Main Street energizes downtown

The Morganton Main Street program has spent more than 30 years working to maintain a vibrant and energized downtown. Check out the YouTube Channel i-Youtube 16x16.

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Mobile phone users encouraged to register to receive emergency alerts

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Burke County Emergency Services (BCEMS) is encouraging local residents with mobile phones to sign up for Hyper-Reach, the county's emergency notification program. Read more: Mobile phone users encouraged to register to receive emergency alerts

The Downtown Christmas Parade is available online

Did you miss the Downtown Morganton Christmas PArade this year? Or maybe you just want to watch it all over again? Check it out below or on the City's Youtube channel!

Blue Elves thank givers for donations

For more than 20 years, the City of Morganton Department of Public Safety's "Blue Elves", in conjunction with Morganton Housing Authority, have provided toys for hundreds of local children. Public Safety Officers, acting as stewards of this charity, help collect toys from local retailers and give these gifts to families in need.


Tax payments due in January

City of Morganton tax payments are due Jan. 5, 2015. Tax payments should be received in the tax office by Jan. 5, 2015 to avoid an added penalty of 2%. Any taxes unpaid after Jan. 5, 2015 will be assessed 2% interest. An additional ¾% interest will be assessed each month thereafter.


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