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

  Alexander County officials feel “Left out” of the vaccine supply chain

  Hospital CEO apologizes for phone system issues in scheduling vaccinations in Burke County, says things will get better

  1 arrested, 1 still being sought after equipment theft worth $30K from rescue squad

  Long lines as Avery County begins 65+ COVID-19 vaccinations

  MLK weekend in the mountains ushered in with snow and cold temperatures

  Ashe County community stunned after teacher dies from COVID-19

  MLK weekend expected to draw tourists to ski resorts, despite COVID-19 concerns

  Mountains prepare for MLK weekend crowds amid surge in COVID-19 cases

  Tourists pack the N.C. mountains, some locals fear surge in COVID-19 coming

  Alexander County prepares to move to phase 1b in COVID-19 vaccinations

  Rainy, windy, day in N.C. mountains, white Christmas next

  Mountains prepping for possible White Christmas

  Vaccinations underway at Caldwell County hospital as emergency department has COVID-19 cluster

  North Carolina foothills preparing for ice

Second Burke Co. school in a week hit by COVID cluster, moves to remote learning

  COVID curfew comes at a tough time say tourist businesses in N.C. mountains

  Hospitals in Foothills preparing for COVID-19 vaccine

  Some N.C. mountains choose-and-cut lots running out of Christmas trees

  Appalachian Ski Mountain opens for the season with COVID-19 precautions

  Snow Days are now school days in Avery Co. thanks to virtual learning

  Snow and bitter cold sweep across the North Carolina mountains

  Despite requests to stay home, interstates fill with holiday travelers

  Avery County manager: Mask mandate is ‘only defense right now’ in fighting coronavirus

  Alexander County officials question designation of county as “Red” in coronavirus chart

  Alexander Co road damage from flooding expected to cost millions as assessment continues

  Some flooding in the foothills, more rain expected

  Lenoir Rhyne University moving everything on line as coronavirus surges off campus

  Bond projects in Hickory progressing, River Walk gets big boost

  Christmas tree cutting underway in NC Mountains

  Few lines at voting precincts in N.C. Foothills and Mountains