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Bridge Open

A bridge on Abington Rd has been re-opened.  The bridge had been closed since March 20th for repairs.  The bridge is located west of West Lenoir Baptist Church.  With the repairs completed the weight limit was also

Drug Arrest

A Lenoir man is facing drug charges.  Jared Anthony Stinson was arrested by the Lenoir Police Dept. after the search of an apartment on Connelly Springs Rd.  Marijuana and over $5,000 in cash was found.  Charges included

New Restuarant

A new restaurant is now open in Lenoir.  Katz Sandwich Co is located on Harper Ave near Creekway Dr.  The shop features a game room for kids, outside area and occasional live music.

Bumgarner Injured

Area native and baseball great Madison Bumgarner will be out 4-6 weeks after being hit by a line drive.  A pin will be placed into his pinkie.  Bumgarner was at Spring Training with the San Francisco Giants

New Morganton Business

A new business has announced plans to open in Morganton.  Sport Clips will be located at 637 W Fleming Dr in the Morganton Heights Shopping Center.  The hair care store features sports on several tv screens.  There

3 Vehicle Wreck

A Valdese man was charged in a wreck in Caldwell County.  The accident took place on Creekway Dr on Friday.  Luke Douglas Calhoun faces DWI and other charges.  Rachel Greer and Velvie Smith were injured in the

Morganton Egg Hunt

The City of Morganton has rescheduled the Easter Egg Hunt for today at 530pm.  The event will be held at the Catawba River Soccer Complex.

Castle Bridge to Remain Open

Castle Bridge on Connelly Springs Rd will not close.  That is the word from the NCDOT.  An entirely new bridge will be built next to the current bridge.  The bridge will cost $15 million, but satisfy concerns

Drug Sentencing

A Morganton man was sentenced to two and a half years for methamphetamine possession.  Adrien Douglas Corpening 39, had his sentence enhanced due to habitual felon status.  Judge Robert Ervin presided over the case.

$165,000 Bond

Secured bond was set at $165,000 for Mekhi Aundrel Dula 21.  He faces possession with intent to sell or deliver schedule 2 drugs and a failure to appear charges.  The case was listed with the Caldwell County