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Castle Bridge to Remain Open

Castle Bridge on Connelly Springs Rd will not close.  That is the word from the NCDOT.  An entirely new bridge will be built next to the current bridge.  The bridge will cost $15 million, but satisfy concerns

Drug Sentencing

A Morganton man was sentenced to two and a half years for methamphetamine possession.  Adrien Douglas Corpening 39, had his sentence enhanced due to habitual felon status.  Judge Robert Ervin presided over the case.

$165,000 Bond

Secured bond was set at $165,000 for Mekhi Aundrel Dula 21.  He faces possession with intent to sell or deliver schedule 2 drugs and a failure to appear charges.  The case was listed with the Caldwell County

Perry Trail

To honor and thank Merlin and Judy Perry for their many years of hard work and dedication in developing bikeways, pathways, and trails in Lenoir and Caldwell County, the City of Lenoir named a section of the

Bridge Closure

The North Carolina Department of Transportation has shut down a bridge along Abington Road near West Lenoir Church indefinitely. Motorists will need to utilize Beecher Anderson Road as a detour.  The bridge is on the list to

$40,000 Bond

A Newton man is facing charges in Caldwell County.  Calleb Scott Clark  20, faces auto larceny, possession of a stolen motor vehicle and speeding to elude arrest.  The stolen vehicle had reportedly been painted a new color. 

Board of Elections

The Caldwell County Board of Election Staff will have a training session on March 29th at 530pm.  It will be held at the City/County Chambers Room 905 in Lenoir.  For more information call 828-757-1326.

Fatal Wreck

A Connelly Springs man was killed in a wreck early Sunday.   The man was identified as Carlos Geovanni Giron Del Valle 31.  The wreck occurred on Hwy 64 in Morganton near Gold Mine Rd.  19 year old

New Restaurant

A new restaurant is coming to downtown Lenoir.  Shake N Dog, a 50’s style diner, will be located on Main St.  Owners Darin and Melissa Mckinney hope to be open on April 7th.

Morganton Business

Longtime business owners in Morganton are now retired.  After 40 years, Mike and Tim Buff of Buff’s Tire retired Friday.  The name Buff Tire will stay as the business moves to the Express Lube location near Rural