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GALLERY: Throwback Thursday - This week in 2000

Take a look back in time to this week in the year 2000 with this week's Throwback Thursday gallery. The photos are from News Herald archive… Read more

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Venue set to debut international production of original opera

Local musicians will debut the original opera,“Le Cœur de La Pucelle," or “The Heart of The Maiden," at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday at Co… Read more

Ribbon Cutting Held at Morganton Skate Park

Community members gathered at the Morganton Skate Park on Wednesday morning to officially celebrate its grand opening. Read more

MDPS searching for man after May shooting, stabbing

Police are searching for a man who has been wanted since a shooting and stabbing in May. Read more

BCPS continuing budget for ’19-20 presented at work session

The Burke County Board of Education convened for a work session late Monday at Morganton’s Olive Hill Resource Center, where several import… Read more

50 years ago in Burke County


A view from the top of Shortoff Mountain - Burke County Notebook

“I’ve chosen your first mountain hike,” my husband John said. “It’s Shortoff Mountain in the Linville Gorge Wilderness, known as the ‘Grand… Read more

COLUMN: 5 Cup drivers who got badly needed vacations

This past week, the drivers and teams of the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series got their first vacation since Easter and their last one unti… Read more