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A Patterson-area man could spend up to five years in prison for drug and assault convictions, a sentence that was lengthened because of the number of his previous convictions.

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Two more county residents have died of COVID-19, the Caldwell County Health Department said.

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Despite widespread concerns that sales tax revenues could drop dramatically because of the coronavirus pandemic, monthly reports continue to show higher revenues in Caldwell County compared to last year.

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The community calendar in Saturday’s News-Topic gave the incorrect date for the Auxiliary of Caldwell Memorial Hospital’s annual Love Light Tree lighting ceremony, which is today at 4:45 p.m. n front of Mulberry Medical Park. For a donation of $5, a light will be placed on the Love Light tre…

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A little more than 10 months after being captured and given regular food and medical care, a dog that had become a kind of celebrity in Lenoir is in improved health and slowly showing more trust in the woman who is caring for him.

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Kaye Warren sent a photo Thursday night of the view from her house of Hibriten Mountain’s Christmas star display.

Philip Wright built his first engine when he was 11 years old. Even as a boy, one dream shined more brightly than all others: NASCAR.

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Furniture orders continued to be strong in October and November, and unless the recent surges of COVID-19 lead to widespread shutdowns as happened in the spring, business should stay strong into 2021, a consulting firm reports.

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A Blowing Rock native recently published a book about the early history of his hometown, including its strong ties to Caldwell County.

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A local man who had become socially isolated because of COVID-19-related precautions looked like he needed help, and a teacher reached out to her students to offer some help.

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A Caldwell County native who became a widely-recognized authority on the history of the Blue Ridge Parkway and the Depression-era Civilian Conservation Corps has died.