For the first time ever, McDowell Early College (MEC) will host the county-wide talent on Friday.
Foothills Conservancy of North Carolina and Camp Grier in Old Fort have collaborated to permanently conserve 203 acres in the Jarrett Creek watershed portion of the non-profit camp’s property.
Local citizens have the chance to be swept away by vibrant colors and personal reflection thanks to a local artist’s latest gallery.
Scam Alert! The Marion Police Department would like to warn the citizens of Marion and McDowell Co.of a phone scam that is active in our area. Beware of individual(s) calling and saying that you have won a sum of money through the Publishers Clearing House. They would ask for you to register…
Residents in the North Cove and Woodlawn areas of McDowell county can expect to see smoke today from the White Creek Fire, burning in the Linville Gorge Wilderness Area. Fire managers are assessing weather conditions for a potential window to conduct burn out operations this afternoon. The f…
A Forest City woman was charged with over 27 felony counts of fraud and theft while working as an in-home nurse for a Lake Lure couple, according to Rutherford County authorities.
A Burke County man charged in December with two separate cases of robbing and attempting to kill two McDowell citizens was given at least 25 years in prison in Burke County Superior Court.
UPDATE: The White Creek Fire, originally estimated at 585 acres Monday morning, has doubled to 1,365 acres due to backburn efforts, according to the U.S. Forest Service's evening update.
Over the last several years, unique hand-carved figures have come in and out of the McDowell Visitors Center, crafted by a former meat cutter from south of Chicago.
UPDATE: The A&E show 'Cold Case Files,' which had rescheduled an episode featuring a McDowell murder case, has again been postponed. We were forwarded the following email statement today: "AETV has made some changes. AE is going through a reboot of the Cold Case Files series, meaning thi…
The 40th Annual McDowell Fire, Rescue an EMS College is this weekend with 1,200 or more registered students from all over North Carolina.
SNOW SHOWERS MOVED FROM THE NORTHERN PART OF MCDOWELL INTO MARION OVERNIGHT CAUSING SOME ROADS TO BE COVERED WITH LIGHT SNOW. BLACK ICE IS BEING REPORTED IN AND AROUND DOWNTOWN MARION.
The Old Fort Board of Aldermen met on Monday to discuss mowing and repairs for the Old Fort Cemetery and updates on trademarks for the town logo.