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17th Death in Caldwell County

Caldwell County learned of its 17th COVID-19-related death today. The patient, who was over the age of 75, was reported to have underlying conditions. To be counted by the county as a COVID-19-related death, the death certificate

220 Pounds Of Meth Seized

More than 220 pounds of Methamphetamine was seized earlier this week in Wilkes County and it is believed to be the largest amount ever seized in Western NC.  Police began an investigation back in June and had

Shot Hits Home In Caldwell County

The Caldwell County Sheriffs Office says it appears someone was driving down Campground Rd recently shooting at street signs but one of the shots went into a house around the 2500 block of Campground Rd.  No on

2nd Arrest In Hickory Homicide

Hickory police have made a second arrest in connection to a shooting death that happened on July 29th.  30 year old Donald Simpson died after being shot in the area of 1st Street SW.  Hickory Police have

Police Donation For Local Schools

Some officers in Lenoir recently made a generous donation to help students in Caldwell County’s 6 elementary city district schools.   Officer from the Community Police Platoon say the school supplies were purchased using proceeds from the ad

COVID-19 Death in Catawba County

Catawba County Public Health reported one coronavirus related death on Wednesday. A total of 31 people have died due to complications from the virus in Catawba county. Health officials confirmed 20 new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday.

Caldwell County Purchases Thermal Imaging Systems

Caldwell County recently purchased thermal imaging systems for its public buildings. The systems, designed to automate body temperature screening, allows staff to efficiently and effectively check temperatures of everyone entering county facilities.  “During the COVID-19 pandemic, temperature