponenberg talks to Jared Yelton, the general manager at Boondocks Tap Room and Restaurant during his visit to the county on Thursday.
Sat Aug 30, 2014
Jaynes ends 31 years at CCC&TI
When Beverly Jaynes first came to Caldwell Community College & Technical Institute in 1983, she taught classes in a Broyhill Furniture factory.
Fri Aug 29, 2014
Miles-long, high-speed chase ends in arrest
A man driving a stolen car led police and deputies on a high-speed chase Friday from Lenoir all the way to around the Burke County line before officers were able to puncture the car's tires and stop him, a Lenoir Police Department press release said.
Brief chase in Lenoir ends in crash
Stoney Banner was washing his car in a quiet Friday morning when suddenly a red Toyota Camry came speeding down Harper Avenue toward Fairview Drive.
Shouting erupts over Veterans Memorial plans
About 25 people squared off at a meeting of the town's Veterans Memorial Committee.
Man convicted in series of thefts
A Lenoir man who investigators call the ringleader in numerous thefts pleaded guilty Thursday in Caldwell Superior Court to seven charges, including five felonies.