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Business Links in Burke County.

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  • Burke County Chamber of Commerce - Information on Burke County and local businesses

  • Small Business Center at Western Piedmont Community College - The center is designed to help businesses succeed, through additional training, one-on-one counseling, or providing clients with contacts and information.

  • Henredon - Local furniture manufacturer in Morganton, NC.

  • James Tool Company - Located in Morganton, NC. Designs and Fabricates tools.

  • Huitt Mills, Inc. - Manufacturer of men's, ladies', and children's sport and casual socks located in Hildebran, NC.

  • Alpine Towers - Construction & training organization specializing in ropes courses

  • Molded Fiber Glass of N.C. - a leader in the field of reinforced plastics and composites, serving diverse markets with a variety of composite material systems.

  • Gerresheimer Glass Packaging - develop and produce high-quality specialty products made of glass and plastic, primarily for the pharma & life science industry.

  • SAFT America - World Leader in High Technology Batteries

  • Packaging Corporation of Amerca: PCA Morganton - a full service supplier of innovative corrugated packaging in the Carolinas, Tennessee, and southern Virginia.

  • Cherokee Manufactoring Distribution - Manufactures and Distributes products for the Landscape and Horticulture Industry, Wreath Rings, and CNC/ Wire Forming products

  • Toner Machining and Technologies, Inc. - provides complete turnkey solutions, designs and builds workholding fixtures, special machines, and gages for many Fortune 100 Companies located across the United States and around the world.

  • SGL Carbon Group - one of the world's leading manufactures of carbon-based products. Our comprehensive portfolio ranges from carbon and graphite products to carbon fibers and composites.

Churches and Non-Profits in Burke County

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Churches in Burke County

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Non-profit organizations in the Burke County area.

  • Burke County United Way - United Way focuses on human services that affect people, supporting 18 private non-profit agencies and 21 programs for people in Burke County. These agencies have earned the right to be member agencies by meeting our community’s highest standards of quality service, financial efficiency and accountability. For a list of the agencies or more information on the United Way, see their website.
    This is a great site for a comprehensive listing of non-profit groups in the county

  • Burke County Literacy Council - The Burke County Literacy Council is a non-profit organization founded in 1988. Our mission is to teach adults and their families to read and/or to improve their literacy skills and to install in all those served a commitment to life-long learning.

  • Piedmont & Western Railroad Club - Model railroad club located in the historic "Old Rock School" on Main St. in downtown Valdese, NC. Links to other model railroad clubs & contains images of railroad stations and cars

  • Optimist Club of Morganton - Gives information on Optimist creed, mission, and club projects. Fosters an optimistic way of life for improvement of individuals and society

  • Forest Fire Lookout Association - involved in research of former forest fire lookout sites, ground cabins and early forest fire detection methods; encourages efforts of public groups and others in the restoration of forest fire lookouts.

Government Links in Burke County.

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Health Services Sites in Burke County

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  • Burke County Health Department - The website for the Burke County Health Department.

  • Blue Ridge Healthcare System - Includes Grace Hospital, Grace Ridge (a non-profit retirement community), Grace Heights (nursing home), and the Phifer Wellness Center in Morganton, NC

  • Food and Nutrition Services - Bilingual website for Food and Nutrition Services (FNS), the new name for the Food Stamp Program in North Carolina.

  • HealthCare.gov - HealthCare.gov: Take health care into your own hands. A federal government Website managed by the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services.

  • Cuidados de salud - Cuidados de salud: Tome control del cuidado de su salud. Sitio web del gobierno federal administrado por el Departamento de Salud y Servicios Humanos de los EE. UU.

  • Medical Heights OB-GYN, PA - Obstetrical & Gynecological care including a nurse midwife. Located in Morganton, NC

History Related Information in Burke County

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Genealogy Links

  • Burke County NCGenWeb - Burke County Page of the North Carolina GenWeb Project

  • Ancestry.com - This is not a free page. You must pay a fee & subscribe to make full use of this page. However, there is a free area with access to a few databases. A database will stay in the free are for about a week & is then changed. The Social Security Index is always available for free.

  • Burke County Genealogical Web - Burke County, NC page of US GenWeb. The US GenWeb Project provides Internet websites for genealogical research in every county and every state of the US.

  • Census Online - Contains links to census records that have been transcribed. Not much here yet, but growing.

  • Geographic Names Information System - US Geological Service online database. it will find townships, etc. and then link to the Tiger Map Server to display the location.

  • North Carolina Genealogy Society - Gives information on membership publications, annual meetings, & workshops available from the society, as well as contact information for local societies.

  • NC Division of Archives and History - Gives info on the mission statement, calendar of events, contact information, maps to the archives. Also provides information on its divisions, such as State Capitol Visitor Services, State historic Preservation Office, & state historic sites.

  • North Carolina Gen Connect - Contains queries, obituaries, and biographies concerning residents of NC. From here, you can access all the NC counties that use this system, as well as link to other states. You can do searches on all surnames in the GenWeb Query System.

  • The Records Vault - Court Records Are (Catawba, Cleveland, Lincoln, Orange, Person, & Rutherford counties).

  • Cyndi's List of Genealogy Sites on the Internet - Many pages of genealogical links. Provides links to libraries, archives, museums, newspapers, maps, gazetteers, county web pages, and records for doing NC genealogy.

  • Jeff Weaver's Page - Collection of primary documents about Northwestern North Carolina (Ashe, Alleghany, Watagua & Wilkes County) and Grayson Co., Virginia. Warning: Some of the files on this site are very large

  • Index to the War of 1812 Pay Rolls and Muster Rolls - Index to approximately 40,000 names appearing in Pay Rolls of Militia Entitled Land Bounty Under the Act of Congress of Sept. 28, 1850 and its supplement Muster Rolls of the Virginia Militia in the War of 1812

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Links to media providers in the Burke County area.

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  • News-Herald - Morganton, NC newspaper covering top stories, local weather, obituaries, & links to other news organizations

  • Big Dawg 92.1 FM - Radio station that services Burke County and surrounding counties with country music

  • AM 1490 WSVM - Radio station located in Valdese, NC

  • WFHE 90.3 - Sister station to WFAE 90.7fm in Charlotte. Features the award-winning news and entertainment programming mix that includes favorites such as Car Talk, Morning Edition, All Things Considered and A Prairie Home Companion.

School Related Links for the Burke County area.

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  • Burke County School System - The main site for Burke County Schools

  • Southmountain Children's Homes - Modern residential child care facilities located in the mountains of Burke County near Lake James.

  • North Carolina School for the Deaf - providing quality, comprehensive, developmental, and educational opportunities for eligible students ages birth to 21 and their families so that students can develop the skills necessary to lead productive lives - vocationally, socially, and personally - resulting ultimately in the achievement of their highest potential for independent and successful lives.

  • J. Iverson Riddle Developmental Center - The J. Iverson Riddle Center in Morganton, North Carolina is an ICF/MR-certified facility. We provide comprehensive residential care to citizens from 34 counties in the western portion of the state.To be eligible for admission to the Riddle Center a person must have a diagnosis of profound or severe mental retardation, or a related developmental disability.

  • North Carolina Public School Infoweb - Sponsored by the Department of Public Instruction; links to public school systems in NC

  • International School Web Registry - Links to elementary & secondary schools and school districts in NC

  • Western Piedmont Community College - Community College Located in Morganton, NC

  • College Foundation of North Carolina - CFNC helps you find information and prepare for college and paying for college