Gordon Hensley, a North Cove native and fan of "The Wizard of Oz" since he was a child, had the chance to portray the Cowardly Lion during the recent Autumn at Oz weekend at Land of Oz in Beech Mountain.
From reliving a chapter in American history to enjoying some Vegas Nights to checking out some classic cars, McDowell County has three fun-filled events scheduled for this weekend.
McDowell County sheriff’s deputies are looking for three men they believe stole more than $2,000 worth of items from a Nebo man’s property last month.
CLEVELAND (AP) — Lamenting a "lack of spirit" between whites and blacks, Donald Trump encouraged racial unity on Thursday even as he called for one of the nation's largest cities to adopt "stop and frisk" policing tactics that have been widely condemned as racial profiling by minority leaders.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Authorities in Charlotte tried to quell public anger Wednesday after a police officer shot a black man, but a dusk prayer vigil turned into a second night of violence, with police firing tear gas at angry protesters and a man being critically wounded by gunfire. North Carolina's governor declared a state of emergency in the city.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Authorities tried to quell public anger and correct what they characterized as false information Wednesday as Charlotte dealt with a second night of violent protests, adding itself to the list of U.S. cities that have erupted in violence over the death of a black man at the hands of police.
BOONE—Eric Burton, a senior geography major in Appalachian State University’s Honors College, could be the poster child for the university’s General Education program – a course of study that promotes critical and creative thinking, effective communication, making local-to-global connections…
The Marion City Council on Monday talked about having the city of Marion become the fiscal agent for a N.C. Division of Parks and Recreational Trails grant.
McDowell County has a critical need for foster families. McDowell County DSS will be offering a Foster parent orientation on October 3rd at McDowell County DSS at 6:00pm. You must attend the orientation to be enrolled in the upcoming foster parent TIPS-MAPP classes.
McDowell County authorities said Wednesday they arrested and charged a Marion man who had previously been charged by Marion police after he was shot by a relative.
Student leaders at McDowell High School are assisting ninth grade newcomers with transitioning from middle to high school thanks to a new program funded by a federal grant.
On Sunday, Oct. 2, people of different racial and ethnic backgrounds in McDowell County will come together to worship God and celebrate living together in unity.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Immersed in an intense re-election campaign and besieged for a law about transgender people and restrooms, North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory answered questions last week before Charlotte's small business community. The written questions were supposedly from audience members and a newspaper.
A legal battle is still playing out in court in the case of the Early College Teacher Jeff Penley versus former and current educators and leaders in McDowell County.