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School system pursuing more land for East Burke project  Morganton News Herald

The Burke County Board of Education is pursuing a third tract of land for its potential East Burke school project.

Quick actions of student, staff save heart attack victim’s life  Morganton News Herald

ICARD — This Thanksgiving season when retired Burke County Public Schools teacher Johnny Childers counts his blessings, a student and staff members at ...

PHOTOS: East Burke football first day of practice  Morganton News Herald

WAYNE WHALEY/THE NEWS HERALD. The East Burke football program and second-year head coach Mark Buffamoyer converged on campus in Icard for the ...

East Burke High 2017 Group Photos  Morganton News Herald

CONNELLY SPRINGS — Hundreds of high school diplomas recently were handed out in Cavalier Cou… More information. Patton High 2017 Group Photos ...

State releases school performance grades  Morganton News Herald

The state released on Wednesday its annual School Performance Grades for school districts across the state including Burke County Public Schools.

Mountain View Elementary takes shape with school quickly approaching  Morganton News Herald

On Monday, the new Mountain View Elementary School was bustling with workers who were racing to complete some of the final tasks on the pristine building.

Vote eliminates senior project as graduation requirement  Morganton News Herald

For students in Burke County Public Schools, a senior project no longer will be a requirement for graduation.

BCPS superintendent announces another wave of administrative changes  Morganton News Herald

With staff and students set for spring break, another swath of administrative changes has been announced for Burke County Public Schools.

UPDATE: Bonds set for suspects caught with gun on school campus  Morganton News Herald

ICARD — A local school was put on lock down and three people were arrested after being found on campus with a firearm.

BREAKING: Three charged after bringing gun onto school campus  Morganton News Herald

ICARD - A local school was put on lock down and three people are in custody after being found on campus with a firearm.

All four Burke Co. prep football teams open with scrimmages  Morganton News Herald

ICARD — The 2018 East Burke football team saw its first live action Thursday morning, hosting Bandys in a scrimmage that was postponed due to inclement ...

McKinney leads Draughn breakthrough over EB for 1st win of year  Morganton News Herald

ICARD — In this case, the longer the wait, the sweeter the reward. Senior Tyler McKinney finished with 180 rushing yards on 15 attempts, a game-high 83 ...

H.S. ROUNDUP: Patton, East Burke soccer claim wins  Morganton News Herald

The Patton boys soccer team kept scoring in bunches at home in nonconference play Wednesday, surging ahead of McDowell 4-0 within 15 minutes to open the ...

JV BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: EB takes two from West Lincoln  Morganton News Herald

ICARD — The East Burke JV boys basketball team claimed its first win of the season at home Tuesday night, 53-39 over West Lincoln, thanks to a huge 19-5 ...

M.S. ROUNDUP: East Burke soccer sweeps Liberty  Morganton News Herald

ICARD — The East Burke boys soccer team earned a come-from-behind 3-2 Foothills Athletic Conference triumph versus Liberty in Monday's home makeup ...

Top-ranked Hibriten dominates East Burke, 63-6  Morganton News Herald

ICARD — Unanimously No. 1-ranked Hibriten led 35-0 after one quarter and 49-0 at the halftime break Friday en route to a 63-6 victory at East Burke to win their.

East Burke 2016 Homecoming Parade | Gallery  Morganton News Herald

East Burke High School's homecoming ceremony and parade were held tonight at the Cavalier football stadium in Icard. The 2016 Homecoming Court waved to ...

EB’s Lail makes it official with Pfeiffer for baseball  Morganton News Herald

ICARD — After excelling in three sports this year at East Burke High School, senior Ayden Lail has chosen baseball as the one he will continue with beyond this ...

Lisa Foy named new principal at North Liberty  Morganton News Herald

With Burke County Public Schools in the midst of wholesale changes to its central office and school-level administration, another principal opening has been ...

Superintendent: Mountain View Elementary to be a dual-language school  Morganton News Herald

At Monday's Burke County Board of Education work session, Burke County Public Schools Superintendent Larry Putnam said he always knew he wanted the ...

Calendar of events (Sunday, Dec. 2 to Saturday, Dec. 8)  Morganton News Herald

Check out these events taking place around Burke County this week (Dec. 2-8):

East Burke suspends wrestling head coach  Hickory Daily Record

East Burke High teacher Scott Brackett has been suspended with pay, pending an ongoing investigation, and removed from his position as head coach of the ...

H.S. ROUNDUP: EB defeats rival Draughn on road in 3 sports  Morganton News Herald

VALDESE — Any time squads from Draughn and East Burke get together, a tense conference clash is sure to follow.

Hildebran Heritage Festival to offer fun activities, tours  Morganton News Herald

HILDEBRAN — The town of Hildebran is gearing up for another day of fun.

H.S. FOOTBALL ROUNDUP: New FHS coach Little guides Patriots through 1st practice  Morganton News Herald

Many high school football teams across the state were up and at it early Monday morning as the practice window opened for the first time this season.

H.S. ROUNDUP: Patton soccer stays ahead of EB in standings with road win  Morganton News Herald

ICARD — The Patton soccer team knew to expect more from East Burke this season.

Hildebran Heritage Festival on for Saturday  Morganton News Herald

The 2018 Hildebran Heritage Festival is back on for Saturday after having been cancelled on Sept. 15, due to the threat of inclement weather from Hurricane ...

Freedom girls overcome deficit, outscore EB by 20 after halftime  Morganton News Herald

ICARD — In an epic showdown between the two elite Burke County girls basketball teams, host East Burke led by as much as 12 on Friday night until Freedom ...

Burke County commissioner candidate questions: Maynard Taylor  Morganton News Herald

Occupation: Retired! Occupational history includes over 35 years in Radio and Cable TV, 12 years as Owner/Manager (with family) of Tractor and Equipment Co.

Legendary EB football coach Danny Williams dies  Morganton News Herald

VALDESE — When Danny Williams talked, you paid attention to what he had to say.

Former EBHS teacher/coach Bollinger resigns  Morganton News Herald

ICARD — Former East Burke High School teacher and three-sport coach Katie Gravel Bollinger resigned effective Dec. 31, 2015.

M.S. ROUNDUP: County teams' basketball, wrestling rosters released  Morganton News Herald

The Foothills Athletic Conference middle school basketball and wrestling seasons start Wednesday with a full slate as all five Burke County schools hit the court ...

School winners advancing to county spelling bee announced  Morganton News Herald

Nineteen students in Burke County Public Schools have been announced as winners of their respective school and will be advancing to the county spelling bee.

Patton, Freedom offenses roll at Burke Co. Jamboree before rain takes hold late  Morganton News Herald

VALDESE — Over the past few seasons, fans have gotten used to seeing the Patton and Freedom football teams score plenty of points.

YOUTH FOOTBALL ROUNDUP: Defensive stand helps GA take mighty mite title; Mull takes shutout pee wee win  Morganton News Herald

ICARD — A second-half defensive stand by the Glen Alpine mighty mite youth football team clinched a Burke County Recreation League title game win over the ...

EB names Buffamoyer program’s 9th head football coach  Morganton News Herald

ICARD — East Burke has found its next head football coach, as ninth-year EBHS assistant coach Mark Buffamoyer was promoted to head man in a move ...

H.S. BASKETBALL COUNTY PREVIEW: Versatility may be Freedom boys’ biggest strength  Morganton News Herald

Not too much has changed since last season's Burke County prep basketball preview.

Burke County mugshots (Dec. 2-8) | Gallery  Morganton News Herald

The following mug shots are taken from the top bond amounts from the week of Dec. 2-8:

Burke Middle College 2018 Group Photos | Gallery  Morganton News Herald

(From left): Row 1: Carly Carpenter, Caleb Johnson, Angel Xiong, Madison Smith, Kailey Houck, Kaitlyn Gwaltney, Elizabeth Gaines, Lora Perrou, Angelica ...

Burke County voting precincts  Morganton News Herald

Note: Voters must cast ballots at assigned precinct on Election Day. Those unsure of their precinct should call the Burke County Board of Elections or visit ...

Join The News Herald’s seventh annual H.S. football pick’em contest today before it's too late!  Morganton News Herald

The News Herald's seventh annual Burke County high school football pick'em contest is now underway.

Hildebran museum highlights school and community - Burke County Notebook  Morganton News Herald

Retired teacher Johnny Childers answers "Yes and no," when asked if he's from Hildebran.

Flooding from McDowell could affect Burke, parts of Greenway closed due to high waters  Morganton News Herald

After severe flooding in McDowell County Tuesday night, local emergency management officials were concerned on Wednesday how it might affect Burke ...

M.S. ROUNDUP: Table Rock boys soccer rallies to nip Heritage  Morganton News Herald

VALDESE — The Table Rock boys soccer squad (1-0) rallied from a halftime deficit to capture a 2-1 Foothills Athletic Conference triumph in extra time Thursday ...

H.S. ROUNDUP: EB tennis wins 4th straight match  Morganton News Herald

ICARD — The host East Burke girls tennis team won its fourth consecutive match on Monday, defeating county rival Freedom 5-2 in a nonconference match in ...

M.S. ROUNDUP: Liberty, Table Rock boys win on road  Morganton News Herald

ICARD — The Liberty boys basketball team started its conference season just where it left off last season as the Knights steamrolled East Burke for a 51-26 ...

East Burke JV boys finish league title in style  Morganton News Herald

ICARD — For the second time in five seasons, the East Burke JV boys basketball team went undefeated in league play, finishing 12-0 (18-3 overall) in the first ...

Branch, Wilson selected as Cavaliers’ new coaches  Morganton News Herald

ICARD — Two new head coaches recently were selected to try and advance the fortunes of the baseball and wrestling programs at East Burke High.

East Burke student charged for involvement in series of break-ins  Morganton News Herald

CONNELLY SPRINGS — The Burke County Sheriff's Office has charged another teen involved in a series of break-ins that led residents of eastern Burke County ...

Granny’s free Christmas breakfast brings together community for 9th year  Morganton News Herald

ICARD — For the ninth straight year, volunteers will sacrifice a portion of their Christmas Day to bring together the eastern Burke County community.

Road work to close some exits on I-40  Morganton News Herald

Those traveling Interstate 40 through the Valdese area might have noticed trees being cut at Exit 112.

EB grad Crump signs with Wingate for basketball  Morganton News Herald

ICARD — East Burke 2018 graduate Makenzie Crump will go from playing for one proven winner to another as the former Lady Cavaliers basketball player ...

Crime roundup (Aug. 26 - Sept. 1)  Morganton News Herald

The following charges were served on Sunday, August 26:

Election 2017: Connelly Springs candidates  Morganton News Herald

Community Involvement: Chairman of VEDIC in Valdese (Make loans to businesses for start up or add on to current business), serve on the WPCOG Executive ...

BREAKING: Suspect charged in Connelly Springs homicide  Morganton News Herald

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. — A suspect in the killing of a Connelly Springs woman last week has been taken into custody by authorities in South Carolina.

Speed a factor in collision that killed two men  Morganton News Herald

CONNELLY SPRINGS — Two men from Catawba County are dead after they crashed their motorcycles on Interstate 40 on Tuesday afternoon.

Draughn High School 2018 Group Photos | Gallery  Morganton News Herald

Pictured (first row, from left) are Katie Icard*, Shaedyn Housh*, Emily Baker*, Kayleigh Sigmon*, Gaomong Lo+, Courtney Lowman*, Brook Buchanan*, Molly ...

EB’s Seagle signs with Surry CC for softball  Morganton News Herald

ICARD — East Burke softball pitcher Lexi Seagle recently signed to continue her playing career and education at Surry Community College.

BREAKING: Two dead in I-40 motorcycle crash  Morganton News Herald

CONNELLY SPRINGS — Emergency workers are at the scene of a double-fatality motorcycle wreck on Interstate 40.

Crime roundup (Nov. 4-10)  Morganton News Herald

The following charges were served on Sunday, November 4: » Samuel Baker Gramer, 19, of 601 Saint Mary's Church Road, in Morganton, was charged with ...

Homecoming court announced, queen to be crowned Friday  Morganton News Herald

The organizers of the annual Patton High School Homecoming Parade are expecting a crowd of spectators at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday in downtown Morganton.

BREAKING: Cause of death revealed in Connelly Springs homicide  Morganton News Herald

CONNELLY SPRINGS — Investigators have revealed the cause of death in the killing of a Connelly Springs woman last week.

BREAKING: Fire destroys home  Morganton News Herald

CONNELLY SPRINGS — Firefighters are working to fully extinguish a home after it was destroyed by flames Tuesday night.

Help sought in locating missing Connelly Springs man  Morganton News Herald

CONNELLY SPRINGS — Police are seeking the public's help locating a Connelly Springs man that has been missing since August.

VIDEO: Possible motive revealed in Connelly Springs homicide  Morganton News Herald

A possible motive was revealed in the murder of a Connelly Springs woman.

Driver of car that hit school bus in Alexander County charged with DWI; child in critical condition  Morganton News Herald

State troopers charged a Taylorsville woman with driving while impaired after the car she was driving hit an Alexander County school bus. The bus ended up on ...

Personnel changes announced for BCPS  Morganton News Herald

Four faces within Burke County Public Schools know their new destinations for the 2018-19 school year.

Hall of Fame football coach Brown resigns at EB  Morganton News Herald

ICARD — East Burke head football coach Tom Brown on Thursday afternoon informed principal Shane Mace and athletic director Jim Childers that he was ...

Community rallies around woman battling cancer to repair roof  Morganton News Herald

CONNELLY SPRINGS — The Rev. Danny Townsend, pastor of Connelly Springs First Baptist Church, and his wife Michelle received an unexpected and much ...

One seriously injured in early morning crash  Morganton News Herald

A man was seriously injured and another was charged in a wreck involving a state-owned box truck on Interstate 40 near Icard early Wednesday morning.

East Burke JV girls complete perfect season  Morganton News Herald

ICARD — It's becoming the norm for East Burke High to field undefeated JV basketball teams.

Cavaliers three-peat as boys tennis county champions  Morganton News Herald

ICARD — The East Burke boys tennis team hosted — and once again, owned — Saturday's Burke County championships, sweeping four first-round matches ...

EB scores twice vs. stingy Hibriten 'D' but loses  Morganton News Herald

LENOIR — With just three weeks left in the season, Friday night's Northwestern Foothills 2A Conference road game at Hibriten provided the East Burke football ...

H.S. ROUNDUP: Patton wins 2nd straight in JV football  Morganton News Herald

VALDESE — The Patton JV football team is off to a 2-0 start in Northwestern Foothills 2A Conference play after Thursday's 62-13 road win versus Draughn.

Crash shuts down I-40 eastbound lane near Icard; one airlifted  Morganton News Herald

A crash on Interstate 40 around 7 a.m. shut down the eastbound lane of Interstate 40 near Icard in Burke County.

BREAKING NEWS: Brown confirms offer to coach football at East Burke  Hickory Daily Record

ICARD, N.C. – Tom Brown is waiting on a Burke County Board of Education vote of approval that will enable him to coach high school football again.

Draughn High School 2017 Group Photos  Morganton News Herald

VALDESE — In the gymnasium of Jimmy C. Draughn High School, more than 150 diplomas were awar… More information. Patton High 2017 Group Photos ...

Crime roundup (May 13-19)  Morganton News Herald

The following charges were served on Sunday, May 13: » Donald Silvester Cunningham, 31, of 104 Patton St., in Morganton, was charged with misdemeanor ...

6 arrested on drug charges at Lowman’s Motor Court  Morganton News Herald

HILDEBRAN — Six people were arrested at Lowman's Motor Court in Hildebran on Wednesday by the Burke County Sheriff's Office.

YOUTH BASEBALL/SOFTBALL ROUNDUP: Burke Co. 10U softball wins twice for district title  Morganton News Herald

WHITNEL — The Burke County 10U softball all-star team did it the hard way.

Restaurant inspections (Dec. 14-20)  Morganton News Herald

The following foodservice facilities underwent safety inspections in the past week:

EB’s Stroud to play in Down Under Bowl in Australia  Morganton News Herald

ICARD — East Burke senior middle linebacker Coby Stroud will play in the 30th annual Down Under Bowl football games from June 29 to July 2 in Queensland, ...

Fire damages flea market  Morganton News Herald

VALDESE — A fire damaged several units at a flea market Saturday afternoon.

Crime Roundup (Aug. 5 - 11)  Morganton News Herald

The following charges were served on Sunday, August 5: » Aenoy Phimmasone, 27, of 152 B And D Ave., in Morganton, was charged with one misdemeanor ...

Man killed in motorcycle crash  Morganton News Herald

A man was killed in a motorcycle crash either Friday night or early Saturday morning.

Crime roundup (Sept. 16-22)  Morganton News Herald

The following charges were served on Sunday, September 16: » Dylan Kane Silver, 37, of 512 Collett St., in Morganton, was charged with misdemeanor assault ...

Crime roundup (Dec. 2-8)  Morganton News Herald

The following charges were served on Sunday, December 2: » Bradley Edward Stafford, 29, of 2174 6th St. N.E., in Hickory, was charged with one misdemeanor ...

Numerous local restaurants serving traditional Thanksgiving meals  Morganton News Herald

Not everyone will be eating a Thanksgiving meal at home or with family and friends this year.

Severe thunderstorm warning issued for Burke County  Morganton News Herald

A severe thunderstorm warning has been issued for Burke County until 5:30 p.m. by the National Weather *Service* in Greenville/Spartanburg, S.C..

Chesterfield, Rutherford College end long educational lifespans  Morganton News Herald

When Burke County Public Schools wrapped up its school year with a half-day for students last Friday, two elementary schools rang their dismissal bells for the ...

Crime roundup (May 27 to June 2) | News  Morganton News Herald

The following charges were served on Sunday, May 27:

Crime roundup (Sept. 23-29)  Morganton News Herald

The following charges were served on Sunday, September 23:

7TH HEAVEN? Freedom looks to make Fat Friday history  Morganton News Herald

Neither Freedom nor East Burke has ever won seven straight games in the Fat Friday series, which dates back to Freedom's second year as a high school and ...

Police still searching for missing man  Morganton News Herald

Police are still searching for a man who went missing on Aug. 27.

School system announces Lisa Wall its top educator of the year  Morganton News Herald

Lisa Wall, an English Language Arts teacher at Burke Middle College, has been named the Burke County Public Schools 2017 teacher of the year. Wall is in her ...

Crime roundup (Sept. 2-8)  Morganton News Herald

The following charges were served on Sunday, September 2: » Richard Dane Baker, 53, of 203 Ramsey St., in Morganton, was charged with misdemeanor ...

H.S. BASEBALL ROUNDUP: Patton caps off rebound week with 2 more wins  Morganton News Herald

After dropping three straight games, the Patton baseball team capped off a three-win week at home against in-county and Northwestern Foothills 2A Athletic ...

‘Pink Heals Tour’ fire truck makes stop in Burke County  Morganton News Herald

HILDEBRAN -- A woman and two young boys from Hildebran were surprised this week with a visit from a special team of firefighters donned in all pink.

High winds down trees, power lines during severe storm  Morganton News Herald

A severe storm that swept through Burke County Wednesday afternoon left numerous residents without power after trees and power lines were toppled from high ...

Crime roundup (July 8-14)  Morganton News Herald

The following charges were served on Sunday, July 8: » William Mitchell Roark Jr., 45, of 2306 Putnam St., 1, in Morganton, was charged with felony possession ...

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