Fire engineers stay busy in the field

City of Morganton fire engineers work more in the field than the station. Check out the YouTube Channel i-Youtube 16x16.

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Rates change with new budget

The Morganton City Council unanimously approved the City of Morganton 2014-2015 Budget earlier this month. The budget does include some increases in rates. Read more: Rates change with new budget

Morganton earns National Main Street Center accreditation

The N.C. Department of Commerce, Office of Urban Development has announced that the City of Morganton is one of 20 communities across the state that have achieved accreditation from the National Main Street Center for meeting the commercial district revitalization performance standards set by the National Main Street Center.

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Fire engineers work more in the field than the station

"The days of sitting around the fire station and playing cards have been gone for a long time," said Morganton Public Safety Department Sgt. Robin Triplett. "Between keeping up with regular duties, and maintaining our training, we stay very busy."

That's one point Sgt. Robin Triplett wants to make clear - fire service duties are a lot different today than they were 30 years ago, and the City of Morganton's fire department is a lot different than almost every other department across the country.

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New center will answer emergency and non-emergency calls

Burke County's new emergency communications center should help streamline emergency responses to life-threatening situations across the county, but the change will alter the process for answering non-emergency administrative calls after hours.

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