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    • Public Safety Chief Ronnie Rector to retire

      Monday, Jan 27, 2020

      Ronnie Rector’s office is mostly packed into boxes now — nearly three decades worth of certifications, accomplishments, and memories are heading home with him. After 28 years of dutiful service to the citizens of Morganton, Public Safety Chief...

    • Power outage scheduled early Thursday

      Power outage scheduled early Thursday

      Tuesday, Jan 21, 2020

      A planned power outage early Thursday should not affect any residential customers in the City. Crews will be turning off power for the Foothills Higher Education and Conference Center, Wendy’s, Arby’s, and the Children’s Development Services Agency on...

    • Crews installing iTracker sensors next week

      Crews installing iTracker sensors next week

      Friday, Jan 17, 2020

      Contractors will be working in several areas around the City Tuesday, January 21, and Wednesday, January 22, to install iTracker Smart Wastewater Sensors for the City’s wastewater system. These sensors will monitor inflow and infiltration in the...

    • Power outage planned for Sunday

      Power outage planned for Sunday

      Friday, Jan 17, 2020

      A planned power outage for Sunday, January 19, should not affect any residential customers in the City. Crews will be turning off power for the Foothills Higher Education and Conference Center and the Children’s Development Services Agency on West...

    • Red, White and Blue Festival cancelled, City will still hold free July 4 event

      Red, White and Blue Festival cancelled, City will still hold free July 4 event

      Wednesday, Jan 15, 2020

      The Red, White and Blue Festival will not return to Catawba Meadows Park this year. But there will still be plenty of summer festivities to enjoy. The City will hold its annual free July 4th celebration featuring music, food, activities for kids,...

    • City Hall closed for Martin Luther King Jr Day

      City Hall closed for Martin Luther King Jr Day

      Monday, Jan 13, 2020

      Morganton City Hall and City facilities will be closed Monday, Jan. 20, in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Garbage collection will be affected by the closure. There will be no trash pickup Monday, and collection will operate on a one-day delay...

    • Parking lot closed Monday

      Parking lot closed Monday

      Friday, Jan 10, 2020

      The front parking lot of Morganton City Hall, under the Morganton Trading Company Water Tower, will be closed from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. Monday, January 13. The lot will be closed to allow crews access to the building’s roof to install new HVAC units. The...

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