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Holiday Travel Safety

RALEIGH – Predicting a busy Thanksgiving weekend, the N.C. Department of Transportation is suspending most construction activity along its major highways to keep lanes open for holiday travelers. The work shutdown along interstates, U.S. and key N.C. routes

Update On Fired Caldwell Deputy

From Caldwell County Sheriffs Department: Per department policy, the Caldwell County Sheriff’s Office conducted an internal investigation into the accident involving Deputy J. Chester, which occurred on November 17, 2019, on Creekway Drive in Lenoir. The investigation

Speedway Christmas Opens

Friday, November 22, 2019 – Sunday, January 5, 2020 6:00 PM 10:00 PM Speedway Christmas presented by COOK OUT has returned to Charlotte Motor Speedway, and it’s bigger and better than ever! The 10th edition of Charlotte’s spectacular drive-through light show

Morganton Christmas Festival

Saturday, November 23 5:00-8:00pm Join downtown Morganton on the Saturday before Thanksgiving for a holiday celebration for the entire family! Come out to the Courthouse Square at 5:30pm for the Memorial Tree Lighting Ceremony and then stick around

Help Solve These Crimes

The Lenoir / Caldwell County Crime Stoppers need your assistance in solving the following crimes: On 11/08/2019 a report for breaking or entering and larceny was filed with the Lenoir Police Department. An unknown offender(s) entered a

Weekend Holiday Events planned

Several Holiday events happening this weekend beginning with the Hickory Christmas parade tonight at 6pm followed by the tree lighting.  The Morganton Winter Carnival is Saturday from 5 until 8pm in Downtown.  Free activities including the memorial tree lighting, carriage rides

armed robbery at hickory business

On Wednesday, November 20, 2019 at approximately 6:30 p.m., Hickory Police responded to Hamrick’s located at 1842 Hwy 70 SE reference an armed robbery. During the robbery, the suspect entered the store, displayed a handgun and obtained

Granite Falls Christmas Festival

The Fourteenth Annual Festival on the Square Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony will be held Monday, November 25, 2019 in downtown Granite Falls. The Festival begins at 6:15 p.m. but we encourage everyone to come early to see