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$50,000 Bond

Bond was set at $50,000 for a Lenoir man.  Callieb Scott Clark faces possession with intent to sell and deliver methamphetamine among other drug charges, also a concealed weapon charge.  Clark was arrested by the Lenoir Police

$32,000 Bond

A Lenoir woman faces breaking and entering charges.  Carol Ruppert Bates, 56 also faces larceny after breaking and entering.  Secured bond was set at $32,000.  The arrest report was filed with the Caldwell County Sheriff’s Office.

Sinkhole Found

The City of Lenoir Public Works Department has closed a section of Westview Street until workers can repair a 14-plus-foot sinkhole on the side of the road. Westview will be closed between Grove Avenue SW and Wright

$25,000 Bond

A Granite Falls man is facing methamphetamine charges.  Joseph Dewayne Hudson 35, was placed under at $25,000 secured bond.  He was arrested by the Hudson Police Dept.

Fundraising Scam

Caldwell Hospice is warning residents of a scam.  CEO Cathy Swanson stated Caldwell Hospice has no affiliation with Hospice Support Fund.  Beware of calls asking for donations.  If you have questions call Caldwell Hospice and Pallative Care

New Morganton Store

A new store is set to open in Morganton.  Harbor Freight will open Tuesday in the former Goody’s location at Magnolia Plaza on Burkemont Ave.  A grand opening will be held May 2nd.  Harbor Freight sells automotive,

Multiple Drug Arrests

Drugs with a street value of nearly $50,000 were seized by the Caldwell County Sheriff’s Office.  Multiple arrests were made in the methamphetamine raids on Colletsville Rd in Lenoir.  Charges were brought against Carol Dunn, Russell Dunn,

$251,000 Bond

A Valdese man is facing charges after going to his former workplace with a firearm.  Pheng Lee, 40 was charged with felony breaking and entering and misdemeanor charges of going armed to the terror of the public. 


Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute (CCC&TI) may be adding another nursing program.  The full board of trustees will meet next week for a final vote to submit an application to the state.  The addition would be

Controlled Burns Planned

The US Forest Service is planning controlled burns in the area.  Today a burn is planned for 2,300 acres of Roses Mountain east of Table Rock near the Linville Gorge Wilderness area.  Also 2,200 acres will be