Community Owned. Local News. Burke County, NC.
Spoke at Morganton Community House

Jimmy Carter raised the roof in Morganton in March 0f 1976

'I'll never lie to you.'

Posted 2/25/23

Many things about Tuesday, March 9, 1976, have long since been forgotten. ... But I do remember being on the front row when a slight man in a dark suit strode to the front of a cheering crowd at the Morganton Community House, flashed a grin as wide as a country mile, and said, “My name is Jimmy Carter and I’m running for President.”

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