A Marion felon charged in 2012 with having inappropriate contact with a teenager was given at least seven years in prison in January.
A man and woman on Burke County’s most wanted list for child abuse allegations were arrested after a short standoff Wednesday at a motel in Michigan.
The North Carolina Center for Missing Persons, which is overseen by the State Highway Patrol, is proud to announce the implementation of the N.C. Blue Alert system. The system is used to notify the public when any law enforcement officer in North Carolina has been violently attacked and a su…
Authorities said Thursday a Marion duo was found with drugs during a traffic checkpoint where the driver rolled up with a syringe tucked behind his ear.
McDowell County has a critical need for foster families. McDowell County DSS will be offering a Foster parent orientation on February 27th at McDowell County DSS at 6:00pm. You must attend the orientation to be enrolled in the upcoming foster parent TIPS-MAPP classes. If you or someone you k…
Two 15-year-old McDowell High students face felony charges after authorities found more than 100 pills in their possession on school grounds, according to a report.
McDowell County sheriff’s deputies need the public’s help locating a local man who has skipped court on numerous occasions and now is on the run from the law.
A classic, modernist play on the struggles of body image, liberation and abuse comes to Marion starting this weekend to raise awareness for domestic violence and support a local DV shelter.
A Marion man tied to a string of thefts in 2015 was given at least six years in prison during the January term of McDowell County Superior Court.
Authorities said Monday they arrested and charged a Nebo man with allegedly trying to sell his friend’s power tools online and stealing his mother’s car.
High winds and falling trees on Thursday resulted in over 900 residents without power, estimates of structural damage and a woods fire, according to reports.
Some McDowell News home delivery subscribers are reporting missing newspapers this morning. Newspapers were delivered on schedule, but strong winds Wednesday night and Thursday morning have scattered some. If you look around your yard and still cannot find your newspaper, give us a call at 5…