A story of good intentions — and government blunders.
A brand-spankin' new film festival by the McDowell Arts Council (MACA) is set for the thriving micropolitan of Marion this year.
After mass shootings across the country, officials have to confront what to do with everyday venues transformed by bloodshed.
An incumbent for county commission and a newcomer hoping to unseat a congressman both filed for candidacy this week.
On Tuesday morning, U.S. Rep. Mark Meadows (R-11), who officially filed for re-election on Monday, visited McDowell Technical Community College for a tour of the Universal Advanced Manufacturing Center and to attend a meeting by the Workforce Pipeline Committee in one of four public events t…
Once again, scammers are targeting McDowell County residents, and authorities are urging citizens to steer clear of their false claims.
WASHINGTON – Nearly 9,000 rural homes and businesses in North Carolina – including almost 300 in McDowell County -- that are currently unserved by high-speed Internet service could get connectivity in the near future.
Farmer, a 13-year-old singing ventriloquist and the reigning "America's Got Talent" champion, is coming to Tulsa to perform at the Brady Theater.
The story of William Williamson illustrates how enslaved black people used Virginia law to fight for their freedom and their families.
Investigators with the McDowell County Sheriff’s Office continue to hunt for the driver of this white Jeep, believed to be responsible for thefts on Old Glenwood Road.
The adoptive parents of Erica Parsons will be charged with first-degree murder, Rowan County Sheriff Kevin Auten said in a Tuesday morning news conference.
The 2017 All-American pitcher was thankful for his ORU teammates to help him get through a trying time: “I couldn’t sleep. I couldn’t eat. I just sat there and watched the news and saw all the devastation."
The ShibSibs are the second set of siblings to win an Olympic ice dance medal, first in more than 25 years. Over the years they've heard the comments from those who don't understand, or even the concerns of those inside the sport who do. Can siblings really succeed in this sport? Should they?
The terra-cotta cavalryman statue Rohana targeted was valued at $4.5 million, the FBI said. It was a $5,000 thumb.
Old Fort aldermen are blasting a plan to move the N.C. Gold Festival to a new location out of town, but the festival’s organizer said Old Fort was never intended to be the event’s permanent home.
Two middle schoolers were honored, not punished, for calling the police on themselves when a soccer ball took a bad bounce and damaged a church.
At approximately 11:56 a.m. Monday, emergency units from Marion Fire Department, McDowell EMS, McDowell Rescue Squad and the Marion Police Department responded to a motor vehicle collision at the intersection of Sugar Hill Road and Rankin Drive. The driver of the tan-colored Volvo, Austin Pa…
A Marion man with several outstanding warrants was arrested and charged after a traffic stop turned up a half gram of meth, authorities said Monday.
Gov. Roy Cooper recently announced an innovative opportunity for high school girls to explore the field of cybersecurity through a competitive online game called Girls Go CyberStart.
While most realize Olympians receive mountains of apparel and other sport-related gear, U.S. athletes receive a less-discussed prize — an Olympic ring, gifted them by U.S. Olympic Committee sponsor O.C. Tanner, a global professional development firm.