Saturday Jul 26
Man killed in western North Carolina motel fire
The News Herald of Morganton reports a couple awakened Friday to a strange smell.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
Valdese Weavers promotes 3 to senior level posts at the Burke County upholstery company
Valdese Weavers in neighboring Burke County has promoted three employees to vice president-level jobs or above at the upholstery fabric company.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Lenoir man charged in Burke break-in
A Lenoir man is accused of breaking into a convenience store in Morganton and stealing a large number of cigarettes.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
The Sampson Independent
Duckworth says he's ready to serve Clinton City Schools4:58 pm | 0
Chase Jordan / Sampson IndependentDr. Mark Duckworth, the new assistant superintendent for curriculum and instruction, works in his office at the Clinton City Schools' administration building.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Chamber hopes county will reconsider
The Lincolnton-Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce's Board of Directors held a special called meeting Wednesday morning to discuss concerns over the county's recent decision to move forward with relocating county offices to the old hospital, located on Gamble Drive in Lincolnton.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
Learner crushes Gaither in DA's race
David Learner easily defeated incumbent District Attorney James C. Gaither on Tuesday in the Republican runoff election, which saw surprisingly high turnout for a one-race, local election.
Sun Jul 13, 2014
Man with low blood sugar convicted in wreck
A jury in Burke County has found a man guilty of involuntary manslaughter for causing a fatal wreck because he blacked out from low blood sugar.
Sat Jul 12, 2014
Districts debate merits of master's for teachers
People gather outside the North Carolina General Assembly in Raleigh, NC during summer 2013 to protest the elimination of tenure and extra pay for teachers with advanced degrees in the state.
Fri Jul 11, 2014
The Charlotte Observer
Caldwell, federal agents arrest woman for robbery
Meredith Leigh Michaux, who was wanted in Burke County, was arrested Thursday in Lenoir by local, county and federal agents, authorities said.
Sat Jul 05, 2014
Catawba River, Burke County, NC
CNN's John Sutter took a three-week kayaking trip down the the quot;most endangeredquot; river in America: California's San Joaquin.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
Jacksonville Daily News
Teen injured in fall from Burke County waterfall
Seventeen-year-old Patrick Mereno was rescued after falling 60 feet near High Shoals Waterfall in South Mountain State Park around 6 p.m. Tuesday.