Graphic design and photography students at McDowell Tech will show off their best works on Thursday from 4-7 p.m. in the Cedar Building on campus.

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To find out how to adopt these loveable animals, contact Rusty’s Legacy at 828-460-3190, or rustyslegacync@aol.com. Adoption events are held at the Black Mountain and Morganton Tractor Supply stores from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. alternate Saturdays. The rescue is open to the public Thursdays from 4…

Fifth-grade students from each school attended the 10th annual countywide Career Fair on Friday, April 21 at McDowell Tech’s Universal Building. The hallways and classrooms were lined with businesses, organizations, schools, hospitals, and many more to talk and interact with the rising middl…

The annual downtown spring cleanup of Marion was held Saturday where multiple businesses, civic groups and community members joined together to clean up trash around the area. April 15 through the April 29 is considered Spring Litter Sweep in North Carolina. Through Friday, the city of Mario…

Editor’s note: This feature mines our archives for what was going on this week in local history.

Editor’s note: This feature mines our archives for what was going on this week in local history.

McSmiles’ students from each location gathered at Grace Community Park on Friday, April 7 to celebrate spring and Easter with an egg hunt, Easter bonnet parade, shaving cream art, easel painting, decorating Easter eggs and playing games like bean bag toss and basketball throw. McSmiles is a …

Mercy Fund Animal Rescue, of Marion, has many precious pets for families or individuals to adopt. Their mission is to save the lives of stray and unwanted animals, and place them into good, forever, loving homes. They are a foster-based rescue dedicated to saving the lives of all animals inc…

McSmiles’ students had a wild, Wild West campout for learning about Letterland’s Walter Walrus. The children dressed up like cowboys and cowgirls, and brought all of their camping gear like sleeping bags, flashlights and stick horses. McSmiles is a free part-time preschool program. Children …

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Editor’s note: This feature mines our archives for what was going on this week in local history.

Editor’s note: This feature mines our archives for what was going on this week in local history.

Editor’s note: This feature mines our archives for what was going on this week in local history.

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Editor’s note: This feature mines our archives for what was going on this week in local history.

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The 40th annual McDowell Fire, Rescue and EMS College hosted units from several parts of North Carolina.

Here are some photos taken by Chief Jeff McClure from the Little Miss McDowell 2017.