Construction on the new Burke County jail is about two months from being completed and an administrator for it has been named.
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VALDESE -- Valdese residents and businesses are losing another bank in town.
Less than a week after donating $5 million to help build a state school, Carolinas HealthCare System Blue Ridge has laid off 16 people.
Job seekers, if you want your education, experience, talent and abilities to count, know what you do best, when you add value and why it all matters.
A Florida-based company that makes pet products is expanding into Burke County and plans to hire more than 200 workers.
After Burke County Sheriff Steve Whisenant told commissioners on Tuesday he doesn’t think he can operate a new jail with the number of positions allocated in the proposed 2019-20 county budget, officials seem to have come to an agreement on an appropriate number.
RUTHERFORD COLLEGE -- An Italian company has finalized its acquisition of a company in Rutherford College.
The proposed county budget for next year would keep the tax rate the same, even though the county is looking at an overall 7 percent tax revenue increase due to a property tax revaluation this year.
North Carolina and states across the nation already have started to work on the 2020 U.S. census.
The city of Morganton has received plans for a LongHorn Steakhouse to be built where the former Abele’s Family Restaurant building currently sits.
Three people. Three openings. Three applicants. I’ve changed the names but not the shoes. If they fit, wear them.
Interview jitters? That’s normal and good if they prompt you to prepare for the interview rather than wing it.
What can you do when you’re stuck at the intersection of Walk and Don’t Walk?
Burke County commissioners this week approved pay increases for county law enforcement officers.
VALDESE -- Valdese properties are seeing the biggest increase as the county goes through a revaluation process this year.
It’s been a long time coming and much work has gone on to get to this point. Come June 21, the North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics will break ground on its Morganton campus.
The new year saw unemployment rates in all 100 counties in North Carolina increase, including Burke County and the Unifour area.
New data show that minority businesses won 2.36 percent of the $199.7 million in construction contracts awarded by the city in 2018. They also were awarded 6.57 percent of $23.5 million in professional services contracts and less than 1 percent of $28.4 million in contracts for goods and other services that year.
The leadership of the Burke County of Chamber of Commerce is excited about new staff members they have assembled to serve the business community. The positions are new and will bring a team approach to the operation of the Chamber. The goal of the Chamber is to serve local businesses and org…
The jobs at Centric Brands would pay an average annual salary of $54,014 plus benefits, according to the public notice.
They had just begun talking when her client started to cry.
Inspections are going on right now at the new Broughton Hospital to see whether it is ready for the state to take possession of it.
Editor’s Note: This is the final part of a three-part series.
Editor's Note: This is the second part of a three-part series. Find part three in Friday's edition of The News Herald.
The Olive Hill Community Economic Development Corporation Inc. is asking the community to help in its mission to “empower struggling residents to succeed in today’s economy.”
My husband, John, and I want to support Morganton businesses as much as we can. One Sunday in December, after church, we decided to head downtown and see what Christmas gifts we could find that our families would enjoy.
January is a tough time to get aggressive about a job search that got stalled back in November, but it’s the right time to re-start your engines. What can you do that you’ve not already done? Get back to basics.
Sky Mountain Coffee officially opened in downtown Statesville on Monday.
There’s no better time to write new year’s resolutions than after spending time with family that stepped on your toes after you, surely without intention, stomped theirs.
Most job seekers have a separation story that would make a clown cry. And, it is told far too often when the seeker is given the opportunity. Thereby shrinking the possibility of a friend or stranger wanting to know more about how to help in the job search.
One day, after school, parents thronged a hallway at Walt Whitman Middle School in northern Virginia, plucking sweet potatoes, green beans, rice and whole frozen chickens from tables and bins. It was a week before Thanksgiving.
With 8 more shopping days left until Christmas, how many of us have already spent more money than we wanted or really needed to spend? Let’s pause for a moment, and instead of spending money let’s spend some time considering a couple of the best gifts we can give and receive this holiday season.
BOSTON On a winter day 14 years ago, the Boston Symphony Orchestra announced that it had finally found a new principal flutist. The search had not been easy. Two hundred and fifty-one players had applied, 59 were called to Symphony Hall to audition, and when it was over, only one remained.
If a recruiter texts you about coming in for an interview, which smiley face — if any — is OK to use in response?
The career transition process continues to change and your success is impacted by your ability to adapt to these changes.
HERSHEY, Pennsylvania — On a stage in a conference hall in central Pennsylvania, at least 14,000 years after humans domesticated wolves into dogs, Milena Kon was turning a dog into a gazelle. And an elephant. And a lion. And a giraffe.