McDowell detectives need your help in two apparently unrelated motor vehicle thefts reported within the same week.
Shortly after 4 p.m. Tuesday, emergency units responded to 69 Ray Roland Drive in Marion after receiving calls about vehicles on fire at Ray Roland Used Car & Parts. According to Marion Fire Department officials, a worker said the fire started when they were dragging a vehicle across the…
An Asheville woman was arrested and charged after an anonymous tip and surveillance footage revealed she’d stolen a debit card in Marion and made purchases in Nebo, authorities said Tuesday.
A Morganton man sentenced to 25 years in prison for a Burke County robbery and attempted murder was given an additional 20 years in McDowell in a similar case.
One of McDowell County’s long-standing fire departments is celebrating 40 years of service with plans to relocate to a new station.
A Marion boy with a rare sight disorder will have the chance to see the world in 20/20 vision thanks to a pair of electronic glasses, a Go Fund Me page and your help.
A Marion man was arrested on child sex charges after allegedly having inappropriate contact with a 15-year-old acquaintance, authorities said Thursday.
A Nebo man was sentenced to community service and unsupervised probation in McDowell County District Court after he was found at a school playground with a firearm when school was not in session.
Local agencies, responders and community members are invited to a dinner and meeting tomorrow to discuss possible safety tips in regards to this year’s fire season.
Seven months ago, Brittany Hughes was crossing a street in Chapel Hill when a turning car sideswiped her and broke her foot just two weeks before she was scheduled to run a marathon. Now, the Old Fort runner and UNC student has the chance to make a comeback this November in New York City.
Duke Energy at Bridgewater and the Lake Tahoma Warden will test their emergency sirens today Oct. 11, 2017 at noon. The public is not required to take any action during the tests.
Authorities said Tuesday they arrested and charged a Marion man for possessing meth after he and another person were spotted walking on the road and a deputy pulled over to chat.
As remnants of Tropical Storm Nate moved through McDowell Sunday, there were numerous flash flood, storm and tornado warnings throughout the weekend and no injuries locally, according to reports.
The N.C. Forest Service is encouraging North Carolinians to be mindful when burning leaves and debris in their yard.
UPDATE: This story has been updated to include Greggory Lowery's charges, according to the McDowell County Sheriff's Office
A man wounded in a Monday morning shooting in Nebo has died and a person who was with him during the gun battle is in custody, authorities said Wednesday afternoon.
A Leicester man was arrested and charged after allegedly borrowing and refusing to return a utility trailer, authorities said Wednesday.
Investigators with the McDowell County Sheriff’s Office are searching for a man who might have information about a shooting in Nebo early Monday morning.