NEW YORK (AP) — Charley Pride, country music's first Black star whose rich baritone on such hits as "Kiss an Angel Good Morning" helped sell millions of records and made him the first Black member of the Country Music Hall of Fame, has died. He was 86.
It's customary for the president of the United States to spare the life of a turkey each year for Thanksgiving. But when and how did the strange tradition begin?
There are many high-paying jobs that don’t require a master’s degree or higher.
The Fair Housing Act was created 50 years ago to prevent discrimination in lending. How is it doing today?
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Jacksonville, Florida, is the front-runner to host the GOP celebration marking President Donald Trump’s acceptance of his party’s nomination for reelection, the Republican National Committee chairwoman said Wednesday.
WASHINGTON — The U.S. military is rethinking its traditional connection to Confederate Army symbols, mindful of their divisiveness at a time the nation is wrestling with questions of race after the death of George Floyd in police hands.
June is LGBTQ Pride Month. Here are 12 important moments in the pride movement and the fight for LGBTQ rights.
Nationwide, as most communities emerge from shelter-at-home orders, Sunday mornings won’t simply go back to the way they were in mid-March, before the pandemic.
CHARLOTTE — Government officials issued a warning Wednesday, to alert the public about potential fraud schemes related to economic stimulus programs offered by the U.S. Small Business Administration to assist small business owners during the COVID-19 pandemic.
FERNDALE, Mich. — Sarah Ignash spends her days looking after dogs in normal times. With her business temporarily shuttered because of the coronavirus, though, she’s taken to walks on the wild side through her Detroit suburb with dancing bears, bipedal zebras and the like.
Karen Bell, a nursing instructor at Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute, admits she was apprehensive about joining the fight against COVID-19 in the country’s most impacted community, New York City. But, the same calling that led her, and so many others, into the nursing profe…
Conner Brown, a 25-year-old law student at Stanford University, spent the early days of the pandemic following his brother as he spotted and collected characters in the Pokemon Go mobile game.
Here's a look at archive photos from Ginsburg's tenure on the Supreme Court.
Read through the obituaries published today in The Morganton News Herald.
Look through budget-friendly homes for first home buyers and flippers
The Burke County Public Schools Board of Education met for the second day of its annual strategic planning session on Tuesday.
Four local dance studios are planning recitals for late May or early June to showcase the hard work and dedication students and teachers have put in during the 2021-22 school year.
Senior day doughnuts from Krispy Kreme are free for graduates May 25.
GREENSBORO — Former President Donald J. Trump will be back in Greensboro on July 15 as part of the American Freedom Tour.
The softball coach at Lake Norman High School has been charged with indecent liberties with children after a voice mail concerning a sex act was reported to the school resource officer, said Iredell Sheriff Darren Campbell.
Several state legislators won’t be returning to the North Carolina General Assembly next January after primary losses on Tuesday. And former lawmakers trying to get back to the House or Senate had mixed results. Seven incumbents lost in primaries for seats in their current chamber. And two current House members lost Senate primaries. Those who failed to win include Sen. Deanna Ballard of Watauga County and Reps. Jamie Boles of Moore County and David Rogers of Rutherford County. Several primary races involved pairs of Republican incumbents drawn together by redistricting. At least five former lawmakers won legislative primaries.
Approximately 238 grams of heroin, 59 grams of cocaine and 19 grams of marijuana were seized during a traffic stop in Newton. Two people were arrested on drug charges.
Local law enforcement officers laced up their sneakers for a 22-mile run Friday, carrying a symbol of hope from Morganton to Hickory.
Community members took to the Council Chambers at Morganton City Hall on Tuesday to voice their expectations for the next chief of the city’s department of public safety.
After a projected primary win, Burke County’s longtime chief deputy has become the sheriff-elect.
Longtime clerk’s office employee Crystal Carpenter is expected to become the Republican nominee for the Burke County Clerk of Court race.
The projected winner of Burke County’s sheriff’s race was clear in a decisive primary.
These results only show votes cast during early voting. Election Day results had not been posted by publication time Tuesday evening. Stay tuned to www.morganton.com for election updates as precinct results file in.