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

  Fall colors near peak at Grandfather Mountain, remnants of Hurricane Delta cause few issues

  Racing returns and so do fans to the Charlotte Motor Speedway this weekend

  Second football game in a row postponed for Appalachian State University due to COVID-19

  Restaurants hoping to save outdoor dining as colder weather approaches

  14 COVID-19 clusters reported at Appalachian State University

  Some movie theaters opening under Phase 3, others prepping for next week

  Expert optimistic this could be the best Fall color season in years

  Neighborhood starts Operation Goat Chomp to control kudzu

No fans, no tailgating allowed at Saturday’s UNCC vs Appalachian State football game

  Company sells truckloads of chicken to help in COVID-19 economic troubles

  No campus tailgating allowed for first two App. State home games

  COVID-19 cluster identified at Caldwell County courthouse

  Major COVID-19 outbreak reported at state prison in Avery County

  ‘We had no choice’: Alexander County Schools cut out bible verses from donated planners

  Picnic shelters in NC will open for up to 50 people starting Friday evening

  Playgrounds and museums soon to open under N.C. governor’s Phase 2.5 reopening

  Caldwell County enters 3rd week of in-person school ’going well,’ says superintendent

  Collections begin for victims of Hurricane Laura

  Help from N.C. already in Laura’s wake in the Gulf states, more on the way

  Samaritan’s Purse says it is ready to respond to Hurricane Laura

  Boone police start new program to handle party noise, will not expose officers to coronavirus

  Apple picking underway, pickers spreading out to stay safe

  Caldwell County Schools welcome students back to the classroom

  Lenoir Rhyne requiring negative COVID-19 test documentation from incoming students

  Thermal cameras among the preparations as first day of school looms for Caldwell County

  Heavy rain washes out N.C. road to seven families

  Morganton mayor hospitalized with COVID-19 encouraging others to wear face masks

  App State spending millions to prepare for students in the age of coronavirus

  Burke ambulances add new device to increase sanitizing

  Two campgrounds along the Blue Ridge Parkway open for the the first time this year