A collaboration of articles focused on helping you stay healthy this summer.
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HAVE ANY LEADS? “Burke County’s Most Wanted” is partnering with Morganton Burke Crime Stopp…
VALDESE — They were down but never out.
Check out this photo gallery of the 40th annual Waldensian Festival!
Prep football practice opened Saturday around the state. Here are some images of Draughn, East Burke, Freedom and Patton in the early stages of the preseason...
Burke County residents eager to burn some calories before hitting the concession stands at the Historic Morganton Festival will have a chance to do so with the annual Sunrise Run on the Greenway.Updated: Aug 27
The Freedom varsity boys soccer team defeated nonconference foe R-S Central 7-0 late Wednesday at the Catawba River Soccer Complex.Posted: Aug 27
NEW YORK (AP) — A barrel of U.S. crude oil fell below $40 per barrel for the first time since the end of the global economic crisis.Posted: Aug 21
On Aug. 30, the inaugural Guiding Star Gala benefiting “A Minor Consideration” — a non-profit foundation to support young performers — will be held at Lucky Strike in the Hollywood and Highland Mall complex in Hollywood.Posted: Aug 27
Former nursing classmates, Chapel Hill’s First Nightingales, compiled stories from their college days and medical career milestones into a book, “Ahead of Our Time.”Updated: Aug 27
Socialism has had a rough few decades, but it's enjoying a rare success. Bernie Sanders, who calls himself a socialist, is running for president, drawing big crowds and leading Hillary Clinton in one poll in New Hampshire. All this leads some people to a damning conclusion: Democrats love Sanders because Democrats are socialists.Posted: Aug 24
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Tropical Storm Erika lashed Puerto Rico early Friday with heavy rains and wind after killing four people and causing devastating floods in the eastern Caribbean island of Dominica, where several people remained missing.Updated: 8:45 am
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Former President George W. Bush is returning Friday to New Orleans — the scene of one of his presidency's lowest points — to tout the region's recovery from the nation's costliest natural disaster on the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina.Updated: 7:30 am
VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican's former ambassador to the Dominican Republic, the highest-ranking Holy See official to ever be charged with sexually abusing young boys, was found dead Friday as he awaited trial, the Vatican said.Updated: 8:45 am