Aspen is a 4-year-old female Weimeriner mix; Jasmine is an 18-month-old female golden retriever mix; and Sugar is a female 18-month-old female boxer mix. All of these dogs and more are available for adoption at Rusty’s Legacy. For more information, call 460-3190.

Over 150 grandparents were honored at Nebo Elementary on Monday to have lunch with their grandchild. “We realize now the tremendous support grandparents give our children at Nebo Elementary,” said Principal Joyce Poplin.

McDowell County Student Mobile Instructional Laboratory (McSmiles) celebrated their first day of school for their three and four-year-old students. McSmiles instructor Dawn Vetter said this year the bus is serving approximately 120 students across the county. The bus makes stops at during th…

McDowell High School’s annual homecoming parade traveled down Main Street in Marion on Thursday in celebration of Friday's football game against T.C. Roberson. The parade featured the MHS Marching Band, NJROTC, Homecoming Court, the Marion Elementary football team and many other clubs and ac…

The Mountain Gateway Museum in Old Fort celebrated the town’s rich history of trains, trestles and tunnels with the annual Railroad Day festival. Volunteers from the N.C. Transportation Museum came to the event and had a table of railroad memorabilia. A Fairmont speeder, which was used by ra…

The second Marion Comic Con was a hit at McDowell High School on Saturday and organizers said the attendance was around 700. Folks who arrived at Marion Comic Con first were able to get a look at Herbie the Love Bug in the high school’s parking lot. In the commons area, a Mighty Morphin Powe…