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Vote for Morganton as the Greatest Main Street in NC!

vote-checkmark-greenMorganton's Main Street (E. & W. Union Street) was selected as a finalist for the People's Choice Great Main Street Contest sponsored by the North Carolina Chapter of the American Planning Association. Morganton is competing against main streets in Boone, Benson, Mooresville, Charlotte, and Gastonia, so be sure to visit the website, log in and vote for Morganton! This is a People's Choice award, so the main street with the most votes by May 9 wins! You can log on via Facebook and vote here! i-pdf Download and post this flyer to encourage others to vote for Morganton!

Burke County Health Department sponsoring Community Yard Sale

burke county seal-100pxThe Burke County Health Department is sponsoring a Community Yard Sale on Saturday, May 31, 2014 from 8am – 1pm to benefit the March of Dimes. The yard sale will offer Burke County residents a place to sell items found during household spring cleanings. Any resident interested, can purchase a 10 X 10 area on the Morganton Courthouse lawn and sidewalk area for $10 by Friday, May 30, 2014.

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Belmont, Morganton vying for ‘Great Main Streets’ title

With historic yet bustling downtowns and vibrant arts communities the downtown areas of Belmont, Mooresville, and Morganton, along with Charlotte's North Davidson Street are vying to take home the "Great Main Streets" title in this year's North Carolina Great Places Contest, organized by the N.C. Chapter of the American Planning Association.

Read the full story at the CharlotteObserver.com.

Morganton ranked among 50 safest cities in the state

50 Safest Cities in North CarolinaThe City of Morganton was named one of the 50 safest cities in North Carolina by SafeWise, a security systems company. In the rankings, Morganton is noted for its investment into downtown and the many attractions downtown offers to residents and visitors.

"Stroll downtown and you'll be treated to great coffee, live jazz, free concerts, art galore, craft beer and free Wi-Fi," according to the article. "Morganton's open-air farmers' market is the place to head for the freshest veggies your family ever enjoyed and rain or shine you won't want to miss Morganton's TGIF Free Friday night concert series."

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Apr 28, 2014 5:15 pm - 6:15 pm

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May 5, 2014 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

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Planning and Zoning Commission
May 8, 2014 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

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The Association
May 9, 2014 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

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Board of Adjustment
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Jun 12, 2014 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

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Jul 7, 2014 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

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