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    • Spooky Meadows canceled, Parks and Recreation to hold drive-thru trick-or-treat event

      Spooky Meadows canceled, Parks and Recreation to hold drive-thru trick-or-treat event

      Wednesday, Sep 23, 2020

      The City’s Parks and Recreation Department has canceled Spooky Meadows this year due to the ongoing threat of COVID-19. Instead of holding Spooky Meadows, the Parks and Recreation Department will hold a drive-thru trick-or-treat event at the...

    • Resurfacing work to begin Wednesday

      Resurfacing work to begin Wednesday

      Tuesday, Sep 22, 2020

      Contractors will begin resurfacing work on Bouchelle Street this week, which may result in periodic road closures as work is completed. Work will begin Wednesday, when contractors start lowering manholes in the area before they mill the asphalt and...

    • City offices reopening to the public Monday

      City offices reopening to the public Monday

      Friday, Sep 18, 2020

      Morganton City Hall and City offices will reopen to the public on Monday, September 21. While City offices are reopening to the public, COVID-19 still poses a threat to all of our health and safety. If you are entering a City building, we ask that...

    • Renovations begin on the Historic Burke County Courthouse Square

      Renovations begin on the Historic Burke County Courthouse Square

      Thursday, Sep 17, 2020

      Renovations to the Historic Burke County Courthouse Square began this week, as contractors completed demolition of the Jailhouse Gallery. In order for contractors to work freely, and to keep citizens safe when they are near the construction site, a...

    • Human Relations Commission Meeting September 22

      Human Relations Commission Meeting September 22

      Wednesday, Sep 16, 2020

      The Morganton Human Relations Commission wants to hear from you!   There is a Public Meeting of the HRC at 5:30 PM on Tuesday, September 22 at the Mountain View Rec Center.   One of the purposes of the Human Relations Commission is to identify issues of...

    • City to open playgrounds, splash pads this weekend

      City to open playgrounds, splash pads this weekend

      Friday, Sep 04, 2020

      In response to North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper’s Executive Order 163, the City’s Parks and Recreation Department will be opening its playgrounds, splash pads and park restrooms to the public tomorrow, Saturday, September 5. Splash pads will...

    • City offices closed for Labor Day, garbage collection to be delayed

      City offices closed for Labor Day, garbage collection to be delayed

      Friday, Sep 04, 2020

      City offices will be closed Monday, September 7, in observance of Labor Day. Garbage collection will be affected. There will be no trash collection Monday. Trash pickup will be on a one-day delay all week. This means Monday’s route will be...

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