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Father and son shot in Burke County
Sun, 10 Nov 2013 11:37:42 -0800
MORGANTON, N.C. -- The North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation has teamed-up with the Burke County Sheriff's Office to investigate a double shooting. Just after 7 Sunday morning, emergency first responders were dispatched to a home on Bridgewater Road in Morganton. The 911 caller told dispatch that both her son and husband had been shot. Johnnie Presnell, 70, and his 35-year-old son ...
NC School Districts Among 'Race To The Top' Finalists | WUNC
Mon, 25 Nov 2013 05:26:31 -0800
Three North Carolina school districts have made it to the final round in a federal Race to the Top grant competition. Cabarrus, Burke and Winston-Salem/Forsyth are among 31 school districts nationwide that could win millions of dollars to go toward innovating and improving their schools.
NC mountains wildfire contained 40 percent Friday
Fri, 15 Nov 2013 04:16:58 -0800
BURKE COUNTY, N.C. — The Table Rock wildfire in the North Carolina mountains is 40 percent contained, compared to five...
Air Quality Alert In Effect In Area Of NC Wildfire
Sat, 16 Nov 2013 05:31:06 -0800
Air quality officials in North Carolina are continuing an advisory for air pollution in western North Carolina because of smoke from a Burke County wildfire.
Icy weather predicted for western North Carolina
Mon, 25 Nov 2013 16:35:35 -0800
A winter storm approaching North Carolina is predicted to bring a variety of precipitation to the state just as people begin their travel for the Thanksgiving holiday.
New coach, Asheville Cougars win opener
Tue, 03 Dec 2013 21:20:50 -0800
Tuscola's Samantha Beasley trips to take the ball from Asheville's Mikayla Ray as she slips between Beasley and Samantha Young. / Bill Sanders / email@example.com
Air Quality Advisory Issued For Western Piedmont
Fri, 15 Nov 2013 05:46:21 -0800
State officials have issued an air pollution advisory for the western Piedmont of North Carolina because of the ongoing wildfire in Burke County.
Forest service says NC wildfire not under control
Fri, 15 Nov 2013 03:53:41 -0800
Officials with the U.S. Forest Service say it may take several more days before a wildfire in Linville Gorge is contained.
Burke County wildfire still growing
Wed, 13 Nov 2013 14:40:50 -0800
MORGANTON — Firefighters continue to battle a growing blaze in the Linville Gorge Wilderness area of the Pisgah National Forest in western North Carolina.
Around Cleveland: Mark Cabaniss booksigning, concerts and more
Thu, 14 Nov 2013 05:42:30 -0800
Music publisher, producer, playwright and broadcaster Mark Cabaniss, a Shelby native, will be signing copies of his new book in Shelby Nov. 16 at Cleveland County Memorial Library, 104 Howie Drive, Shelby.