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3rd Coronavirus Case in Burke Co

Burke County healh officials are reporting a new positive Coronavirus patient, bringing the total to 3.  They say the case was the result of travel and not community spread.

Blue Ridge Energy Offers Assistance To Customers

 Through a new campaign called “In This Together”, Blue Ridge Energy is increasing its efforts to help provide critical financial assistance to members and customers served by the electric cooperative and its propane and fuels subsidiary […]

NC Gov. Orders Stay at Home

NC Governor Roy Cooper has issued a State wide Stay at Home order effective at 5pm Monday.  The order allows essential services to continue.  The order directs people to stay at home unless you need […]

New Positive Cornavirus in Catawba County

One new case of COVID-19 has been identified in Catawba County, bringing the county’s current total case count to 10. Public Health is working to identify close contacts who may be affected and is advising […]

New Positive Coronavirus in Burke County

Today, the Burke County Health Director was notified by Carolinas Healthcare System Blue Ridge of a positive COVID-19 case currently hospitalized. The case acquired the infection from traveling so this is not a community spread […]

Star of Bethlehem Shining Bright

Since 1977, the Bethlehem Star has graced the skyline as a treasured symbol of the Bethlehem community in Alexander County. On October 23rd of 2017, the Star was damaged beyond repair by the EF2 tornado that […]

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