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Posted on: September 30, 2019

Burke County Early Voting / One-Stop Sites

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Burke Senior Center @ 501 N. Green St., Morganton

Rutherford College Town Hall @ 980 Malcolm Blvd., Rutherford College

Board of Elections Office @ 2128 S. Sterling St., Morganton

Burke County Library/Senior Center @ 101 Main Ave West, Hildebran

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Board of Elections
Posted on: September 17, 2019

Concerning The Counting of Absentee Ballots

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On June 11th, 2019, the Burke County Board of Elections met at the Board of Elections Office, Morganton, North Carolina and adopted the following resolution:

BE IT RESOLVED by the Burke County Board of Elections that:

  1. The Burke County Board of Elections sha...
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Board of Elections
Posted on: September 17, 2019

Schedule of Absentee Meetings

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The following is a list of the days and dates on which the Burke County Board of Elections will meet (if necessary) to approve the applications for absentee ballots for the Municipal and Board of Education Election to be held on Tuesday, November 5th, 201...

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Board of Elections
Posted on: September 6, 2019

Notice of Intent to Lease Real Property

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Notice is hereby given in accordance with NCGS 160A-272, that the Burke County Commissioners intends to lease approximately 1,040 sq. ft. of real property located at 110 N. Green Street, Suite A in Morganton, NC, to the State of North Carolina  (...

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Board of Commissioners
Posted on: August 2, 2019

Animal Shelter Closed for Repairs - Aug 17 - Sep 3

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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...

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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 25, 2019

2019 UOCAVA Notice

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Please visit the following link to view the 2019 UOCAVA Election Notice

https://www.burkenc.org/AgendaCenter/ViewFile/Item/367?fileID=658

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Board of Elections
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
Posted on: July 3, 2019

Governor signs state disaster declaration

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 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...

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County Administration
Posted on: July 3, 2019

Possible Scam Alert

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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...

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County Administration
Posted on: June 25, 2019

Independence Day County Offices and Landfill Schedule

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County offices will be closed on July 4th, 2019 in observance of Independence Day. The Landfill and container sites are closed on July 4th as well.  

Both will reopen and resume a normal schedule July 5th.

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Posted on: June 11, 2019

All Elections Are Important

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Burke County has just over 50,000 registered voters currently eligible to vote. 

During the last Presidential Election, 36,715 of those cast a ballot, which was more than half of the voters registered (73%).

In our local elections in 2017, only 5,9...

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Board of Elections
Posted on: May 22, 2019

Burke County offices will be closed Monday for Memorial Day

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Burke County offices will be closed Monday, May 24th, 2019 in observance of Memorial Day.

County Administration
Posted on: May 21, 2019

Recommended Budget

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In accordance with the North Carolina Local Government Budget and Fiscal Control Act (G.S. 159-8), we hereby present a balanced recommended budget for FY 2019-2020 that meets the immediate and long-term needs of the County and supports the goals desired b...

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Posted on: May 10, 2019

Landfill and Convenience Sites - closed on Memorial Day

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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

Sunday Closed

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County Administration
Posted on: May 9, 2019

Burke County Register of Deeds Asks for Public's Help

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Session Law 2018-80 was passed making it illegal for companies to charge fees significantly greater than what someone can actually get the document for in the Register of Deeds office. 

We are asking any property owner in Burke County who receives...

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Register of Deeds
Posted on: May 7, 2019

Burke County Register of Deeds Earns National Achievement Award

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NACo recognized the Burke County Register of Deeds’ Electronic Document Exchange Portal under the Information Technology Category as an innovative and creative use of technology in serving the citizens of Burke County.

On March 18, 2014, the Burke County B...

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Register of Deeds
Posted on: May 3, 2019

Burke County Animal Shelter Closed for Renovations

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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...

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County Administration
Posted on: April 23, 2019

Scam Information

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STOP! If you receive this in the mail...DO NOT send them $86.00 to get a copy of your Deed. While this is not illegal, it does prey on vulnerable individuals and makes them believe that they need to purchase a Property Assessment Profile. This is a big fa...

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Register of Deeds
Posted on: April 18, 2019

Unifour Regional Hazard Mitigation Plan

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Natural hazards have the potential to cause property damage, loss of life, economic hardship, and threats to public health and safety. Hazard mitigation measures are the things we do today to be more protected in the future. They are actions taken before ...

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Emergency Management
Posted on: April 11, 2019

Fonta Flora State Trail

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About the Fonta Flora State Trail

The Fonta Flora State Trail (FFST) is a recreation facility that provides an unparalleled experience for people of all ages and abilities. The long term vision for the Trail is to connect Downtown Asheville with Downtown M...

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Additional Info... Community Spotlights
Posted on: April 2, 2019

Veteran's Appreciation Day

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Please come join us for Veteran's Appreciation Day. We are doing a ton of stuff! Rescue pets for vets, shut-in visitation, fund drive and many more activities. This event is on November 14th, 2019 and will start at 2:30 PM and end at 6:30 PM. We can't wai...

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Posted on: March 22, 2019

Hawkins v. Cohen (5:17-CV-581 E.D.N.C.)

Hawkins v. Cohen (5:17-CV-581 E.D.N.C.) is a federal lawsuit filed in 2017 on behalf of Medicaid beneficiaries in North Carolina. The Court has ordered N.C. DHHS and all 100 county DSSs to stop terminations or reductions of Medicaid benefits until eligibi...

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

Website Personalization Now Available!

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By clicking “Log In” on the MyAccount bar at the top of the screen, users may create a login for the site or use their Facebook profile to access MyAccount. Once logged in, visitors can choose the modules, features and keywords that they’d like to see mos...

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