Fire engineers stay busy in the field

City of Morganton fire engineers work more in the field than the station. Watch on YouTube:

811 logo notagKnow what's below! Call 8-1-1 before you dig.

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.

Come see some "Whimsical Folk Art" in City Hall

Now on display through June 2015 in Morganton City Hall is "Whimsical Folk Art" by John David Brown III. Brown is an artist , graphic designer and Creative Director for The Green Room Community Threatre in Newton, NC . This exhibit of primarily watercolor and acrylic folk art paintings are done in a whimsical, storybook style on anything from canvases to old discarded boards. Brown now resides in Hickory, NC but grew up in Mount Olive, NC and comes from a line of painters.


City Council Meeting - May 4, 2015

Click the "Read More" link to view the meeting agenda, minutes and video of the Monday, May 4, 2015, Morganton City Council meeting. The Council meets at Morganton City Hall located at 305 E. Union St. Suite A100, Morganton, NC 28655 google maps 48px.


Public Safety to test hydrants

The City of Morganton Department of Public Safety and Water Resources Department plan to start flow testing and flushing fire hydrants in the City starting at 8:00 pm Monday, May 4, 2015. The flow tests and flushing is required by the NC Department of Insurance Office of State Fire Marshal.


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