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NC Supreme Court Visit

NC Supreme Court Justice Barbara Jackson visited Caldwell County  yesterday.  She spoke at the Caldwell Early College High School.  The appearance was part of the court’s Civics Education Outreach to local communities.  Next year will be the

2018 Gravity Games

The 2018 Gravity Games are this weekend in Lenoir.  The first annual Feet Off the Street Fun Fest will be featured this year.  The event runs from 9 am to 4 pm in downtown Lenoir.  Free live

Breaking and Entering

A Boone resident is facing charges.  The Hudson Police Dept reports the arrest of Shannon Carson Combs 37.  Charges included breaking and entering and 3 counts of failure to appear.  Secured bond was set at $3,500.

Volunteer of the Year

The Caldwell County schools named the volunteer of the year.  It is Angie Carroll who is a volunteer at West  Lenoir Elementary School.  She has over 600 hours this year alone with tasks from shelving books to

20-29 Years in Prison

20-29 years in prison, that is the sentence for George William Sheffield 54.  He was convicted by a jury on Monday in a case involving pornography and the sexual assault of a boy.  Judge Joe Crosswhite issued

Auto Larceny

A Morganton man was charged with auto larceny.  Kevin Brandon Avery 24, also was charged with obtaining property by false pretense.  Secured bond was set at $3,000 according to the Caldwell County Sheriff’s Office.

Methamphetamine Arrest

A Lenoir man faces several drug charges.  Adam Christopher Daly 25, faces multiple charges involving methamphetamine within 1000 feet of school property.  Secured bond was set at $150,000 according to the Caldwell County Sheriff’s Office.

Motorcycle Wreck

A Burke County man is in critical condition after a motorcycle wreck.  The Valdese man is facing charges after crashing a stolen motorcycle into a box truck on Friday.  It happened near Lowes Hardware on Burkemont Ave. 

$75,000 Bond

A Lenoir woman is charged with possession with intent to sell, manufacture and deliver methamphetamine.  Janie Marie Perez 37, was placed under a $75,000 secured bond according to the Caldwell County Sheriff’s Office.

Warrant Issued

A Lenoir man is wanted in Burke County.  A warrant was issued for Jeremy David Greene 41, in connection with a stolen vehicle.  A 2001 Chevy Blazer was found in a creek on Fish Hatchery Rd late