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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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Morganton, NC, May 23, 2019 --( Leading retailer of high-quality ship model replicas announced that it has been featured in the leading magazine of the industry, Model Boats, in the June 2019 edition.
Edward Jerry Hiatt, 52, who has been charged in the long-unsolved murder of a top Hollywood television director Barry Crane in 1985, poses for a booking photo provided by the Burke County Jail in Morganton, North Carolina, U.S., May 10, 2019.
Brian King, the firm's managing partner, concedes that the populations of, say, Marion, Morganton and Lincolnton all small towns to the west of Charlotte will never be as large as they once were.
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"The population size will never be the same in Marion, Morganton and Lincolnton [that it once was], but if you're able to practice in all three, which aren't that far apart, you'll have the population size of Wilmington," said Brian King, managing partner of King Law Offices, which has offices in Rutherfordton and other small towns in North and South Carolina.
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CommScope has made possible donation and deployment of network infrastructure to the Alder Springs Deaf and Blind Community in Morganton, N.C., the company said.
Lamar Smitherman has retired as publisher of the Morganton (N.C.) News Herald and the Marion (N.C.) McDowell News.
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