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2012-07-14 23:01:55

Based in Morganton, NC, the office of Dr. Amy Brooks recently reached their 10 year anniversary.

2012-05-12 23:01:57

The site is the Morganton, NC-based, 10-year-old firm's first step in announcing its proprietary Website development programming code, Upstairs - technologies are invisible to the site visitor

2008-07-31 09:01:25

By Julie N. Chang, The News Herald, Morganton, N.C. Jul. 30--MORGANTON -- An injured hiker spent 20 hours crawling in the Linville Gorge before a hiking Eagle Scout happened to find him. Jakob Holly, 30, of Asheville was hiking alone when he fell from a rock at approximately 3 p.m. on Monday.

2008-07-30 06:00:49

By Julie N. Chang, The News Herald, Morganton, N.C. Jul. 29--MORGANTON -- Cars lined up throughout Monday and Tuesday to buy gas for $3.69 per gallon at the Tobacco Barn at 1018 Old N.C. 18.

2008-07-27 09:00:24

By Sharon McBrayer, The News Herald, Morganton, N.C. Jul. 26--MORGANTON -- A drought bill now in the hands of Gov. Mike Easley doesn't include restrictions on private wells, thanks, in part, to legislators representing Burke County. Rep. Mitch Gillespie, R-McDowell/Burke, and Sen.

2008-07-27 09:00:23

By Sharon McBrayer, The News Herald, Morganton, N.C. Jul. 26--MORGANTON -- If you're going to build a well soon, you or your driller will have to visit the county offices first.

2008-07-16 06:00:24

By Sharon McBrayer, The News Herald, Morganton, N.C. Jul. 15--MORGANTON -- After state wildlife officials lost the first request, Burke County officials are trying again. Boaters will likely have to slow down when they near the N.C. 126 bridge on Lake James.

2008-06-22 09:00:30

By Sharon McBrayer, The News Herald, Morganton, N.C. Jun. 21--MORGANTON -- A psychiatrist who recently resigned from Broughton Hospital says the hospital is a dangerous place for workers. Hospital officials deny the accusation. Dr. Shujaat Nathani started at Broughton in September 2005.


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swell-mobsman
  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.