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Caldwell County to vote on 2nd Amendment Sanctuary

Caldwell County Commissioners are expected to be next in line to vote on a proposed resolution to make the county a 2nd Amendment Sanctuary during its regular meeting tonight.  The resolution states  the Caldwell County Board of Commissioners wishes to express its

Morganton New Interim Chief

Tony Lowdermilk was sworn in as Interim Chief of Morganton Public Safety during a ceremony at Morganton City Hall Friday, January 31. Lowdermilk was promoted to Interim Chief from the rank of Major of Support Services. Lowdermilk

Caldwell County Schools Expands Telemedicine program

Caldwell County Schools Superintendent Donald Phipps recently announced that Nine Caldwell County schools will use telemedicine technology to boost health and student performance in an expansion of the  Health-e-Schools Telemedicine Program.   The innovative project will begin its pilot phase

Bridge reopens Saturday

A Historic Catawba County bridge is scheduled to reopen this weekend after it was damaged by heavy rains and flooding.  The Bunker Hill covered bridge in Claremont has been closed to the public for a year while

Morganton Festival Wins Awards

The Historic Morganton Festival, Inc. won two major awards at the North Carolina Association of Festivals and Events ShowFest Conference in Charlotte January 26 and 27. The North Carolina Association of Festivals and Events is comprised of

Caldwell Schools receives grant

The Caldwell County School System is one of 15 school districts statewide that was recently awarded grant monies under the Coding and Mobile App Development Grant Program launched in 2017 with funding from the North Carolina General

wreck claims second victim

A second person has died from injuries suffered in a car accident Tuesday morning on Thornburg Dr., SE in Newton.   two of the surviving occupants of the crash are still listed in critical condition at Atrium Health

2nd murder suspect sought

**UPDATE 1-29-2020** Hickory – The Hickory Police Department is requesting the public’s assistance to identify a second suspect connected to the murder of Andres Osvaldo Moscotte on Thursday, January 23, 2020. Anyone with information or who might