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Residents and city and county officials will get a look at the updated vision of what a swath of state-owned land in Morganton, including the Broughton Hospital campus, might look like some day.

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East Burke High School JROTC cadets are incorporating knowledge and experience with action and responsibility as they help keep the school’s food pantry stocked with canned food items throughout the school year. 

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The state released on Wednesday its annual School Performance Grades for school districts across the state including Burke County Public Schools.

The lawn of the old Burke County Courthouse will soon be a place of celebration and a pathway to improving lives of those struggling with substance abuse.

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To start the first week of school off right, the North Carolina Department of Revenue dispersed its collections of school supplies involved in the Second annual Governor’s School Supply Drive in Burke County on Thursday morning.

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As more and more states have embraced the use of marijuana, The News Herald put the question of legalization to local residents. The answers we got may surprise some folks.

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The North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics has released its latest video that gives viewers a sense of flying through the completed Morganton campus.

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More than 1,100 backpacks filled with school supplies were given away Aug. 18 at the Outreach Center in Morganton to help prepare students in need for the start of school.

The eligibility of students playing sports in Burke County Public Schools has expanded after the school board passed a new policy on Monday evening.

Several different topics were discussed at the Burke County Board of Education work session on Monday evening , including the possibility of letting homeschool, private and paraochial students play sports in the school system, naming a gym after a life-long educator and a few change orders i…

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Members of the State Employees’ Credit Union have presented $10,000 four-year college scholarships to four recent graduates of Burke County Public Schools through the SECU Foundation. SECU awarded the scholarships to students planning to attend one of the 16 campuses in the North Carolina st…

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Freedom High School’s men’s soccer coach was fired after receiving multiple charges Thursday night, including assault on a female.

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Freedom High School’s men’s soccer coach received multiple charges Thursday night, including assault on a female.

Burke County Public Schools, Burke County United Way, Burke United Christian Ministries, East Burke Christian Ministries, The Outreach Center and Walmart have teamed up to collect and distribute back-to-school supplies for Burke County students (K-12) in need.

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For eight individuals from Burke County, a unique program recently helped them to build construction skills to prepare them for the workforce.

The Community Foundation of Burke County is now accepting applications through June 15 for students who wish to be considered for a position with the Burke Youth Organized Philanthropists. BYOP consists of up to 22 high school students, grades nine through 11, who work together to identify c…

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ICARD — The North Carolina State Education Assistance Authority recently selected 215 winners as recipients of up to $12,000 in Golden LEAF Foundation Scholarship funds.

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With Burke County Public Schools in the midst of wholesale changes to its central office and school-level administration, another principal opening has been filled.

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A Morganton native who changed much of the way people with developmental disabilities are treated in the state of North Carolina was recently honored in the General Assembly.

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Five-year-old David Stockham speaks one language at home, is learning American Sign Language at preschool and has the opportunity, along with 49 other rising kindergarten students, to learn another language at Mountain View Elementary School starting this fall.