Steve Ohnesorge

Steve Ohnesorge

Bureau Reporter

Charlotte, NC

Steve started as a photographer at WBTV in 1975, leaving for CBS (New York) in 1980. He returned from New York a year later and in 1981, started the Morganton-based newsroom.

Recent Articles by Steve

  Wilson Creek in Pisgah Forest reopens to the public after 3-month closure

  Boat patrols to be beefed up on the lakes for the holiday weekend

  Petition drive aims to take down Confederate monument in Morganton, N.C.

  Catawba County law enforcement won’t be enforcing mask mandate, it’s not in the governor’s order

  Charlotte pet store employee accused of wrapping leash child’s neck

  Boone face mask mandate into fifth day as governor orders it statewide

  Nursing home celebrates survivors of COVID-19

  Face coverings required in public, commercial buildings in Boone starting Saturday

  A year after floods, some roads still not fixed because of covid 19 shutdown

  Implosion set for ‘High Rise Prison’ in Burke County

  36 subcontractor workers at an App State construction site test positive for COVID-19

  Police welcome community as George Floyd protest goes to Newton, N.C.

  Antibody testing continues in Burke County

  COVID-19 doesn’t stop graduation ceremonies in Burke County, with a catch

  Lake Levels rising as rain keeps falling, some flooding possible

  What was to be and what officials hope for at Charlotte Motor Speedway

  Heavy traffic on Blue Ridge Parkway but facilities remain closed

  Blue Ridge Parkway, Grandfather Mountain reopen as officials hope tourists will return

  Phase 1 reopening begins for small businesses in downtown Hickory

  Major push in COVID-19 testing as Avery County begins to reopen

  School food workers and bus drivers honored in Hickory

  Farmers Markets opening with COVID-19 guidelines

  First responders and Pink Heals give handmade face masks to Icard McDonald’s

  Grandfather Mountain Highland Games canceled for this summer

  “Several” employees test positive for COVID-19 at N.C. Tyson meat processing plant

  School buses are now mobile hotspots for internet in Caldwell County

  Avery County 1 of only 7 counties in NC with no COVID-19 cases

  Chicken sale in Morganton has people lined up for miles

  N.C. farmers say flow of migrant workers needs to continue

  Many small businesses ready to reopen, with a caveat