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    • City staff repairing small part of sinkhole near Sanford Drive

      City staff repairing small part of sinkhole near Sanford Drive

      Friday, Mar 05, 2021

      City staff are repairing a small part of the sinkhole near Sanford Drive today, which first opened on the property of the United States Post Office, and has continued to grow and now threatens infrastructure belonging to the City. Staff have...

    • City to hold Virtual Public Meeting for College Street Redesign Project

      City to hold Virtual Public Meeting for College Street Redesign Project

      Tuesday, Mar 02, 2021

      The public is invited to a virtual presentation with the City of Morganton to discuss the proposed construction of the College Street Redesign Project. The proposed project begins at US 70 (W. Fleming Drive) and ends at NC 181 (N. Green Street)...

    • City crews ready to respond to inclement weather

      City crews ready to respond to inclement weather

      Wednesday, Feb 17, 2021

      The City’s Electric Services and Public Works Departments are preparing for the possibility of power outages and downed trees as a result of inclement weather predicted to move into our region overnight that could cause icy conditions. City crews...

    • Morganton Cultural Arts Commission, Adventure Bound Books launch poetry contest

      Morganton Cultural Arts Commission, Adventure Bound Books launch poetry contest

      Tuesday, Feb 16, 2021

      The Morganton Cultural Arts Commission in conjunction with Adventure Bound Books and Redhawk Publications are excited to announce the 2nd annual Celebrating Poetry Contest. We are asking people of all ages to send in a new composition of their...

    • Morganton wins three Public Power Awards of Excellence

      Morganton wins three Public Power Awards of Excellence

      Friday, Feb 12, 2021

      ElectriCities of North Carolina announced this week that the City of Morganton won three 2020 Public Power Awards of Excellence. The City of Morganton earned awards for Wholesale Power Cost, Workforce Development, and the Value of Public Power....

    • Construction begins on new section of greenway

      Construction begins on new section of greenway

      Friday, Jan 15, 2021

      Contractors began work this week on a new section of greenway that will connect Downtown Morganton to the existing Catawba River Greenway at Catawba Meadows Park. The new addition will be one mile, and will create a new paved path between North...

    • City Hall, facilities closed for Martin Luther King Jr. Day

      City Hall, facilities closed for Martin Luther King Jr. Day

      Thursday, Jan 14, 2021

      Morganton City Hall and City facilities will be closed Monday, January 18, 2021, in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Garbage collection will be affected by the closure. There will be no garbage collection Monday, and collection will...

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