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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. 

CCCTI News

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

Officer Injured

Caldwell County Sheriff’s Office deputy Mark Noble was injured after a crash late Monday.  While attempting to locate a suspect on Playmore Beach Rd, Noble lost control of the 2014 Ford Explorer and hit a tree down

Hudson Chief Retiring

The police chief of Hudson is retiring.  Andy Day has been with the Hudson Police Dept for 30 years.  Day,  49 years old, said he may get involved in law enforcement training.  He has been the chief