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New BLET Class Graduates

In a July 2 outdoor ceremony at the Transportation and Public Services Center in Hudson, Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute honored a new group of Basic Law Enforcement Training (BLET) graduates. Six cadets completed more than

Covid-19 Outbreak at Correctional Facility

Today, an outbreak was reported at NC Department of Public Safety’s Caldwell Correctional Center. Two employees at the minimum security facility tested positive for COVID-19. In congregate living settings, an outbreak of COVID-19 is defined as two

Shooting Death Under Investigation

Authorities are investigating the shooting death of a man who was found dead in a vehicle Sunday night.  Police discovered the body of 29 year old Donald Scott Young of Connelly Springs at a home on South

Students Circulate Racist Videos

Parents in Catawba County are being made aware about racists videos circulating on social media that have been shared and posted by some school students.  Superintendent Mike Stover issued a statement saying he had been made aware of

Local Business Helping Keep Employees Safe

Leaders from the Caldwell County Health Department recently toured JBS Lenoir to see the steps the company is taking to combat the spread of COVID-19. “JBS Lenoir has done an exceptional job educating team members and implementing

Escaped Inmates Captured

Two inmates who escaped last week from the Catawba Correctional Center were captured Monday at a Hickory hotel  Authorities took 28-year-old Nhia Vue and 35-year-old Juan McDonald into custody after they were discovered to be in a