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A local business owner and his nephew were found guilty of food stamp fraud and have been ordered to pay back thousands of dollars to the state.
McDowell County sheriff’s deputies need the public’s help locating a stolen dirt bike.
McDowell Hospital President and Chief Executive Officer Lynn Boggs will step down from her current position at the end of 2014.
A resident of N.C. 226A is asking McDowell County officials to do something about what he says is the loud noise and the dangers posed by motorcyclists and sports car drivers who are racing up and down the Diamondback.
Here’s something else for the Senate candidates to argue about:
A formal ground-breaking for the second phase of the Joseph McDowell Historical Catawba Greenway will be held Wednesday.
McDowell authorities said Monday a Marion man was charged with choking and assaulting a female during a dispute.
For 25 years, First Sgt. Chris McClelland has worked diligently to keep the roadways of North Carolina safe as a state trooper.
A chain reaction of car collisions took the life of one motorist and shut down I-40 westbound for two hours on Saturday evening.
A classroom full of inquisitive seventh-graders at West McDowell Middle School recently got to see science up close and personal.
GREENSBORO, N.C. — More than 18,000 people in Guilford County are looking for a job. But employers can’t fill 1,500 openings for skilled workers.
Marion police issued a statement Saturday saying Andrew Farley has been located and the public's help is appreciated.
After a nearly eight-hour search on Friday, a missing Nebo man walked out of the woods unharmed, according to the McDowell County Sheriff’s Office.
GREENSBORO — Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush stumped for U.S. Senate hopeful Thom Tillis here Wednesday.
UPDATE: Joseph Brian Swann was located shortly before 3 p.m. Friday near the area where he went missing on Walker Road.
The water in Old Fort was repaired and is working as of early Friday morning, according to Old Fort authorities.
RALEIGH, N.C. – The creation of an authority to oversee the state’s Medicaid program may be emerging as the top compromise proposal for separating it from the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services.
For more than two years, the Foothills Pilot Plant has been the only USDA-inspected facility serving independent and small poultry and meat growers in the Southern Appalachians. But lately, this unique and innovative plant has seen more business with growers from as far away as Georgia, Tennessee and Virginia than from the surrounding area.
This weekend, re-enactors will bring the colonial era to life at Davidson’s Fort Historic Park. And Tuesday evening, some more colonial-era re-enactors will honor those men who fought at the Battle of Kings Mountain during the American Revolution.
This Tuesday, local voters will have a chance to learn more about the candidates for the McDowell County Commission, the Board of Education, judgeships, the district attorney’s office, N.C. House and other races.
A Nebo man is behind bars after detectives said he kidnapped and tried to sexually assault a woman.
Authorities say they arrested a Marion man after finding drugs in his car while parked at a church.
GREENSBORO, N.C. — Retailers are ready for your holiday dollars.
DANVILLE, Va. - The utility that polluted the Dan River with coal ash announced plans today to spend $2 million or more on efforts to improve its water "quality, quantity and conservation."
WASHINGTON (AP) — Eric Holder, who served as the public face of the Obama administration's legal fight against terrorism and weighed in on issues of racial fairness, is resigning after six years on the job. He is the nation's first black attorney general.
MOUNT AIRY, N.C. — The Mayberry Days festival has now been running more than three times as long as the television series that inspired it.
Winston-Salem, N.C. -- North Carolina leaders hope a new program will help curb underage drinking.
GREENSBORO, N.C. — A Greensboro blogger and former mayoral candidate sued Wells Fargo on Monday, claiming the bank hid charges on investments from hundreds of thousands of clients.
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center said Tuesday it has received confirmation of a “small number” of patients with the respiratory virus enterovirus D68.
Conley Memorial Presbyterian Church will hold its annual yard sale and cookout on Saturday to raise money for local charities and other mission activities.
East McDowell Middle School’s gym recently came alive with the sound of excited students, words of encouragement and a trick shot or two.
The 2014 Battle of the Brushes is over and the artists have been recognized for their beautiful and colorful images of Old Fort captured on canvas. But the public can still vote on the People’s Choice Award for these paintings.
A Marion man will spend up to 15 years in prison for a sex crime against a young child.
ASHEBORO — The N.C. Zoo is holding a naming contest for the four lion cubs that were recently born.
HIGH POINT, N.C. — Likely North Carolina voters give state Rep. Thom Tillis higher marks on the economy than U.S. Sen. Kay Hagan.
An upcoming class at the McDowell Senior Center will help participants improve their flexibility and balance.
An organization with new headquarters is investing in people’s lives.
Officers with the Yancey County Sheriff’s Office arrested four individuals from McDowell County on multiple charges.
The demolition of the old Drexel Heritage plant continues and workers are busy salvaging materials from the site.
Applications for 2014-2015 Regional Artist Projects Grants for artists residing in Alexander, Burke, Caldwell, Catawba or McDowell counties are now being accepted. This annual grant, for up to $1,500, provides financial support to professional artists at any stage in their careers.
Duke Energy plans to unveil an "important environmental philanthropic initiative" Wednesday that will affect North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia.
GREENSBORO, N.C. -- U.S. Sen. Kay Hagan holds a 2-point lead in the race for U.S. Senate, according to a HPU Poll released today.
WASHINGTON — The U.S. military expanded its war against the Islamic State late Monday by sending waves of warplanes and launching Tomahawk cruise missiles into Syria to attack an array of targets in an aggressive and risk-laden operation that marks a new phase in the conflict.
Remember how state lawmakers patted themselves on the back for giving teachers a raise this year? North Carolinians think teachers deserved more.
Two local youths, who are brother and sister, earned awards in the livestock show at the N.C. Mountain State Fair in Fletcher.
There are five highly travelled roads in McDowell County that troopers say yield the most accidents each year.
A champion powerlifter and gym owner was arrested on Monday and charged with possession of steroids, the McDowell County Sheriff’s Office said.
MOUNT AIRY – Many teenagers spend their 16th birthdays preparing to get their driver’s license, but Wyatt Angel spent his birthday in the sky.