Engineering expert discusses smart meters

Kevin Mara, VP of GDS Associates, provided information on smart meters to the City Council Monday, March 2, 2015. Watch on YouTube:

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Did you know digging without calling 8-1-1 first increases the chances you’ll knock out utility service for you or your neighborhood? You definitely don’t want to be the person who cuts the cable and prevents people from watching their favorite television shows. Check out to learn more, or just call 8-1-1 before you dig to get your utilities marked.

Private donors fund new courtyard at Community House

The Morganton City Council gave the go ahead Monday to build a new courtyard at the Morganton Community House. The $150,000 project is being funded by two private donors. The Johnson (Phifer) family and the Bridges family have donated $75,000 each to fund the renovation. The new courtyard will spruce up the main entrance to the Community House and create a new outdoor venue for events.


Case Farms donates $20,000 to Community House upgrades

Case Farms donated $20,000 to the Morganton Community House renovation project Monday April 20, 2015, adding to the list of private donors supporting the project. Charles Rigdon, Case Farms Vice President and General Manager, and Jason Middlecamp, Division Controller, presented the check to Morganton Mayor Mel Cohen and Main Street Director Sharon Jablonksi.


Water line beak on Hartland Road

City of Morganton Water Resources crews are working to repair a water line break on Hartland Road north of Morganton. The line broke around 4:30 pm. Workers on site aren’t sure what caused the break. Water service will be shut off shortly. The crew on scene aren't sure about when water service will be restored, but they are working as fast as possible. About 100 homes will be affected.

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