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Alexander BOE To Host Town Hall Meeting

The Alexander County Board of Education will host a community town hall meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 3 at 6 p.m. at the Alexander County Auditorium at Alexander Central High School. The purpose of the meeting is to share

National Night Out Activities Tuesday

National Night Out is Tuesday, Oct. 3 and there will be a variety of activities across the Catawba Valley designed to draw community support for law enforcement. Here’s a roundup of free local events: In Alexander County

Parker Sentenced in Workplace Murder

Tangela Louise Parker of Taylorsville will serve 20 to 25 years in prison following her conviction for second-degree murder during Catawba County Superior Court on Thursday. The 52-year-old was sentenced after she entered her guilty plea for

Feetures Announces Warehouse Project

Performance sock manufacturer Feetures broke ground Thursday on a 60,000-square-foot warehouse facility in Hickory. The warehouse will retain approximately 30 jobs within the city and county limits of Hickory and Catawba County, and is expected to add

ARC Gives $500K to Industrial Park Project

The Appalachian Regional Commission has announced approval of a $513,425 grant for Caldwell County’s Evergreene Industrial Park in Sawmills. The grant funding will be used to extend water and sewer lines to the 30-acre site, which is

White Awarded Long Leaf Pine

For his more than 50 years of public service, former Caldwell County Manager Bobby White received the Order of the Long Leaf Pine at a ceremony Thursday in Lenoir. During his public service career, White also served

Caldwell celebrates Commerce Center’s 30th Year

Caldwell County Government, Caldwell County Economic Development, the Caldwell Chamber of Commerce, Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute and the Caldwell NC Works Center celebrated the 30th anniversary of the dedication of the Commerce building in Lenoir

Unemployment Rates For Aug. Released

Unemployment rates rose in 41 counties in August with 28 counties falling and 31 remaining unchanged. Burke, Caldwell and Catawba remained unchanged from July to August while Alexander had a slight increase. The Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton metro unemployment rate

Caldwell NCWorks Job Fair is Oct. 3

Speaking of employment – NCWorks’ Caldwell Career Center will host its Fall Job Fair from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 3 at the Lenoir branch of the Caldwell County Library at 120 Hospital Ave.