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Blue Ridge Energy Closes Offices

As a precaution for Coronavirus (COVID-19) prevention and readiness, Blue Ridge Energy is closing its offices to the public beginning Monday, March 16. Blue Ridge Energy has activated a plan to ensure there is no disruption to

CCC&TI Suspends Classes

Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute will suspend all classes and activities for students the week of March 16, but will continue operating on a regular schedule for employees and student support services.   Beginning March 23,

Lenoir Events Cancelled

In accordance with the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services recommendations, the following City events have been canceled:  Leprechaun Leap 5k/10k  West End Plan Community Workshop  Carolina Sweetheart 4 Miler  Lenoir Downtown Cruise In (April 4)

Hickory Crawdads Coronavirus Plan

 – In light of the announcement made by Minor League Baseball yesterday, the Crawdads are preparing for a delayed start to the 2020 season. We will continue to monitor announcements by Major League Baseball and Minor League Baseball regarding

City of Lenoir Coronavirus Plan

The City of Lenoir is monitoring the spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) and working in partnership with local and state agencies to address community and employee safety. Staff has developed a flexible action plan to help mitigate the

Coronavirus update

As of this morning there were 16 cases of coronavirus in NC and that number is expected to climb. There have been no cases reported in Burke, Caldwell, or Catawba Counties.   Meanwhile, concerns for public health has forced

Casino Coming to Kings Mt.

The Catawba Indian Nation will present, on Friday, plans and renderings of the new destination casino planned for a site in Kings Mountain, N.C.   As a result of the recent U.S. Department of the Interior’s decision, land

UNC system schools moving online for now

All UNC System institutions will be canceling in person classes and moving students to online courses amind concerns over Coronavirus.  This includes Appalachian State University in Boone. The announcement said classes will “transition from in-person instruction to

3 New Cases of Coronavirus in NC

Two people from Forsyth County and a person from Johnston County have tested positive for novel coronavirus (COVID-19), bringing the total of positive cases in North Carolina to 12, including a Durham resident who tested positive in