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Changes to Emissions Testing

Beginning December 1st, North Carolina’s vehicle inspections requirement will exempt vehicles 20 year old from having to obtain a yearly emissions test in the 22 Counties which emissions testing is required.  All Counties will still require vehicles

Caldwell County Deputy Relieved Of Duty

A Caldwell County Sheriff’s deputy who was involved in a weekend accident has reportedly been dismissed from his position.  The officer was responding to a call when he lost control of his SUV and crashed into several

Three Arrested in Shooting

On November 18, 2019 at around 2:35 PM the Lenoir Police Department received a report of a possible shooting in the 500 block of Arlington circle in Lenoir. Upon arriving in the area officers located one victim,

Caldwell Hospice Therapy Dog Receives Award

LENOIR—Caldwell Hospice therapy dog Galen was recognized by Therapy Dog International for the Remarkable Volunteer Achievement of 250 documented visits. Therapy Dogs International is a volunteer organization dedicated to regulating, testing and registration of therapy dogs and

Deputy Involved in Automobile Accident

The NC Highway Patrol is investigating after a Caldwell County Sheriff’s Deputy was involved in an accident Sunday in Lenoir.  According to reports, the deputy was on his way to an emergency call when he lost control

FIVE HICKORY POLICE OFFICERS SWORN-IN

HICKORY – On November 15, 2019, family and friends attended the formal swearing in of five new officers to the Hickory Police Department. Christopher Gage Davis, a native of Morganton, and graduate from R.L. Patton High School,

Catawba County Road Work Nov. 17 – 22

​CLAREMONT – Starting Sunday, Nov. 17, N.C. Department of Transportation crews will be working on both sides of Interstate 40 near mile marker 136 to patch potholes on the bridge crossing Lyle Creek. Work will take place

CVMC Earns Eighth Consecutive ‘A’ Grade

HICKORY, NC – Catawba Valley Medical Center (CVMC) was awarded an ‘A’ from The Leapfrog Group’s Fall 2019 Hospital Safety Grade. The designation recognizes CVMC’s efforts in protecting patients from harm and meeting the highest safety standards in the

Meetings Cancelled

The Town of Granite Falls has cancelled THE REGULAR COUNCIL MEETINGS SCHEDULED FOR MONDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 2019 AT 6:00 P.M. AND MONDAY, DECEMBER 2, 2019 AT 6:00 P.M   A SPECIAL MEETING WILL BE HELD MONDAY, DECEMBER 2,