COVID-19 Update (April 6, 2021)

LENOIR, NC (April 6, 2021) — Here is the COVID-19 Update for Tuesday, April 6, 2021. As the state extends eligibility for COVID vaccines to all North Carolinians age 16 and older, eight locations in Caldwell County now offer the vaccine.…

Real world lessons delivered virtually

LENOIR, NC (April 1, 2021) -- Students in eighth grade got a real-world glance at careers, financial security, and household responsibilities through an online version of the Reality Store. The experience introduced students to life choices…

COVID-19 Update #306 (April 1, 2021)

LENOIR, NC (April 1, 2021) — Here is the COVID-19 Update for Thursday, April 1, 2021. Updated 4-01-2021 at 4:30 p.m. *This is the number of tests conducted by Caldwell UNC, the Health Department, and other reporting providers. Not all…

COVID-19 Update #305 (March 31, 2021)

LENOIR, NC (March 31, 2021) — Here is the COVID-19 Update for Wednesday, March 31, 2021. Updated 3-31-2021 at 4:10 p.m. *This is the number of tests conducted by Caldwell UNC, the Health Department, and other reporting providers. Not…

Pinwheels for Prevention

HICKORY, NC (March 30, 2021) -- The Children's Advocacy and Protection Center of Catawba County is now selling pinwheels in recognition of National Child Abuse Prevention Month, which is observed in April. Pinwheels are $2 each and may be…

COVID-19 Update #304 (March 30, 2021)

LENOIR, NC (March 30, 2021) — Here is the COVID-19 Update for Tuesday, March 30, 2021. (click on graphic above to view larger image) COVID cases in Caldwell County continue to remain relatively low, and the county’s overall positivity…

Hickory park hours extended for the season

HICKORY, NC (March 29, 2021) -- Beginning April 1, City of Hickory parks will be open daily from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. To maximize available daylight, the City of Hickory seasonally changes the hours of operation for all city-owned parks.…