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Caldwell Emergency Services Opens Information Line 

With the upcoming winter weather storm, Caldwell County Emergency Services has opened a (non-emergency) information line. If citizens have questions regarding the storm, please call (828)426-8608. Caldwell County Emergency Services is also reiterating the following: Stay home

Boomer Man Accused of Jeep Fire

A Boomer man is accused of setting a stolen Jeep on fire in Lenoir while investigators were searching his home. Caldwell County Sheriff’s deputies were investigating Jonathan Mays and his connection to two break-ins at Asplundh tree service.

Hendersonville Man Faces Drug Charges

A Hendersonville man is facing drug charges. Dustin Earl Jones was pulled over and arrested after the deputy that pulled him over found methamphetamine and a stolen gun in the car he was driving. The News Topic

City of Lenoir Prepping for Winter Storm

The City of Lenoir is prepping to respond to the winter storm forecast for this weekend. Residents need to take precautions as well, including moving vehicles off the streets. According to the National Weather Service (NWS), Winter

Hildebran Home Destroyed by Fire

A home was destroyed by a fire in Hildebran yesterday afternoon. No one was injured in the fire but nothing remained of the house but bricks and ashes. The News Herald reports the cause of the fire

Salvation Army Kettle Stolen in Lenoir

Someone stole a kettle of Salvation Army donations from a Lenoir doughnut shop. A Salvation Army employee went to Krispy Kreme on Tuesday to replace the kettle, but store employees could not find it. The News Topic

Confederate Flag Placed Off of I-40

A large Confederate flag was placed off of Interstate 40 in Hildebran on Sunday. The flag was put up by multiple chapters of North Carolina Sons of Confederate Veterans. The News Herald reports the flag went up