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3rd Death in Caldwell County

Caldwell County learned of its third COVID-19-related death today. The patient, who was between the ages of 25 and 64, had been hospitalized and was not reported to have any underlying health conditions.  Five new COVID-19 cases

Catawba County Register of Deeds to Reopen

Beginning Monday, June 1, the Catawba County Register of Deeds will reopen its office to the public following regular business hours, Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., with social distancing practices in place. For in-person office visits,

Graduation Events Planned

In following Gov. Roy Cooper’s Phase 2 executive order that eases some statewide restrictions, it continues to prohibit large gatherings for students, which ultimately defines how high school graduation ceremonies will look in the Caldwell County Schools.

Sixth Death in Catawba County

A sixth person has died in Catawba County as the result of complications from Cornoravirus.  Health officials reported the death on Thursday.  Catawba county also recorded 13 additional positive test results on Thursday bring the total 194

Fireworks to Honor Graduates

The Hickory Crawdads are partnering with the City of Hickory to put on a fireworks show tonight (May 29) to honor local graduates.  The show is free and will happen rain or shine starting at 9pm.  Stadium

COVID-19 Testing In Caldwell June 3rd

 The Caldwell County Health Department will hold Drive-Thru COVID-19 Testing on Wednesday, June 3, from 9 a.m.-noon at 2345 Morganton Boulevard in Lenoir. Testing is free and will be available on a first come first served basis.

Officers Cleared in Fatal Shooting

The United States Marshals involved in the fatal shooting of a man following a standoff in Hudson have been deemed justified in their use of deadly force. Based on a review of the findings from an investigation

Morganton Festival Cancelled This Year

n order to keep our community safe from the ongoing threat of COVID-19, the Historic Morganton Festival, Inc. Board of Directors has canceled the 2020 Morganton Festival. The next Morganton Festival will be held on September 10

Lenoir Cancels 4th Celebration

The city of Lenoir has cancelled its July 4th celebration this year due to the Coronavirus.  Officials have also announced that city facilities, including the outdoor pool will remain closed through the Safer at Home Phase 2