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Officials from the Burke County Sheriff's Office say an investigation is underway after an inmate died at the Burke County Jail. [Read More]
WFO GREENVILLE/SPARTANBURG Warnings, Watches and Advisories for Monday, September 24, 2018 _____ FLASH FLOOD WARNING The National Weather Service in Greenville-Spartanburg has issued a *... [Read More]
MORGANTON Naomi W. Freeman, 76, of the Oak Hill Community, passed away Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018. Born in Burke County, June 21, 1942, she was... [Read More]
MORGANTON Minnie Dorcas Happoldt Hodge Funderburk, 94, of Morganton went to be with the Lord Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018. Born in Burke County, April 21,... [Read More]
HILDEBRAN Johnny Durant Spencer, 85, of Hildebran, passed away Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018 following a lengthy illness. Born Sept. 17, 1933, in Burke County, he... [Read More]
Burke County residents interested in participating in Mission Morganton this year are invited to meet on the grounds of First Baptist Church of Morganton at... [Read More]
The following mug shots are taken from the top bond amounts from the week of Sept. 9-15:... [Read More]
1. The Collett Street Rec Center will host a fall book sale today and Saturday. Sponsored by the Friends of the Burke County Public Library... [Read More]
Check out these events taking place around Burke County this week: (Sept. 23-29):... [Read More]
The host East Burke girls tennis team was determined to make coach Gilbert Guittard's last Burke County championship event one to remember, and they did... [Read More]
MORGANTON Thomas "Tommy" Mull, 50, of Morganton, passed away unexpectedly Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018. Born in Burke County, April 27, 1968, he was the son... [Read More]
Morganton Donald Eugene Carswell, 65, of Morganton, died Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2018. Born in Burke County, June 6, 1953, he was the son of Sylvannes... [Read More]
Around Christmas, 8-year-old Fore Putnam wrote letters to Santa Claus, Ivanka Trump, and President Donald Trump. In them, he made an emotional plea for help... [Read More]
Residents in parts of Burke County will be able to ride on regular bus routes soon. [Read More]
Burke County residents are invited to attend a family-friendly organ concert performed by Joseph Eric Franklin, Jr., a 14-year-old music prodigy. [Read More]
A teenage boy ran away from his home in Morganton, according to Burke County Sheriff's Office. [Read More]
A Morganton woman is wanted by the Burke County Sheriff's Office on a felony charge. [Read More]
A Nebo man is facing multiple charges after leading Burke County police on a high-speed chase into McDowell County last Thursday. [Read More]
After missing the worst impacts of Tropical Depression Florence, the Burke County Special Ops team waited to be deployed to help in eastern North Carolina. [Read More]
Burke County police arrest man following 25-mile motorcycle chase. [Read More]