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town (1990 pop. 15,085), seat of Burke co., W N.C., on the Catawba River in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mts.; founded 1784, inc. 1885. A lake resort town, it also has industries that manufacture textiles, clothing, chemicals, furniture, foam rubber, and auto and tool parts. North of the town, at a Native American mound site, archaeologists have discovered the likely remains of Fort San Juan, a Spanish fort (1567–68).
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Department of Labors Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has cited MPV Morganton Pressure Vessels North Carolina LLC, for exposing employees to fire, explosion, laceration, and struck-by hazards.
Jamie Lyn Basinger, 24, from Morganton, North Carolina, reportedly passed out on drugs as her son, Landyn Melton, died of hypothermia after freezing on the front porch of her house in March.
The published reserve is only $78,000, so the highest bid just over that (plus a 10 percent buyer premium) will win the 2800-square-foot, three-bedroom house at 2614 Morganton Road.
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According to the 2010 Census," Jeffrey explained, "there were only 16,681 people in Morganton.