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Posted on: January 23, 2023

Horse Fostering and Adoption Interest Form

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We have created a horse fostering and/or adoption interest form.

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Posted on: August 23, 2023

2023 Intent to Lease Real Property - History Museum Garage

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Notice is hereby given in accordance with NCGS 160A-272, that the Burke County Board of Commissioners intends to lease real property located at 203 W. Meeting Street in Morganton, NC, further identified by PIN # 2703263009,

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Posted on: January 30, 2024

Meeting Cancellation

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The Burke County Board of Elections is cancelling a previously scheduled absentee board meeting for January 30th, 2024 at 2PM. The board will still meet to count absentee ballots on February 6th, 2024 at 5:00PM at the Board of Elections office at 2128 S S...

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Posted on: January 31, 2024

Logic and Accuracy Testing of Voting Machines

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The Burke County Board of Elections will begin testing our voting machines on Thursday, February 1st at 10am for the March 2024 primary. Testing will be conducted in the Burke County Board of elections office at 2128 S Sterling St in Morganton. This is op...

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Posted on: January 16, 2024

Resolution Notice - Icard 1 Precinct

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WHEREAS, G.S 163-128(a) allows the county Board of Elections, with approval by the Executive Director of the State Board of Elections, the authority from time to time, by resolution to establish, alter, discontinue, or create election precincts or

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Posted on: January 10, 2024

Board of Elections Special Called Meeting

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The Burke County Board of Elections will hold a Special-Called meeting on Friday, January 19, 2024, at 10:00am at the Board of Elections office at 2128 S. Sterling St, Morganton, NC


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Posted on: January 22, 2024 | Last Modified on: January 25, 2023

New Burke County Digital Flood Maps Available for Review

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Burke County – Burke County will host a Public Open House on Monday, February 19th, 2024, from 5:00 pm – 7:00 p.m., at the Foothills Higher Education Conference Center located at 2128 S. Sterling St. in Morganton. Meeting entrance and pa...

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Posted on: May 24, 2023

2050 MTP & CTP Public Meetings

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The Metropolitan Transportation Plan, or MTP, is a plan that documents the region’s vision for the future and establishes goals, objectives, and transportation priorities over the next 20+ years to help achieve that vision.

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NC Foothills Experience

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Quality of Life – it’s what everyone wants. And in the heart of the North Carolina Foothills, nestled between Charlotte, Asheville and the Appalachian mountains, there is a region that offers it in abundance.

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Recycling Center Grand Opening Postponed

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We write to inform you that the eagerly awaited grand opening of the new East Burke Waste and Recycling Convenience Center, which was scheduled for February 23, 2024, in Connelly Springs will be postponed.  This decision is a result of recent bou...

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Posted on: January 15, 2024

Burke County Offices Closed for MLK holiday

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Burke County offices will be closed 01/15/2024 for Martin Luther King Jr Day.

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Posted on: December 22, 2023

Burke County Landfill Holiday Schedule

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Convenience sites and landfill will be closed for the holidays!

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Posted on: December 22, 2023

Burke County Offices Holiday Schedule

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Burke County Government offices will be closed for the holidays!

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Posted on: June 30, 2023

Burke County Offices Closed for Independence Day

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Burke County offices will be closed Tuesday, July 4 in observance of Independence Day. The Burke County landfill and convenience sites will also be closed.

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Posted on: May 25, 2023

Burke County Offices Closed for Memorial Day

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Burke County offices will be closed on Monday, May 29, 2023 in observance of Memorial Day.

The Burke County landfill and convenience sites will also be closed. For more information regarding Burke County waste management, please visit: https://www.burkenc....
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Posted on: April 6, 2023

Burke County Offices Closed for Good Friday

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Burke County offices will be closed on Friday, April 7, 2023 in observance of Good Friday.

The Burke County landfill and convenience sites will operate on a normal schedule. For more information regarding Burke County waste management, please visit: https:...
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Posted on: March 27, 2023

Gov. Cooper Announces NCDIT Listening Tour on Closing Digital Divide

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Please see below for information from the North Carolina Department of Information Technology: 

Governor Roy Cooper announced the N.C. Department of Information Technology (NCDIT) will host a statewide listening tour focused on closing the digital...

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Posted on: December 15, 2023

Duke Energy Prepares for Potential Severe Weather

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As a powerful storm system tracks towards the Carolinas,
Duke Energy is preparing to respond, should the heavy rainfall and expected gusty winds cause power interruptions.

The storm is expected to hit our state on Sunday and through early Monday.

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Posted on: February 20, 2024

Situational Awareness Post - Controlled Burn

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South Mountain State Park, in collaboration with the North Carolina Forestry Service, is scheduled to conduct a prescribed burn on Tuesday, February 20th, 2024. The 610-acre controlled burn will take place in the Dogwood Stamp area of the park. Please be ...

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Posted on: November 22, 2023

Press Release - Burn Ban to Rescind 11/22/23 at 5PM

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Morganton, NC – NC Department of Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler has announced that effective at 5:00 pm on November 22, 2023, the open burning restrictions will be lifted.

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Posted on: November 8, 2023

Press Release - Burn Ban

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The Burke County Fire Marshals Office urges residents to refrain from any outside burning until our region receives significant rainfall. Our entire region has not seen any significant rainfall for several weeks with none expected in the

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Posted on: November 2, 2023

Trail Segment Closure: Mountains to Sea and Fonta Flora Connector

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The Mountains to Sea and Fonta Flora connector trail will be closed in the Linville River Tract while the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission conducts forest management restoration projects starting October 30, 2023. The connector trail in this a...

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Posted on: October 30, 2023

Service Disruption - Software Updates

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The GIS website will be undergoing software updates on Monday (10-30-2023) and will be out of service at various times.

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Posted on: March 30, 2023

Online Bill Pay Updates

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Water and Sewer utility payments will move to a new processor on May 1, 2023. Any online accounts and/or scheduled online payments will need to be setup again on the new system. EFT payments should not be affected by this change. Please visit https://www....

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Posted on: February 16, 2024

Notice of Public Meeting - Planning Board

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PUBLIC MEETING NOTICE

The Burke County Planning Board will hold a Public Meeting at 5:30 PM on February 22, 2024 in the Commissioners Meeting Room/County Services Building located at 110 N. Green St. in Morganton, NC (Door E). At the meeting the Board will...

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Posted on: January 30, 2024

BOC Special Meeting Notice

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NOTICE OF SPECIAL MEETING 

BURKE COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS 

Notice is hereby given that the Burke County Board of Commissioners will hold a special meeting at 8:15 a.m. on Thursday, February 8, 2024, in the Commissioners' Meeting Room,...

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Posted on: January 29, 2024

Notice of Public Meeting - BOA

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PUBLIC NOTICE

 

The Burke County Board of Adjustment will hold a Public Meeting at 6:00 PM on February 13, 2024, in the Commissioners Meeting Room/County Services Building located at 110 N. Green St. in Morganton, NC (Door E). At the meeting they w...

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Posted on: November 9, 2023

Public Notice - ZMA 2023-08 and 2023-09

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BURKE COUNTY

BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARINGS

NOVEMBER 21, 2023

The Burke County Board of Commissioners will hold two public hearings on November 21, 2023, at 6:00 p.m. or as soon as persons may be heard in the Commissioners’ Meeting...

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Posted on: September 28, 2023

Public Notice - Special Meeting - Jonas Ridge Waste and Recycling

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Notice is hereby given that the Burke County Board of Commissioners will hold a special meeting at 2:30 p.m. on Tuesday, October 3, 2023, in the Commissioners’ Meeting Room, Burke Services Building, 110 N. Green Street, Morganton, N.C.

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Posted on: September 30, 2023

Notice of Public Hearing - Road Name Change

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BURKE COUNTY

BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARINGS

OCTOBER 17, 2023

The Burke County Board of Commissioners will hold public hearings at 6:00 p.m. on October 17, 2023, in the Commissioners’ Meeting Room, Burke Services Building loc...

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Posted on: September 5, 2023

Public Notice - Special Joint Meeting

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Notice is hereby given that the Burke County Board of Commissioners will hold a special joint meeting with the Burke County Board of Education on Friday, September 8, 2023, at 11 a.m., in the Olive Hill Room

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Posted on: September 7, 2023

Notice of Public Hearing - Zoning Map Amendment

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The Burke County Board of Commissioners will hold a public hearing on September 19, 2023, at 6:00 p.m. or as soon as persons may be heard in the Commissioners’ Meeting Room

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Posted on: August 15, 2023

Notice of Public Meeting - Rezoning-Map Amendment

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The Burke County Board of Commissioners will hold public hearings on August 15, 2023, at 6:00 p.m. or as soon as persons may be heard in the Commissioner’s Meeting Room, Burke Services Building, 110 N. Green St. in Morganton, NC (Door E) to receive public

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Posted on: June 21, 2023

Notice of Meeting Cancellations

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In accordance with a resolution amending the Commissioners’ 2023 meeting schedule adopted by the Board of Commissioners on June 20, 2023, notice is hereby given that the pre-agenda meetings for July 5, 2023, and August 1, 2023, have been cancell...

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Posted on: June 8, 2023

Notice of Public Hearing - Budget

A public hearing on the recommended budget for FY 23-24 will be held on Tuesday, June 20, 2023, at 6 p.m. (or as soon thereafter as persons may be heard) in the Commissioners’ Meeting Room, Burke Co. Services Building, 110 N. Green Street, Morganton, NC.

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Posted on: May 17, 2023

Notice of Public Hearing - FY23-24 Budget

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BURKE COUNTY

BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

NOTICE OF BUDGET PUBLIC HEARING

JUNE 20, 2023 – 6 P.M.

 

The Burke County Manager presented the recommended budget for Fiscal Year 2023-2024 to the Board of Com...

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Posted on: April 5, 2023

Notice of Special Meeting - CIP Review

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Notice is hereby given that the Burke County Board of Commissioners will hold a special meeting on Wednesday, April 12, 2023, at 9 a.m., in the Commissioners' Meeting Room, Burke Services Building, 110 N. Green St., Door E, in Morganton, NC. 

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Posted on: April 6, 2023

Notice of Public Hearing - ZMA 2023-02

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BURKE COUNTY

BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

APRIL 18, 2023

The Burke County Board of Commissioners will hold a public hearing at 6:00 p.m. on April 18, 2023, in the Commissioners’ Meeting Room, Burke Services Building, 110 N....

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Posted on: April 6, 2023

Notice of Public Hearing - Project Piano

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BURKE COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT INCENTIVE 

April 18, 2023 – 6:00 P.M.

Notice is hereby given that the Burke County Board of Commissioners will hold a public hearing at 6:00 p.m. (or as soon ...

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Posted on: March 9, 2023

Notice of Public Meeting - Rezoning

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BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARINGS

MARCH 20, 2023

The Burke County Board of Commissioners will hold public hearings at 6:00 p.m. on March 20, 2023, in the Commissioners’ Meeting Room, Burke Services Building, 110 N. Green St....

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Posted on: February 19, 2024

Press Release - Roach and Allman

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The Burke County Sheriff’s Office has received multiple complaints about the occupants of 243 Pleasant View Loop, Morganton. The McDowell County Sheriff’s Office contacted the Burke County Sheriff’s Office in reference to Zachary Aaron Roach

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Posted on: February 19, 2024 | Last Modified on: July 29, 2022

Press Release - Dekota Pettry

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On February 14, 2024, Dekota Ryan Pettry was arrested in Catawba County and served with outstanding Burke County warrants for three counts of felony forgery of an endorsement, felony breaking and/or entering and felony larceny.

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Posted on: February 15, 2024 | Last Modified on: July 29, 2022

Press Release - Ross

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On January 4, 2024, Chasity Dawn Ross was entered into NCIC (National Crime Information Center) for having two Felony Probation Violations.

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Posted on: February 12, 2024

Press Release - Lowdermilk and Parker-Dearstone

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On February 9, 2024 members of the Burke County Sheriff's Office and Hickory Police Department conducted a search warrant at 1400 Sweet Water Drive, Morganton, after numerous complaints in the community.

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Posted on: February 8, 2024 | Last Modified on: July 29, 2022

Press Release - Tico Fleming

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On February 2, 2024, the Burke County Sheriff’s Office executed a search warrant for 1760 Peaceful Lane Lot 12, Morganton. During the execution of the search warrant, investigators found Tico Lombard Fleming to be in possession of cocaine.

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Posted on: February 8, 2024

Press Release - Christopher Mark Collins Jr

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The Burke County Sheriff’s Office is investigating numerous fraud complaints involving a company doing business as C.M.C. Home Solutions. Christopher Mark Collins Jr. is listed as the owner of the company.

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Posted on: February 6, 2024

Press Release - Wayne O Neil

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On January 31, 2024, the Burke County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations/Narcotics Division, NC Department of Adult Corrections - Special Operations and Intelligence Unit, and United States Marshals Service

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Posted on: February 5, 2024

Press Release - Zebulon Lingafelt

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On February 2, 2024, the Burke County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Division along with the Federal Bureau of Investigation conducted a joint investigation at 3011 Ramblewoods Drive, Valdese.

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Posted on: January 31, 2024

Press Release - Huffman and Fagan

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On January 26, 2024, the Burke County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations/Narcotics Division and NC Department of Adult Corrections: Probation/Parole were conducting a joint operation,

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Posted on: January 31, 2024

Press Release - Jon Bradley Williams

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On January 26, 2024, Burke County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations/Narcotics Division and NC Department of Adult Corrections: Probation/Parole were conducting a joint operation incorporating undercover and

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Posted on: January 15, 2024

Press Release - Henson - Coffey - Clark

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Beginning on 01/10/24 through 01/11/24, the Burke County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations/Narcotics Division, NC Department of Adult Corrections/Special Operations and Intelligence Unit,

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Posted on: January 12, 2024

Press Release - Wesley Neece

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A report was made to the Burke County Sheriff’s Office on August 2, 2023, of an alleged sexual assault. An investigation was conducted, and the findings were turned over to the District Attorney’s Office.

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Posted on: January 8, 2024

Press Release - Dekota Pettry and Chris Pruett

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On December 11, 2023, the Burke County Sheriff’s Office took a report of larceny of diamond-plated aluminum from Toner Machining Technologies in Morganton.

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Posted on: January 8, 2024

Press Release - Death Investigation

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On January 7, 2024, at 4:10 pm the Burke County Sheriff’s Office responded to 2854 Pax Hill Road, Morganton in reference to a gunshot wound. Once on the scene, deputies found the victim, Gary David Ritch, age 57, with gunshot wounds.

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Posted on: January 3, 2024

Press Release - Scam Alert

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On January 3, 2024, a citizen reported to the Burke County Sheriff’s Office that someone had called him and claimed to be Lt. Caleb Terry with the Burke County Sheriff's Office.

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Posted on: December 18, 2023

Press Release - Reginald Miller

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On December 8, 2023, Burke County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations/Narcotics Division was conducting a routine patrol in the Drexel community, after numerous citizen complaints about illegal activities in the area.

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Posted on: November 28, 2023

Press Release - Adam Nicholas Vines

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On November 27, 2023, the Burke County Sheriff’s Office served a criminal summons on Adam Nicholas Vines for Failure to Store a firearm to Protect Minors.

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Posted on: November 3, 2023

Press Release - Johnny Reed Gum

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On October 31, 2023, Burke County deputies responded to an armed robbery call at the Dollar General in Rhodhiss, NC. The suspect displayed what appeared to be a handgun to the clerks and demanded money.

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Posted on: November 3, 2023

Press Release - Michael Edward Monn

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On October 25, 2023, the Burke County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations/Narcotics Division were conducting an undercover operation in the Connelly Springs community in an attempt to apprehend Michael Edward Monn who had multiple outstanding

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Posted on: November 3, 2023

Press Release - James Joseph Haskins

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On October 5, 2023, investigators with the Burke County Sheriff’s Office received information from the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children and Internet Crimes Against Children.

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Posted on: November 3, 2023

Press Release - Thomas Harden

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On October 13, 2023, the Burke County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations/Narcotics Division was conducting an undercover surveillance operation in the Summers Road /Drexel Road area, after numerous complaints by citizens in the community.

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Posted on: October 26, 2023

Press Release - Jon Bradley Williams

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On October 24, 2023, the Burke County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations/Narcotics Division was conducting undercover operations in the Connelly Springs community, after numerous citizen complaints about illegal activities in the area.

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Posted on: October 25, 2023

Press Release - Heidi Lynn Epley

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On October 17, 2023, the Burke County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics and Criminal Investigations Division Investigators executed a search warrant for 5302 Old Hwy 18, Morganton.

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Posted on: October 25, 2023

Press Release - Violet Foster

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On October 18, 2023, the Avery County Sheriff’s Office requested assistance from the Burke County Sheriff’s Office with locating Violet Foster.

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Posted on: September 22, 2023

Press Release - Natalie Henson

On September 14, 2023, Burke County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations/Narcotics Division, working in conjunction with the North Carolina Department of Adult Corrections: Probation

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Posted on: September 22, 2023

Press Release - Fagan and Anchor

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On September 12, 2023, the Burke County Sheriff’s Office assisted NCDAC Community Corrections with a probation search at 2245 US 70 in Connelly Springs. Corey Wesley Fagan and Christopher Shane Achor are both under supervised probation and

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Posted on: September 8, 2023

Press Release - Jay Dee Cooke

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On September 7, 2023, investigators with the Burke County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a motor vehicle theft on Antioch Road, Morganton.

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Posted on: September 8, 2023

Press Release - Hicks and Holland

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On August 31, 2023, at approximately 3:30 p.m., the Burke County Sheriff’s Office took a report for the Larceny of a Motor Vehicle.

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Posted on: September 6, 2023

Press Release - Chase and Apprehension

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On September 5th, 2023, at approximately 7:23 PM Burke County Communications advised Burke County Sheriff’s Office of a high-speed chase that was occurring in McDowell County and was about to enter Burke County on I-40.

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Posted on: September 5, 2023

Press Release - Warrant Roundup - 08/29/2023

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The Burke County Sheriff’s Office conducted a warrant roundup with the assistance of Morganton Department of Public Safety and NC DPS Probation Officers on August 29, 2023, resulting in the arrest of 16 individuals. These arrests consisted of felony,

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Posted on: August 30, 2023

Press Release - Aaron Mirtsching - Update

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On August 29, 2023 additional warrants were issued on Aaron Mirtsching for two counts of indecent liberties with a minor. Mirtsching was issued an additional $150,000 secured bond with a court date of August 31, 2023. The investigation is ongoing.

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Posted on: August 30, 2023

Press Release - Danny Yates

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On August 24, 2023, Burke County Sheriff’s Office Detectives and Narcotics Investigators, North Carolina Probation & Parole conducted a search after many public complaints of 7200 Rhodhiss Road, Connelly Springs.

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Posted on: August 25, 2023

Press Release - Back to School Safety 2023

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Burke County Sheriff Banks Hinceman wants this school year to get off to a great start and offers some practical safety tips for parents and kids who are heading back to school.

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Posted on: August 23, 2023

Press Release - Aaron Mirtsching

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On August 22, 2023, the Burke County Sheriff’s Office investigated a cyber-tip that was received from Internet Crimes Against Children. After further investigation, warrants were issued on Aaron Doyle Mirtsching

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Posted on: August 23, 2023

Press Release - Scam Alert

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The Burke County Sheriff’s Office received a citizen’s complaint regarding a possible scam.  A male identified himself as James Newell with the Burke County Sheriff’s Office.  If the Newell subject attempts ...

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Posted on: August 17, 2023

Press Release - Amanda Reed

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On August 11, 2023, Burke County Sheriff’s Office Detectives and Narcotics Investigators, Morganton Department of Public Safety, North Carolina State Bureau of Investigations, and NC Department of Public Safety K9 executed a search warrant for

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Posted on: August 17, 2023

Press Release - Lunsford and Burhans

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On August 11, 2023, Burke County Sheriff’s Office deputies attempted to execute a traffic stop on a motorcycle with (2) occupants at the intersection of Antioch Road and NC 18-US 64. Upon the initiation of the traffic stop on NC 18-US 64

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Posted on: June 29, 2023

Fourth of July News Release

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With the July 4th weekend approaching, Sheriff Banks Hinceman asks all citizens to join him in making this Fourth of July holiday happy, enjoyable, and safe for everyone.

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Posted on: June 29, 2023

Press Release - Shooting into Occupied Dwelling

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On June 27, 2023, at approximately 7:42 p.m., the Burke County Sheriff’s Office responded to Peaceful Lane in the Oak Hill area of Burke County in reference to shots fired into an occupied dwelling.

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Posted on: June 20, 2023

Press Release - Melvin Woodrow Wilson

On June 14, 2023, at 7:35 p.m., the Burke County Sheriff’s Office and North Carolina Department of Public Safety Officers executed a warrant service at 5129 Crawley Dale Street Lot 14, Morganton, on Melvin Woodrow Wilson

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Posted on: June 14, 2023

Press Release - Charles David Gilmore Jr

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On June 9, 2023, at approximately 12:10 p.m. the Burke County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Investigators identified Charles David Gilmore Jr. in the parking lot of Motel 6 at 3454 Miller Bridge Road in Icard.

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Posted on: June 14, 2023

Press Release - Richardson and Hubbard

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On June 2, 2023, the Burke County Sheriff’s Office responded to Amber Lane in reference to a larceny. The investigation led to 4628 Amber Lane where multiple stolen items from several larceny reports were recovered.

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Posted on: June 2, 2023

Legislative Day 2023

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Sheriff Hinceman recently attended the North Carolina Sheriffs’ Association Annual Legislative Day in Raleigh, NC.  Legislative Day is an important opportunity for Sheriff Hinceman to meet with our legislators, Representative Hugh Black...

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Posted on: May 19, 2023

Press Release - Scottie Frady

On May 17, 2023, Burke County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Investigators assisted the United States Marshal Service Carolinas Regional Fugitive Task Force and NCDPS Probation & Parole with serving an arrest warrant on Scottie Alan Keith Frady

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Posted on: February 5, 2024

Burke County DSS Public Notice

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The North Carolina Social Services Commission will make an appointment to the Burke County Board of Social Services. The Social Services Commission will consider nominations at a future meeting.

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Posted on: January 10, 2024

Press Release - Notification of Discharge of Untreated Wastewater

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General Statute 143-215.1C requires that the owner or operator of any wastewater collection or treatment works to issue a press release when an untreated wastewater discharge of 1,000 gallons or more reaches surface waters.

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Posted on: December 28, 2023

Press Release - Notification of Discharge of Untreated Wastewater

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General Statute 143-215.1C requires that the owner or operator of any wastewater collection or treatment works to issue a press release when an untreated wastewater discharge of 1,000 gallons or more reaches surface waters.

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Posted on: April 19, 2023

Annual Drinking Water Quality Reports

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The 2022 Annual Water Quality Reports/Consumer Confidence Reports for the County of Burke water systems are available. These reports contain important information about the source and quality of drinking water supplied by the Burke County water system.

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