Paula Avery of the West Marion Forum and Rachel Withrow of the Crooked Door Coffee House graduated in May from the Rural Economic Development Institute (REDI), an intensive, three-month training program designed for rural community leaders. Rural Center President Patrick Woodie presented cer…
McDowell County Sheriff’s Office investigators are looking for the suspect that stole more than $3,000 worth of tools from a job site.
West Marion Elementary School was selected to receive a 2017 Lowe's Toolbox for Education grant in the amount of $,4500 for the project called Time for an Update from the Lowe's Charitable and Educational Foundation. Ashley Greene, the media coordinator at WME, applied for the grant and will…
The agenda for Monday’s special called meeting of the McDowell County Board of Education was released on Thursday highlighting the line items for discussion.
A retirement celebration took place on June 5 at Glenwood Elementary to honor Beth Lolley Silver with the prestigious Long Leaf Pine Award presented to her by State Rep. Josh Dobson.
Two state grants were awarded Thursday for economic development projects in McDowell County: the planned Holiday Inn Express on N.C. 226 South in Marion and the renovation of the Ethan Allen plant building in Old Fort.
A Nebo man was charged and arrested after he was found with nearly nine ounces of pot and cash during a traffic stop, authorities said Thursday.
N.C. Sen. Dan Bishop took to Twitter Wednesday night to criticize what he calls “jihad media” reporting on the state budget bill.
The state Senate approved Thursday a bipartisan House bill that is designed to help provide better communication and interaction between deaf and hard-of-hearing motorists and law enforcement officials.
WASHINGTON - Senate Republicans on Thursday released a health-care bill that would curtail federal Medicaid funding, repeal taxes on the wealthy and eliminate funding for Planned Parenthood as part of an effort to fulfill a years-long promise to undo Barack Obama's signature health-care law.
STONEVILLE — New details emerged Thursday regarding a suspected drunk-driving crash that sent three children to the hospital.
Three mid-level drug dealers wanted since a massive conspiracy roundup last Thursday, June 15 are now in custody with five still on the loose.
HIGH POINT — Police investigators have identified and obtained a warrant for arrest of a High Point man in a Wednesday night shooting that injured a 32-year-old man.
An American Airlines flight returned safely to Charlotte Douglas airport about 11:45 p.m. Wednesday after developing a mechanical problem en route to London and circling the area south of Winston-Salem for about four hours as it burned off fuel for the return landing.
A new study by Americans for the Arts, a national nonprofit organization, shows that spending on arts and culture in Forsyth County is up $20 million since 2010 when the last similar study was done. The results of the study were announced Wednesday at a meeting of local arts leaders.
If there’s something fishermen can learn from these June weekends, it’s to better appreciate the days when weather, sea conditions, tide and moon phases strike a pose in the same picture and give us one of those times when catches become etched-in-time memories.
State Commissioner of Agriculture Steve Troxler disputes the state auditor's report that says North Carolina's inspectors are too soft on dairy contamination.
A Marion man accused of having inappropriate contact with a 10-year-old girl in January was given nearly three years in prison during McDowell County Superior Court.
The Marion City Council approved Tuesday the $10.4 million budget for fiscal year 2017-2018, which does not include a property tax rate but does call for increases in water and sewer rates.