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Two Additional Deaths in Caldwell County

Caldwell County learned of two COVID-19-related deaths today. One patient, who was over the age of 65, had been hospitalized and was reported to have underlying health conditions. The other patient, who was between the ages of

Renaissance Festival Cancelled

Another huge NC festival has decided to cancel its event this year due to health concerns over the coronavirus.  Organizers of the Carolina Renaissance Festival announced Monday that this years event will not happen. In a press release,

COVID-19 Cases Continue to Rise

A total of nine COVID-19 cases were reported today in Caldwell County from Sunday to Monday. 40 new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed Monday in Catawba County. Burke County did not report numbers over the holiday weekend,

New BLET Class Graduates

In a July 2 outdoor ceremony at the Transportation and Public Services Center in Hudson, Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute honored a new group of Basic Law Enforcement Training (BLET) graduates. Six cadets completed more than

Covid-19 Outbreak at Correctional Facility

Today, an outbreak was reported at NC Department of Public Safety’s Caldwell Correctional Center. Two employees at the minimum security facility tested positive for COVID-19. In congregate living settings, an outbreak of COVID-19 is defined as two

Shooting Death Under Investigation

Authorities are investigating the shooting death of a man who was found dead in a vehicle Sunday night.  Police discovered the body of 29 year old Donald Scott Young of Connelly Springs at a home on South

Students Circulate Racist Videos

Parents in Catawba County are being made aware about racists videos circulating on social media that have been shared and posted by some school students.  Superintendent Mike Stover issued a statement saying he had been made aware of