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Lenoir May Allow Taller Cell Towers

The City of Lenoir may allow communications companies to build taller towers inside the city limits. The News Topic reports the Lenoir Planning board is considering increasing the limit from 110 feet to either 165 or 195

Four Vehicles Stolen From Car Dealership

Four Vehicles were stolen from Wheel’n & Deal’n Auto on Mclean Drive Friday morning.  A silver 2001 Jeep Wrangler, an orange Dodge Challenger, a blue Ford Mustang and a silver BMW Fire Series were stolen after the

New Sports Coming to CCC&TI Caldwell Campus

Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute is planning to add more sports. The News Topic reports the college’s board of trustees approved the addition of a men’s baseball team and a women’s softball team on Wednesday.

Church Uncovers Lost Pool

A Lenoir church uncovered a forgotten pool during renovations. While tearing up the choir seats of Mount Pilgrim Baptist Church Rob Byerly discovered the church’s original baptismal pool from 1901. Byerly believes the pool was covered up

Traffic Delayed Due to Chicken Sludge

Eastbound traffic on I-40 yesterday afternoon was delayed after a tractor-trailer carrying 70,000 pounds of chicken sludge lost its load. The News Herald reports the incident was created by a two-car crash at mile marker 115 that

Lenoir Woman Tells Police She Was Robbed

A Lenoir woman told police that two other women stole her wallet and smashed her windshield during an argument early yesterday morning. Sherry Dula was sitting in her car when two women approached asking for someone who