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Gov. Roy Cooper came to McDowell County Tuesday morning and announced that Baxter Healthcare's North Cove plant will expand and add 90 jobs. A separate small company in Nebo will get a grant that will allow them to hire up to 28 people. This is a developing story, so check back for more deta…

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RALEIGH – B&H Foods of Charlotte is voluntarily recalling Ruth's Original pimento spread distributed at retail supermarkets in North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Virginia and Tennessee.

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Aligning with the vision of positioning for success, the McDowell County Chamber of Commerce has been busy working to build a solid foundation and network that supports and facilitates growth in a sustainable way, leaders said.

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An Avery County man charged with helping his mother in a scheme to return unsold items to Wal-Mart was given at least a year in prison in McDowell District Court.

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McDowell County Sheriff’s Office K9s Jaz, Loki & Kessy have received bullet and stab protective vests thanks to a charitable donation from non-profit organization Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. K9s Jaz, Loki and Kessy’s vests are embroidered with the sentiment “In memory of K9 Ike Vancouve…

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An election to allow the full on-premise sale of beer and wine with fewer restrictions will likely take place in November.