Pottery classes at Lenoir High School

LENOIR, NC (June 17, 2019) -- Did you know that you can throw, finish, and fire pottery in Downtown Lenoir? Caron Baker teaches a pottery class on Monday’s at the Lenoir High School Gym. “You do not have to be artistic to become a…

Doc Watson Day at the Jones House in Boone

BOONE, NC (June 13, 2019) -- Every year the town of Boone celebrates the legacy of Doc Watson with his own day. The Jones House organizes friends of Doc as well as new talent on the scene to honor Doc's contributions. Friday, June 21, the…

This Week’s Caldwell Journal…

GRANITE FALLS, NC (June 13, 2019) -- Here is this week’s paper… We now have two new and easier ways for you to view our weekly paper! (In the bottom viewer, click on the square dashed box in the bottom right corner to view in full-screen)…

Wilson Creek Area Roads Significantly Damaged

NEBO, NC (June 13, 2019) -- The Wilson Creek area on the Pisgah National Forest Grandfather Ranger District was impacted by the heavy rainfall event this past weekend. The upper Wilson Creek watershed received over 12 inches of rainfall…

Improvements continue at Lenoir Optimist Park

LENOIR, NC (June 12, 2019) -- The Lenoir Optimist Park is getting more upgrades this year thanks to a state grant and matching funds from the City. The park will get a new parking lot, restrooms, a playground, two picnic shelters,…

95th Annual Singing on the Mountain

GRANDFATHER MOUNTAIN, NC (June 12, 2019) -- Singing on the Mountain has been welcoming one and all for the past 95 years, and this year is no different. On Sunday, June 23rd, all are welcome to join in a free gospel music festival set in…

Caldwell County Damage Assessment Application

LENOIR, NC (June 11, 2019) -- To assist with recovery efforts following the recent weather event, Caldwell County Emergency Services is requesting Caldwell County residents with storm-related damage to their home, and/or property (i.e.…

HOME REPAIR SCAMS

CALDWELL COUNTY, NC (June 10, 2019) -- Below are some very important tips for the North Carolina Department of Justice. NEVER PAY FOR WORK UP FRONT Reputable contractors will not ask you to pay up front Beware of anyone who comes to…

Caldwell County Power Outage Warning

LENOIR, NC (June 9, 2019 at 5:26pm) -- The Valmead Substation Facility will be doing storm related maintenance which will cause power outages starting at 7:00pm that could last at least 2 hours. This power outage will affect Lenoir on 321…

Caldwell County Declares State of Emergency

LENOIR, NC (June 9, 2019 at 4:41pm) -- Caldwell County, North Carolina has declared a State of Emergency due to the current flooding event. A State of Emergency allows the government entity to request and utilize operational resources to…

Catawba County declares State of Emergency

NEWTON, NC (June 9, 2019 at 9:22am) -- The Catawba County Board of Commissioners declared a State of Emergency in Catawba County at 8:00 a.m. Sunday, June 9, 2019, due to excessive rainfall in the County beginning Friday, June 7, 2019 and…

Door Kicked In, Spartans Win State By Dan O’Neal

RALEIGH, NC (June 2, 2019) -- In the late 1970’s, there was a quote made by the coach of the Houston Oilers (Tennessee Titans today) Bum Phillips after losing the AFC Championship game again to the eventual Super Bowl champion Pittsburgh…

This Week’s Caldwell Journal…

GRANITE FALLS, NC (June 6, 2019) — Here is this week’s paper… We now have two new and easier ways for you to view our weekly paper! (In the bottom viewer, click on the square dashed box in the bottom right corner to view in full-screen)…