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    • Crews closing lanes of traffic downtown next week

      Crews closing lanes of traffic downtown next week

      Friday, Jul 16, 2021

      Crews will be closing lanes of traffic in Downtown Morganton next week to ensure their safety while performing construction work on the Courthouse Square. Crews will close both lanes of traffic in the 100 block of East Meeting Street, and one lane of...

    • City to begin fire hydrant flow testing August 1

      City to begin fire hydrant flow testing August 1

      Friday, Jul 09, 2021

      The City of Morganton will begin flow testing fire hydrants on August 1. The flow testing will last for approximately 10 days. The flow testing requires a large quantity of water and may disturb sediment that has settled in the City’s water lines....

    • Election Filing for Morganton City Council to begin July 26

      Election Filing for Morganton City Council to begin July 26

      Tuesday, Jul 06, 2021

      Election filing for the City of Morganton will begin at Noon on July 26, and end at Noon on Aug. 13. The open seats on the City Council that are up for election are in District 3 (incumbent Chris Hawkins) and in District 4 (incumbent Wendy Cato)....

    • Summer Theatre Camp for Kids at CoMMA Performing Arts Center

      Summer Theatre Camp for Kids at CoMMA Performing Arts Center

      Thursday, Jul 01, 2021

       We are excited to announce the first ever Theatre Camp at CoMMA for kids ages 3 – 14.  The camp will run daily from 8:30am — Noon, Monday July 25- Friday July 30, 2021 The five day camp for kids will explore theatrical skills, projection, stage presence,...

    • City Hall, City facilities closed Monday for Independence Day

      City Hall, City facilities closed Monday for Independence Day

      Wednesday, Jun 30, 2021

      Morganton City Hall and City facilities will be closed Monday, July 5, 2021 in observance of Independence Day. Garbage collection will be affected. Garbage will not be collected Monday, and collection will operate on a one day delay the remainder of the...

    • CoMMA to hold open house this Sunday

      CoMMA to hold open house this Sunday

      Friday, Jun 25, 2021

      Have you ever wondered what it looks like backstage before a show? How about what the rooms for performers behind the scenes look like? Or maybe you’ve been wondering how CoMMA got its start. If you’ve ever been curious about how the magic happens...

    • Ribbon cutting held at Martha's Park

      Ribbon cutting held at Martha's Park

      Friday, Jun 18, 2021

      You won’t find any peace and quiet in Martha’s Park these days — not that you’d want to, given that there’s so much to enjoy. Instead, you’ll find plenty of children laughing, playing, shouting and running around as they enjoy the park’s brand new...

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