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    • City Council approves 2019-2020 budget

      City Council approves 2019-2020 budget

      Friday, Jun 21, 2019

      The Morganton City Council approved the City’s 2019-2020 Fiscal Year budget after a public hearing Monday, June 17. The budget totals $77,086,786, and includes funding for basic services and for projects that will advance the vision for Morganton...

    • Morganton’s Alpine Mill Named Great Transformation

      Morganton’s Alpine Mill Named Great Transformation

      Thursday, Jun 20, 2019

      A place that’s been transformed has the potential to become truly great when it merges the best parts of its past with the current needs of the community. Whether a shopping mall that’s been retrofitted into a mixed-use community, an abandoned...

    • Heavy rains cause sewer spill

      Heavy rains cause sewer spill

      Wednesday, Jun 19, 2019

      Flash flooding and heavy rains caused a sewer spill in the City of Morganton Tuesday night. The spill started Tuesday, June 18, at 11:20 pm at a sewer junction box on Vine Arden Road near the Wastewater Treatment Plant. The overflow stopped at 2:47...

    • Splash pad at Martin Luther King Jr. Park will close for maintenance

      Splash pad at Martin Luther King Jr. Park will close for maintenance

      Wednesday, Jun 19, 2019

      The splash pad at Martin Luther King Jr. Park will be closed Monday, June 24, through Wednesday, June 26 for maintenance. During this time, the splash pad at Martha’s Park will be open to the public during regular hours from dawn until dusk.

    • Artist selected for Center Square Park

      Tuesday, Jun 18, 2019

      The below press release is from the SmART Arts Committee and the Burke Arts Council. The Main Street office is very excited to have Morganton garner national attention from artists who responded to a Request for Proposal (RFP) to work with a team...

    • Notice of possible council attendance at upcoming events

      Notice of possible council attendance at upcoming events

      Tuesday, Jun 18, 2019

      The Morganton City Council has been invited attend the following events: Industry Recognition Event at J.E. Ekornes, USA on Thursday, June 20, 2019, 11:45 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., Ekornes facility, Wamsutta Mill Road WPCOG Mayors/Managers meeting on...

    • Ribbon Cutting Held at Morganton Skate Park

      Ribbon Cutting Held at Morganton Skate Park

      Wednesday, Jun 12, 2019

      Community members gathered at the Morganton Skate Park Wednesday morning to officially celebrate its grand opening. While skaters have been able to use the park since December 2017, the City is continuing to make improvements to the facility. An...

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