Breaking News from Lenoir NC
Find the latest Lenoir NC News from the most up to date source on all headlines and breaking stories from around the world.
Several churches set to celebrate Christmas with performances
Visitors and residents of Burke County wishing to renew their spirits with the true meaning of Christmas are invited to attend a weekend full of free Christmas dramas and concerts going on at several local churches.
South Caldwell teacher tours Kingdom of Bahrain
HUDSON — Carla Ingram, world history teacher at South Caldwell High School, is one of 10 U.S. classroom innovators and curriculum developers to be selected as a Bilateral US-Arab Chamber of Commerce Teachers Educating Across Cultures in Harmony (TEACH) Fellow.
Man charged after pushing buggy out of Walmart
A man was charged with larceny after apparently pushing a buggy of items out of Walmart in Morganton on Thursday. Nicholas Mackenzie Coffey, 22, of 3847 Angelic Way in Lenoir, was charged with larceny of property; receiving or possessing stolen goods on Thursday afternoon, according to an arrest rep
Woman to spend 6 years in prison for drug trafficking conspiracy
The former assistant director of Friends for Animals Humane Society of Burke County will spend six years in federal prison after she pleaded guilty in a drug case. Teddi Renee Stamey, 42, was sentenced on Dec. 3 to one count of conspiracy to distribute and to possess with intent to distribute metham
College, ASU have co-admission agreement
BOONE — Leadership from Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute (CCC&TI) and Appalachian State University have announced a new co-admission agreement that will create a seamless pathway for students who want to start at CCC&TI and complete their degree at Appalachian State.
'Organized chaos' leads to Christmas gifts for thousands of kids in Henderson County
HENDERSON COUNTY, N.C. (WLOS) — A holiday Blessings In Boxes distribution in Henderson County gives hundreds of families hope for a merry Christmas. "Table two is 614," volunteer Brenda Caldwell announced at Living Water Baptist . "Table three is 77."
Woman faces three larceny charges
A Granite Falls woman is charged with larceny in connection to the theft of a package in northeast Hickory near Kool Park Road and County Home Road, according to a release from the Catawba County Sheriff’s Office.
North Carolina, South Carolina battle to a draw in Shrine Bowl
SPARTANBURG, S.C. — Guess the border battle between North and South Carolina will have to wait a year before finally being settled. The 82nd meeting between the top gridiron standouts from North and South Carolina finished in a 10-all tie at Wofford College’s Gibbs Stadium in Spartanburg. It is only
Five things to do this weekend, Dec. 14-16
Come out for some holiday-themed roller skating. Everyone wearing an ugly sweater or onesie will receive a free admission skate pass. Contact Skateland at 828-322-8824. When: Friday from 7-11 p.m.
Snow clogging storm drains could exacerbate any flooding, say Lenoir officials
LENOIR, NC (WBTV) - Street crews in the city of Lenoir on Thursday scrambled to clear storm drains and road gutters of snow and ice in preparation for possible heavy rain on Friday.
Caldwell County State of Emergency Lifted
CALDWELL COUNTY, NC (December 12, 2018) — Chairman Randy Church of the Caldwell County Commissioners has determined that the conditions constituting a state of emergency no longer exists in the jurisdiction and has issued a termination order effective immediately for the declaration which was made o
High School Sports Roundup: Dec. 14
The St. Stephens wrestling team remained undefeated after two more wins Thursday night, the first of which gave coach Billy Baker his 600th career coaching victory. The Indians hosted a tri-meet with North Lincoln and Bunker Hill and easily dispatched of both opponents. In the 61-6 win over North Li
Make-up day for Career Center Middle College and Early College
LENOIR, NC (December 13, 2018) — Due to one the heaviest December snowfalls on record, schools have been closed for students three days this week, Monday, Dec. 10 through Wednesday, Dec. 12. Students returned to school on Thursday, Dec. 13 with a 3-hour delay and limited bus transportation services.
Video of Possible UFO Lights Off North Carolina Coast Now Going Viral
An unidentified flying object was just filmed and uploaded to YouTube by a fisherman on the North Carolina coast. According to ‘CRLarkin’, his video shows “Stationary orange lights in the sky. Seen east off of Cape Lookout on 11/13/18, roughly between 9-10PM Eastern.”
Woman Arrested For Stealing Packages In Catawba County
Authorities have arrested and charged a woman who was wanted after being seen on surveillance video stealing packages from a Catawba County residence last week. Summer Lea Hatcher, of Granite Falls is charged with one count of Misdemeanor Larceny in Caldwell County and two counts of Misdemeanor Larc
N.C. National Guard soldier carries stranded baby through snow
CALDWELL COUNTY, N.C. — A photo of a National Guard soldier carrying a baby through a snowstorm is touching the hearts of people across America. Sgt. Donovan McPherson, 27, is being hailed a hero for carrying a stranded baby to safety during a recent snowstorm in North Carolina.
Caldwell County Inclement Weather Update
CALDWELL COUNTY, NC (December 10, 2018) — Caldwell County Offices will operate on a two-hour delay tomorrow, December 11th due to inclement weather. Please note the following from Caldwell County Emergency Services:
Hero National Guardsman Captured Carrying Sick Baby Through North Carolina Snowstorm
A national guardsman was spotted stoically carrying a sick baby girl through a snowstorm in North Carolina after a tree fell onto a nearby power line and left the pair without power and stranded in the frigid weather.
BREAKING: Overturned tractor trailer in Newton
A tractor trailer overturned onto a barbed wire fence on Smyre Farm Road in Newton this afternoon around 4 p.m. The driver is not seriously injured. The Record is on the scene. We will update with more information as it becomes available.
Plenty of snow plow work remains for small operators
HAYWOOD COUNTY, N.C. (WLOS) — The primary roads around the mountains are in good shape now. That was DOT’s first focus. But now the attention is on the smaller roads. And private plow truck operators are focusing on those, as well as subdivisions, parking lots and driveways.