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CVMC Earns Eighth Consecutive ‘A’ Grade

HICKORY, NC – Catawba Valley Medical Center (CVMC) was awarded an ‘A’ from The Leapfrog Group’s Fall 2019 Hospital Safety Grade. The designation recognizes CVMC’s efforts in protecting patients from harm and meeting the highest safety standards in the

Meetings Cancelled

The Town of Granite Falls has cancelled THE REGULAR COUNCIL MEETINGS SCHEDULED FOR MONDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 2019 AT 6:00 P.M. AND MONDAY, DECEMBER 2, 2019 AT 6:00 P.M   A SPECIAL MEETING WILL BE HELD MONDAY, DECEMBER 2,

Optimist Park Re-Dedication Tuesday

The City of Lenoir will rededicate the baseball fields at Optimist Park Tuesday to honor W.D. “Dave” King and Harold Beach. the ceremony will begin at 1:30 p.m. at the park.  Little League started in Lenoir in 1952.

Fire destroys Lenoir home

A Lenoir couple escaped their burning home on Bradford Mountain Road early Friday morning thanks to a Caldwell County Sheriff’s Deputy and a Lenoir Police Officer who spotted the flames just after 3am.  Smoke detectors in the

Granite Falls woman charged in two incidents at jail

A Granite Falls woman has been charged after trying to sneak the drug Suboxone to an inmate in a pair of reading glasses.  Caldwell County Sheriff’s Department investigators charged Kristen Michelle Hardee with Furnishing a Controlled Substance

Hickory PD chase leads to fugitive arrest

A police chase in Hickory on Thursday led to the arrest of a fugitive from Tennessee.  Hickory police attempted to stop a vehicle but the driver didn’t stop and later fled on foot.  Jacob Ray Rash was

K9 officers retire from LPD

Two employees of Lenoir Police Department have earned a nice retirement.  Earlier this week K9s Cerik (left) and Mato retired from the City of Lenoir Police Department.  City Council thanked the animals and handlers for their service.