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    • April 6 City Council Meeting canceled

      April 6 City Council Meeting canceled

      Wednesday, Apr 01, 2020

      In response to the recent stay-at-home order issued by Governor Roy Cooper, and to help mitigate the spread of COVID-19, the City of Morganton has canceled its scheduled April 6, 2020, City Council meeting. There were no time sensitive items to be...

    • Proper disposal of garbage required to keep employees safe

      Proper disposal of garbage required to keep employees safe

      Wednesday, Apr 01, 2020

      With many people doing the right thing and staying home to help prevent the spread of COVID-19, the City of Morganton Public Works Department has noticed an increase in the volume of trash they are collecting each day. The Public Works Department...

    • Lowdermilk promoted to Chief of Public Safety

      Lowdermilk promoted to Chief of Public Safety

      Tuesday, Mar 31, 2020

      Tony Lowdermilk will officially step into the role of Chief of Public Safety on April 1, after a successful tenure as Interim Chief of the department that began on January 31. In the time since his initial promotion from Major of Support Services to...

    • TGIF shows scheduled for May are canceled

      TGIF shows scheduled for May are canceled

      Monday, Mar 30, 2020

      In the wake of Gov. Roy Cooper’s stay-at-home order, and to help slow the spread of COVID-19, the Historic Morganton Festival, Inc., has canceled the May dates of the TGIF Summer Concert Series. The shows will not be rescheduled for later in the...

    • Statewide stay-at-home order takes effect today, City modifies operations

      Statewide stay-at-home order takes effect today, City modifies operations

      Monday, Mar 30, 2020

      A stay-at-home order issued Friday by Gov. Roy Cooper takes effect today, Monday, March 30, at 5 p.m., and will last for the next 30 days. This order was issued to slow the spread of COVID-19, and applies to all municipalities in North Carolina,...

    • Asheville Street closed for utility work Thursday

      Asheville Street closed for utility work Thursday

      Wednesday, Mar 25, 2020

      Asheville Street will be closed from West Fleming Drive to Mimosa Street beginning at 8 a.m. Thursday to allow City crews to install a water and sewer tap on Asheville Street. Crews expect Asheville Street to be closed until approximately 5 p.m....

    • City declares State of Emergency, closes all City facilities to the public

      City declares State of Emergency, closes all City facilities to the public

      Friday, Mar 20, 2020

      In response to the recent declarations by Gov. Roy Cooper and the Federal government, and to help mitigate the spread of COVID-19, the City of Morganton has officially declared a state of emergency, effective today, March 20, at 8 a.m. You can read the...

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