Capt. Brad Browning talked The News Herald through his 30 years of service with EMS during a ride along in late November.
In the final installment of The News Herald’s series on retirees from 2022, the newspaper is taking a look back on several longtime employees …
Local paramedics and EMTs have spent this week celebrating EMS Week, with Emergency Fest set to return for the first time since the pandemic c…
DREXEL — An 8-year-old has died after being hit by a car at his bus stop Thursday morning.
See video of members of the North Carolina National Guard helping a Burke County EMS crew free their ambulance after it got stuck in snow Sunday night.
A resident at J. Iverson Riddle Developmental Center was found dead in a bathtub Saturday.
Funeral arrangements for a firefighter who died last week have been announced. See video from last week when firefighters from around the county paid respects to him as he was brought back to Burke County after his autopsy in Winston-Salem.
A man hiking with his son in the Linville Gorge on Saturday fell 40-60 feet to his death, emergency responders said.
Lifting patients in stretchers is getting a whole lot easier with a new investment Burke County made for its emergency medical personnel.
It takes gloves (sometimes two pairs) an N-95, a surgical mask over that, a gown and a face shield to top it all off for paramedics to respond…
In North Carolina, people help one another out, regardless of where they live in the state.
One man was rescued out of the Linville Gorge on Wednesday morning after he was injured while hunting.
Two indicted on child sex charges. A fatal motorcycle crash. A home lost to fire. Did you miss any local news?
Did you miss any of the news and major events in the area this week? Take a look back at our top local stories of the week.
A single-wide mobile home was burned to the ground on Thursday afternoon.
A day of tubing or kayaking on the Catawba River sounds like a fun day for anyone, but it can quickly turn south.
A child was rescued from drowning at Lake James State Park on Saturday afternoon.
A family, fire department, many emergency medical personnel and a whole community are mourning the loss of a beloved fire chief and medical li…
Most of the time, people interact with the first responders with Burke County EMS when they need medical attention.
A mobile home was damaged in a wildfire near N.C. 181 in Morganton on Saturday afternoon.
A man was killed after he fell from a waterfall in South Mountains State Park on Friday afternoon.
A man was killed after his all-terrain vehicle overturned into a creek on Monday in Morganton.
The flood waters from Hurricane Matthew may not have hit Burke County, but some local heroes went to the areas most affected to offer their ex…
Martha’s Park and the Collett Street pool in Morganton were filled with those trying to beat the heat during the peak of summer Wednesday afternoon.
Dozens of search and rescue team members went into the woods near Linville Gorge to look for a man who went missing the day before.
Three Burke County EMS workers recently traded in their uniforms for a cap and gown.