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Dr. Julia Sherrill of Caldwell Hospice and Palliative Care has earned the Hospice Medical Director Certified credential by the Hospice Medical Director Certification Board, which administers a certification program for hospice medical directors and other physicians who provide hospice care f…

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The Caldwell County Board of Commissioners approved applications that will improve cellphone service in the northeastern part of the county and allow a solar energy project in the southeastern part.

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As the oldest funeral home in Caldwell County celebrates its 100th anniversary, its new owners are looking toward the future.

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The way the COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted the world economy offers opportunities for North Carolina to gain jobs, a prominent economic development consultant says.

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A survey of residential furniture manufacturers and distributors found that business activity has continued to be strong into the fall, but manufacturers have suffered from shipping problems and manpower shortages.

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HIGH POINT — High Point Market leaders say there are no plans to make the state’s largest economic event “virtual.”

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The latest local unemployment numbers paint a picture of an economy in slow recovery mode, both in this region and statewide.

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More than 20 local writers will get the chance to display their works and mingle with readers Saturday in downtown Lenoir when a local bookstore hosts its first literary festival.

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A state grant will help pay for renovations of the former Broyhill upholstery complex in Lenoir, where a Taylorsville-based company recently began production.

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Last year, a record number of Caldwell County Career and Technical Education students earned credentials that they can use to go straight to work after graduation, according to preliminary statistics submitted to the State Board of Education.

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A Canadian company that makes molded plastic and composite parts plans to invest $7.1 million to develop a manufacturing operation in Newton that could create 80 jobs over five years, Gov. Roy Cooper’s office announced Thursday.

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HIGH POINT — With the High Point Market back in business after a yearlong layoff due to the coronavirus pandemic, home furnishings representatives say they didn’t expect normal attendance at the trade show — and that’s OK by them.

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Blue Ridge Energy has applied for a grant to help pay for bringing high-speed internet to parts of northern Caldwell County.

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The N.C. Department of Labor recognized Hickory-area employers and employees, including several in Caldwell County, at the agency’s virtual annual safety awards banquet this week.

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HIGH POINT — The major showroom owner for the High Point Market reports strong interest by home furnishings exhibitors in the reorganized trade show kicking off next week.

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After being temporarily sidelined by health issues that forced them to make some life changes, a couple has a new business that combines their old business and their new emphasis on health.

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Before the pandemic struck, Caldwell County was benefitting from record spending by tourists and other visitors, new statistics show.

HICKORY — A Wisconsin-based packaging company plans to begin operations later this month in a 158,000-square-foot manufacturing plant in Hickory that is expected to create 300 new jobs over five years.

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Laid off from his job as a barber at the beginning of the pandemic, Jared Trivette saw an opportunity.