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  1. George Lindberg Jr.Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2014 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Worcester - Jr., 93 WORCESTER - George A. Lindberg, Jr., 93, passed away Monday, September 29th at Knollwood Nursing Center after a brief illness. George leaves his wife of 68 years, Wylma L. Lindberg; his daughter, Nancy L. Belville and her husband Robert of Morganton, NC; two sons, George A. Lindberg, III and his wife Frances of Pemaquid, ME and Kenneth P. Lindberg and his wife Judith Schultz of Gilford, NH; nine grandchildren and 15 great grandchildren.


  2. Crest-Chase game moved to Thursday ... other trio stay on FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2014 | The Star Online

    ... visitor's side of Harrill Stadium. Shelby at East Burke -- Take NC 18 north through through Toluca heading toward Morganton. Turn right on Miller Bridge Road, go 5.9 miles and turn left (past the McDonalds) on old N.C. Hwy 10 which runs along the ...


  3. Lexington angler wins Lake Norman bass tournamentRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2014 | The Charlotte Observer

    ... Finishing a close second and winning $2,539 was Artie Phillips of Monroe with 10 bass scaling 25-9. Kelly Logan of Morganton was third with 24-5 for $1,694. Taking fourth through eighth and all with weights over 20 pounds were Scott Hamrick of ...


  4. NTNWS 9-30 baton-2.jpgRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2014 | Lenoir News-Topic

    ... excruciating, and I couldn't believe how the kids do it every day, although they are not commuting to Baton from Morganton like I did. In fact, Emma said that she woke at 6:45 a.m., and I would have killed for those extra 45 minutes. I hung back ...


  5. Teens using drug cocktail called 'Dirty Sprite'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2014 | CBS 3 Springfield

    An Interstate 40 construction zone crash turned deadly Friday morning after troopers say Timothy Robinson struck three workers near exit 105 around 2:23 a.m. Highway Patrol Troopers arrested 37-year-old Timothy Robinson, of Morganton, in connection to a deadly accident near Morganton last week. Robinson, the driver of the vehicle that hit three construction workers, was charged with two misdemeanors, Tuesday afternoon.


  6. Kaul Adventure Tower 9-23-14Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2014 | Alabama Live

    Construction continues on the new 80 foot tall Kaul Adventure Tower at Red Mt. Park. Beanstock Builders from Morganton NC is constructing the tower that features eight climbing lanes, two rappelling lanes and a 1,600 ft. mega zip line. (Joe Songer/


  7. Some doctors could face stiff fines because of shifting CMS rulesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2014 | Medical News

    ... why we'd be penalized after making such an investment," said Dr. Jonathan Lowry, an eye specialist and surgeon at Morganton Eye Physicians in western North Carolina. "This was not our fault." The Catch-22 stems from the shifting rules that the ...


  8. Troopers review laws to protect road crews after fatal accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2014 | WSOCTV

    ... speed and be extra vigilant," said Trooper Johnston. "Something like what happened to the construction workers in Morganton is tragic for everyone involved." Troopers told Channel 9 they've written 100 tickets in just one week at the work zone where ...


  9. NC construction worker killed in I-40 work zoneRead the original story

    Sep 19, 2014 | The Daily Advance

    The N.C. Highway Patrol says a construction worker was killed and two others were injured when they were hit by a pickup truck while working on Interstate 40 near Morganton. Local media outlets report the patrol said 43-year-old Flavio James died in the crash around 4:30 a.m. Friday on I-40 near N.C. 18. According to the patrol, the truck hit the workers as they paved a section of the road.


  10. Construction worker killed on I-40Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2014 | The Gaston Gazette

    ... have been released. Troopers had the westbound lanes of I-40 closed for nearly six hours at mile marker 105, near Morganton, as they investigated. MORGANTON, N.C. - The North Carolina Highway Patrol shut down Interstate 40 for hours after a ...


  11. I-40 reopened in Burke County after deadly crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2014 | The Charlotte Observer

    North Carolina Highway Patrol at the scene of a fatal wreck that has I-40 closed at N.C. 18 in Morganton. The N.C. Highway Patrol is working with the Burke County District Attorney's Office to determine whether charges will be brought against a driver who hit three construction workers along Interstate 40, killing one, early Friday morning.


  12. Joint Burke-Catawba jail will be closedRead the original story

    Sep 19, 2014 | WBTV

    Multiple media outlets reported that Burke County's board of commissioners approved an agreement this week to close the jointly owned jail in Morganton. Burke County plans to begin construction soon on a new jail with about 250 beds.


  13. I-40 shut down after deadly crash kills construction worker, injures twoRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2014 | FOX Carolina

    A section of Interstate 40 westbound in Burke County is expected to be shut down through at least 6:30 a.m. Friday morning after a crash killed one construction worker and injured two others. One worker was pronounced dead at Grace Hospital in Morganton, officials say.


  14. Fed glitch may cost doctors millionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2014 | Politico

    Physicians who just spent hundreds of millions of dollars to install new electronic health record systems will face millions in federal penalties due to a technical glitch that affects their compliance with a federal program, vendors and doctors say. "It's beyond understanding why we'd be penalized after making such an investment," said Dr. Jonathan Lowry, an eye specialist and surgeon at Morganton Eye Physicians in western North Carolina.


  15. Lenoir tries to encourage more recyclingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2014 | Lenoir News-Topic

    ... But city residents can still have their recyclables picked up curbside. Simply Green, a recycling company based in Morganton, offers its services in Lenoir and Hudson for around $6 per month. The company has about 400 customers between its Lenoir ...


  16. Darnell's first day provides update on Paducah Gaseous Diffusion PlantRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2014 | The Paducah Sun Online Edition

    ... a lot of nonprofits that have a lot going on. That's a good way to meet people." Darnell comes to Paducah from Morganton, North Carolina, where he was president of Burke Development Inc. He grew up in Marietta, Georgia, moved to Carrollton, Georgia, ...


  17. Woman says she's keeping handgun near door after robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2014 | WSOCTV

    Someone is targeting the elderly in Burke County, stealing thousands of dollars of jewelry and other items right out of their homes. Channel 9 heard of seven cases so far in Morganton and just west of town.


  18. Wreck snarls Smith's CrossroadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2014 | Lenoir News-Topic

    Smith's Crossroads became a traffic disaster, with a man trapped in a crumpled car until rescuers sawed its roof off, after two cars collided in the intersection late Tuesday morning. A Ford Taurus driven by Virginia Bivens, 78, of Morganton was going south on Blowing Rock Boulevard just after 11 a.m., ran a red light and collided with a Toyota Sienna van driven by Dorothy Groom, 71, of Lenoir, who was going east from Harper Avenue onto Wilkesboro Boulevard, Lt.


  19. NCSD students push for admission to militaryRead the original story

    Sep 16, 2014 | WLOS

    Students and teachers at the North Carolina School for the Deaf are pushing for the right of the hearing-impaired to serve in the military. The News-Herald of Morganton reported that students and teachers from the school went to Washington, D.C., late last week to push for legislation that would allow a test group to enlist in the Air Force.


  20. Heavy rains cause sewage backup in some businessesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2014 | WSOCTV

    Business owners were cleaning up Monday after sewage backed up in Burke County, according to officials with the Burke County Health Department. Heavy rain Friday at Tannery Square in Morganton caused sewage to back up into the building, according to spokeswoman Ashley Simmons with the Health Department.


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