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Posted on: February 14, 2024

Caldwell County Board of Commissioners Present Centenarian Award

Loyce Price Centenarian Award

The Caldwell County Board of Commissioner presented Loyce Price, the Centenarian Award, as she celebrates her milestone 100th birthday. 

“It is a privilege to honor Mrs. Price and wish her a 100th birthday,” said Caldwell Count...

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Posted on: February 14, 2024

Valentine’s Day that Drug Trafficker will Never Forget

Methamphetamine Trafficker Arrest

Sheriff Alan C. Jones announced on February 14, 2024, Narcotic Agents with the Caldwell County Sheriff’s Office and Lenoir Police Department made an arrest on a Methamphetamine Trafficker.

Jesse Leighann Schwartz, age 30, of 2811 Hartland Road in...

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News Releases
Posted on: February 14, 2024

Public-Private Partnership Opportunity for Residential Development

Request for Qualifications for Property Development

Caldwell County is looking for experienced private and nonprofit development teams to present qualifications that demonstrate their ability to undertake the development of market-rate housing on County-owned land in the Town of Cajah’s Mountain ...

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Posted on: January 30, 2024

Check Your Voter Registration

Election Design Check Your Voter Registration

It is recommended to confirm that you are a registered voter in Caldwell County and that your voter registration is up to date prior to any Election. Your voter registration record should accurately reflect your full name, address, and party affiliation i...

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Posted on: January 16, 2024

WIC Program Provides Assistance for Eligible Women, Infants, And Children

WIC Guidelines

Lenoir – The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC), a division of the Caldwell County Health Department, provides supplemental nutritious foods, nutrition education, breastfeeding support, and referrals to health car...

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Posted on: December 30, 2023

Rabies Case Confirmed

Rabies Alert photo

On December 29th, 2023, the North Carolina State Laboratory notified Caldwell County Animal Care Enforcement that a raccoon submitted for testing was infected with the rabies virus. The raccoon was found on Deerfield Street SE in Lenoir. This is the fourt...

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News Releases
Posted on: December 18, 2023

Arnett Completes Civic Fellows Leading for Results Course

Kim Arnett

CHAPEL HILL, NC – On December 8, 2023, Kimberly Arnett Caldwell County Department of Social Services Director, successfully completed the Leading for Results program at the UNC School of Government as a Civic Fellow. Kimberly was among 24 indivi...

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Posted on: December 18, 2023

Candidates Set for Upcoming Election

Election Board of Commissioners, Board of Education

Filing for the 2024 Election ended on Friday, and the ballots are set for the Primary Election, which will be held on Tuesday, March 5. 

Eight Republicans have filed to run for three county commissioner seats. Incumbents Jeff Branch, Randy Church,...

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News Releases
Posted on: December 11, 2023

Commissioners Break Ground for a Water Tank in Collettsville

Water Tank Ground Breaking Photo

The Caldwell County Board of Commissioners recently broke ground for a water tank that will be located on Rocky Road in the Collettsville community. 

“It has taken years of work and a lot of patience fo...

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Posted on: October 9, 2023

NC Medicaid Expansion

Medicaid Expansion

Beginning on Dec. 1, 2023, NC Medicaid will cover people ages 19 through 64 years with higher incomes. You may be able to get health care coverage through Medicaid even if you didn’t qualify before. Medicaid pays for doctor visits, yearly check-ups, emerg...

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