A Columbus, N.C. man has filed a lawsuit against McDowell County government, the McDowell County Sheriff’s Office and Sheriff Dudley Greene due to an incident that occurred in December 2008.
The echo of children laughing and conversations between parents fill Gypsy Mountain Blueberry Patch on most days during the late summer.
Editor’s note: This is the second of a three-part series exploring resources currently available to McDowell County’s homeless population.
Editor’s note: This is the first of a three-part series exploring resources currently available to McDowell County’s homeless population.Editor’s note: This is the first of a three-part series exploring resources currently available to McDowell County’s homeless population.
The issue of same-sex marriage will be brought before the McDowell County Register of Deeds office on Tuesday.
A Marion woman was recently arrested for allegedly having inappropriate sexual contact with a teenage girl.
Prolonged exposure to high temperatures can be dangerous to both man and beast.
A Marion woman was recently charged and arrested by the McDowell County Sheriff’s Office for possession of a firearm by a felon.
Marion’s own celebrity chef Bruce Brown and his Halloween Hangover Cheesecake will appear on Spike TV’s competition reality show “Frankenfood” this Sunday night.
History will come alive with a bang on Saturday at Historic Carson House.
On Tuesday, the Marion City Council heard about a new project to help senior citizens when they are faced with a medical emergency.
An elegant night of dancing and music await those who take part in the first-ever Midsummer Nights Dream Masquerade at the McDowell Senior Center.
Six teenagers were charged in connection with breaking into two businesses and a school, Marion police said Wednesday.
McDowell County Sheriff’s Office investigators are looking for these three men believed to have stolen items from a Nebo residence over the weekend.
Residents of McDowell, Caldwell and Alexander counties who are experiencing a mental health crisis or need medical detox from alcohol or drugs will be served by a new behavioral health crisis facility scheduled to open by the end of 2015 in Lenoir.
The Marion Police Department is investigating the larceny of a 2013 Ford E-250 van, white in color. The vehicle was stolen from A/C Heating and Air Conditioning at 829 East Court St., Marion on July 15. The vehicle has the following business name and marking on both sides and rear door: Bryant A/C Heating and Air Conditioning (828) 652-8477. The vehicle was displaying a NC registration tag# CCY-5345, VIN# 1FTNE2EWXDDA14132.
Thursday evening, the public can participate in a discussion about a significant skirmish that happened during the American Revolution in what is now McDowell County.
The McDowell County Commissioners approved Monday a new policy for the various non-profit agencies that get county money.
Two suspects were taken into custody after law enforcement agents searched a Marion home.
The family of fallen U.S. Forest Service officer Jason Crisp received a heartwarming surprise in June from a woman many states away.
A new group is being formed to give a voice for customers with Rutherford Electric Membership Corp. who are worried about the rising costs of their electrical service. But a statement from the electrical cooperative contends that this new group may have a “hidden agenda.”
Movie star Owen Wilson took in some local history during his visit to Old Fort, stopping by the Mountain Gateway Museum on Friday.
Guitar player Andy Wood can now check “world-travelling rock star” off his bucket list.
Bystanders in Old Fort were out star gazing on Friday as film crews with the new Zach Galifianakis comedy steadily moved into town.
One of the largest LINC classes recently graduated from McDowell Technical Community College.
A Marion couple has filed a lawsuit against the city of Marion because of raw sewage that backed up through sewer lines and into a structure on their property, causing more than $40,000 worth of damage.
A Marion woman has been charged with stealing her neighbor’s property, authorities said on Friday.
This summer, the young volunteers with the Carolina Cross Connection are back in McDowell County to help deserving folks with their minor home repairs.
Officer Matthew Huggins, of the Marion Police Department, charged Michael Thomas Brown, 38, of Clinchfield Loop, Marion, with assault on a female, false imprisonment, assault on a child under 12, and felony assault by strangulation.
A Marion man was taken into custody after authorities say he broke into several residences in April.
Marion police officers are asking the public’s help in locating a suspect wanted for several crimes.
An 11-year-old boy was hurt Tuesday evening when he was hit by a vehicle on U.S. 70 West.
Folks in Old Fort are gearing up for Hollywood lights, cameras and action scenes to be filmed on Friday as part of the comedy “Untitled Armored Car Project.”
This fall, local voters will have three candidates to choose from as they pick their new members for the McDowell County Soil and Water Conservation District’s board of supervisors.
A late recruitment event at both middle schools will offer rising sixth- and seventh-graders who haven’t signed up for band one more chance to register for the class during the 2014-15 school year.
The McDowell Trails Association (MTA) invites the public to its annual meeting at the Marion Depot on Tuesday, July 15, from 5:30-7:30 p.m.
For the 16th year in a row, one local organization is making sure students in McDowell County Public Schools have the supplies they need when the bell rings.
Foothills Community Theatre (FCT) recently announced shows for its 2014-15 season.
A suspect has been charged in a boating accident over the holiday weekend that sent one person to the hospital by helicopter.
The clock is ticking for one local animal organization to meet a state requirement needed to keep its dog rescue licensed.
Authorities said Monday an Old Fort man was charged with stealing thousands of dollars worth of tubing from a Marion plant.
13-year-old Jessie Bowen has been located, according to the Marion Police Department.
This summer, folks in downtown Marion can enjoy surfing the web faster and more reliably while watching their kids play at the splash pad or the playground.
Disease Detective Camp, a summer enrichment program sponsored by GEAR UP in McDowell County Schools, recently ended its first session.
Moped owners could find themselves having to register and pay insurance on their scooters.
Phone service is currently out for a large part of the Dysartsville community in McDowell County. The Dysartsville Fire Department is being manned and citizens are asked to report emergencies to fire officials there if phone service is unavailable. Current projected time of restoration is 4 p.m. McDowell County Emergency Management is monitoring this situation and will pass on additional information as it becomes available.
On Friday, Marion will celebrate the nation’s 238th birthday with the traditional Independence Day parades and fireworks. Old Fort will have a parade too and fireworks for the first time in almost a decade.
Escaped convict Michael Calloway,39, of Buncombe County was captured after he was found swimming in Price Lake on the Blue Ridge Parkway near Blowing Rock, the Watauga Democrat reports.
Two people have been arrested and charged with drug possession, Old Fort authorities said Thursday.
Investigators with the McDowell County Sheriff’s Office are asking for the public’s help identifying a woman who allegedly used a stolen debit card.