News Flash

Posted on: December 3, 2021

Transfer Station Closed Dec. 10 & 11

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Burke County’s transfer station located at the Burke County Waste Management facility at 2500 Marsh Trail will be closed for repairs on Friday December 10th and Saturday December 11th. During this time, C & D (Construction and Demolition) ma...

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County Administration
Posted on: November 29, 2021

UOCAVA Election Notice

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This is an official notice of an election to be conducted in BURKE County on 03/08/2022. This notice contains a list of all of the ballot measures and local offices this county expects, as of this date, to be on the ballot on the date of the election.

Additional Info... Board of Elections
Posted on: November 10, 2021

Vaccine Information

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Family-focused vaccination clinic available at St. Charles Catholic Church November 6th-December 18th!

Wednesday 3:00 pm-7:00 pm

Thursday 3:00 pm-7:00 pm

Friday 3:00 pm-7:00 pm

Saturday 10:00 am-4:00pm

** Please note the clinic will not operate November 25th-2...

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County Administration
Posted on: November 4, 2021

Notice of Public Hearing - Economic Development Incentive

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BURKE COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT INCENTIVE 

NOVEMBER 16, 2021 – 6:00 P.M.

Notice is hereby given that the Burke County Board of Commissioners will hold a public hearing at 6:00 p.m. (or as soon thereaf...

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Public Notices
Posted on: November 4, 2021

Notice of Public Hearing - Economic Development Incentive

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BURKE COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT INCENTIVE 

NOVEMBER 16, 2021 – 6:00 P.M.

Notice is hereby given that the Burke County Board of Commissioners will hold a public hearing at 6:00 p.m. (or as soon thereaf...

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Public Notices
Posted on: November 4, 2021

Notice of Public Hearing - ZMA 2021-11

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BURKE COUNTY 

BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING 

NOVEMBER 16, 2021 – 6:00 PM

The Burke County Board of Commissioners will hold a public hearing at 6:00 p.m. on November 16, 2021 in the Commissioners’ Meeting...

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Public Notices
Posted on: November 4, 2021

Notice of Public Hearing - ZMA 2021-11

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BURKE COUNTY 

BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING 

NOVEMBER 16, 2021 – 6:00 PM

The Burke County Board of Commissioners will hold a public hearing at 6:00 p.m. on November 16, 2021 in the Commissioners’ Meeting...

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Public Notices
Posted on: October 8, 2021

Notice of Intent to Lease Real Property

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BURKE COUNTY

BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

NOTICE OF INTENT TO LEASE REAL PROPERTY

Notice is hereby given in accordance with NCGS 160A-272, that the Burke County Commissioners intends to lease approximately 1,203 sq. ft. of real property located at 200 Avery Avenue...

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Public Notices
Posted on: October 8, 2021

Notice of Intent to Lease Real Property

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BURKE COUNTY

BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

NOTICE OF INTENT TO LEASE REAL PROPERTY

Notice is hereby given in accordance with NCGS 160A-272, that the Burke County Commissioners intends to lease approximately 1,203 sq. ft. of real property located at 200 Avery Avenue...

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Public Notices
Posted on: October 7, 2021

Notice of Public Hearing - Return of Grant Funding

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BURKE COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

OCTOBER 19, 2021

6:00 P.M.

The Burke County Board of Commissioners will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, October 19, 2021, at 6 p.m. to receive input from citizens on the County returning $300,000 ...

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Public Notices
Posted on: October 7, 2021

Notice of Public Hearing - Return of Grant Funding

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BURKE COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

OCTOBER 19, 2021

6:00 P.M.

The Burke County Board of Commissioners will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, October 19, 2021, at 6 p.m. to receive input from citizens on the County returning $300,000 ...

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Public Notices
Posted on: October 7, 2021

Notice of Public Hearing - Economic Development Incentive

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BURKE COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT INCENTIVE 

OCTOBER 19, 2021 – 6:00 P.M.

Notice is hereby given that the Burke County Board of Commissioners will hold a public hearing at 6:00 p.m. (or as soo...

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Public Notices
Posted on: October 7, 2021

Notice of Public Hearing - Economic Development Incentive

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BURKE COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT INCENTIVE 

OCTOBER 19, 2021 – 6:00 P.M.

Notice is hereby given that the Burke County Board of Commissioners will hold a public hearing at 6:00 p.m. (or as soo...

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Public Notices
Posted on: October 5, 2021

Animal Services - Delayed opening October 26th, 2021

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So, we can better serve our community, we will be opening late on October 26th, 2021. We will be opening at 12:00pm instead of our normal 10:00am. This is for staff to complete additional training.

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Animal Services
Posted on: October 4, 2021

Burke County Media Briefing 10/4/2021

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 4, 2021COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing

Burke County’s Response to COVID-19

COVID-19 Information Contacts Public Information Line: 828-764-9150 

Website: www.burkenc.org/COVID-19

Public Informatio...

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Additional Info... Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: October 1, 2021

Burke County Media Briefing 10/1/2021

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 1, 2021 COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing

Burke County’s Response to COVID-19

COVID-19 Information Contacts Public Information Line: 828-764-9150 

Website: www.burkenc.org/COVID-19

Public Informati...

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Additional Info... Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: September 27, 2021

Vacant Positions - Burke County Planning Board Eastern Townships

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Applications Accepted Burke County Planning Board 

Eastern Townships

Applications are being accepted for the Burke County Planning Board for citizens residing in the Eastern Townships of Burke County. The Planning Board serves a key role i...

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Board of Commissioners
Posted on: September 23, 2021

Notice of Public Hearing - Animal Ordinance

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BURKE COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

OCTOBER 5, 2021

4:00 P.M.

The Burke County Board of Commissioners will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, October 5, 2021, at 4 p.m. to receive input from citizens on a proposed modification to the B...

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Public Notices
Posted on: September 23, 2021

Notice of Public Hearing - Animal Ordinance

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BURKE COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

OCTOBER 5, 2021

4:00 P.M.

The Burke County Board of Commissioners will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, October 5, 2021, at 4 p.m. to receive input from citizens on a proposed modification to the B...

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Public Notices
Posted on: September 20, 2021

BOE - Schedule of Absentee Meetings

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BURKE COUNTY BOARD OF ELECTIONS 

SCHEDULE OF ABSENTEE MEETINGS

The following is a list of the dates and times on which the Burke County Board of Elections will meet (if necessary,) to approve the applications for absentee ballots for the Municipal...

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Board of Elections
Posted on: September 20, 2021

Concerning the Counting of Absentee Ballots

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RESOLUTION OF THE BURKE COUNTY

BOARD OF ELECTIONS

CONCERNING THE COUNTING OF

ABSENTEE BALLOTS

On June 8th 2021, the Burke County Board of Elections met at the Board of Elections Office, Morganton, North Carolina and adopted the following resolution: ...

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Board of Elections
Posted on: September 13, 2021

Vaccine Information

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We need YOUR help in stopping the COVID-19 pandemic. If you are eligible and have not received your COVID-19 vaccine, the time is now. There are three, safe and effective vaccinations to choose from. When you receive your vaccine, you are not onl...

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The Time Is Now!! Get Your Shot... Health Department
Posted on: September 8, 2021

Water Disruption Notice

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To ensure water quality, Burke County Water Department will be flushing the water lines of the George Hildebran system and Piney Mountain area on Thursday, September 9 and Friday, September 10. Water service may be temporarily affected by the loss in pres...

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Water & Sewer
Posted on: September 3, 2021

Notice of Public Hearing - CDBG First Public Hearing

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Burke County 

Community Development Block Grant

Notice of First Public Hearing

Burke County is holding a Public Hearing in order to receive citizen input in the development of Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) applications for the upcoming ye...

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Public Notices
Posted on: August 26, 2021

International ShakeOut Day Information

Burke County Emergency Management

Regarding the earthquake in Burke County last week, Emergency Management would like to promote valuable information pertaining to earthquake safety. International ShakeOut Day will be the third Thursday of October and you can find out more information her...

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Additional Info... Emergency Management
Posted on: August 20, 2021

Notice of Public Hearing

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NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN ... Pursuant to NC G.S. 163-127 .4 which requires the county board of elections to conduct a hearing on a candidate challenge. The Burke County Board of Elections will meet Thursday, September 2nd. 2021 at 2:00p.m. in room 132 of th...

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Additional Info... Board of Elections
Posted on: August 10, 2021

Notice of Public Meeting

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NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN ... Pursuant to NC G.S. 163-127-4 which requires the county board of elections to conduct a hearing on a candidate challenge. The Burke County Board of Elections will meet Thursday, August 19, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. in room 132 of the Fo...

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Additional Info... Board of Elections
Posted on: August 5, 2021

Notice of Public Hearing - Economic Development Incentive

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BURKE COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT INCENTIVE 

AUGUST 17, 2021 – 6:00 P.M.

Notice is hereby given that the Burke County Board of Commissioners will hold a public hearing at 6:00 p.m. (or as soon...

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Public Notices
Posted on: August 5, 2021

Notice of Public Hearings - Zoning Matters

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BURKE COUNTY

BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARINGS

AUGUST 17, 2021 – 6:00 PM

The Burke County Board of Commissioners will hold public hearings at 6:00 p.m. on August 17, 2021 in the Commissioners’ Meeting Room/...

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Public Notices
Posted on: July 30, 2021

Burke County Media Briefing 7/30/2021

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 30, 2021COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing COVID-19 Information Contacts Public Information Line: 828-764-9150 Website: www.burkenc.org/COVID-19Public Information Officer: Chae Moore, chae.moore@burkenc.org

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: July 21, 2021

Notice of Special Called Board of Health Virtual Meeting

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NOTICE OF SPECIAL CALLED BOARD OF HEALTH VIRTUAL MEETING

Notice is hereby given that the Burke County Board of Health will hold a VIRTUAL special called meeting via ZOOM on July 22, 2021, at 5:00 p.m. Zoom provides video, phone, and chat services...

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Health Department
Posted on: July 15, 2021

Jonas Ridge Convenience Site & Cranberry Bog Nature Park

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At the September 21st meeting, the Board of Commissioners voted to approve the purchase of the final parcel needed to advance the Jonas Ridge Convenience Site and Cranberry Bog Nature Park project.

The heirs to the property have been working to obtain all ...

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View the Master Plan Community Spotlights
Posted on: July 8, 2021

Notice of Public Hearings

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BURKE COUNTY 

BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

JULY 20, 2021 – 6:00 PM

The Burke County Board of Commissioners will hold public hearings at 6:00 p.m. on July 20, 2021 in the Commissioners’ Meeting Room/Coun...

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Public Notices
Posted on: July 2, 2021

Burke County Media Briefing 7/2/2021

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 2, 2021COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing Website: www.burkenc.org/COVID-19

Burke County’s Response to COVID-19

•Burke County is currently at 10,438 positive cases. These are cumulative cases for the county. I...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: June 24, 2021

Board of Election - Meeting Locations Changed

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Beginning with our July 13th regular meeting of the Board of Elections, we will be returning to our Board Room in the Elections Office.

Board of Elections
Posted on: June 18, 2021

Burke County Media Briefing 6/18/2021

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE COVID-19 Information Contacts

June 18, 2021 Public Information Line: 828-764-9150

COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing Website: www.burkenc.org/COVID-19

Burke County’s Response to COVID-19

• Burke County is currently a...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: June 3, 2021

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

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BURKE COUNTY

BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

JUNE 15, 2021 - 6 P.M.

The Burke County Board of Commissioners will hold a public hearing at 6 p.m. on June 15, 2021, in the Commissioners’ Meeting Room...

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Public Notices
Posted on: June 3, 2021

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARINGS

BURKE COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

JUNE 15, 2021

6:00 PM

The Zoning Ordinance is the official document used to regulate land use within Burke County. This update will be the first major overhaul since its adoption on November 21, 19...

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Public Notices
Posted on: May 25, 2021

Burke County Media Briefing 5/24/2021

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE COVID-19 Information Contacts

May 24, 2021 Public Information Line: 828-764-9150

COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing Website: www.burkenc.org/COVID-19

Burke County’s Response to COVID-19

• Burke County is currently at...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: May 25, 2021

Burke County Press Release 5/24/2021

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NEWS RELEASE

For Immediate Release

May 24, 2021

Rebecca McLeod, Public Health Director

Lisa Moore, Burke County Public Information Officer

Michael Willis, Emergency Management Director

Burke County Reports One Hundred Sixty-third Death

Morganton, NC: Burke Count...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: May 20, 2021

Annual Drinking Water Quality Reports

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2020 Annual Drinking Water Quality Reports/Consumer Confidence Reports

Burke County Water Systems

PWS ID# NC01-12-080 Airport Rhodhiss, PWS ID# NC01-12-065 Omara, PWS ID# NC01-12-075 Enola, PWS ID# NC01-12-132 Mineral Springs, PWS ID# NC10-12-015 Music Moun...

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Water & Sewer
Posted on: May 19, 2021

Notice of Public Hearing - FY 2021-2022 Budget

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BURKE COUNTY

BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

NOTICE OF BUDGET PUBLIC HEARING

JUNE 15, 2021 – 6 P.M.

The Burke County Manager presented the recommended budget for Fiscal Year 2021-2022 to the Board of Commissioners...

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Public Notices
Posted on: May 18, 2021

Emergency Broadband Benefit Program

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Please see below for a message from EBB, a federal broadband assistance program:

Dear County Partner, 

I am happy to share with you that the Broadband Infrastructure Office at the North Carolina Department of Information Technology has launched a n...

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Click here for printable flyer Community Spotlights
Posted on: May 17, 2021

May 19th, 2021 Animal Advisory Board Meeting - CANCELLED

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The regular meeting of the Burke County Animal Advisory Board has been cancelled for Wednesday, May 19th, 2021 at 6:00 p.m.  

The next regular meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, June 16th, 2021 at 6:00pm.

Animal Services
Posted on: May 10, 2021

Burke County Media Briefing 5/10/2021

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE COVID-19 Information Contacts

May 10, 2021 Public Information Line: 828-764-9150

COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing Website: www.burkenc.org/COVID-19

Burke County’s Response to COVID-19

• Burke County is currently at...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: May 6, 2021

Notice of Public Hearing - Animal Ordinance

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BURKE COUNTY

BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

MAY 18, 2021 - 6 P.M.

The Burke County Board of Commissioners will hold a public hearing at 6 p.m. on May 18, 2021 in the Commissioners’ Meeting Room, B...

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Public Notices
Posted on: May 6, 2021

Notice of Public Hearing - DIG Modification

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BURKE COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

MAY 18, 2021

6:00 PM

The Burke Co. Board of Commissioners will hold a public hearing at 6:00 p.m. on May 18, 2021 in the Commissioners’ Meeting Room, Burke Co. Services Building located at...

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Public Notices
Posted on: May 5, 2021

Burke County Water Service Interruption

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Burke County water service customers may experience an interruption in service today in the Morganton areas of Enola Road, Watershed Road, and Ponderosa Road due to crews working on the lines.

Water & Sewer
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Burke County Zoning Ordinance to be Revised

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The Burke County Zoning Ordinance will undergo the first major overhaul since its adoption in 1996. The Zoning Ordinance is the official document used to regulate land use within Burke County. The goal of the Zoning Ordinance revision is to update and cla...

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Planning Board
Posted on: April 30, 2021

Burke County Media Briefing 4/30/2021

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE COVID-19 Information Contacts

April 30, 2021 Public Information Line: 828-764-9150

COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing Website: www.burkenc.org/COVID-19

Burke County’s Response to COVID-19

• Burke County is currently ...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: April 30, 2021

Burke County Press Release 4/30/2021

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NEWS RELEASE

For Immediate Release

April 30, 2021

Rebecca McLeod, Public Health Director

Lisa Moore, Burke County Public Information Officer

Michael Willis, Emergency Management Director

Burke County Reports Three Additional Deaths

Morganton, NC: Burke County Pu...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: April 29, 2021

Notice of Public Hearing - Animal Ordinance - May 18, 2021

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Subject Title: BOC - Ord. Amending Chapter 6, Animals, Burke Co. Code of Ordinances & Public Hearing - May 18, 2021 - 6:00 p.m.

Presented By: Jeff Brittain and/or Debbie Hawkins

Summary of Information: In August of 2020, the Board adopted most ...

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Public Notices
Posted on: April 26, 2021

Burke County Media Briefing 4/26/2021

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE COVID-19 Information Contacts

April 26, 2021 Public Information Line: 828-764-9150

COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing Website: www.burkenc.org/COVID-19

Burke County’s Response to COVID-19

• Burke County is currently ...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: April 16, 2021

Fonta Flora Trail is Open!

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The Fonta Flora Trail segments between Harris Whisnant Road and Lake James State Park are open for hiking and biking (the highlighted section on the map). 

For open/close status of trails at Lake James State Park, please visit the park website at:...

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Click for full map Fonta Flora State Trail
Posted on: April 16, 2021

Burke County Media Briefing 4/16/2021

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE COVID-19 Information Contacts

April 16, 2021 Public Information Line: 828-764-9150

COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing Website: www.burkenc.org/COVID-19

Burke County’s Response to COVID-19

• Burke County is currently ...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: April 16, 2021

Burke County Press Release 4/16/2021

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NEWS RELEASE

For Immediate Release

April 16, 2021

Rebecca McLeod, Public Health Director

Lisa Moore, Burke County Public Information Officer

Michael Willis, Emergency Management Director

Burke County Reports One Hundred Fifty-first Death

Morganton, NC: Burke Cou...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: April 15, 2021

2020 NC Extra Credit Grant

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NCDHHS is working with NCDOR to share information about the 2020 NC Extra Credit Grant. Please consider sharing the following information and flyer with those in your communities who may still be eligible to apply for a COVID-19 relief payment.

 

M...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: April 15, 2021

Burke County Animal Advisory Board Meeting

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The regular meeting of the Burke County Animal Advisory Board will be held on Wednesday, April 21th, 2021 at 6:00 p.m.  The meeting will be held in the Commissioners’ Meeting Room, Burke Co. Services Building, 110 N. Green Street in Mor...

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Animal Services
Posted on: April 13, 2021

Burke County Media Briefing 4/12/2021

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Burke County’s Response to COVID-19

• Burke County is currently at 9843 positive cases. These are cumulative cases for the county. If you want to see a breakdown of the cases, please go visit the https://www.burkenc.org/dashboard webpage...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: April 12, 2021

Burke County Media Briefing 4/12/2021

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE COVID-19 Information Contacts

April 12, 2021 Public Information Line: 828-764-9150

COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing Website: www.burkenc.org/COVID-19

Burke County’s Response to COVID-19

• Burke County is currently ...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: April 9, 2021

Burke County Media Briefing 4/6/2021

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE COVID-19 Information Contacts

April 9, 2021 Public Information Line: 828-764-9150

COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing Website: www.burkenc.org/COVID-19

Burke County’s Response to COVID-19

• Burke County is currently a...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: April 9, 2021

Burke County Media Briefing 4/9/2021

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE COVID-19 Information Contacts

April 9, 2021 Public Information Line: 828-764-9150

COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing Website: www.burkenc.org/COVID-19

Burke County’s Response to COVID-19

  • Burke County is currently at 9825 posi...
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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: April 9, 2021

Burke County Press Release 4/9/2021

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NEWS RELEASE

For Immediate Release

April 9, 2021

Rebecca McLeod, Public Health Director

Lisa Moore, Burke County Public Information Officer

Michael Willis, Emergency Management Director

Burke County Reports One Hundred Fiftieth Death

Morganton, NC: Burke County ...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: April 8, 2021

Burke County Press Release 4/8/2021

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NEWS RELEASE

For Immediate Release

April 8, 2021

Rebecca McLeod, Public Health Director

Lisa Moore, Burke County Public Information Officer

Michael Willis, Emergency Management Director

Burke County Reports One Hundred Forty-ninth Death

Morganton, NC: Burke Coun...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: April 8, 2021

Notice of Public Hearing

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BURKE COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

APRIL 20, 2021

6:00 PM

The Burke Co. Board of Commissioners will hold a public hearing at 6:00 p.m. on April 20, 2021 in the Commissioners’ Meeting Room, Burke Co. Services Building located at 110 N...

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Public Notices
Posted on: April 8, 2021

Notice of Public Hearing

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BURKE COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

APRIL 20, 2021

6:00 PM

The Burke Co. Board of Commissioners will hold a public hearing at 6:00 p.m. on April 20, 2021 in the Commissioners’ Meeting Room, Burke Co. Services Building located at 110 N...

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Public Notices
Posted on: April 8, 2021

Notice of Public Hearing

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BURKE COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

APRIL 20, 2021

6:00 PM

The Burke Co. Board of Commissioners will hold a public hearing at 6:00 p.m. on April 20, 2021 in the Commissioners’ Meeting Room, Burke Co. Services Building located at 110 N...

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Public Notices
Posted on: April 7, 2021

Notice of Public Hearing - CDBG Infrastructure Project

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Burke County

Public Hearing Notice

For Closeout of the

Community Development Block Grant

Burke County is seeking public comments on the closeout of the 2016 Community Development Block Grant Infrastructure Project, Grant # 16-I-2914, Rhoney Road and HWY 18 So...

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Public Notices
Posted on: April 7, 2021

Burke County Press Release 4/7/2021

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NEWS RELEASE

For Immediate Release

April 6, 2021

Rebecca McLeod, Public Health Director

Lisa Moore, Burke County Public Information Officer

Michael Willis, Emergency Management Director

Burke County Reports One Hundred Forty-eighth Death

Morganton, NC: Burke Cou...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: April 5, 2021

Burke County Media Briefing 4/5/2021

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE COVID-19 Information Contacts

April 5, 2021 Public Information Line: 828-764-9150

COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing Website: www.burkenc.org/COVID-19

Burke County’s Response to COVID-19

• Burke County is currently a...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: April 2, 2021

Burke County Media Briefing 4/2/2021

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE COVID-19 Information Contacts

April 2, 2021 Public Information Line: 828-764-9150

COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing Website: www.burkenc.org/COVID-19

Burke County’s Response to COVID-19

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: March 30, 2021

Burke County offices will be closed for Good Friday.

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Burke County offices will be closed on Friday, April 2, 2021 in observance of Good Friday.

County Administration
Posted on: March 30, 2021

Immediate Public Service Announcement 3/30/2021

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ANYONE over the age of 16 interested in a COVID vaccine are eligible to schedule an appointment for the clinic on Wednesday, March 31 from 8:30am – 7:30pm while appointments last.

To schedule your appointment, you can call 828-358-4454 or schedul...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: March 29, 2021

Immediate Public Service Announcement 3/29/2021

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Calling all essential workers that are still looking to get a COVID-19 vaccination.  The Burke County Vaccination Team will be hosting two clinics for those essential workers still in need of a vaccination.  The clinics will be held on W...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: March 25, 2021

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 will consider a 25-year lease agreement for 12.5 – 15 acres of real property located at Lake James, 1025 Eagle’s Nest Way in Morganton at a re...

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Public Notices
Posted on: March 22, 2021

Burke County Media Briefing 3/22/2021

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE COVID-19 Information Contacts

March 22, 2021 Public Information Line: 828-764-9150

COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing Website: www.burkenc.org/COVID-19

Burke County’s Response to COVID-19

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: March 19, 2021

Burke County Media Briefing 3/19/2021

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE COVID-19 Information Contacts

March 19, 2021 Public Information Line: 828-764-9150

COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing Website: www.burkenc.org/COVID-19

Burke County’s Response to COVID-19

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: March 18, 2021

Upcoming Duke Energy Foundation Grants

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The Duke Energy Foundation will be announcing two special programs: the Hometown Revitalization Grant Program and the Social Justice and Racial Equity Grant Program this spring. Please see the information below for more information and visit duke-energy.c...
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County Administration
Posted on: March 17, 2021

Burke County Media Briefing 3/17/2021

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE COVID-19 Information Contacts

March 17, 2021 Public Information Line: 828-764-9150

COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing Website: www.burkenc.org/COVID-19

Burke County’s Response to COVID-19

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: March 16, 2021

Burke County Media Briefing 3/16/2021

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE COVID-19 Information Contacts

March 16, 2021 Public Information Line: 828-764-9150

COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing Website: www.burkenc.org/COVID-19

Burke County’s Response to COVID-19

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: March 16, 2021

Line Flushing Announcement

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To ensure water quality, the Water Sewer Department is in the process of flushing lines during the months of March and April. Please open faucets and allow water flow to clear any discoloration.

Water & Sewer
Posted on: March 15, 2021

Burke County Media Briefing 3/15/2021

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

March 15, 2021

COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing

COVID-19 Information Contacts

Public Information Line: 828-764-9150

Website: www.burkenc.org/COVID-19

Burke County’s Response to COVID-19

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: March 11, 2021

Burke County Media Briefing 3/11/2021

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE COVID-19 Information Contacts

March 11, 2021 Public Information Line: 828-764-9150

COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing Website: www.burkenc.org/COVID-19

Burke County’s Response to COVID-19

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: March 9, 2021

Burke County Media Briefing 3/9/2021

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE COVID-19 Information Contacts

March 9, 2021 Public Information Line: 828-764-9150

COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing Website: www.burkenc.org/COVID-19

Burke County’s Response to COVID-19

• Burke County is currently a...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: March 8, 2021

Burke County Media Briefing 3/8/2021

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE COVID-19 Information Contacts

March 8, 2021 Public Information Line: 828-764-9150

COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing Website: www.burkenc.org/COVID-19

Burke County’s Response to COVID-19

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: March 8, 2021

Burke County Press Release 3/8/2021

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NEWS RELEASE

For Immediate Release

March 8, 2021

Rebecca McLeod, Public Health Director

Lisa Moore, Burke County Public Information Officer

Michael Willis, Emergency Management Director

Burke County Reports Three Additional Deaths

Morganton, NC: Burke County Pub...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: March 5, 2021

Burke County Media Briefing 3/5/2021

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE COVID-19 Information Contacts

March 5, 2021 Public Information Line: 828-764-9150

COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing Website: www.burkenc.org/COVID-19

Burke County’s Response to COVID-19

• Burke County is currently a...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: March 4, 2021

Burke County Media Briefing 3/4/2021

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE COVID-19 Information Contacts

March 4, 2021 Public Information Line: 828-764-9150

COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing Website: www.burkenc.org/COVID-19

Burke County’s Response to COVID-19

• Burke County is currently a...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: March 4, 2021

Burke County Press Release 3/4/2021

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NEWS RELEASE

For Immediate Release

March 4, 2021

Rebecca McLeod, Public Health Director

Lisa Moore, Burke County Public Information Officer

Michael Willis, Emergency Management Director

Burke County Reports One Hundred Forty-third Death

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: March 3, 2021

Burke County Media Briefing 3/3/2021

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE COVID-19 Information Contacts

March 3, 2021 Public Information Line: 828-764-9150

COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing Website: www.burkenc.org/COVID-19

Burke County’s Response to COVID-19

• Burke County is currently a...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: March 3, 2021

Burke County Press Release 3/3/2021

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NEWS RELEASE

For Immediate Release

March 3, 2021

Rebecca McLeod, Public Health Director

Lisa Moore, Burke County Public Information Officer

Michael Willis, Emergency Management Director

Burke County Reports Two Additional Deaths

Morganton, NC: Burke County Publi...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: March 3, 2021

NC Medicaid Enrollment Call Center and Website are Live

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The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services has begun mailing enrollment packets statewide and launched new resources for beneficiaries as it prepares for NC Medicaid Managed Care Open Enrollment which begins on Mar. 15, 2021. Beneficiaries...
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County Administration
Posted on: March 2, 2021

Burke County Media Briefing 3/2/2021

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE COVID-19 Information Contacts

March 2, 2021 Public Information Line: 828-764-9150

COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing Website: www.burkenc.org/COVID-19

Burke County’s Response to COVID-19

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: March 1, 2021

BOC March 9, 2021 Notice of Special Meeting

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NOTICE OF SPECIAL MEETING 

Notice is hereby given that the Burke County Board of Commissioners will hold a special joint meeting with the Hickory City Council on March 9, 2021 at 11:00 a.m.  The meeting will be held at the Hickory Regiona...

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Public Notices
Posted on: March 1, 2021

Burke County Media Briefing 3/1/2021

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE COVID-19 Information Contacts

March 1, 2021 Public Information Line: 828-764-9150

COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing Website: www.burkenc.org/COVID-19

Burke County’s Response to COVID-19

• Burke County is currently a...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: February 25, 2021

Burke County Media Briefing 2/25/2021

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE COVID-19 Information Contacts

February 25, 2021 Public Information Line: 828-764-9150

COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing Website: www.burkenc.org/COVID-19

Burke County’s Response to COVID-19

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: February 24, 2021

Burke County Media Briefing 2/24/2021

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE COVID-19 Information Contacts

February 24, 2021 Public Information Line: 828-764-9150

COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing Website: www.burkenc.org/COVID-19

Burke County’s Response to COVID-19

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: February 24, 2021

Burke County Press Release 2/24/2021

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NEWS RELEASE

For Immediate Release

February 24, 2021

Rebecca McLeod, Public Health Director

Lisa Moore, Burke County Public Information Officer

Michael Willis, Emergency Management Director

Burke County Reports Two Additional Deaths

Morganton, NC: Burke County P...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: February 23, 2021

Burke County Media Briefing 2/23/2021

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IMMEDIATE RELEASE COVID-19 Information Contacts

February 23, 2021 Public Information Line: 828-764-9150

COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing Website: www.burkenc.org/COVID-19

Burke County’s Response to COVID-19

• Burke County is currently a...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: February 22, 2021

Burke County Media Briefing 2/22/2022

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE COVID-19 Information Contacts

February 22, 2021 Public Information Line: 828-764-9150

COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing Website: www.burkenc.org/COVID-19

Burke County’s Response to COVID-19

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: February 22, 2021

Burke County Press Release 2/22/2022

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE COVID-19 Information Contacts

February 22, 2021 Public Information Line: 828-764-9150

Press Release Website: www.burkenc.org/COVID-19

Burke County Moves into Modified Phase 3 – Teacher Priority Group

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: February 22, 2021

Burke County Public Service Announcement 2/22/2022

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The Burke County Vaccination Team is trying to finish scheduling all those 65+ or health care workers that have not yet received their vaccine before the next group is opened for scheduling.

If you are 65+ or a health care worker that has not yet scheduled...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: February 19, 2021

Burke County Media Briefing 2/19/2021

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE COVID-19 Information Contacts

February 19, 2021 Public Information Line: 828-764-9150

COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing Website: www.burkenc.org/COVID-19

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: February 18, 2021

Burke County Media Briefing 2/18/2021

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE COVID-19 Information Contacts

February 18, 2021 Public Information Line: 828-764-9150

COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing Website: www.burkenc.org/COVID-19

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: February 18, 2021

Burke County Offices Opening at 9:00 a.m.

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Burke County offices will be operating on a one-hour delay for Thursday, February 18, 2021. County offices will open at 9:00 a.m. Offices remain open for Exempt employees or they have the option to use annual leave.

County Administration
Posted on: February 17, 2021

Burke County Media Briefing 2/17/2021

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE COVID-19 Information Contacts

February 17, 2021 Public Information Line: 828-764-9150

COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing Website: www.burkenc.org/COVID-19

Burke County’s Response to COVID-19

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: February 17, 2021

Burke County Press Release 2/17/2021

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NEWS RELEASE

For Immediate Release

February 17, 2021

Rebecca McLeod, Public Health Director

Lisa Moore, Burke County Public Information Officer

Michael Willis, Emergency Management Director

Burke County Reports One Hundred Thirty-seventh Death

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: February 16, 2021

Burke County Media Briefing 2/16/2021

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE COVID-19 Information Contacts

February 16, 2021 Public Information Line: 828-764-9150

COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing Website: www.burkenc.org/COVID-19

Burke County’s Response to COVID-19

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: February 15, 2021

Burke County Media Briefing 2/15/2021

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

February 15, 2021

COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing

COVID-19 Information Contacts Public Information Line: 828-764-9150 Website: www.burkenc.org/COVID-19

Burke County’s Response to COVID-19

• Burke County is currentl...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: February 15, 2021

Burke County Press Release 2/15/2021

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NEWS RELEASE

For Immediate Release

February 15, 2021

Rebecca McLeod, Public Health Director

Lisa Moore, Burke County Public Information Officer

Michael Willis, Emergency Management Director

Burke County Reports Three Additional Deaths

Morganton, NC: Burke County...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: February 12, 2021

Burke County Media Briefing 2/12/2021

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 12, 2021 COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing Website: www.burkenc.org/COVID-19

Burke County’s Response to COVID-19

•Burke County is currently at 9117 positive cases. These are cumulative cases for the count...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: February 12, 2021

Burke County Press Release 2/12/2021

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NEWS RELEASE

For Immediate Release

February 12, 2021

Rebecca McLeod, Public Health Director

Lisa Moore, Burke County Public Information Officer

Michael Willis, Emergency Management Director

Burke County Reports Four Additional Deaths

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: February 11, 2021

Burke County COVID-19 Vaccination Group Update

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Burke County Residents:

You may be aware that as of yesterday (2/10/2021), the Governor announced a modification to Group 3 and to begin the process of vaccinations for this group.  The NC Department of Health and Human Services is currently still...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: February 11, 2021

Burke County Media Briefing 2/11/2021

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE COVID-19 Information Contacts

February 11, 2021 Public Information Line: 828-764-9150

COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing Website: www.burkenc.org/COVID-19

Burke County’s Response to COVID-19

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: February 11, 2021

Burke County Press Release 2/11/2021

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NEWS RELEASE

For Immediate Release

February 11, 2021

 Rebecca McLeod, Public Health Director

Lisa Moore, Burke County Public Information Officer

Michael Willis, Emergency Management Director

 

Burke County Reports Two Additional Deaths

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: February 10, 2021

Burke County Media Briefing 2/10/2021

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE COVID-19 Information Contacts

February 10, 2021 Public Information Line: 828-764-9150

COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing Website: www.burkenc.org/COVID-19

Burke County’s Response to COVID-19

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: February 9, 2021

Burke County Media Briefing 2/9/2021

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE COVID-19 Information Contacts

February 9, 2021 Public Information Line: 828-764-9150

COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing Website: www.burkenc.org/COVID-19

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• Burke County is currentl...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: February 9, 2021

Burke County Press Release 2/9/2021

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NEWS RELEASE

For Immediate Release

February 9, 2021

Rebecca McLeod, Public Health Director

Lisa Moore, Burke County Public Information Officer

Michael Willis, Emergency Management Director

Burke County Reports Three Additional Deaths

Morganton, NC: Burke County ...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: February 8, 2021

Burke County Media Briefing 2/8/2021

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE COVID-19 Information Contacts

February 8, 2021 Public Information Line: 828-764-9150

COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing Website: www.burkenc.org/COVID-19

Burke County’s Response to COVID-19

• Burke County is currentl...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: February 8, 2021

Burke County Press Release 2/8/2021

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NEWS RELEASE

For Immediate Release

February 8, 2021

Rebecca McLeod, Public Health Director

Lisa Moore, Burke County Public Information Officer

Michael Willis, Emergency Management Director

Burke County Reports Two Additional Deaths

Morganton, NC: Burke County Pu...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: February 5, 2021

Burke County Health Director Announces Retirement 2/4/2021

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Rebecca McLeod, MPH

Health Director

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 4, 2021

Lisa Moore, Burke County Health Department Public Information Officer

Susan Bingham, Burke County Board of Health Chairperson

Burke County Health Director Announces Retirement

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Health Department
Posted on: February 5, 2021

Burke County Media Briefing 2/5/2021

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE COVID-19 Information Contacts

February 5, 2021 Public Information Line: 828-764-9150

COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing Website: www.burkenc.org/COVID-19

Burke County’s Response to COVID-19

• Burke County is currentl...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: February 5, 2021

Burke County Press Release 2/5/2021

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NEWS RELEASE

For Immediate Release

February 5, 2021

Rebecca McLeod, Public Health Director

Lisa Moore, Burke County Public Information Officer

Michael Willis, Emergency Management Director

Burke County Reports One Hundred Twenty-second Death

Morganton, NC: Burke...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: February 5, 2021

FEMA Funds Available for flood-damaged homeowners - Feb 12 deadline

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The deadline is approaching for flood-damaged homeowners interested in FEMA funds for elevations or acquisitions. To request more information, please visit the following link: https://www.ncdps.gov/our-organization/emergency-management/disaster-r...
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County Administration
Posted on: February 4, 2021

Notice of Public Hearing - Economic Development Incentive

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BURKE COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT INCENTIVE 

FEBRUARY 16, 2021 – 6:00 P.M.

 Notice is hereby given that the Burke County Board of Commissioners will hold a public hearing at 6:00 p.m....

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Public Notices
Posted on: February 4, 2021

Burke County Media Briefing 2/4/2021

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE COVID-19 Information Contacts

February 4, 2021 Public Information Line: 828-764-9150

COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing Website: www.burkenc.org/COVID-19

Burke County’s Response to COVID-19

• Burke County is currentl...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: February 3, 2021

Burke County Media Briefing 2/3/2021

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE COVID-19 Information Contacts

February 3, 2021 Public Information Line: 828-764-9150

COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing Website: www.burkenc.org/COVID-19

Burke County’s Response to COVID-19

• Burke County is currentl...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: February 2, 2021

Burke County Media Briefing 2/2/2021

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE COVID-19 Information Contacts

February 2, 2021 Public Information Line: 828-764-9150

COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing Website: www.burkenc.org/COVID-19

Burke County’s Response to COVID-19

• Burke County is currentl...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: February 1, 2021

Burke County Media Briefing 2/1/2021

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE COVID-19 Information Contacts

February 1, 2021 Public Information Line: 828-764-9150

COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing Website: www.burkenc.org/COVID-19

Burke County’s Response to COVID-19

• Burke County is currentl...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: January 29, 2021

Burke County Press Release 1/29/2021

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NEWS RELEASE

For Immediate Release

January 29, 2021

Rebecca McLeod, Public Health Director

Lisa Moore, Burke County Public Information Officer

Michael Willis, Emergency Management Director

Burke County Reports Five Additional Deaths

Morganton, NC: Burke County P...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: January 29, 2021

Immediate Public Service Announcement 1.29.2021

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Public Service Announcement

We want to inform the public of the vaccine situation for Burke County for the next three weeks.   The Burke County Health Department and Carolinas Healthcare System Blue Ridge received notification from the State that ...

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Health Department
Posted on: January 28, 2021

Burke County Media Briefing 1/28/2021

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE COVID-19 Information Contacts

January 28, 2021 Public Information Line: 828-764-9150

COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing Website: www.burkenc.org/COVID-19

Burke County’s Response to COVID-19

• Burke County is currentl...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: January 28, 2021

Burke County Press Release 1/28/2021

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NEWS RELEASE

For Immediate Release

January 28, 2021

Rebecca McLeod, Public Health Director

Lisa Moore, Burke County Public Information Officer

Michael Willis, Emergency Management Director

Burke County Reports Two Additional Deaths

Morganton, NC: Burke County Pu...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: January 27, 2021

Burke County Media Briefing 1/27/2021

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE COVID-19 Information Contacts

January 27, 2021 Public Information Line: 828-764-9150

COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing Website: www.burkenc.org/COVID-19

Burke County’s Response to COVID-19

• Burke County is currentl...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: January 26, 2021

Burke County Media Briefing 1/26/2021

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE COVID-19 Information Contacts

January 26, 2021 Public Information Line: 828-764-9150

COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing Website: www.burkenc.org/COVID-19

Burke County’s Response to COVID-19

• Burke County is currentl...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: January 26, 2021

Burke County Press Release 1/26/2021

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NEWS RELEASE

For Immediate Release

January 26, 2021

Rebecca McLeod, Public Health Director

Lisa Moore, Burke County Public Information Officer

Michael Willis, Emergency Management Director

Burke County Reports Two Additional Deaths

Morganton, NC: Burke County Pu...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: January 25, 2021

Burke County Media Briefing 1/25/2021

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE COVID-19 Information Contacts

January 25, 2021 Public Information Line: 828-764-9150

COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing Website: www.burkenc.org/COVID-19

Burke County’s Response to COVID-19

• Burke County is currentl...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: January 24, 2021

Burke County Media Briefing 1/24/2021

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 

January 24, 2021

COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing Website: www.burkenc.org/COVID-19

Burke County’s Response to COVID-19

•Burke County is currently at 8262 positive cases. These are cumulative cases for th...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: January 21, 2021

Burke County Media Briefing 1/20/2021

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE COVID-19 Information Contacts

January 20, 2021 Public Information Line: 828-764-9150

COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing Website: www.burkenc.org/COVID-19

Burke County’s Response to COVID-19

• Burke County is currently at 8025 positive ...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: January 21, 2021

Burke County Media Briefing 1/21/2021

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 

January 21, 2021 

COVID-19 Burke County

 Media Briefing Website: www.burkenc.org/COVID-19

Burke County’s Response to COVID-19

•Burke County is currently at 8074 positive cases. These are cumu...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: January 21, 2021

Burke County Press Release 1/21/2021

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NEWS RELEASE

For Immediate Release

 January 21, 2021 

Rebecca McLeod, Public Health Director 

Lisa Moore, Burke County Public Information Officer 

Michael Willis, Emergency Management Director 

Burke County Reports F...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: January 19, 2021

Burke County Public Service Announcement 1/19/2021

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NEWS UPDATE: The vaccine registration process has changed to allow more convenient access and scheduled appointment times to get the COVID-19 vaccination. We have changed the phone system so that we will be able to handle the volume of calls. 

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: January 18, 2021

Burke County Media Briefing 1/18/2021

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE COVID-19 Information Contacts

January 18, 2021 Public Information Line: 828-764-9150

COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing Website: www.burkenc.org/COVID-19

Burke County’s Response to COVID-19

• Burke County is currently at 7931 positive ...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: January 17, 2021

Burke County Media Briefing 1/17/2021

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE COVID-19 Information Contacts

January 17, 2021 Public Information Line: 828-764-9150

COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing Website: www.burkenc.org/COVID-19

Burke County’s Response to COVID-19

• Burke County is currentl...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: January 17, 2021

Burke County Press Release 1/17/2021

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NEWS RELEASE

For Immediate Release

January 17, 2021

Rebecca McLeod, Public Health Director

Lisa Moore, Burke County Public Information Officer

Michael Willis, Emergency Management Director

Burke County Reports One Hundred-third Death

Morganton, NC: Burke County ...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: January 16, 2021

Burke County Media Briefing 1/16/2021

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE COVID-19 Information Contacts

January 16, 2021 Public Information Line: 828-764-9150

COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing Website: www.burkenc.org/COVID-19

Burke County’s Response to COVID-19

• Burke County is currentl...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: January 15, 2021

Burke County Media Briefing 1/15/2021

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE COVID-19 Information Contacts

January 15, 2021 Public Information Line: 828-764-9150

COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing Website: www.burkenc.org/COVID-19

Burke County’s Response to COVID-19

• Burke County is currentl...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: January 15, 2021

Burke County offices closed for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

MLK Day

Burke County offices will be closed Monday, January 18, 2021 in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.

County Administration
Posted on: January 15, 2021

Burke County Press Release 1/15/2021

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NEWS RELEASE

For Immediate Release

January 15, 2021

Rebecca McLeod, Public Health Director

Lisa Moore, Burke County Public Information Officer

Michael Willis, Emergency Management Director

Burke County Reports One Hundred-second Death

Morganton, NC: Burke County...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: January 14, 2021

Burke County Media Briefing 1/14/2021

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE COVID-19 Information Contacts

January 14, 2021 Public Information Line: 828-764-9150

COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing Website: www.burkenc.org/COVID-19

Burke County’s Response to COVID-19

• Burke County is currentl...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: January 14, 2021

Burke County Press Release 1/14/2021

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NEWS RELEASE

For Immediate Release

January 14, 2021

Rebecca McLeod, Public Health Director

Lisa Moore, Burke County Public Information Officer

Michael Willis, Emergency Management Director

Burke County Reports Nine Additional Deaths

Morganton, NC: Burke County P...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: January 12, 2021

Burke County Media Briefing 1/12/2021

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE COVID-19 Information Contacts

January 12, 2021 Public Information Line: 828-764-9150

COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing Website: www.burkenc.org/COVID-19

Burke County’s Response to COVID-19

• Burke County is currentl...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: January 11, 2021

Burke County Media Briefing 1/11/2021

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE COVID-19 Information Contacts

January 11, 2021 Public Information Line: 828-764-9150

COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing Website: www.burkenc.org/COVID-19

Burke County’s Response to COVID-19

• Burke County is currentl...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: January 11, 2021

Burke County Press Release 1/11/2021

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NEWS RELEASE

For Immediate Release

January 11, 2021

Rebecca McLeod, Public Health Director

Lisa Moore, Burke County Public Information Officer

Michael Willis, Emergency Management Director

Burke County Reports Eighty-ninth Death

Morganton, NC: Burke County Publi...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: January 9, 2021

Burke County Media Briefing 1/9/2022

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE COVID-19 Information Contacts

January 9, 2021 Public Information Line: 828-764-9150

COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing Website: www.burkenc.org/COVID-19

Burke County’s Response to COVID-19

• Burke County is currently...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: January 8, 2021

Burke County Media Briefing 1/8/2021

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE COVID-19 Information Contacts

January 8, 2021 Public Information Line: 828-764-9150

COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing Website: www.burkenc.org/COVID-19

Burke County’s Response to COVID-19

• Burke County is currently...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: January 8, 2021

Burke County Offices Opening at 10:00 a.m.

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Burke County offices will be operating on a two-hour delay for Friday January 8th, 2021. County offices will open at 10:00 a.m. Offices remain open for Exempt employees or they have the option to use annual leave. 

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County Administration
Posted on: January 7, 2021

2021 Fire Ordinance Public Hearing Notice

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BURKE COUNTY

BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

JANUARY 19, 2021 – 6:00 P.M.

The Burke County Board of Commissioners will hold a public hearing at 6:00 p.m. on January 19, 2021 in the Commissioners&am...

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Public Notices
Posted on: January 7, 2021

Notice of Public Hearing - Economic Development Incentive

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BURKE COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT INCENTIVE 

JANUARY 19, 2021 – 6:00 P.M.

Notice is hereby given that the Burke County Board of Commissioners will hold a public hearing at 6:00 p.m. (or as soon thereaft...

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Public Notices
Posted on: January 6, 2021

Burke County Media Briefing 1/6/2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE COVID-19 Information Contacts

January 6, 2021 Public Information Line: 828-764-9150

COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing Website: www.burkenc.org/COVID-19

Burke County’s Response to COVID-19

• Burke County is currently at 6914 positive c...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: January 5, 2021

Burke County Media Briefing 1/5/2021

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE COVID-19 Information Contacts

January 4, 2021 Public Information Line: 828-764-9150

COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing Website: www.burkenc.org/COVID-19

Burke County’s Response to COVID-19

• Burke County is currently...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: January 5, 2021

Burke County Press Release 1/5/2021

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NEWS RELEASE

For Immediate Release

January 5, 2021

Rebecca McLeod, Public Health Director

Lisa Moore, Burke County Public Information Officer

Michael Willis, Emergency Management Director

Burke County Reports Four Additional Deaths

Morganton, NC: Burke County Pu...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: January 4, 2021

Burke County Media Briefing 1/3/2021

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE COVID-19 Information Contacts

January 3, 2021 Public Information Line: 828-764-9150

COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing Website: www.burkenc.org/COVID-19

Burke County’s Response to COVID-19

• Burke County is currently...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: January 4, 2021

Burke County Media Briefing 1/4/2021

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE COVID-19 Information Contacts

January 4, 2021 Public Information Line: 828-764-9150

COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing Website: www.burkenc.org/COVID-19

Burke County’s Response to COVID-19

• Burke County is currently...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: January 2, 2021

Burke County Media Briefing 1/2/2021

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE COVID-19 Information Contacts

January 2, 2021 Public Information Line: 828-764-9150

COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing Website: www.burkenc.org/COVID-19

Burke County’s Response to COVID-19

• Burke County is currently...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: December 31, 2020

Health Department Vaccine Information

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Yesterday the Governor changed some of the groupings and phases for COVID-19 vaccine distribution.  The health department is getting overwhelmed with calls regarding the new changes and those over the age of 75 wanting to be added to the list. &a...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: December 31, 2020

Burke County Media Briefing 12/31/2020

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE COVID-19 Information Contacts

December 31, 2020 Public Information Line: 828-764-9150

COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing Website: www.burkenc.org/COVID-19

Burke County’s Response to COVID-19

• Burke County is current...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: December 31, 2020

Burke County Media Release 12/31/2020

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE COVID-19 Information Contacts

December 31, 2020 Public Information Line: 828-764-9150

COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing Website: www.burkenc.org/COVID-19

There will not be a media briefing distributed on Friday, January 1, 2021. Burk...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: December 30, 2020

Burke County offices closed for New Years

Happy New year

Burke County offices will be closed Friday, January 1, 2021 in observance of New Year’s Day. We hope everyone has a safe and happy New Year!
The Burke County Landfill and Convenience Sites will remain open on January 1, 2021.&am...
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County Administration
Posted on: December 29, 2020

Burke County Media Briefing 12/29/2020

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE COVID-19 Information Contacts

December 29, 2020 Public Information Line: 828-764-9150

COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing Website: www.burkenc.org/COVID-19

There will not be a media briefing distributed on Friday, January 1, 2021. Burk...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: December 29, 2020

Burke County Press Release 12/29/2020

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NEWS RELEASE

For Immediate Release

December 29, 2020

Rebecca McLeod, Public Health Director

Lisa Moore, Burke County Public Information Officer

Michael Willis, Emergency Management Director

Burke County Reports Two Additional Deaths

Morganton, NC: Burke County P...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: December 28, 2020

Burke County Media Briefing 12/28/2020

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE COVID-19 Information Contacts

December 28, 2020 Public Information Line: 828-764-9150

COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing Website: www.burkenc.org/COVID-19

There will not be a media briefing distributed on Friday, January 1, 2021. Burk...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: December 27, 2020

Burke County Media Briefing 12/27/2020

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE COVID-19 Information Contacts

December 27, 2020 Public Information Line: 828-764-9150

COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing Website: www.burkenc.org/COVID-19

There will not be a media briefing distributed on Friday, January 1, 2021. Burk...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: December 26, 2020

Burke County Media Briefing 12/26/2020

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE COVID-19 Information Contacts

December 26, 2020 Public Information Line: 828-764-9150

COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing Website: www.burkenc.org/COVID-19

There will not be a media briefing distributed on Friday, December 25, 2020 or ...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: December 23, 2020

Burke County Media Briefing 12/23/2020

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE COVID-19 Information Contacts

December 23, 2020 Public Information Line: 828-764-9150

COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing Website: www.burkenc.org/COVID-19

There will not be a media briefing distributed on Friday, December 25, 2020 or ...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: December 23, 2020

Burke County News Release12/23/2020

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NEWS RELEASE

For Immediate Release

December 23, 2020

Rebecca McLeod, Public Health Director

Lisa Moore, Burke County Public Information Officer

Michael Willis, Emergency Management Director

Burke County Reports Seventy-seventh Death

Morganton, NC: Burke County P...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: December 22, 2020

Burke County Media Briefing 12/22/2020

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE COVID-19 Information Contacts

December 22, 2020 Public Information Line: 828-764-9150

COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing Website: www.burkenc.org/COVID-19

There will not be a media briefing distributed on Friday, December 25, 2020 or ...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: December 22, 2020

Burke County Press Release 12/22/2020

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NEWS RELEASE

For Immediate Release

December 22, 2020

Rebecca McLeod, Public Health Director

Lisa Moore, Burke County Public Information Officer

Michael Willis, Emergency Management Director

Burke County Reports Seventy-sixth Death

Morganton, NC: Burke County Pub...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: December 21, 2020

Burke County Media Briefing 12/21/2020

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE COVID-19 Information Contacts

December 21, 2020 Public Information Line: 828-764-9150

COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing Website: www.burkenc.org/COVID-19

There will not be a media briefing distributed on Friday, December 25, 2020 or ...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: December 21, 2020

Burke County offices closed for Christmas/New Years

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Burke County offices will be closed December 24 - 28 for Christmas. County offices will also be closed on January 1, 2021 in observance of New Year’s Day. 
The Burke County Landfill and Convenience Sites will be closed December 24-25 and...
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County Administration
Posted on: December 20, 2020

Burke County Media Briefing 12/20/2020

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE COVID-19 Information Contacts

December 20, 2020 Public Information Line: 828-764-9150

COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing Website: www.burkenc.org/COVID-19

Burke County’s Response to COVID-19

• Burke County is current...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: December 19, 2020

Burke County Media Briefing 12/19/2021

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE COVID-19 Information Contacts

December 19, 2020 Public Information Line: 828-764-9150

COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing Website: www.burkenc.org/COVID-19

Burke County’s Response to COVID-19

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: December 18, 2020

Burke County Media Briefing 12/18/2020

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE COVID-19 Information Contacts

December 18, 2020 Public Information Line: 828-764-9150

COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing Website: www.burkenc.org/COVID-19

Burke County’s Response to COVID-19

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: December 17, 2020

Burke County Media Briefing 12/17/2020

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE COVID-19 Information Contacts

December 17, 2020 Public Information Line: 828-764-9150

COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing Website: www.burkenc.org/COVID-19

Burke County’s Response to COVID-19

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: December 16, 2020

Burke County Media Briefing 12/16/2020

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE COVID-19 Information Contacts

December 16, 2020 Public Information Line: 828-764-9150

COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing Website: www.burkenc.org/COVID-19

Burke County’s Response to COVID-19

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: December 16, 2020

Notice of BOC Recessed Meeting - Jan 5, 2021

Virtual Meeting

Notice of Recessed Meeting
Notice is hereby given that the Burke County Board of Commissioners will meet in recessed session at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, January 5, 2021.   The meeting will be held electronically via Zoom to reduce the spread of the Coro...
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Public Notices
Posted on: December 15, 2020

Burke County Media Briefing 12/15/2020

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE COVID-19 Information Contacts

December 15, 2020 Public Information Line: 828-764-9150

COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing Website: www.burkenc.org/COVID-19

Burke County’s Response to COVID-19

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: December 14, 2020

Burke County Media Briefing 12/14/2020

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 

COVID-19 Information Contacts 

December 14, 2020 Public Information Line: 828-764-9150

COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing Website: www.burkenc.org/COVID-19

Burke County’s Response to COVID-19

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: December 13, 2020

Burke County Media Briefing 12/13/2020

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 

COVID-19 Information Contacts

December 13, 2020 

Public Information Line: 828-764-9150

COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing Website: www.burkenc.org/COVID-19

Burke County’s Response to COVID-19

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: December 12, 2020

Burke County Media Briefing 12/12/2020

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE COVID-19 Information Contacts

December 12, 2020 Public Information Line: 828-764-9150

COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing Website: www.burkenc.org/COVID-19

Burke County’s Response to COVID-19

• Burke County is current...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: December 11, 2020

Burke County Media Briefing 12/11/2020

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE COVID-19 Information Contacts

December 11, 2020 Public Information Line: 828-764-9150

COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing Website: www.burkenc.org/COVID-19

Burke County’s Response to COVID-19

• Burke County is current...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: December 10, 2020

Burke County Press Release 12/10/2020

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NEWS RELEASE

For Immediate Release

December 10, 2020

Rebecca McLeod, Public Health Director

Lisa Moore, Burke County Public Information Officer

Michael Willis, Emergency Management Director

Burke County Reports Four Additional Deaths

Morganton, NC: Burke County ...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: December 9, 2020

Burke County Media Briefing 12/9/2020

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE COVID-19 Information Contacts

December 9, 2020 

Public Information Line: 828-764-9150

COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing Website: www.burkenc.org/COVID-19

Burke County’s Response to COVID-19

• Burke County is...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: December 8, 2020

Burke County Media Briefing 12/8/2020

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December 8, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing

Burke County’s Response to COVID-19

• Burke County is currently at 4775 positive cases. These are cumulative cases for the county. If you want to see a breakdown ...

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Coronavirus Updates
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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