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Employment in Caldwell County Hits New High

Employment in Caldwell County once again hit a post-recession high in October. Caldwell County saw the number of residents with jobs rise to almost 36,000, even though the unemployment rate rose by 0.4 percent. The News Topic

Patient Found Dead at Broughton Hospital

A patient was found dead at Broughton Hospital. The News Herald reports the patient, whose name has not been released, died Monday night and that the state has been brought in to investigate the situation.

Officers Use Taser on Man in Morganton

Public safety officers in Morganton had to use a Taser on a man after responding to a domestic disturbance yesterday morning. After officers arrived the dispute began to escalte and Joseph Tanner began grabbing the officers. WSOCTV

CCC&TI Opens Student and Employee Health Clinic

Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute opened a student and employee health clinic. The clinic will offer physicals, immunizations and more. The Daily Record reports the clinic is open Monday through Thursday from 8:30 to 4 but

Lenoir May Allow Taller Cell Towers

The City of Lenoir may allow communications companies to build taller towers inside the city limits. The News Topic reports the Lenoir Planning board is considering increasing the limit from 110 feet to either 165 or 195

Four Vehicles Stolen From Car Dealership

Four Vehicles were stolen from Wheel’n & Deal’n Auto on Mclean Drive Friday morning.  A silver 2001 Jeep Wrangler, an orange Dodge Challenger, a blue Ford Mustang and a silver BMW Fire Series were stolen after the