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Lenoir Chaplin receives Key to city

Lenoir Police Department Chaplin Larry Smith, was recently presented the key to the city by Mayor Joe Gibbons. Smith worked as a telecommunicator for the department for several years, and he has served as a Volunteer Chaplain

Hickory Bank Robbed Tuesday

On Tuesday, February 11, 2020 at approximately 3:09 p.m., Hickory Officers responded to a robbery at the First Citizens Bank located at 1862 Hwy 70 SE. During the incident, a white male subject entered the bank, proceeded

Early Voting starts Thursday

One-Stop (Early) Voting for the 2020 Primary Election in North Carolina and Caldwell County begins on Thursday, February13, and continues through Saturday, February 29. Hours for One-Stop (Early) Voting will be Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to

Morganton TGIF concert series announced

Drumroll please…check out the 2020 TGIF Summer Concert Lineup! Get ready for another season of dancing under the stars on the Courthouse Square in Downtown Morganton. Dust off your lawn chair and blanket because TGIF will be

Caldwell Escapee Captured

An inmate who went missing from a work assignment in Caldwell County has been captured in Pennsylvania.  Pennsylvania State Police received a tip and located 47 year old  Kevin Adams in the Town of Bedford last Friday. 

ACC Chili Cookoff coming in March

The City of Morganton has announced details for its 26th Annual ACC Chili Cookoff coming up in March.  The event will be held March 26th at The Morganton Community House from 11am until 1:30pm.    The cookoff

Duke Energy Keeping close eye on forecast

With more rain in the forecast this week, Duke Energy says its meteorologists are keeping a close eye on the forecast and the possibility of more flooding.  Moderate to isolated heavy rainfall will likely occur Monday night through the day on Tuesday.  Wednesday