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

  Stricter shopping rules begin in Wilkesboro and North Wilkesboro

  Winter makes a quick stop back in the North Carolina mountains

  Day 1 of Stay at Home in Burke County

  Volunteers help sanitize downtown Morganton and elsewhere

  Avery deputies help deliver supplies to people most vulnerable to coronavirus

  Burke County Schools handing out thermometers with meals

  People flock to parks to ‘feel normal again’ during pandemic

  Burke County Public Schools opening emergency daycare sites for coronavirus crisis

  No school does not mean no schoolwork in Lincoln County

  School buses used to deliver food for students in Burke County

ACC suspends all athletic-related activities due to coronavirus fears

  Winter makes its (seemingly) weekly return to the NC Mountains

  Hickory City Walk construction reaches downtown Union Square

  More snow falls in the N.C. mountains

  Winter pattern setting in along the N.C. high country as March looms

Budget impasse forces delayed opening for the new NC School of Science and Mathematics

  Snowfall below normal but winter tourism up, say officials

  Fire at historic Balls Creek Campground was intentionally set, lab tests confirm

  Mountains prepare for possible snow

  SUV hits daycare building after mother forgets to put car in park, no one hurt

  Winter expected to return to the N.C. mountains in time for holiday weekend

  Residents want state to take over private road after washout

  Strong storms, tornado leave damage across North Carolina

Flooding in foothills continues

  Mountains and foothills brace for heavy rain

  Man wanted after invasion leads to sexual assault in Town of Catawba

  Mountain snowfall leads to early school dismissals

  More snow in the mountains, no major issues

  Mild winter in the NC mountains, even with snowfall expected overnight

  Caldwell authorities awaiting autopsy results after remains are found