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Body Found in Carbon City Area

The Burke County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a body that was found on the banks of Catawba River today (October 22) in Morganton's Carbon City area. The body, an unidentified male, appears to have been in that location for about…

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Morganton Man Arrested for Murder

56-year-old Rodney Howard Sanders of Royce Street in Morganton has been arrested by Burke County Deputies on a felony murder charge. Just after 2:30 this morning (October 20), Deputies were dispatched to a reported shooting at an address on Royce…

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