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    • Crews repairing water main break

      Crews repairing water main break

      Thursday, Nov 08, 2018

      City crews are turning off water on Pearson Drive to repair a water main break. The water shut off will affect approximately 75 customers. Repairs are expected to take approximately three hours.

    • City Hall closed for Veterans Day

      City Hall closed for Veterans Day

      Wednesday, Nov 07, 2018

      Morganton City Hall and City facilities will be closed Monday, Nov. 12, in observance of Veterans Day. Garbage collection will be on a one-day delay all week.

    • Holiday Bucks Giveaway in Downtown Morganton

      Holiday Bucks Giveaway in Downtown Morganton

      Tuesday, Nov 06, 2018

      The Holiday Downtown Bucks Give Away is back, with a twist. Starting on Monday, Nov. 12, festive painted Holiday Rocks will be hidden throughout businesses in downtown Morganton. Discover a Holiday Rock and turn it into the Morganton Main Street...

    • Utility customers urged to be cautious

      Utility customers urged to be cautious

      Monday, Nov 05, 2018

      City of Morganton residents are reporting that scammers are again calling homes and businesses threatening to disconnect their electric service. The scammers demand immediate payment over the phone, claiming to be with a utility service provider. The City...

    • Water tank on Valdese Avenue to be drained for maintenance

      Water tank on Valdese Avenue to be drained for maintenance

      Friday, Nov 02, 2018

      Water Resources will begin draining the City’s water tank on Valdese Avenue Monday to perform maintenance. Crews are draining the tank to clean the inside and perform interior renovations. The water tank will be offline for approximately three...

    • CoMMA hosting second-annual Gossler–Williams Honors Chorus

      CoMMA hosting second-annual Gossler–Williams Honors Chorus

      Friday, Nov 02, 2018

      Choirs from all four Burke County High Schools will take the stage at CoMMA Tuesday night, Nov. 6, 2018, during the second-annual Gossler – Williams Honors Chorus. The event is a partnership between CoMMA, the Burke Arts Council, and Burke County...

    • Two businesses hold ribbon cuttings

      Two businesses hold ribbon cuttings

      Wednesday, Oct 31, 2018

      Two businesses in Downtown Morganton held ribbon cuttings in the past week. Hotbox Vintage held its ribbon cutting Thursday, Oct. 25. The shop, located at 200 Collett St., carries a wide variety of authentic vintage items, from old school jeans and...

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