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    • CAAC awards Certificate of Merit, Letters of Commendation

      CAAC awards Certificate of Merit, Letters of Commendation

      Friday, Jul 12, 2019

      Members of the Community Appearance Advisory Commission gathered at 404 Avery Avenue Thursday to recognize Samantha Reid for transforming “The Belle at Avery” into a gorgeous and welcoming property that serves as a gateway to Downtown Morganton....

    • Flow testing to begin next week

      Flow testing to begin next week

      Friday, Jul 12, 2019

      The City of Morganton Department of Public Safety Fire Division and Water Resources Department will begin flow testing fire hydrants on Wednesday, July 17. The flow testing will last through August 2, and will affect different areas of the City at...

    • Work on Bouchelle Street to affect traffic

      Work on Bouchelle Street to affect traffic

      Monday, Jul 08, 2019

      Contractors began working Monday to make water and sewer line improvements on Bouchelle Street from Fleming Place to Catawba Street. Traffic will be affected by the work. Flaggers will be in the area as work is performed each day directing traffic...

    • City holds public meeting on Center Square Park

      City holds public meeting on Center Square Park

      Friday, Jun 28, 2019

      More than 130 people came to the first of two public meetings on Center Square Park Tuesday night at the Collett Street Recreation Center to help make history in reimagining the grounds of the Historic Burke County Courthouse Square. Citizens at...

    • City Hall closed for Independence Day

      City Hall closed for Independence Day

      Thursday, Jun 27, 2019

      Morganton City Hall and City facilities will be closed on Thursday, July 4, 2019, in observance of Independence Day. Garbage collection will be affected. Routes will run as normal Monday through Wednesday, but Thursday, July 4’s route will be...

    • City Council approves 2019-2020 budget

      City Council approves 2019-2020 budget

      Friday, Jun 21, 2019

      The Morganton City Council approved the City’s 2019-2020 Fiscal Year budget after a public hearing Monday, June 17. The budget totals $77,086,786, and includes funding for basic services and for projects that will advance the vision for Morganton...

    • Morganton’s Alpine Mill Named Great Transformation

      Morganton’s Alpine Mill Named Great Transformation

      Thursday, Jun 20, 2019

      A place that’s been transformed has the potential to become truly great when it merges the best parts of its past with the current needs of the community. Whether a shopping mall that’s been retrofitted into a mixed-use community, an abandoned...

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