VALDESE — Monday marks 50 years since a bomb shelter exploded, killing five children and rocked a community to the core.
RUTHERFORD COLLEGE — The 2022 Rutherford College Founder’s Day Festival and Pigmaster’s BBQ Challenge was on Saturday. The festival was a day of fun, food, music and vendors in the town.
A father and daughter have lost everything after fire engulfed their home and two cars early Sunday morning in eastern Burke County.
Roads across Burke County have had to be shut down because of flooding from heavy rains.
HICKORY — The state of North Carolina has now moved into COVID Phase 2.5 which allows museums to open with restrictions.
Fire destroyed a home in Burke County and sent a woman to the hospital Monday morning.
The Burke County Board of Commissioners has been holding most of its meetings on the electronic meeting platform Zoom since COVID-19 entered the county.
Get ready to relive the 90s — the temperature, not the decade.
VALDESE — The Rock School Arts Foundation’s 33rd annual Open Art Competition is moving online, the organization recently announced.
Like so many others, Ella Evans’ plans for 2020 were disrupted by COVID-19.
Jamie Sisk considers herself one of the lucky ones, even though she has been in the intensive-care unit of a local hospital since Monday.
Burke County added 20 positive cases of COVID-19 Friday and Saturday, with nine on Friday and 11 on Saturday.
Burke County gained nine cases of COVID-19 Friday.
Burke County saw another increase in positive COVID-19 cases Thursday, this time adding 11 cases of the virus.
These are some of the most luxurious homes on the Morganton market.
Check out the peaks and valleys in volatile local gas prices, and track motor vehicle sales, financing and production.
Local quilter Thelma Luciana shared a lifetime of memories from her quilting journey for a special oral history project:
An expansion that’s expected to bring 78 new jobs to Morganton and an investment of up to $94 million got underway Thursday afternoon, and it doesn’t sound like things will be slowing down for the company any time soon.
Even before three Charlotte construction workers died when scaffolding collapsed on Jan. 2, it was clear that those elevated platforms can be dangerous.
An employee died Thursday at the EGGER Wood Products plant, the company said in a news release.
State liquor distribution system sends limited bourbons to large areas; ABC manager thinks it breaks state law
As a young man, Tom Papas bonded with his father over whiskey. When he visited, the pair shared drinks. Papas enjoyed bourbon while his father preferred scotch.
North Carolina’s elected auditor has pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor for leaving the scene of a December crash in which she drove her state-owned vehicle into a parked car. Four-term Democratic State Auditor Beth Wood told a Wake County judge on Thursday that she made a “grave mistake” and should have remained at the accident. A judge sentenced Wood to about $300 in court costs and fines in the hit-and-run plea. He pointed out that Wood already had personally paid over $11,000 to cover damages to both cars. Wood said in court that she had drunk two glasses of wine at the party but was not impaired.
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Police are searching for a man they say led them on a chase up N.C. 181 after taking off from a checking station Thursday evening.
A Kannapolis man has been charged in a crash involving a stolen car in Newton. The wreck occurred in the early morning hours of March 13.
Four people landed a slew of charges after deputies seized methamphetamine, fentanyl, MDMA and stolen property Monday.
A Newton woman pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter in the overdose death of a woman from the town of Catawba.
Between 450,000 and 650,000 North Carolinians have been moved a historic step closer to predictable and potentially life-changing health-care coverage.
Cleaning up homelessness recently has become one of the main tasks facing the city of Morganton’s code enforcement officer.
GLEN ALPINE — A former alderman for the town of Glen Alpine proposed two options for the current board at its Monday night meeting.
The N.C. House won't vote until next week on whether to accept significant Senate changes to its historic Medicaid expansion bill.