• Burke Co. school volunteer charged with indecent liberties with student


    MORGANTON, N.C. - A man who volunteered for East Burke High School for more than 20 years is now accused of indecent liberties with a student.

    The Morganton News Herald reported investigators charged George Powell, 71.

    Police said the incident took place on April 18.

    Police did not say how old the accuser is or where the incident took place.

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