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Everyone likes to grow things, whether they eat the end product or just enjoy its blooms in the garden. It is true that not all crops are so easily grown by the amateur gardener, but there are lots of crops that are very simple to grow.
One of the earliest crops in the garden is asparagus. One of its greatest features is that it is a crop that comes back year after year, giving the gardener many harvests from one planting. Of course, like anything else, what is done in the beginning to an asparagus bed is going to make a difference in how many years the gardener gets to enjoy this perennial crop.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – An infant’s death has prompted some new changes in child care standards.
Police officers, firefighters, EMTs and other personnel answer hundreds of calls every day. Sometimes, the chatter overheard on an emergency scanner is frightening, humorous, or just plain odd.
Even the best laid plans can go awry.
HILDEBRAN — A family dispute ended with one man in jail and his two brothers in the hospital recovering from stab wounds.
WASHINGTON - As President Obama heads to Springfield, Ill., Wednesday to mark the ninth-anniversary of his first White House bid, it raises a question: how many men and women involved in that campaign are still working for him?
MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Bernie Sanders swept to victory in Tuesday's New Hampshire primaries, adding crucial credibility to their upstart candidacies and underscoring the insistence of voters in both parties on shaking up American politics.
RALEIGH – Julia Littlejohn just wanted to find her lost dog. She didn’t think twice about climbing up onto the tracks. “I’m up on the tracks, and I hear this loud horn,” she said.
Nearly two months after his death, authorities are still looking for information about a hit-and-run that killed a local man.
One person was detained and a landing zone was been set up at Hildebran Elementary after two victims, including a 17-year-old, were reportedly stabbed Tuesday afternoon.
RALEIGH — Retail theft schemes are increasing in the Carolinas and they’re becoming more sophisticated.
GRANITE FALLS — A registered sex offender was sentenced Tuesday to federal prison for enticing a minor online.
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HILDEBRAN -- One person has been detained and a landing zone has been set up at Hildebran Elementary after a 17-year-old was reportedly stabbed this afternoon.
A popular downtown event will be returning to Morganton for the 22nd year in a row. The Morganton Downtown Development Association’s ACC Chili Cook-off will take place on March 11 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Alligators have been used as shoes, briefcases, university mascots, lunch and now, authorities say, a deadly weapon.
MARION — A Morganton man has been charged with beating a Marion man and sending him to the hospital with life-threatening injuries, deputies said Tuesday.
A couple of auto thieves are still on the loose and possibly armed and dangerous.
CHARLOTTE — Panthers quarterback Cam Newton said Tuesday that he's "sore loser," but defended walking out of a press conference after the Super Bowl by saying he didn't feel like talking to the media after Carolina's 24-10 loss to the Denver Broncos.
The third grade students at Morganton Day School were given the opportunity to become entrepreneurs for the day in their classroom during Market Day Monday.
Silver Fork Winery plans to expand on its property and open a restaurant in downtown Morganton this year.
IRWIN, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say a Pennsylvania man stole several police badges while he was being held for questioning in a domestic dispute.
Folks will get a chance on Saturday to see some artifacts that have been discovered at a Burke County archaeology site.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A man has died after starting a Raleigh race in which contestants are supposed to also eat a dozen Krispy Kreme doughnuts midway through the competition.
According to the Institute for College Access and Success, North Carolina is ranked No. 37 in average student loan debt in the United States averaging more than $25,000 a student.
MANCHESTER, N.H. - For nearly eight months, Donald Trump has talked winning. If he is president, the country will finally win on trade, on health care, on education, on jobs and against terrorists. Under his leadership, Trump likes to say, there will be so much winning that some Americans will beg him to stop winning so much.
The Waldensian Trail of Faith and the Valdese Heritage Arts Center teamed up Saturday, Jan. 30 to offer the public an in-depth experience of art, literature and delicious coffee. I’m a big fan of all those, so I was in!
Those who aren’t registered to vote have two weeks to do so in order to vote this year.
In the spirit of Super Bowl 50, a recent article by Men’s Journal examined the craft brew industries of Colorado and North Carolina. Morganton brewery Fonta Flora was one of the top craft breweries mentioned in the article.
The U.S. Census 2014 American Community Survey that was released in late 2015 show s Burke County continues to lose residents to other areas .
For locals looking for a place to celebrate and watch Super Bowl 50, Morganton will provide several options tonight. There will be plenty of places for fans of both the Carolina Panthers and Denver Broncos to watch the game.
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Burke County Public Schools was a vision of black and blue when they officially declared Friday “Black and Blue Panthers Day” to show their support for the Carolina Panthers, who will be participating in the Super Bowl 50 on Sunday.
A local man who has always given back now needs the help of the community he’s served for decades.
Those familiar with the story of Braylon Beam, the North Carolina boy who is battling cancer and still spreading his positive energy by dancing, will want to see this video of Braylon and his family on The Ellen Degeneres Show!
Six local churches, the Burke County Health Department, and the Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust of Winston-Salem invite groups to step on board with a county-wide monthly walking challenge that renewed Wednesday.
The North Carolina Community College System has presented an item of business that will allow member schools to apply a surcharge to tuition. Community colleges are expected to be able to use the extra money for various state-approved purposes and capital improvement projects.
The North Carolina State Health Plan Board of Trustees is putting off a controversial vote that could have eliminated the 80/20 plan for state employees, teachers and retirees.
Several local churches will collect food and money for Burke United Christian Ministries again this year in support of a national movement called “Souper Bowl of Caring.”
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Gov. Pat McCrory's first television commercial of his re-election campaign seeks to connect the Carolina Panthers' Super Bowl run with the Republican's time in office.
The 2016 Burke County Public Schools Elementary Science Fair was held Tues day, Feb. 2 at Burkemont Baptist Church. The school-level winners from the county's 15 elementary schools competed in the district-wide event.
The City of Morganton Human Relations Commission is now accepting nominations for the Citizens of the Year awards.
CoMMA’s new director said he has some big shoes to fill, but he’s ready to carry on the facility’s long-standing tradition of quality programs and wants to have the community become even more involved with the auditorium’s success.
Heavy rain Wednesday caused thousands of gallons of sewer water to spill at the City of Morganton Wastewater Treatment Plant.
The N.C. Supreme Court will come to Morganton for two sessions in May.
Would you have a baby or adopt a child or invite an elderly relative to live with you without first doing some planning and maybe a little research? No? You might be surprised how many people, with good intentions no doubt, adopt a pet without thinking much about how that sweet cat or cute dog will affect their lives.
Rain came pounding into Burke County early Wednesday morning, drenching many areas with inches of water in a matter of hours.
The Rotary Club of Morganton welcomed Lamar Smitherman, publisher of The News Herald, as the guest speaker at its Wednesday luncheon.