Cemetery thefts unnerve families
Kevin Hartso and his mother, Katherine Hartso, stepped gingerly among some of the approximately 7,500 graves dotting the landscape at Blue Ridge Memorial Park.
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Sat Mar 08, 2014
2014 Hall of Honor inductees announced
Caldwell County Schools will present the 12th annual Hall of Honor induction ceremony on Thursday, April 10, at 6 p.m. at the J.E. Broyhill Civic Center in celebration of Caldwell County graduates who have made significant contributions to their profession and community.
2 charged with having crack cocaine
After a two-month investigation of complaints about drug activity, the Lenoir Police Department's Narcotics Unit and Special Response Team executed a search warrant just before 5:30 a.m. at 2004 Falcon Court Apartments and found 10.6 grams of crack cocaine with an estimated street value of $2,120, according to a press release.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Fourth DWI lands felony charge for Lenoir man
A Lenoir man was arrested in Morganton after officers said his car was weaving down the road while he was drinking beer at 4:45 a.m. Tuesday.
Building computers; building the future
At each of eight tables, students hovered over a black, metal box, unpacking rainbow-colored wires and shining metal parts, diving in to assemble the pieces, looking more like surgeons on the operating table than students putting together computers.
Motorcyclist sought after high-speed chase
Authorities were looking for a man who led deputies on a brief but high-speed chase on what investigators think was a stolen motorcycle Thursday morning.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Icy conditions on the way to Caldwell
The National Weather Service even said it was possible that the Lenoir area could see 2 to 4 inches of combined sleet and snow overnight.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Drug seizures skyrocket, Lenoir police say
The amount of methamphetamine seized jumped an astounding 525 percent, from 4.2 grams in all of 2012 to 355.8 grams in 2013; the amount of crack cocaine rose 233 percent, from 67.2 grams in 2012 to 224 grams in 2013; and prescription pill seizures rose 214 percent, from 356 dosage units to 1,117 dosage units, Chief Scott Brown reported.
The Charlotte Observer
Top aide named Morganton public safety chief
Rector was among two finalists for the job, a city spokesman said. He replaces Mark Tolbert, who retired Jan. 1 after 30 years as chief.
Lenoir downtown development director to leave for Harnett County
March 14 will be Dula's last day as downtown economic development director. He has accepted the position of economic development director in Harnett County, north of Fayetteville.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
The Charlotte Observer
Police: $41,000 worth of vases stolen from Lenoir cemetery
Police in Lenoir are looking for the thief or thieves who took more than $41,000 worth of bronze vases from a cemetery in the Caldwell County city.
Caldwell County leaders reinforce effort to curb prescription misuse
After taking the pill halves, one died of an overdose, and the other was admitted to the intensive care unit but lived.
James Fleischer first Republican clerk candidate in 12 years
For the first time since 2002, a Republican candidate has chosen to run for the office of clerk of superior court, a post that has been held by a Democrat for at least 51 years.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Jacksonville Daily News
Winter weather advisory issued
Wintry mix of sleet and freezing rain expected across eastern North Carolina late this afternoon into this evening which will lead to treacherous roads through Tuesday morning... A back door cold front will shift south through eastern North Carolina this morning with temperatures dropping quickly behind the front.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
Contamination brings transload deal back again
After environmental contamination derailed a previous deal for Lenoir and Caldwell County to buy the freight-transfer operation known as the transload facility, a smaller, less expensive deal emerged.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
The Charlotte Observer
Lenoir police arrest 2 on drug charges
The arrests came after police executed a search warrant about 5:15 a.m. at an apartment in the 2000 block of Falcon Court.
Lenoir police dog retires
Brett Ingram and his German shepherd, Casper, are almost inseparable. Ingram says he spends more time with Casper than he does with his family.
Amber Gelinas pursues lifelong love of horses
On acres of sloping land dotted with grazing horses, and inside a building where rows of nameplates spell out horses' names, Amber Gelinas is living a dream.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute on Wednesday hosted officials from the North Carolina Community College System for the launch of the statewide NCReady4Work initiative.