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Report: Marion man charged with sex crimes

Authorities said Friday they arrested a Marion man for allegedly having inappropriate contact with a 6-year-old girl almost 10 years ago.

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Friday 08/26/2016
Back-to-school safety: Use these tips to keep children safe on and around buses
Updated: August 26, 2016 - 12:11 pm

Every day millions of students use school buses as transportation to and from school. Although school buses represent the safest form of highway transportation, there are a number of safety factors of which both student and drivers should be aware. Hoping to ensure school bus safety, McDowell County Sheriff Dudley Greene encourages caution whenever school buses are present.

Upcoming road closures in Marion
Posted: August 26, 2016

The following roads will be closed for upcoming events, according to the Marion Police Department. The roadways and times of closure are as follows:

Thursday 08/25/2016
Report: Marion man leaks lewd video
Posted: August 25, 2016

A Marion man facing previous charges of statutory rape has been arrested and charged with leaking a private, sexual video on Facebook.

2 wheels, a lot of luck: Marion student bests 130,000 others to win new motorcycle
Posted: August 25, 2016

An Appalachian State student from Marion blew the competition away and won a brand new Yamaha motorcycle in a nationwide sweepstakes.

Wednesday 08/24/2016
BELIEVE RUN 5K: Event proceeds to benefit the family of Shane Wyatt
Posted: August 24, 2016

The staff at Nebo Elementary is hosting a 5k to benefit the family of an Old Fort man who recently lost his life while on vacation.

Marion man wanted in Arkansas
Posted: August 24, 2016

Authorities said Wednesday they arrested a Marion man for allegedly possessing a stolen vehicle and for having pending charges in Arkansas.

Sleeping man leads to drug bust
Posted: August 24, 2016

Authorities said Tuesday they arrested three suspects for possessing meth and drug paraphernalia in a Marion hotel room.

Tuesday 08/23/2016
Trouble mounts for counterfeiting suspects
Posted: August 23, 2016

Authorities said Tuesday that new charges have been filed against four McDowell suspects involved in the recent counterfeit bust.