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Posted on: July 1, 2020

District Criminal Courts Taking Place at Burke County Conference Center Beginning July 6, 2020

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To prevent the spread of COVID-19 and to adhere to social distancing recommendations, beginning on Monday, July 6, 2020, all District Criminal Courts will take place at the Burke County Conference Center, located at 2128 S. Sterling Street in Morganton (t...

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County Administration
Posted on: June 30, 2020

Burke County offices will be closed Friday, July 3rd for Independence Day

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Burke County offices will be closed on Friday, July 3rd, 2020 in observance of Independence Day.

County Administration
Posted on: May 29, 2020

Information regarding the District Court schedule beginning on June 1, 2020

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The Chief Justice of the NC Supreme Court has determined that "catastrophic conditions resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic have existed and continue to exist in all counties of this state." Court Operations are now being expanded beyond the eme...

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County Administration
Posted on: May 26, 2020

Combined Notice of Meeting Cancellation & Scheduling of May 28 Special Zoom Meeting

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Notice is hereby given that the Burke County Board of Commissioners’ regularly scheduled budget meeting on May 28, 2020 at 2 p.m. in the County Board Room, 110 N. Green Street in Morganton is canceled.

Notice is hereby given that the Burke County...

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Additional Info... County Administration
Posted on: May 22, 2020

Burke County offices will be closed Monday, May 25th for Memorial Day

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Burke County offices will be closed Monday, May 25th, 2020 in observance of Memorial Day.

County Administration
Posted on: May 6, 2020

Opening Rough Boxes at Convenience Sites

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Beginning on Friday May 8, 2020, two rough boxes will be open per convenience center. The boxes will be separate in order to promote social distancing and for the health and safety of Burke County citizens and staff. When the rough boxes are full, site at...

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County Administration
Posted on: April 14, 2020

How to Submit Public Comments for Commissioners' April 21st Regular/Special Electronic Meeting

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The Burke County Commissioners and Management team remains committed to providing an open, transparent public process even amidst the challenges we face due to the local and global health pandemic, COVID-19. The Board of Commissioners and county staff are...

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County Administration
Posted on: April 14, 2020

Closing NC’s Rural Internet gaps

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Closing NC’s Rural Internet gaps: Interactive Map Helps Residents Find Low-Cost, Free Internet Service Options

To assist North Carolinians working, studying and accessing health care from home during the social distancing orders, N.C. Department ...

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County Administration
Posted on: April 9, 2020

Burke County Offices Closed for Good Friday

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Burke County offices will be closed on Friday, April 10, 2020 in observance of Good Friday.

County Administration
Posted on: April 8, 2020

Burke County Convenience Sites - Rough Boxes

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Burke County remains committed to the safety and well-being of citizens and staff. Due to increasingly high amounts of traffic, large debris, and for the protection of Burke County staff and citizens, all rough boxes at the Burke County convenience sites ...

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County Administration
Posted on: February 28, 2020

Burke County Courthouse Sally Port Ribbon Cutting - March 24

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Please join us, rain or shine, on March 24, 2020 at 10:30 a.m. for the ribbon cutting of the Burke County Courthouse sally port. The sally port is located at 201 South Green Street in Morganton, behind the Courthouse.  

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County Administration
Posted on: January 17, 2020

Burke County Offices Closed for MLK, Jr. Day

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County offices will be closed Monday, January 20, 2020 in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.

County Administration
Posted on: December 6, 2019

Burke County Jail Grand Opening: Dec. 12

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Citizens are cordially invited to celebrate the opening of the new Burke County Jail & Magistrate’s Office on December 12th at 10:30 a.m.  Event Parking:  Fiddler’s Run Shopping Center, 118 Fiddler’s Run...

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County Administration
Posted on: November 26, 2019

Burke County offices will be closed in observance of Thanksgiving

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Burke County offices will be closed on Thursday, November 28, and Friday, November 29, in observance of Thanksgiving.

The Burke County landfill and convenience sites will be closed on Thursday, November 28, and will resume normal business hours on Friday, ...

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County Administration
Posted on: November 12, 2019

The Valdese Public Library will be closed Nov. 13 and Nov. 14

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The Valdese Public Library will be closed Wednesday (Nov. 13) and Thursday (Nov. 14) so we can finish renovations and unpack and shelve the library books. 

 Our Grand Re-Opening will be Friday, November 15, at 10:30am - Come Join us!!

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County Administration
Posted on: November 8, 2019

Burke County Offices Closed for Veterans Day

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Burke County offices will be closed Monday, November 11 in observance of Veteran’s Day. The Burke County Landfill and Convenience Sites will operate on a normal schedule.

County Administration
Posted on: November 8, 2019

New section of the Fonta Flora State Trail opens this weekend

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Burke County, North Carolina, November 5, 2019 – Burke County and Lake James State Park are announcing that a new section of the Fonta Flora State Trail at Lake James State Park will be open for use beginning Saturday, November 9th.

Seven miles o...

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County Administration
Posted on: July 31, 2019

Deadline to Apply for SBA Disaster Loans is Aug. 26

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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...

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County Administration
Posted on: July 23, 2019

Duke Energy Right-of-Way Clearing Work

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"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...

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County Administration
Posted on: July 15, 2019

The East Burke Convenience Center is Now Operational

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The East Burke Convenience Center is now operational. Thank you for your patience and understanding.  

County Administration