Posted on: August 2, 2019
Burke County Animal Shelter Closed for Repairs
Due to repairs, the Burke County Animal Shelter (Animal Services Center) located at 425 Kirksey Drive in Morganton will not be able to accept owner surrendered animals August 17 – September 2. In addition, the...Read on...
Posted on: July 31, 2019
Deadline in North Carolina to Apply for SBA Disaster Loans for Flooding and Heavy Winds is Aug. 26
ATLANTA – The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) encourages businesses of all sizes, private nonprofit organizations, homeowners and...Read on...
Posted on: July 30, 2019
Burke County citizens are cordially invited to share their animal shelter wish lists with consultant, Michael Barnard, President of Shelter Planners of America (SPOA) on Thursday, Aug. 22 at 6 p.m. The event will be held at the Foothills Higher Education ...Read on...
Posted on: July 26, 2019
Citizens are cordially invited to meet the new Burke County Animal Services employees from 5 - 7 p.m. on Monday, August 19, 2019. The new employees are Animal Services Director Kaitlin Settlemyre, Animal Services Coordinator Lindsay Stump and Animal Servi...Read on...
Posted on: July 23, 2019
"Duke Energy contract crews will be clearing rights-of-way in areas around our distribution electrical lines in several areas of Catawba and Burke Counties over the next few months.
As you know we have a responsibility to deliver power safely and reli...Read on...
Posted on: July 22, 2019
Date: July 22, 2019
Contact: MIKE WILLIS, BURKE FIRE MARSHAL
Phone: (828) 764-9321
Drexel, NC - On Monday July 22, 2019 at 1:14 p.m. a fire was reported by a neighbor at 204 Valdese Drive, Drexel, N.C. with a...Read on...
Posted on: July 16, 2019
Due to repairs on a water main, residents in the Riverwoods subdivision will experience a disruption in water services until repairs are completed, estimated completion time is around noon. Naguib Amin Street, Mounira Avenue, and Pyramid Road will also be...Read on...
Posted on: July 15, 2019
The East Burke Convenience Center is now operational. Thank you for your patience and understanding.
Posted on: July 3, 2019
Governor signs state disaster declaration for Catawba and Mecklenburg counties
Heavy rains in early June flooded homes and roads
RALEIGH – Today Governor Roy Cooper signed a state disaster declaration for C...Read on...
Posted on: July 3, 2019
A few citizens have reported receiving a phone call regarding their tax bills and directing them to a website to pay online. This is a scam, Burke County does not call citizens regarding their tax bills and while citizens can pay their bills online, the o...Read on...
Posted on: May 22, 2019
Burke County offices will be closed Monday, May 24th, 2019 in observance of Memorial Day.
Posted on: May 10, 2019
The Johns River Waste Management Facility and all convenience sites will be closed on Monday, May 27 for Memorial Day.
Hours of operation:
Johns River Waste Management Facility:
M-F 7:00am – 4:00pm
Saturday 7:00am – 1:00pm
Posted on: May 3, 2019
The Burke County Animal Shelter located at 425 Kirksey Drive in Morganton will close at 3 pm on May 12, 2019 for renovations. The Shelter will reopen at 8 am on May 28. Owner surrendered animals cannot be accepted May 12 - 28. Citizens...Read on...