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    • Fleming Place repaving begins Friday

      Fleming Place repaving begins Friday

      Thursday, Nov 07, 2019

      Fleming Place will be closed beginning Friday, Nov. 8, so it can be repaved. The street will remain closed until work is completed. The contractor will mill the street Friday, and it will remain closed through the weekend. Fleming Place will then be...

    • Recent rainfall causes sewer spill

      Recent rainfall causes sewer spill

      Thursday, Nov 07, 2019

      Recent rainfall in the area caused a sewer spill in the City of Morganton Wednesday morning. The spill began Wednesday, Nov. 6, at approximately 10:30 a.m. at the Coal Chute outfall line into Hunting Creek, and stopped by 2:30 p.m. An estimated...

    • Forrest Fleming retires from City Council

      Forrest Fleming retires from City Council

      Wednesday, Nov 06, 2019

      Forrest Fleming retired from the Morganton City Council on Monday, Nov. 4, after 12 years of service. The City honored Fleming with a public reception prior to Monday night’s City Council meeting. “It has been an honor and a privilege to have...

    • Don't miss these CoMMA shows honoring Veterans Day!

      Don't miss these CoMMA shows honoring Veterans Day!

      Wednesday, Nov 06, 2019

      Join CoMMA this Veterans Day for two special shows meant to pay tribute to all who have served our country in the armed forces. The U.S. Army Field Band and Soldiers’ Chorus will perform on November 10 at CoMMA at 3 p.m. Tickets are free to the...

    • Special meeting notice Nov. 19, 2019

      Special meeting notice Nov. 19, 2019

      Tuesday, Nov 05, 2019

      In accordance with N.C.G.S. 143.318.12(b)(2), notice is hereby given of a Special Meeting of the Morganton City Council to be held on Tuesday, November 19, 2019 at 4:30 p.m. to hear information regarding the Old Burke County Courthouse Square...

    • Smith attends crisis communications training

      Smith attends crisis communications training

      Tuesday, Nov 05, 2019

      Public Information Officer Ethan Smith recently traveled to Raleigh to complete a crisis communications course provided by the North Carolina League of Municipalities. Smith was one of only two PIOs from western North Carolina who attended the...

    • City Hall, facilities closed for Veterans Day

      City Hall, facilities closed for Veterans Day

      Wednesday, Oct 30, 2019

      Morganton City Hall and City facilities will be closed Monday, Nov. 11, in observance of Veteran’s Day. The Collett Street Recreation Center and Mountain View Recreation Center will be closed. However, the weight room at the Collett Street...

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