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    • Water shutoff on Michaels and Rink streets

      Water shutoff on Michaels and Rink streets

      Friday, Jul 21, 2017

      City workers plan to shut off water service to Michaels Street and Rink Street around 2:15 pm today, Friday, July 21, 2017, to repair a water line break. About 30 customers will be affected.

    • Martha’s Park closed next week

      Martha’s Park closed next week

      Thursday, Jul 20, 2017

      Martha’s Park in downtown Morganton will be closed part of next week, Monday, July 24, through Wednesday July 26, 2017, while the City repairs the splash pad. The entire park and the splash pad will be closed. Parks and Recreation Director Rob...

    • Power outage

      Power outage

      Saturday, Jul 15, 2017

      At 4:00 pm, a Duke Energy line that feeds a City substation near Catawba Meadows Park lost power, causing a power outage to about one third of of the City on the west and northwest side of town. Staff currently does not have an estimate from Duke...

    • Parking lot will be closed for repairs

      Parking lot will be closed for repairs

      Friday, Jul 14, 2017

      City staff plan to close a section of the parking lot behind the Morganton Community House in downtown to make some repairs. Staff plan to close the parking lot around 5:00 pm, Tuesday, July 18, 2017, and hope to have the lot back open Friday, July...

    • Morganton receives National Main Street accreditation

      Morganton receives National Main Street accreditation

      Thursday, Jul 06, 2017

      The N.C. Department of Commerce’s Main Street & Rural Planning Center announced last week that Morganton, and 38 North Carolina communities have achieved accreditation from the National Main Street Center® for meeting the commercial district...

    • Closed for Independence Day

      Closed for Independence Day

      Thursday, Jun 29, 2017

      Morganton City Hall will be closed Tuesday, July 4, in celebration of Independence Day. The Collett Street and Mountain View Recreation Centers will also be closed. The Aquatic Center Indoor Pool will be open 6 am to 1:00 pm, and the Outdoor Pool...

    • Water shutoff on Watermill, NC 126, Frank Whisnant roads

      Water shutoff on Watermill, NC 126, Frank Whisnant roads

      Monday, Jun 26, 2017

      The City of Morganton plans to shut off water service after 8:00 am tomorrow, Tuesday, June 27, 2017, to Watermill Road, a section of NC 126, and Frank Whisnant Road. A contractor is relocating a water line for new construction at the northwest...

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