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    • Bouchelle Street to be closed Monday, August 20

      Bouchelle Street to be closed Monday, August 20

      Friday, Aug 17, 2018

      City crews will be closing Bouchelle Street at 8 a.m. Monday, August 20, to install a water line and fire hydrant. The road will be closed at 1st Street and Morehead Street. Residents of the area will still be able to access their homes. All other...

    • Bouchelle Street closed to remove tree

      Bouchelle Street closed to remove tree

      Friday, Aug 17, 2018

      City crews are closing Bouchelle Street at Roper Street to remove a dead tree. There is no estimate for when the road will be reopened.

    • Assistant City Manager Sonja Marston completes MCA Course

      Assistant City Manager Sonja Marston completes MCA Course

      Thursday, Aug 16, 2018

      City of Morganton Assistant City Manager Sonja Martson recently graduated from the 2017-18 Municipal and County Administration Course of the School of Government at UNC-Chapel Hill. Sonja joins the more than 3,200 officials who have completed the...

    • Lights being fixed at Bethel Park

      Lights being fixed at Bethel Park

      Monday, Aug 13, 2018

      City crews are working to repair lights around the track at Bethel Park. Some of the lights remain in working order and some do not turn on. City crews are working to find the cause of the issue and make necessary repairs. The repairs could take up...

    • Flow testing in Oak Hill community Monday, Tuesday

      Flow testing in Oak Hill community Monday, Tuesday

      Friday, Aug 10, 2018

      Crews plan to flow test fire hydrants in the Oak Hill area Monday, August 13, and Tuesday, August 14. The testing may cause water in the Oak Hill community to become murky. Staff will work to clear the water as quickly as possible. Crews will be...

    • Two trees to be replaced on Historic Courthouse Square

      Two trees to be replaced on Historic Courthouse Square

      Friday, Aug 10, 2018

      The City of Morganton will be replacing two Ash trees on the Historic Courthouse Square in the coming days. A certified arborist recommended removing the trees due to extensive basal rot and dead wood throughout, which creates a safety hazard to...

    • City Council approves Downtown Housing Improvement Program

      City Council approves Downtown Housing Improvement Program

      Thursday, Aug 09, 2018

      More housing in downtown Morganton is one of the largest and most consistent wishes expressed by citizens, and the City of Morganton is taking a huge step to meet that demand. After an intensive Masterplan process for the downtown area that...

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