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    • Heavy rain causes sewer spill

      Heavy rain causes sewer spill

      Thursday, Oct 11, 2018

      Heavy rain from Tropical Storm Michael has caused an ongoing sewer spill into Hunting Creek, which flows into the Catawba River. The spill, consisting of mostly rainwater, started today, October 11, 2018, at approximately 12 p.m., and is expected to stop...

    • Bethel Park, portion of Greenway closed

      Bethel Park, portion of Greenway closed

      Thursday, Oct 11, 2018

      As Tropical Storm Michael brings heavy rains to the region, the City of Morganton is closing Bethel Park and the Catawba River Greenway at two of its access points until tomorrow. The Catawba River Greenway will be closed at the Greenlee Ford...

    • Crews working to fix power outage

      Crews working to fix power outage

      Wednesday, Oct 10, 2018

      City crews are working to restore power to approximately 42 customers on Reep Drive. Crews are working to find the cause of the outage. There is no estimate for when power will be restored.

    • Crews working to restore power at Morgan Hills Apartments

      Crews working to restore power at Morgan Hills Apartments

      Tuesday, Oct 09, 2018

      City crews are working to restore power to the Morgan Hills Apartments at 906 Jamestown Road. Crews are repairing the underground power lines that service the apartment complex. Approximately 56 units at the apartment complex are affected by the...

    • Ghost Tours in Downtown Morganton

      Ghost Tours in Downtown Morganton

      Monday, Oct 01, 2018

      Ghost tours around downtown Morganton will unveil the haunted history of the area. During the Halloween season, join the spooky adventures of Morganton’s Ghost Tour. The 1.5 hour-long tour tells of strange sightings, folklore, and local history...

    • Cycle North Carolina Mountains to Coast Ride makes overnight stop in Morganton

      Cycle North Carolina Mountains to Coast Ride makes overnight stop in Morganton

      Monday, Oct 01, 2018

      Cycle North Carolina’s Mountains to Coast ride made an overnight stop in Morganton Sunday, with 1,000 cyclists converging in the City to camp at the Collett Street Recreation Center before continuing their ride Monday. Cycle NC organizes the annual...

    • Public Power Week in Morganton

      Public Power Week in Morganton

      Thursday, Sep 27, 2018

      Morganton is celebrating Public Power Week from October 7-13, along with public power communities throughout North Carolina and the nation, with a series of special events to recognize utility workers and promote the value of public power....

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