The BDI Board of Directors voted unanimously to pass a resolution supporting the Connect NC Bond. The Bond will invest $2 billion in targeted, long-term projects across the state including money for the UNC System, the NC Community College System, state parks, the National Guard and more. To obtain more information about this exciting opportunity […]

Students Attend Career Fair Burke County Public Schools hosted its second annual career/job fair for high school students Thursday, May 7 at the RO Huffman Center in Drexel. Four hundred students from the four high schools and Hallyburton Academy were bused to the event for the opportunity to meet with potential future employers. The employers […]

Western North Carolina – specifically Burke County – has been highlighted by Textile Insight Magazine as a Hot Spot for textile production. The article focuses on 10 textile hubs that are making themselves more attractive for textile manufacturing, whether starting from scratch or through revitalization. Check out the article here!  

Click here for local coverage of the ribbon cutting from local media outlet Morganton News Herald. Click here to see news coverage from WBTV from the PEDS Legware ribbon cutting. Click here to read an article from the Governor’s office. Click here to learn more about PEDS. Click here to watch the PEDS Grand Opening […]

Bryan Steen, Burke County Manager and Chairman of Burke Development, Inc., visited Norway recently to meet the new CEO of Ekornes, which has a facility located in Morganton. “We wanted to thank them for their presence in Burke County and let them know that we are certainly interested in helping to facilitate their growth,” said […]