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Grab and Go Lunch for students

Burke County Schools will provide a grab and go lunch for students today from 11am until 1pm at several schools.  Those include Hillcrest Elementary, Forest Hill Elementary, Mountain View Elementary, and East Burke Middle.  In addition to

Coronavirus case in Watagua County

There have been several new cases of the Coronavirus reported in NC over the weekend but still no confirmed cases in Burke, Caldwell, or Catawba Counties.  One of the latest cases was reported in Watagua County.  Health

Schools Closed Starting Today

Today is the first day for at least two weeks that NC public schools will be closed.  North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper issued an Executive Order Saturday closing schools across the state to allow time for North

Lenior Rec Centers Closing

Given the executive order of North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper on Saturday, March 14, 2020, the City of Lenoir will close all City recreational facilities through March 29. On Saturday, Governor Roy Cooper issued an executive order

Catawba Co Schools Coronavirus update

Catawba County Schools Families, We realize that Governor Cooper’s executive order to close all public schools until at least March 30, 2020, has created a lot of questions and concerns. Please know that we are committed to

NC Schools closed for two weeks

North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper has ordered public K-12 schools in the state to close for at least two weeks. The announcement was made Saturday afternoon at a press conference. NC Public schools will be closed for

Schools Restricting Vistors

March 14, 2020–Message from the Superintendent’s Office We want to be sure that the entire HPS family–students, staff, parents/guardians–are aware of the plans and that everyone has accurate information regarding the steps HPS is taking in addressing

MerleFest Cancelled

In response to directives from North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper and growing concerns about the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), Wilkes County officials have cancelled all mass gatherings of more than 100 people in Wilkes County

Burke Co. Suspends Jail Visitation

  In the interest of persons within our custody, our citizens, and officers, the Burke County Sheriff’s Office is implementing a temporary suspension, until further notice, to limit persons within the jail. This suspension will include visitation