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  1. Lenoir County Commissioners approve DSS, LCPS needsRead the original story

    Feb 17, 2015 | Kinston Free Press

    The Lenoir County Commissioners unanimously approved a pair of resolutions during Monday's meeting, providing assistance to two major organizations in the area. First, the board approved a resolution for the Lenoir County Department of Social Services for four vehicles and five tablets, which will be used by child protective services social workers and work first social workers.

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  2. Caldwell braces for winter stormRead the original story

    Feb 17, 2015 | Lenoir News-Topic

    ... was the effort officials put in to trying to lessen the hazards on those roads. At the first sign of snow Monday, Lenoir workers spread a layer of sand on the city's bridges and streets for better traction, Public Works Director Charles Beck said. ...

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  3. 1 in custody following chase that lasted 2 hours, covered 3 countiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2015 | WSOCTV

    Authorities in Caldwell County have a man in custody following an overnight chase that they said lasted more than two hours and covered three different counties. Officials told Channel 9 the chase ended in Caldwell County on Connelly Springs Road at Dry Pond Road, just south of Lenoir just before 6 a.m. In video a viewer sent to Channel 9 from Granite Falls, you can hear the suspect driving on rims after officers threw out stop sticks to flatten his tires.

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  4. Blight fight clears 14 houses so farRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2015 | Lenoir News-Topic

    ... but some involved serious crime, including larceny, assault and sexual battery. In a little more than one year since Lenoir changed the way it handles housing and code violations, the city has demolished 14 houses, all targeted because of chronic ...

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  5. Concerts, soup bowls, trains to highlight events for coming weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2015 | Sun Journal

    ... for gardening questions, issues and tips. Local experts who will facilitate include Tim Minch, grounds coordinator at Lenoir Community College and former greenhouse manager at Tryon Palace gardens. Master Gardener Audrey Kress Williams, a member of ...

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  6. Annual count finds about 100 homelessRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2015 | Lenoir News-Topic

    This year's official "snapshot" of homelessness in Caldwell County found about 100 people who were staying in shelters or living on the street. The Point in Time Homeless Count, conducted Jan. 28 by shelters and organizations across the country serving those who are homeless, counted 58 adults and 37 children staying at either the Shelter Home of Caldwell County, the Lenoir Emergency Outreach Shelter, aka LEOS Place, or Kwaanzaa Village, and another six with no place to stay.

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  7. More than a dozen residents displaced in Matthews apartment fireRead the original story

    Feb 15, 2015 | WBTV

    ... a small explosion.Fire investigators say the man was using a propane heater to warm his home on Antique Lane in Lenoir after the power was knocked out by high winds Saturday night.They say the man hooked some type of gas grill to the heater with an ...

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  8. Overheated propane heater causes small explosion in Caldwell CountyRead the original story

    Feb 15, 2015 | WBTV

    Fire investigators say the man was using a propane heater to warm his home on Antique Lane in Lenoir after the power was knocked out by high winds Saturday night. They say the man hooked some type of gas grill to the heater with an additional second tank nearby, causing it to overheat and explode.

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  9. Yearbooks sought for statewide digital databaseRead the original story

    Feb 15, 2015 | Lenoir News-Topic

    Sitting in the archives room at the Caldwell Heritage Museum, reference librarian Forrest Tate of the Caldwell County Public Library flipped through the pages of a 1926 Lenoir High School yearbook. Except, his hands weren't doing the flipping, his computer was.

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  10. State budget shortfall possibleRead the original story

    Feb 14, 2015 | Kinston Free Press

    ... projects and programs all competing for the same dollar. "The numbers are what they are," said Rep. George Graham, D-Lenoir. "It's going to mean that the budget writers and negotiators are going to have to come to the reality of what we can and ...

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  11. These nerds are working hard in data centers on Valentine's DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2015 | VentureBeat

    ... day when things aren't as busy." Above: Diana Harmon and Josh Cheek are working on Valentine's Day at Google's Lenoir, N.C., data center. Harmon and others on her team at Google's Lenoir, N.C., data center "specifically focus on physically repairing ...

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  12. Woman, 83, hit by pickupRead the original story

    Feb 13, 2015 | Lenoir News-Topic

    An 83-year-old woman was struck by a pickup and critically injured while crossing the street at South Main Street and Harper Avenue, and a number of people who work downtown Gracie Davenport of Hudson was walking north across Harper Avenue in the crosswalk when she was struck by a Nissan pickup turning left from Main Street to go east on Harper Avenue, Lenoir Police Capt. Larry Clark said. 11 comments

  13. Ashe County wreck reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2015 | Jefferson Post Online Edition

    ... a.m. on Big Peak Creek Road about 12 miles from Jefferson. According to the narrative, David Wayne Matthews Jr., of Lenoir was traveling north when the driver lost control of the vehicle on the snow-covered road. The car traveled off the left side ...

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  14. James Calvin Gibson, Jr.Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2015 | Greene Publishing, Inc.

    ... and wife LeAnn and their sons: Benjamin and Jeremiah; sister-in-law, Brenda and brother-in-law, William Smith, of Lenoir, N.C. and their son, Jody Smith, of Hickory, N.C.; sister-in-law, Lynn and brother-in-law, Tracy Bradshaw and their daughters: ...

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  15. Caldwell's RadioShacks survive cutsRead the original story

    Feb 12, 2015 | Lenoir News-Topic

    ... 11 bankruptcy earlier this month. RadioShack released a list of 1,148 corporate-owned stores it may close. The Lenoir store at 411 Blowing Rock Blvd. is corporate-owned but was not on the list. Employees at the Lenoir store referred comment to ...

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  16. Woman charged with murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2015 | Lenoir News-Topic

    A woman who has denied having anything to do with the recent stabbing death of a woman outside her apartment Ashley Allison Stewart, 27, of Creekway Apartments in Lenoir is accused of killing Hope Marie Story Webb, 39, of Connelly Springs Road around 3 a.m. Feb. 1. Stewart was arrested at home about 2 p.m. Wednesday. Witnesses had reported screaming and a fight at the apartments at the time of the killing.

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  17. Arrest made in death of Lenoir womanRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2015 | The Charlotte Observer

    Police have arrested and charged a suspect in the Feb. 1 murder of 39-year-old Hope Marie Story Webb, who was found dead in the parking lot of a Lenoir apartment complex. Police on Wednesday charged Ashley Allison Stewart, 27, of Lenoir with murder.

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  18. Celebrating Caldwell, now and thenRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2015 | Lenoir News-Topic

    CALDWELL COUNTY NOW AND THEN An undated photo shows the Smith Crossroads Motel at Smith Crossroads in Lenoir, on the corner where Burger King is today. CALDWELL COUNTY NOW AND THEN The handwriting on the top of this photo of downtown Lenoir reads, "Commencement Day in Lenoir.

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  19. Fans remember Dean Smith: 'He couldn't have been more gracious'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2015 | The Charlotte Observer

    Kent Barlow of Morrisville, who grew up in Lenoir, places flowers in front of the Dean Smith Center in Chapel Hill. Smith, the former basketball coach at North Carolina, died Saturday at age 83. When he was 8 growing up in Lenoir, Kent Barlow watched North Carolina beat Michigan for the 1993 national championship and from that day forward he's been a Tar Heel – but mostly Dean Smith – fan.

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  20. Falling fuel prices drive savingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2015 | Lenoir News-Topic

    ... the Associated Press reported. Businesses and individual consumers alike are feeling the difference. Sarah Moretz of Lenoir said that she and her husband, Alvin, find they have extra money that has proved handy since they recently bought a house. ...

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