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Caldwell County Unemployment Rate Drops

Caldwell County’s unemployment rate dropped .06 percent to 3.6 percent according to the North Carolina Labor and Economic Analysis Division. The Lenoir News Topic reports this is the first time since December of 200 that Caldwell County’s

Autopsy Report

An autopsy has revealed drowning as a cause of death in a Lenoir case.  The deceased was Fritz Allen Colbert Jr 31.  His body was found in a shallow creek outside Dollar Tree on Blowing Rock Blvd

House Arrest

The Granite Falls Police Dept reports a violation of a house arrest order.  Christopher Gene Crawford 35, was on electronic house arrest.  The new charge brings a $50,000 secured bond.

Sanford Dr Closed in Morganton

Traffic was stopped on Sanford Drive in Morganton Thursday.  A tree fell damaging power lines between N Green St and Carbon City Rd.  Crews were working on the repair through Thursday evening.