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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…

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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…

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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.

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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…