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Restaurant inspections (May 17-24)  Morganton News Herald

The following foodservice facilities underwent safety inspections in the past week:

A few of my favorite things (and gossip) - Burke County Notebook  Morganton News Herald

From wooden footbridges to a rumored new Starbucks location, Burke County offers lots to like.

Freedom High School 2018 Group Photos | Gallery  Morganton News Herald

Pictured (first row, from left) are: Oliva Amos, Kourtney Ervin, Major Hightower; (second row, from left) Emma Johnson, Monica Miguel, Donald Pepka *, Olivia ...

Letters to the Editor: Support Oak Hill Community Park  Morganton News Herald

I am writing in support of the Oak Hill Community Park & Forest. This is a 660-acre tract between Hwy 181, Hwy 126, and Watermill Road. Foothills Conservancy ...

Decision on class rankings temporarily made  Morganton News Herald

After conversations with the community, the school board decided Monday night in a 6-1 vote that there will be a temporary change to a policy regarding high ...

PHOTOS: Freedom High School - 2018 Graduation Ceremony | Gallery  Morganton News Herald

In a sea of red caps and gowns, graduates of Freedom High School walked across the stage to turn over a new page and close another at their 2018 ...

Freedom’s Meghan Welty named BCPS Teacher of the Year  Morganton News Herald

Meghan Welty, an exceptional children teacher at Freedom High School, has been named Burke County Public Schools' 2019 teacher of the year.

VIDEO: Freedom High School Homecoming Ceremony  Morganton News Herald

Freedom High School held their 2018 Homecoming Ceremony during halftime of the game against South Caldwell on Friday night. Gibely Cisneros was named ...

PHOTOS: Freedom girls basketball regional final  Morganton News Herald


Freedom High School FFA bass team wins fishing tournament  Morganton News Herald

When students approached Freedom High School agriculture teacher and FFA advisor Dustin Haigler last year about starting a bass fishing team, he had no ...

UPDATED: Former Freedom coach Terry Rogers headed to NCHSAA Hall of Fame  Morganton News Herald

CHAPEL HILL — Legendary Freedom High School boys basketball coach Terry Rogers is one of six people who will be inducted in the North Carolina High ...

Freedom gym to be named for coaches Crump, Rogers  Morganton News Herald

It's been a big few months for former Freedom basketball coaches Marsha Crump and Terry Rogers.

Student body selects 12 for homecoming court  Morganton News Herald

Freedom High School recently announced its homecoming court of 12 different young women representing the senior class elected by the student body.

BJ Emmons says he's taking fall off from football  Morganton News Herald

Former Freedom High star running back BJ Emmons says he won't be playing college football this fall.

Taylor taking over Freedom boys soccer program  Morganton News Herald

With the season quickly approaching, Freedom High School wasted little time in naming a new boys soccer head coach.

BREAKING: Local coach faces charges  Morganton News Herald

Freedom High School's men's soccer coach received multiple charges Thursday night, including assault on a female.

Freedom High 2017 Graduation Ceremony  Morganton News Herald

Patriot Nation was loud and proud as they entered their football stadium one last time as seniors. Their commencement ceremony was held Saturday morning ...

Freedom High 2017 Group Photos  Morganton News Herald

Nicholas Adams, Ciara Aitken, David Alexander, Shelby Arellano, Zakery Arrowood, Katherine Atkins, Tidus Avery, Ashley Ballard, John Barrier, Makayla Barrier ...

Couple succeeds in hiking Appalachian Trail  Morganton News Herald

Two Freedom High School graduates have completed a feat that not many can complete.

Freedom High School Keys to Life pre-prom program  Morganton News Herald

Freedom high school recently hosted the Keys to Life Program sponsored by Carolinas HealthCare System Blue Ridge, Burke County Public Schools, North ...

Freedom High School alumnae elected as superior court judge  Morganton News Herald

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA — A former Morganton resident and Freedom High School alumnae has taken a big step in her career.

PHOTOS: Patton High School 2018 Homecoming Ceremony | Gallery  Morganton News Herald

Take a look at photos from Patton High School's 2018 Homecoming Ceremony.

BREAKING: Coach fired after charges brought to light  Morganton News Herald

Freedom High School's men's soccer coach was fired after receiving multiple charges Thursday night, including assault on a female.

Freedom High School 2017 Prom Moments | Gallery  Morganton News Herald

The Old Armory in downtown Morganton was decorated and filled with Freedom High School students dancing the night away at their 2017 prom last Saturday ...

East Burke schools put on soft lockdown Wednesday  Morganton News Herald

ICARD — East Burke Middle and High schools were placed on a soft lockdown after a man with a gun was reportedly seen in the area.

Freedom senior Jack Swanson accepted to Harvard  Morganton News Herald

One of Burke County's top high school seniors recently learned he will have the chance to pursue one of the finest university educations in the nation.

Burke Co. H.S. sports camps this summer  Morganton News Herald

Below is a listing of the 2018 summer sports camps being offered by Burke County high schools. To send us your camp information to run, email it to ...

Social media threat leads to extra security at Freedom High School  Morganton News Herald

Extra security measures were taken at Freedom High School on Friday morning after a viral social media post that has been circulating throughout many ...

Freedom High School 2017 Homecoming Ceremony | Gallery  Morganton News Herald

Freedom High School celebrated their annual homecoming on Friday night. The football team competed against Alexander Central High School. The court was ...

PHOTOS: Freedom High School JROTC Drill Meet | Gallery  Morganton News Herald

Approximately 22 Junior Reserve Officer Training Corp teams came to Freedom High School on Saturday for the annual drill meet to showcase the talent of the ...

Hospital system appoints two new board members  Morganton News Herald

Carolinas HealthCare System Blue Ridge has appointed two new members to its board of directors, Susan L. Haire and Felicia Simmons.

Freedom hires Whiteville’s Little as next football coach  Morganton News Herald

Freedom High School announced on Tuesday morning that Luke Little will become its 12th head football coach all-time.

State releases school performance grades  Morganton News Herald

The state released on Wednesday its annual School Performance Grades for school districts across the state including Burke County Public Schools.

Combined Choirs rehearsals to start next week  Morganton News Herald

Area residents who like to sing have a fun opportunity coming up to get into the holiday spirit.

Amy Howell named 2018 county teacher of the year  Morganton News Herald

Amy Howell, a health science/nursing fundamentals teacher at Freedom High School, has been named the Burke County Public Schools 2018 teacher of the ...

Foundation awards scholarships to local graduates  Morganton News Herald

Members of the State Employees' Credit Union have presented $10000 four-year college scholarships to four recent graduates of Burke County Public Schools ...

Freedom student charged for threatening to shoot students  Morganton News Herald

A Freedom High School student was charged Wednesday after threatening to carry out a school shooting.

Local resident celebrates 20-year anniversary of liver transplant  Morganton News Herald

GLEN ALPINE – Local resident Chris Boyce has a lot to celebrate.

VIDEO: Draughn 2018 Homecoming Ceremony  Morganton News Herald

On Friday evening Draughn High School held their homecoming ceremony to announce the maid of honor and homecoming queen. Macy Smith was named ...

4 Observer-area stars named to Carolinas Classic All-Star rosters  Charlotte Observer

Three Charlotte Observer-area high school basketball stars have been named to the 2019 Carolinas Classic All-Star rosters. The all-star game matching some ...

Community choir concert set for Sunday  Morganton News Herald

The Foothills Festival Singers, a community choir made up of singers from around Burke County, will present its spring concert at 5 p.m. Sunday in the sanctuary ...

Freedom football coach Bryant resigns after 1 season  Morganton News Herald

Freedom High School is again looking for a new football coach.

Longtime Burke educator named Yancey County superintendent  Morganton News Herald

For 27 years, Kathy Amos' career has been educating children in Burke County.

BOYS 3A PLAYOFFS: In electric environment, Cox Mill rallies to beat Freedom, reach third Final Four  Independent Tribune

CONCORD – The tone for the night was set long before tipoff, beginning with the few hundred people who were turned away dejectedly because there was no ...

2 charged after probation search  Morganton News Herald

Two people were charged after probation officers conducted an investigation earlier this month.

Retired Freedom High choral director inducted into hall of fame  Morganton News Herald

On April 30, the North Carolina Music Educators' Association recognized retired Freedom High School choral director Jim Gossler by inducting him into the ...

Freedom principal, East Burke assistant principal awarded by school system  Morganton News Herald

When people ask Freedom High School Principal Felicia Simmons how many kids she has, she takes the enrollment number at her school and adds three to it.

More than 100 students, staff recognized at school board meeting  Morganton News Herald

Recognitions were the theme of the evening at Monday's regular Burke County Board of Education meeting at Mountain View Elementary School.

2018 homecoming court announced  Morganton News Herald

The student body of Patton High School has chosen 14 members of the senior class to be on the 2018 homecoming court.

Combined Choirs concert set for Sunday  Morganton News Herald

Members of the Morganton Combined Choirs group are getting ready to spread holiday spirit with the annual concert that has become a beloved community ...

2018 marks wettest year on record with more rain in forecast  Morganton News Herald

"It's raining cats and dogs" became less of an exaggeration in 2018 after Burke County set a new record for its wettest year since 1880.

Harvard-bound Swanson selected as presidential scholar  Morganton News Herald

U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos recently announced the selection of Morganton's Jack Swanson, who attends Freedom High School, as a 2018 U.S. ...

Former band director inducted into hall of fame  Morganton News Herald

Wynn Justice, a former band director at Freedom High School, was recently inducted into the North Carolina Band Master's Association Hall of Fame during a ...

Students named to homecoming court  Morganton News Herald

Freedom High School has officially named 12 students to their 2017 homecoming court and the queen and maid of honor will be crowned on Friday night.

Man considers run for District 1 seat  Morganton News Herald

When city elections are held Nov. 5, voters may have more than one choice for the District 1 city council seat.

Freedom High School Homecoming Parade 2016 | Gallery  Morganton News Herald

The 2016 Freedom High School Homecoming Parade was held in downtown Morganton on Thursday afternoon. The homecoming court waved to those in the ...

Visitor policy, closed campuses highlight BCPS safety measures  Morganton News Herald

With schoolchildren headed back to class on Monday, safety will be on the minds of parents and educators alike.

Updated forecast says 12-14 inches, all snow, for Burke  Morganton News Herald

As a strong winter storm continues to barrel toward Burke County, the National Weather *Service* has upped its forecast for the area.

Calendar of events (Sunday, Dec. 9 to Saturday, Dec. 15)  Morganton News Herald

Check out these events taking place around Burke County this week (Dec. 9-15):

'The Sessions' to hold premiere in Morganton  Morganton News Herald

A movie filmed in the Morganton area, which has been in production for more than two years, will make its debut in early May.

Organizations, volunteers teaming up for annual Lake James Cleanup  Morganton News Herald

Some local organizations are teaming up for another monumental cleanup of Lake James and the surrounding area.

Vote eliminates senior project as graduation requirement  Morganton News Herald

For students in Burke County Public Schools, a senior project no longer will be a requirement for graduation.

Freedom A team finishes 1st in Catawba Valley Quiz Bowl League spring competition  Morganton News Herald

LINCOLNTON — The Catawba Valley Quiz Bowl League held its spring final round of competition in Lincolnton on Monday.

School board reviews proposed 2019-20 BCPS calendar  Morganton News Herald

The Burke County Board of Education took a closer look at next year's Burke County Public Schools calendar at Monday's regularly scheduled work session at ...

Restaurant inspections (Feb. 1-21)  Morganton News Herald

The following foodservice facilities underwent safety inspections in the past three weeks:

Holiday Tour of Homes to feature historic buildings decked out for Christmas  Morganton News Herald

Several local residents, along with three churches, will open their doors for a special event just in time for the holidays.

School system proposes new district lines, feeder patterns in preparation for Mountain View opening  Morganton News Herald

Students in Burke County Public Schools may see a change in which school they will be attending for the 2018-19 academic year.

Rep. Mark Meadows - District 11 incumbent  Morganton News Herald

Name: Mark Meadows. Address: 1024 Longworth House Office Building, Washington, D.C. 20515. District office is 200 N. Grove St, Suite 90, Hendersonville ...

Land trust seeks funds for Oak Hill parcel  Morganton News Herald

The Foothills Conservancy of North Carolina has secured a time-sensitive purchase option for a 660-acre property in the Oak Hill community of Morganton, ...

Former Burke County Public Schools teacher Joe Koerner says "Auf Wiedersehen"  Morganton News Herald

Morganton lost a longtime resident who spent the majority of his career teaching German in Burke County Public Schools.

N.C. Senate - District 46 race - Warren Daniel  Morganton News Herald

N.C. Senate - District 46 race. Name: Warren Daniel. Party: Republican. Age: Over 40. Education: Graduate of Freedom High School; the United States Military ...

THROWBACK THURSDAY: This week in 1973 | Local News  Morganton News Herald

This week's Throwback Thursday gallery takes a look at News Herald archives from this week in 1973. Check out some shots of Freedom High School ...

Caleb King to leave Havelock football - Sports  New Bern Sun Journal

HAVELOCK - The time back home at Havelock High School for Caleb King has come to an end after just two years.Wednesday afternoon, King broke the news ...

East Burke High School 2018 Group Photos | Gallery  Morganton News Herald

Tanner Abernethy, Katilyn Addair, Gracie Aldridge, Brandan Allen, Jeffrey Annas, Hannah Baker, Mary Beaver, Elaina Berry, Caelob Bodan, Devin Bodde, ...

Burke County residents honor local veterans with annual service  Morganton News Herald

A steady downpour of rain did little to deter the community from coming out in force to honor local veterans at the annual Burke County Veterans Day *service* ...

Teacher shares research from Antarctica trip  Morganton News Herald

An environmental teacher at Freedom High School is taking it to the next level when educating his students.

Calendar of events (Sunday, Sept. 23 to Saturday, Sept. 29)  Morganton News Herald

Check out these events taking place around Burke County this week: (Sept. 23-29):

Mountain View Elementary takes shape with school quickly approaching  Morganton News Herald

On Monday, the new Mountain View Elementary School was bustling with workers who were racing to complete some of the final tasks on the pristine building.

Spirit of man killed in crash lives on through organ donation  Morganton News Herald

After a man died in a tragic car crash in October, one family is thankful for the memories they have with him and his decision to be an organ donor.

Homecoming court chosen, queen to be crowned Friday  Morganton News Herald

East Burke High School will be celebrating their 2018 homecoming on Oct. 5 during the football game against Patton High School. The student body selected 12 ...

Patton High School 2018 Group Photos | Gallery  Morganton News Herald

Pictured (front row, from left) are: Caleb Allman, Matthew Anders, Raleigh Avery, Luis Banales, Hunter Barbee, Carlos Batz, Hannah Bauer, Tripp Berry; (second ...

Freedom Classic 2017 Marching Band Competition | Gallery  Morganton News Herald

All four high school marching bands (Draughn, Patton, East Burke and Freedom) along with many others from surrounding and nearby counties traveled to ...

Crime roundup (Sept. 2-8)  Morganton News Herald

The following charges were served on Sunday, September 2: » Richard Dane Baker, 53, of 203 Ramsey St., in Morganton, was charged with misdemeanor ...

Students build houses as part of carpentry,masonry classes  Morganton News Herald

Usually a high school classroom is filled with desks, a whiteboard, bookcases and a few computers, but for some carpentry and masonry students at East Burke, ...

Super 25 Boys Basketball Expert Rankings  USA TODAY High School Sports

Result: PR: 1. Last game: Beat Roosevelt (Gary, Ind.) 81-25. Next: N/A. 2. McEachern. Powder Springs, GA 30 - 0 - 0. Result: PR: 2. Last game: Beat Norcross ...

Calendar of events (Sunday, March 17, to Saturday, March 23)  Morganton News Herald

Check out these events taking place around Burke County this week (March 17-23):

Freedom junior takes over winter clothing collection project  Morganton News Herald

A junior at Freedom High School is making sure the tradition of keeping the local community warm during the winter season continues.

Morganton set to host bike festival Saturday  Morganton News Herald

Outdoorswoman Nikki Malatin's goal is to get "more kids on bikes."

8 rescued from Catawba River  Morganton News Herald

What was supposed to be a cool family outing on the Catawba River quickly turned in a nightmare for an area family.

GALLERY: Patton High School prom 2018 | Gallery  Morganton News Herald

Patton High School held its 2018 prom on Saturday at the Market on Main in Hickory. Students donned in tuxedos and prom dresses enjoyed a night of games ...

Ecumenical group to offer community Thanksgiving worship service  Morganton News Herald

Local churches invite residents of Burke County to join them in a Thanksgiving *service* to celebrate God through preaching, singing, dance and fellowship.

Crime roundup (July 8-14)  Morganton News Herald

The following charges were served on Sunday, July 8: » William Mitchell Roark Jr., 45, of 2306 Putnam St., 1, in Morganton, was charged with felony possession ...

Winter Carnvial, tree lighting to bring holiday fun to downtown Morganton  Morganton News Herald

The city of Morganton will kick off the holiday season in an illuminating way.

40-plus years of Fat Friday  Morganton News Herald

Burke County's oldest high school football rivalry, “Fat Friday” marked the end of the regular season for Freedom and East Burke from 1974 until 2008.

Revolutionary War Days set for Saturday  Morganton News Herald

A popular historic event is coming back for another year.

Calendar of events (Sunday, Nov. 11 to Saturday, Nov. 17  Morganton News Herald

Check out these events taking place around Burke County this week (Nov. 11-17):

GALLERY: Oak Hill youth football camp | Gallery  Morganton News Herald

PAUL SCHENKEL/THE NEWS HERALD. Oak Hill Elementary School concluded its week-long youth football camp on Friday with a cookout on awards night.

Student charged after report of threat to 'shoot up the school'  Morganton News Herald

A high school student was arrested after police say she made threats to shoot up a school on Monday.

COLLEGE BRIEFS: Crossen to become fifth ex-WCU player in Super Bowl  Morganton News Herald

CULLOWHEE — Former Western Carolina defensive back Keion Crossen — a rookie for the 2018 AFC champion New England Patriots — is the fifth all-time ...

Organization dedicates new home for single mother of four  Morganton News Herald

Habitat for Humanity of Burke County celebrated the completion of its 149th home with a dedication ceremony at 2 p.m. on Sunday, March, 3.

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