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Threatening phone call prompts South Caldwell HS evacuation

December 8, 2017 by WSOC Charlotte

CALDWELL COUNTY, N.C. - South Caldwell High School students were evacuated from the building Friday after a threatening phone call was made, officials said. Students with cars on campus were released for the day, but all other students were transported ...

Granite Falls resident honored by group

November 21, 2017 by Hickory Daily Record

Hickory Daily Record... High School and coaches girls' tennis and basketball; she coaches the Red Foxes, a gold medal-winning basketball team comprised of women ages 50-82 that competes on area and state levels; she is the treasurer of the Burgess Chapel Church Foundation ...

Karen Isbell is the 2017 Granite Falls Woman of the Year

November 21, 2017 by Caldwell Journal

Caldwell JournalGranite Falls Chief of Police Ritch Bolick presented Mrs. Isbell with a resolution passed by the Granite Falls Town Council to recognize her selection as the Granite Falls Woman of the Year. He noted his personal appreciation for the work she has done ...

Whigham, Robert Byrd

October 29, 2017 by Dothan Eagle

Dothan EagleRobert Byrd Whigham died on Sunday, October 22, 2017. Byrd was 84 years old. He was born on June 13, 1933. He was predeceased in death by his parents Robert S. Whigham and Martha Byrd Whigham. Survivors are his brother, Boyd Whigham and wife, Blanche ...

Town of Granite Falls Fire Department is seeking applicants for the position of Fire Engineer

June 26, 2017 by Caldwell Journal

Caldwell JournalGRANITE FALLS, NC (June 26, 2017)…The Town of Granite Falls Fire Department is seeking applicants for the position of Fire Engineer. The position is open until filled. The Fire Engineer participates in incident response, including emergency medical ...

Granite Falls Elementary School 2017 Battle of the Books Winner

March 23, 2017 by Caldwell Journal

Caldwell JournalGRANITE FALLS, NC (March 17, 2017)…Elementary students were engaged in an all-out book war during the Elementary Battle of the Books, and Granite Falls Elementary School emerged as winner of this year's competition. The 11th Annual Elementary Battle ...

Philadelphia Lutheran Church in Granite Falls calls New Pastor

October 13, 2016 by Caldwell Journal

Caldwell Journalpastor-angie GRANITE FALLS, NC (October 13, 2016)…The Reverend Angela Farmer, a Caldwell County native, has accepted the call to serve as the pastor of Philadelphia Lutheran Church in Granite Falls. Pastor Angie graduated from Hibriten High School ...

Here's why no one wants to play this high school football team

October 7, 2016 by

myfox8.comPlayers and parents are saying they don't want to play football against a Washington state school that has crushed several teams to start the season. Archbishop Murphy High School's football team has six players over 250 pounds, and three who weigh ...

Several Teams Forfeit Games Against Washington High School Football Team Over 'Size Disparity'

October 6, 2016 by CBS Local

CBS LocalGRANITE FALLS, Wash. (CBSNewYork) — Several teams have forfeited games against a Washington state high school football team over safety concerns because of the size disparity of the players. KING-TV reports three teams have refused to play Everett's ...

Archbishop Murphy addresses forfeited games

October 5, 2016 by KIRO Seattle

KIRO SeattleThe North Sound school so dominant in football that teams in their conference refuse to play them—broke their silence Wednesday. Archbishop Murphy High School in Everett outscored its opponents 170-0 in its first three games this year. The team never ...

Three teams have now forfeited to this dominant Wash. high school football team

October 5, 2016 by

WFAA.comGRANITE FALLS, Wash. - A third high school football team is now refusing to play Everett's Archbishop Murphy amidst concerns about player safety. Archbishop Murphy is a private Catholic school in Everett that's been so dominant this season that South ...

The high school football team nobody wants to play

October 5, 2016 by CBS News

CBS NewsGranite Falls High School is the latest, forfeiting its game scheduled for Friday. “We made a decision based on the health and welfare of our kids. And that's really what it comes to. That's our first priority,” said Granite Falls athletic director ...

Victim of deadly car crash was 2016 Granite Falls grad

September 3, 2016 by HeraldNet

HeraldNetThey paint the picture of a girl who was smart and sassy, friendly and full of laughter. She loved to be by the ocean, watching the waves roll in. She graduated in the spring from Granite Falls High School. Espindola was killed in a car crash around 3 ...

Zac Pollard from Granite Falls, NC named to Presbyterian College provost's list

June 5, 2016 by Caldwell Journal

Zac Pollard CLINTON, SC (06-03-2016)…Zac Pollard of Granite Falls, N.C., has been named to the spring 2016 provost's list at Presbyterian College. The provost's list seeks to honor those students who achieved at least a 3.30 GPA. Presbyterian College ...

Family: Teen showed off gun on video chat before accidentally shooting self

April 11, 2016 by WNCN

WNCNGRANITE FALLS, N.C. (WBTV) – A Caldwell County teenager is dead after family members say he was showing off a pistol on video chat and the gun went off. Investigators are calling the incident an “accidental shooting.” Sixteen-year-old Dekota Smith was ...

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