16 hrs ago
Caldwell approves financing, land for new school
The new middle school planned for Lenoir is all but ready to break ground after the Caldwell County Board of Commissioners approved loan financing and a land acquisition for the Caldwell County Schools project Monday night.
20 hrs ago
Man charged with DWI in fatal crash wrecks again
A little more than a year after being arrested and accused of driving drunk and killing someone, a Lenoir man was back in jail Friday and accused of driving drunk again.
20 hrs ago
Homeless shelter opens for winter
A box truck backed up to the door of the old Lenoir High School gymnasium Monday morning, and volunteers hauled out twin-bed-sized cardboard boxes and leaned them against the wall.
Mon Dec 16, 2013
The Charlotte Observer
Roundup nets 8 drug suspects in Caldwell County
Caldwell County authorities say they arrested eight people last week in a three-day roundup related to alleged drug activity.
Fri Dec 13, 2013
Granite Falls boy's Christmas wish sparks canned-food drive
Quinten Curtis, 9, was home. His older brother, Harrison, was away at a sleepover.
Hudson man killed crossing street
A man died Thursday after he was struck by a car while crossing Main Street in Hudson just after 6 p.m. Keith Edgar Bradshaw, 57, was heading to his Throneburg Avenue apartment on the eastbound side of Main Street when he was struck by a northbound Chrysler Concorde driven by 62-year-old Catherine Hawkins of Lenoir, said Sgt.
Thu Dec 12, 2013
A taste of Espa ol and of the future at West Lenoir Elementary
There's no Spanish in Caldwell County's elementary school curriculum, but in classrooms at West Lenoir Elementary this week, vowels softened and consonants rolled.
Wed Dec 11, 2013
Innovation fund doles out money to several Tar Heel startups
A wearable sensor that can detect crime as it happens is among local technologies tapped for early funding by Innovation Fund North Carolina.
The Charlotte Observer
Police seek larceny suspect in Lenoir
Police are looking for this man in connection with a Nov. 16 larceny from a Save More store in Caldwell County.
Woman badly burned in fire
An 8-year-old boy who lived in the mobile home escaped, but his mother was badly burned, and three pet dogs and a pet bird died.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
Mars Hill sets winter graduation for Dec. 20
Mars Hill University will confer bachelor's degrees on an expected eighty-two graduates at winter graduation ceremonies on Friday, December 20, at 5 pm, in Moore Auditorium.
Falling tree sends hundreds scrambling
A single falling tree caused quite a bit of trouble Tuesday morning, snapping a power pole in two about 7:40 a.m. and leaving about 1,800 customers in the Lenoir area without power for about five hours.
Woman sentenced for all the stuff she said she didn't have
When stopped by police in August, three times she denied having anything illegal in her car.
Sun Dec 08, 2013
Watch for holiday scams
The caller, who said her name was Lori, claimed to be employed by the Lenoir Police Department and said she was trying to raise money for area law enforcement to buy a dinner, coats and shoes for underprivileged children.
It takes an Alpine Village
As you walk in, a large clock tower dominates the view. To the left and right of the clock tower are old-timey shops with gingerbread, candy, stockings, toys teddy bears and books on display.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
Democratic Party will hold Town Meeting in Harlowe
The North Carolina Legislative Black Caucus of the General Assembly's in conjunction with Craven County Democratic Party will hold a Town Meeting aimed at voters in eight Eastern North Carolina counties.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Police say they found hit-and-run car
Lenoir police have seized the car they think ran into a motorcyclist from behind on Wilkesboro Boulevard and almost killed him the night of Oct. 16. The car's owner has not been charged, but a case file is being prepared and will be turned over to the district attorney's office for review and possible grand jury indictment, Lenoir Police Capt.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Lenoir kids get a Christmas at Kiwanis party
At one Christmas party in Lenoir on Thursday, there was food and bowling and mingling, but the closest thing to Christmas, by far, was a small room in the corner, where Santa held court and stacks of presents weighed down the tables.