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  1. Rena Hollars DavisRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 23 | Watauga Democrat

    ... that saw to her comfort and care. Mrs. Davis is survived by one daughter and son-in-law, Donna and George Roth of Morganton, N.C.; one granddaughter and husband, Kirsten and Bobby Boyles of Gastonia, N.C.; and two great-grandchildren, Ryan Romero ...

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  2. Morganton police search for armed convenience store robberRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 21 | WSOCTV

    ... mid-20s entered an Exxon station on Bethel Road and Interstate 40 just before 6 a.m., Channel 9's partners at the Morganton News Herald reported. The man first looked at cellphone chargers near the cash register and then walked to the back of the ...

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  3. 2 killed, 10-year-old seriously injured in Morganton head-on crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 20 | WSOCTV

    ... Two men were killed Thursday night in a head-on crash near the intersection of Reep Drive and Carbon City Road in Morganton. A preliminary investigation found that a 2004 Dodge Ram truck, occupied by only the driver, was traveling west on Carbon ...

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  4. Fred Durst concert at Roses discount store in Morganton is a hoaxRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 18 | WSOCTV

    ... HERE to read more . Another report claiming that Durst will be performing Thursday at Roses Department Store in Morganton was created recently on social media. Roses workers say they have been receiving calls nonstop about buying tickets for the ...

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  5. NC Supreme Court holds 1st session in Morganton in 155 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 17 | WBTV

    The building that was constructed in 1835, captured by northern forces in the Civil War, served as the only courthouse in Burke County until 1971, was the site of North Carolina Supreme Court session on Tuesday. It's not the first time the justices have held court in Morganton, but it's been a long time since they did.

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  6. Morganton man chasing ghosts in custom 'Ghostbusters' carRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 13 | KXXV-TV Waco

    ... an ambulance, a police car, and a Google Earth car," Justin said of the looks he gets when driving around town in Morganton. When asked why he'd go to such great lengths to make a homemade replica, Justin's face lights up like the emergency flasher ...

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  7. SP Budget Holds Property Tax FlatRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 12 | The Pilot

    ... the proposed flat rate, that typical property would pay $789.05 in property taxes. Commercial development in the Morganton Road corridor has been substantial but redevelopment projects have been the main focus for other areas of town. These ...

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  8. Report: US Poultry Workers Forced to Wear Diapers on JobRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 12 | WBOC-TV Salisbury

    ... told CBS. Oxfam cited the workers' advocacy group's year-long review of conditions at the Case Farms plant in Morganton, North Carolina, which found the bathroom issue to be the top concern for its roughly 800 workers. The employees, paid around $9 ...

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  9. More Evidence of the Middle Class Disappearing ActRead the original story

    Thursday May 12 | Independent Women's Forum

    ... MI, are in the so-called Rust Belt. The areas not in the Rust Belt, such as Rocky Mount, NC, and Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC, are also industrial communities. These areas generally experienced a significant drop in manufacturing employment from ...

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  10. Denied bathroom breaks, these workers...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 12 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    ... MoneyWatch. Oxfam cited the workers' advocacy group's year-long review of conditions at the Case Farms plant in Morganton, North Carolina, which found the bathroom issue to be the top concern for its roughly 800 workers. The employees, paid around ...

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  11. Man sentenced to prison for helping dispose of woman's bodyRead the original story

    Wednesday May 11 | WBTV

    A Morganton man has been sentenced to at least six years in prison after admitting he helped dispose of a woman's body last year. The Charlotte Observer reported that 38-year-old Timothy Hal Edwards pleaded guilty in Burke County court this week to concealment of a body.

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  12. 9 Investigates: Burke County deputies targeting online sexual predatorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 6 | WSOCTV

    ... your specific geographic area. At least once a month, Detective Isaac Propst finds himself in a parking lot near Morganton. He goes there to arrest people looking for sex with teenage girls. Deputies said both men made arrangements to meet up with a ...

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  13. Burke Co. teen sentenced to 12 years for sex crimes against autistic boyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 6 | WBTV

    A Burke County teen was sentenced to at least 12 years in prison for sex crimes against a 12-year-old autistic boy. Caldwell County court officials say Brandon Lee Sprouse, 19 of Morganton, "inappropriately touched the 12-year-old male victim, who has a moderate form of autism, and had the boy perform sexual acts on him," in March 2015. 4 comments

  14. 10 Ways to Succeed as CFORead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 5 | American Banker

    ... to communicate the key metrics that make the franchise more valuable compared to other franchises." Kimberly Kling Morganton Savings Bank, Morganton, N.C. $80 million of assets "Adaptability to a constantly changing landscape with regards to ...

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  15. Man pleads guilty to fatal Burke County shooting, hid bodyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 5 | WBTV

    In April 2015, Hensley's body was found along a rural road in Rutherford County after a woman approached investigators and said she'd seen Hensley die four days earlier. The woman told investigators she was in a pop-up camper with Hensley, 37-year-old Timothy Hal Edwards and 26-year-old Michael Lee Shuping on April 12, 2015 outside of the home of Edwards' father, along Rain Hill Church Road in Morganton.

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  16. Burke County 6-year-old kills first turkeyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 4 | North Carolina Sportsman

    ... weekend when she killed her first turkey. The gobbler had a 10-inch beard and 1-inch spurs. When Chris Hensley of Morganton took his 6-year-old daughter Teaghann turkey hunting on the second day of youth season, he had intentions of setting things ...

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  17. Caterpillar closing 5 more plants amid low demandRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2016 | The Daily Gazette

    ... jobs overall. Over the next 18 months Caterpillar is also closing plants in Newberry and Ridgeway, South Carolina; Morganton, North Carolina, and Jacksonville, Florida.

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  18. Cat To Close 5 More FactoriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2016 | WAND-TV Decatur

    ... the factories will cut 820 jobs overall. The plants being closed are in Newberry and Ridgeway, South Carolina, Morganton, North Carolina, Jacksonville, Florida and Oxford, Mississippi. Evangelist Franklin Graham prayed on a sidewalk outside the ...

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  19. Caterpillar announces Morganton facility closing, 110 jobs impactedRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2016 | WSOCTV

    ... and other content related to your specific geographic area. Caterpillar announced Thursday it will close the Morganton, North Carolina facility, where it manufactures engine and undercarriage components. This closure impacts 110 positions. ...

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  20. Rash: We are all North CarolinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2016 | Daily Dispatch

    ... one of our railways? Have you enjoyed the ribs at 12 Bones in Asheville, the Laotian Pad Thai at Asian Fusion in Morganton, the dipped chicken at Keaton's BBQ in Cleveland, or a shrimp burger at The Big Oak on our Crystal Coast? Instead of relying ...

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