Editor’s note: This feature mines our archives for what was going on this week in local history.
More than a thousand guests attended a private funeral for former first lady Barbara Bush Saturday, including four former presidents and three former first ladies, as well as the current first lady.
"Every year, as those endless summer days approach, I start to wonder how I’m going to divide my time between work and kids."
As I walked into McDowell High School’s gymnasium Friday morning, I was shocked at the number of students who showed up to discuss school safety on the anniversary of the Columbine school shooting.
On the 19th anniversary of the school shooting at Columbine High School, students at McDowell High School and McDowell Early College walked out of class and assembled to show honor for lives lost and discuss what changes could be made to school safety.
For the rising kindergartner, starting school can be an exciting yet stressful experience for the both the child and the parent. Registering your child early for the upcoming school year is important to schools for planning and budgeting purposes. Here is a list of times at McDowell County e…
A former store manager was arrested and charged after allegedly embezzling almost $17,000 from her employer for over three months, authorities said Friday.
Fatima Faruq didn't go to her high school senior prom. She had a new son back then, 18 years ago, and was focused on saving money for what would be her first apartment.
McDowell County second-graders are teaming up with the Corpening Memorial YMCA to learn about drowning prevention.
As Amazon executives recently toured finalist locations to help select what they've dubbed HQ2, they asked public officials about what sort of "compatible cultural and community environment" - the wording from the company's search parameters - each city offers, adding to speculation about whether Amazon will choose a liberal stronghold.
The Democratic National Committee filed a multimillion-dollar lawsuit Friday against the Russian government, the Trump campaign and the WikiLeaks organization alleging a far-reaching conspiracy to disrupt the 2016 campaign and tilt the election to Donald Trump.
Clive Doyle, a Branch Davidian who escaped the flames at Mount Carmel, took great pains Thursday to attend a memorial service he has planned for 25 years.
The problem with the new comedy is not that it is offensive (as the backlash to its trailer would suggest) but that it is bland.
“I’ve thrown a wrench into things,” said Theresa Ellen Terry — a blunt-talking 61-year-old who goes by the nickname Red. “And, by God, they’re going to throw the book at me.”
T.S. Eliot wrote "April is the cruelest month," and April 20 stands out if you want to zero in on a specific date besieged with bad news.
On a shoestring budget, the film pulls off a few impressive visuals and set pieces. But there’s just too much slack between the good stuff.
- The Third Carolina Donut Festival takes place this Saturday. The popular event will offer all kinds of delicious treats, fun activities, live music, two races, a pageant and numerous vendors this Saturday in downtown Marion. The festival will kick off with the half marathon at 7:30 a.m. on…
A Marion duo was arrested and charged after deputies and U.S. Marshals found stolen items from a Black Mountain residence as well as a small amount of meth in their car, authorities said Thursday.
Hundreds of passengers fled in lifeboats. Hundreds more perished, going down with the ship or freezing to death in the icy water. The only one of Titanic's lifeboats to turn back to the wreckage found body after body - until it discovered a young Chinese man, still alive, clinging to a piece of wood.
“The more cars you have, the more you have to spread your resources across, and the thinner those resources become,” Wilson said. “You don’t need a third of the field to compete for championships.”
When the Weather Channel launched in 1982, its founder, John Coleman, knew he was on to the start of something important and something special.