Wednesday, 12 September 2018 04:00

State Of Emergency Declared For Burke County

In preparation for Hurricane Florence, which could still have tropical storm winds and rain by the time it reaches western North Carolina, a State of Emergency has been declared in Burke County.

On Tuesday, Jeff Brittain, the Chairman of the Burke County Board of Commissioners issued a State of Emergency for the following specific areas within the jurisdiction of the unincorporated areas of the County of Burke, the City of Morganton, the Town of Drexel, the Town of Glen Alpine, the Burke County portion of the Town of Rhodhiss, the Town of Connelly Springs, the Town of Valdese, the Town of Rutherford College, and the Burke County portion of the Town of Long View.

The proclamation states that there are no restrictions or prohibitions imposed at this time.

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