Burke County Newswire

Burke County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Burke County, NC.

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  1. Flood Advisory Source: Weather CentralRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | WSOCTV

    NCC023-111-202215- McDowell NC-Burke NC- 415 PM EDT SUN MAY 20 2018 The National Weather Service in Greenville-Spartanburg has issued a * Urban and Small Stream Flood Advisory for Rapid Rises for... Northeastern McDowell County in western North Carolina... Northwestern Burke County in western North Carolina... * Until 615 PM EDT. * At 414 PM EDT, Doppler radar and automated rain gauges indicated heavy rain due to thunderstorms.

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  2. Flood Warning Source: Weather CentralRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WSOCTV

    NCC023-111-200415- /O.EX McDowell NC-Burke NC- 1013 PM EDT SAT MAY 19 2018 The National Weather Service in Greenville-Spartanburg has extended the * Flood Warning for... McDowell County in western North Carolina... Western Burke County in western North Carolina... * Until 1215 AM EDT. * At 1009 PM EDT, National Weather Service Doppler radar indicated yet around round of heavy rain producing showers and embedded thunderstorms moving into McDowell and western Burke Counties from the the west.

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  3. Flash Flood Warning Source: Weather CentralRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | WSOCTV

    NCC023-111-190815- BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED Flash Flood Warning National Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg SC 1112 PM EDT FRI MAY 18 2018 The National Weather Service in Greenville-Spartanburg has issued a * Flash Flood Warning for... McDowell County in western North Carolina... Western Burke County in western North Carolina... * Until 415 AM EDT. * At 1108 PM EDT, Doppler radar indicated a series of heavy rain producing showers and thunderstorms moving repeatedly northward across McDowell and Burke Counties.

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  4. Restaurant break-ins spanning 3 counties could be connected, police say Source: WSOCRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 11 | WSOCTV

    ... e cases in Lincoln County where the thieves were careful to conceal their identities. Public safety officers in Burke County are also in touch with deputies in Lincoln County. They are stepping up patrols around restaurants across the area.

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  5. Man arrested after house catches fire during alleged domestic assault in Burke CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 10 | WBTV

    According to the Burke County Sheriff's Office, deputies were dispatched to the 2200 block of Watts Street in Morganton regarding a structure fire and domestic disturbance. The caller advised 911 that a woman was being assaulted by 42-year-old Joshua Silvers and that the woman had allegedly set their house on fire by starting a fire in the bedroom. 1 comment

  6. Strong storms leave trail of damage behind in CarolinasRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 10 | WCNC-TV Charlotte

    ... in the Wingate and Marshville areas of Union County. Power lines were knocked to the ground as well. I-40 in Burke County was closed for a few hours due to downed power lines. The incident happened at exit 111 near Morganton. The road has since ...

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  7. Kayaker drowns Saturday in Linville RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 30 | The Asheville Citizen-Times

    ... Carolina river this year, a man drowned Saturday night in a kayaking accident on the Linville River in the Burke County area of Pisgah National Forest. McDowell County EMS received a 911 call at 7 p.m. for an overturned kayaker, said Angela Hibbard, ...

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  8. N Carolina judicial remapping, selection discussions resume Source: APRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 27 | WSOCTV

    ... is that we ought to pass some of the things in some form that have been proposed," said Sen. Warren Daniel, a Burke County Republican and committee co-chairman. House and Senate Republicans in charge of the legislature haven't been able to agree on ...

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  9. Man arrested for vehicle break-ins, other crimes in Burke CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 26 | WBTV

    According to the Burke County Sheriff's Office, in the beginning of March, deputies received a report of a breaking and entering to a motor vehicle and also a larceny that has occurred in the Rhodhiss area of the eastern part of the county. Officials say additional reports were received in the following weeks and evidence collected at the scene led to the arrest of 34-year-old Douglas Truman McCarver.

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  10. Silver Alert issued for missing Burke County manRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 25 | WBTV

    A man who was at the center of a Silver Alert in Burke County on Friday has been reported missing again Wednesday morning. According to the Department of Public Safety, 47-year-old Shawn Russ Barlow went missing from the McAlpine Adult Care on Kathy Road in Morganton. 1 comment

  11. Flood Warning Source: Weather CentralRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 24 | WSOCTV

    NCC023-111-242330- /O.EX McDowell NC-Burke NC- 430 PM EDT TUE APR 24 2018 The National Weather Service in Greenville-Spartanburg has extended the * Flood Warning for Small Streams in... Southern McDowell County in western North Carolina... Central Burke County in western North Carolina... * Until 730 PM EDT. * At 423 PM EDT, The Johns River gauge at Arney's Store, north of Morganton was still above flood stage, but was slowly falling.

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  12. Man at center of Burke County Silver Alert has been foundRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 20 | WBTV

    According to the Department of Public Safety, 47-year-old Shawn Russ Barlow went missing from the McAlpine Adult Care on Kathy Road in Morganton. He was believed to be suffering from dementia or some other cognitive impairment.

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  13. Silver Alert issued for missing endangered Burke County manRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2018 | WBTV

    A Silver Alert was issued for a missing endangered man in Burke County who is believed to be suffering from dementia or some other cognitive impairment. According to the Department of Public Safety, 47-year-old Shawn Russ Barlow was last seen at McAlpine Adult Care on Kathy Road in Morganton.

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  14. Person found unconscious in Burke County, two teens facing assault chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2018 | WBTV

    According to the Valdese Police Department, officers found an unconscious person lying in the parking lot of Waldensian Presbyterian Church on Main Street East on Monday. The victim had multiple head and facial injuries, police said.

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  15. Saving Hemlocks organization conducts predator beetle releaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2018 | Shelby Shopper And Info

    The Eastern hemlock trees on Foothills Conservancy's Cane Brake property in Burke County are getting some special treatment courtesy of Saving Hemlocks, an organization based in Western North Carolina that promotes biological control of Hemlock woolly adelgids. Cane Brake, which is part of the conservancy's Smith Cliff/Henry Fork River Preserve, recently became a stop on Saving Hemlocks founder Patrick Horan's self-described "Johnny Beetleseed" campaign in which he travels the southern Appalachian Mountains in search of hemlock stands that are afflicted by the Hemlock woolly adelgid.

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  16. Flood Warning Source: Weather CentralRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2018 | WSOCTV

    NCC023-161145- /O.EX Burke NC- 439 AM EDT MON APR 16 2018 The National Weather Service in Greenville-Spartanburg has extended the * Flood Warning for... Central Burke County in western North Carolina... * Until 745 AM EDT. * At 437 AM EDT, stream gauges indicated ongoing flooding along the Johns River at Arney's Store north of Morganton.

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  17. Police responding to shots fired in east Charlotte, one person injuredRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2018 | WBTV

    ... with guns pulled up in front of a home in the 200 block of N. Seventh Street just before midnight. Officials in Burke County are investigating a death after a man was found dead. State Bureau of Investigation and NC Department of Public Safety are ...

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  18. Police investigating armed robbery after reports in west CharlotteRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2018 | WBTV

    ... a handgun entered Jerry's Mini Mart in the 8700 block of Mount Holly Road before fleeing on foot. Officials in Burke County are investigating a death after a man was found dead. State Bureau of Investigation and NC Department of Public Safety are ...

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  19. Man, woman accused of numerous break-ins in Burke Co.Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2018 | WCNC-TV Charlotte

    Authorities are looking for a man and a woman accused of breaking into homes, vehicles, businesses, even a church in Burke County. The sheriff's office said warrants have been issued for 27-year-old Emily Katherine Garrison and 27-year-old Kendrick Schwarting.

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  20. Man, woman accused of break-ins at multiple places, church in Burke CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2018 | WBTV

    A man and woman are wanted for allegedly breaking into multiple homes, vehicles, and businesses, including a church in Burke County. According to the Burke County Sheriff's Office, Emily Garrison, 27, and Kendrick Schwarting, 27, were identified as suspects in the crimes.

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