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ARTIST SUPPORT GRANTS AVAILABLE

Applications are being accepted for the Artist Support Grant, which replaces the Regional Artist Project Grant for 2021. The application deadline is midnight, October 1, 2020. To apply, you must be a resident of Caldwell County for

Flu Clinic Saturday

Caldwell County Health Department will host a Flu Drive-Thru Clinic on Saturday, September 26, from 8-11 a.m. in front of their office located at 2345 Morganton Boulevard, Lenoir. More information about the clinic can be found at www.caldwellcountync.org/health-department/2020-flu-drive-thru-clinic.

Schools Discuss Plan A Options

The Burke County Board of Education will meet on Sept. 28 at 6pm to discuss Plan A as an option for Burke County Public Schools elementary schools. Late last week NC Gov. Roy Cooper announced that elementary schools in

NC Covid-19 Tracing App Launched

NCDHHS launched a COVID-19 Exposure Notification app called ‘SlowCOVIDNC’. The app will help North Carolinians slow the spread of the virus by alerting them when they may have been exposed to someone who has tested positive for COVID-19. It

42nd & 43rd Deaths Reported in Burke

Burke County Public Health was notified Tuesday and is reporting the forty-second and forty-third deaths. Both deaths were COVID-19 related and both died from COVID-19 related complications. The forty-second death was an individual in their 90’s not

Resurfacing Work To Begin Wednesday

Contractors will begin resurfacing work on Bouchelle Street this week, which may result in periodic road closures as work is completed. Work will begin Wednesday, when contractors start lowering manholes in the area before they mill the

Renovations Underway in Burke County

Renovations to the Historic Burke County Courthouse Square began last week, as contractors completed demolition of the Jailhouse Gallery. In order for contractors to work freely, and to keep citizens safe when they are near the construction

Fatal Accident Victim Identified

One person was killed early Monday morning in a two-vehicle accident on Interstate 40 in Catawba County.  The accident happened near Rock Bark Road around 3:45 am.  According to the Highway Patrol, 47-year-old Sarah Ann McKinney of

Fatal Accident Monday in Catawba County

One person was killed early Monday morning in a two vehicle accident on Interstate 40 in Catawba County.  The accident happened near Rock Bark Road around 3:45 am.   I-40 East bound was closed for several hours Monday