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When Carl and Lucas Wagner moved to Hudson in the 1950s, they had two young sons whom Carl would take traveling, staying in a pop-up camper.

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Members of the 2021 class of Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute’s Speech Language Pathology Assistant program have earned, on their first attempt, a 100-% pass rate on the North Caroilina SLPA registration exam. Pictured are, from left: (front row) Savannah Noble, Nicole Bean…

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The Caldwell Heritage Museum reports that some people have said they received scam phone calls from what appeared to be the museum’s phone number. Museum Executive Director Cindy Hedrick Day asks that anyone who gets a call from the museum hang up and notify the museum, 828-758-4004. Museum …

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One day in September 2017, Miranda and Alejandro Franco were at church when Alejandro looked down at his Bible and saw Mark 16:15, “And he said unto them, go ye into all the world, and preach the gospel to every creature.”

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A Granite Falls man was charged with driving while impaired after he wrecked in downtown Granite Falls, the Granite Falls Police Department said.

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The West Caldwell Health Council is planning two mobile vaccine clinics offering COVID-19 vaccines.

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A prominent defense attorney has accused the chief Superior Court judge for the district that includes Caldwell County of unfairly maligning her and trying to embarrass her and interfere with her ability to practice law effectively, among other allegations.

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A Whitnel Elementary School teacher was named the Caldwell County Schools’ Teacher of the Year at a district awards ceremony Wednesday evening.

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The hospice organizations serving Burke and Caldwell counties have integrated their operations.

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Fort Defiance, the home of Gen. William Lenoir, at 1792 Fort Defiance Drive off N.C. 268 in Happy Valley will have its 270th Birthday Celebration on Saturday, May 8, from 11 a.m.-6 p.m. There will be original Lenoir family textiles, music on the grounds all day — musicians are Musicians incl…

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A man was arrested after deputies found more than 4 pounds of methamphetamine in the bag he was carrying, the Caldwell County Sheriff’s Office said.

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Dressed in a plastic poncho, a shower cap and oversized sunglasses, teacher Wendy Newton sat, waiting, as fourth-grader Carson Melton grinned and heaved a pie pan filled with shaving cream into her face.

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In a 911 call recorded shortly after a fatal shooting, a man who later would be charged with murder claimed he shot himself, his girlfriend and their son all by accident, but the woman he is accused of shooting seemed to contradict his account.

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The Education Foundation of Caldwell County awarded 12 Caldwell County teachers scholarships to continue their education.

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An article in Tuesday’s edition of the News-Topic incorrectly reported the job that Katelin Cooke holds with the city of Lenoir. Cooke is the athletic director and parks manager for the Parks and Recreation Department, not for just the Mulberry Recreation Center. Doug Main, her predecessor, …