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Posted on: January 30, 2023

Caldwell County EMS Can Now Provide Blood Transfusions in the Field

EMS Supervisor receives blood supply from hospital

Lenoir, NC – For more than two years, Caldwell County EMS searched for a way to provide blood transfusions to patients before they reached a medical center. Now, through a partnership with UNC Health Blue Ridge, Caldwell EMS carries blo...

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Posted on: January 23, 2023

Caldwell County Animal Care Enforcement Opens New Facility

Dr. John Thuss photo

More than 100 guests joined Caldwell County Commissioners to open the new Caldwell County Animal Care Enforcement Facility on Saturday. 

“When I came on the Board of Commissioners 10 years ago, we were talking about the need for a new facility, an...

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Posted on: January 13, 2023

Animal Care Enforcement Facility Grand Opening Set for January 21

Animal Care Facility Grand Opening Invitation

Caldwell County Animal Care Enforcement (ACE) will open its new facility with a dedication ceremony on Saturday, January 21 beginning at 10 a.m.

“This new facility gives us space for more animals, a place for cats to safely play, much needed office space a...

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Posted on: January 10, 2023

Caldwell County Offices Will Be Closed for the Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday

All Caldwell County offices will be closed on Monday, January 16, in observance of the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday. 

County offices will resume regular business hours on Tuesday, January 17. For more information, contact Public Information Offi...

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Posted on: January 9, 2023

Caldwell County Emergency Services Experiences Record Number of Calls

911 Calls Infographic

Caldwell County 911 Communications responded to a record number of calls over the holiday. From December 23 through January 1, dispatchers answered 3,599 administrative and 911 calls.

“This was the single busiest time span for call volume that the system h...

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Posted on: December 26, 2022

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Posted on: December 15, 2022

Rabies Case Confirmed in Caldwell County

On December 15th, 2022, the North Carolina State Laboratory notified Caldwell County Animal Care Enforcement that a skunk submitted for testing was infected with the rabies virus. The skunk was found on Campground Road where it contacted a dog. This is th...

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Posted on: December 13, 2022

Sheriff Jones Elected Chairman of NC Sheriff's Education and Training Standards Commissioner

Alan Jones

Caldwell County Sheriff Alan Jones was elected chairman of the North Carolina Sheriffs’ Education and Training Standards Commission. Sheriff Jones has served on the Commission since 2012. He was elected by his fellow commissioners to fil...

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Posted on: December 5, 2022

Caldwell County EMS Hosts Fill the Rig Toy Drive

Caldwell County Emergency Services EMS Division will host its annual Fill the Rig Toy Drive on Saturday, December 10, from 9 AM – 2PM at Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute.

During the event, EMS personnel will accept new unwrapped...

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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