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Governor Cooper signs Veterans Day proclamation

NC Governor Roy Cooper signed a special proclamation this morning for the Veterans Day holiday.  The Proclamation was signed at the Executive mansion in Raleigh. In 2017, NC ranked 7th among the states in total Veteran population

Veterans Day in the Valley – update

Several Veterans Day events were held this morning across the Catawba Valley area.  There will also be an observance Monday night at 7pm in Hickory. The Elks Lodge will hold a special program for for Veterans and

Weather travel issues for Carolinians in Chicago

Some scary moments Monday morning for passengers on an American Airlines flight from Greensboro to Chicago.  American Eagle flight 4125 slid off the runway due to icy conditions at Chicago O’ Hare. The plane, operated by Envoy

Charlotte in running for MLS Franchise

MLS Commissioner Don Garber says Charlotte is one of 3 cities in the running for the leagues 30th franchise.  Phoenix and Las Vegas were also named as possibilities. A final announcement on where the soccer franchise will

Veteran’s Day around the Valley

Most government agencies are closed today in honor of Veteran’s Day. American Legion Post 29 will hold a Veteran’s Day ceremony today from 11:00 am until noon at the stage in Downtown Lenoir (801 West Ave, NW)

Mercury Observation

The planet Mercury is putting on a celestial show today.  Mercury will resemble a tiny black dot as it passes directly between Earth and the sun.  The opportunity for observation begins at 7:35 am for the eastern

Update on New Animal Control Facility

Caldwell County is in the process of finalizing plans for a new animal control facility. The facility will be built on the Caldwell County Governmental Campus located in the 2300 block of Morganton Boulevard in Lenoir on

Ruby Ridge History Adds Context to Community Read

In a continuing partnership with Catawba Valley Community College, the Catawba County Library is hosting programs related to Tara Westover’s memoir, Educated. The book details the author’s decision to give up her family’s unconventional beliefs in order to