Hurricane Florence is by no means done with the Carolinas, where some rivers are still rising and thousands of people were told to plan to leave their homes on Monday before rivers reach their crest.
WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — The trillions of gallons of water dumped by Hurricane Florence continue to slowly meander their way to the sea, leaving billions of dollars of damage in their wake.
The week's Throwback Thursday gallery shows scenes from around the county this week in 1973. These News Herald archives include pictures from a visit home by Sen. Sam Ervin where he meets with locals, as well as football photos and daily life photos. The News Herald archives are housed at th…
Even with the forecast of severe weather heading toward Burke County in the wake of Hurricane Florence, people made their way down to local venues in downtown Morganton to enjoy an evening out filled with music, brews and good conversation.
This week's Throwback Thursday gallery highlights News Herald archives from this week in 1971. Check out what was happening in Burke County during that time. The Throwback Thursday gallery is from The News Herald archives housed at the History Museum of Burke County, located at 201 W. Meeting St.
This gallery of News Herald archives takes a look back to September 1989 when Hurricane Hugo ripped into the South Carolina Coast as a Category 4 hurricane and moved northwest through SC and into North Carolina, including Burke County. The hurricane claimed 21 lives in the U.S. and another 2…
Take a look at more new photos from the Historic Morganton Festival on Saturday including concerts, gymnastics presentation and street scenes!
Skeptics and believers alike converged on downtown Marion on Saturday for the inaugural WNC Bigfoot Festival. Local stores decorated their front windows with Bigfoot artwork as the mayor of Marion declared Bigfoot the official animal of the city.
Thousands of people crowded the streets of downtown Morganton for the 37th annual Historic Morganton Festival. The event featured more than 300 vendors, exhibits and entertainers, including Friday night's headlining band, Throwdown Jones.
Bigfoot enthusiasts from near and far packed the streets of Marion, N.C. for the first WNC Bigfoot Festival. The event featured vendors selling Bigfoot shirts and other items, plus a "town hall" discussion about Bigfoot. The event received nationwide attention after Marion declared Bigfoot t…