From July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2017, Marion saw 23 new businesses open, which includes seven in the downtown, and witnessed 16 ribbon-cutting ceremonies. Two downtown businesses expanded during that period.
Interested in sharing your career to future prospects? Then signing up for McDowell High School’s College, Career & Volunteer Fair would be a great place to start.
A Marion man was arrested and charged with stealing and selling a dog box after the customer responded to a post on social media, authorities said Tuesday.
This Saturday, Tom Johnson’s Camping World will host the first annual Shine On event featuring local churches and ministries, resources, singers and local crafters.
The McDowell County Commissioners agreed Monday, Aug. 14 to move forward with a standalone public transportation system provided state funding is available.
East McDowell Middle School hosted a big community watch party Monday afternoon so young and old could come together and see the Great American Eclipse of 2017 in safety. Approximately 150 to 200 people gathered at the school for the event.
With some help from her trusty horses, a recent McDowell High graduate became the first student from this county to earn the statewide degree from the North Carolina Future Farmers of America (FFA). And 18-year-old Casey Murphy hopes her experience will lead to an equestrian career.
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The rate of lower body injuries is greater among young athletes who specialize in one sport year-round compared with those with low specialization or who play multiple sports.
A party for Ann Fish, who is celebrating her 60th year in journalism, took place Aug. 12 at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in Eden. Fish was hired by the Reidsville Review in 1957 greensboro.com/life/community_news/.
A parent of an Eastfield student told the McDowell County Board of Education Monday the new before- and after-school care for local students has caused some confusion.
DURHAM — Hundreds of counter protesters have gathered on East Main Street in downtown Durham, bracing for a march by white supremacist groups.
BARCELONA, Spain - Spanish police expanded the hunt Friday for the man who swerved his van onto Barcelona's iconic Las Ramblas promenade even as evidence of a wider web of plotters took shape after the worst terrorist attack on Spain in more than a decade.