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

  Break-in near Burke County schools leads to lockdown and arrest

  Good Samaritans to the rescue in I-40 breakdown and fire

  Father accused of killing 2-month-old son appears before a judge in Morganton

  Governor Cooper urges business leaders to join him in his battle with lawmakers

  Students put up massive 9/11 memorial in Caldwell County

Missing man, who prompted search in Burke Co., found after spending two nights in shed

Health Care Tech charged and fired after allegedly helping accused felon escape from Broughton Hospital

  Glancing blow by Dorian leaves spotty damage behind on Oak Island

  Conditions deteriorating as Dorian makes it way to the Carolinas, flooding a major concern

  Crowds expected along Wilson Creek for the holiday weekend as county puts out a warning

  Hickory says downtown project will be complete next week

  Video of deputy punching man during arrest sparks investigation in Burke County

  Massive Bigfoot statue stolen from business in N.C. mountains

  Warning issued for online scams involving pet adoptions

  Daughter of Alexander County triple murder victim speaks

  9/11 Memorial Quilt Project on exhibit in Morganton

  16-year-old accused of having weapon of mass destruction, also suspected in series of shootings in Shelby

  Troopers: Driver was texting when she fatally struck man in Caldwell County

  Smooth opening to early start for Avery County Schools

  ATF offers $5K reward as break-ins target law enforcement cars in the foothills

  Summer’s over for school kids in Avery County

  Caldwell County D.A.R.E program fundraiser includes raffle for rifles

  Blue Ridge Energy builds 5th solar panel garden for members

Driver charged after towed food trailer splinters on Interstate 40

  Hickory City Walk Projects ramp up

  Burke Co murder suspect appears in court, 911 call released

  Bear sightings continue in western NC counties

  Rare ‘silver fox’ spotted in NC captured, man claims it’s his

  Town of Rhodhiss celebrates 50th anniversary of their part in the moon landing

Massive fire destroys N.C. chicken house, kills 11K chickens, causes more than $300k of damage