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At approximately 11:56 a.m. Monday, emergency units from Marion Fire Department, McDowell EMS, McDowell Rescue Squad and the Marion Police Department responded to a motor vehicle collision at the intersection of Sugar Hill Road and Rankin Drive. The driver of the tan-colored Volvo, Austin Pa…

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A Marion man convicted in the 2013 shooting death of his girlfriend will be resentenced in McDowell County Superior Court.

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Investigators with the McDowell County Sheriff’s Office are looking for the driver of this SUV, believed to be responsible for thefts on Old Glenwood Road.

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An Old Fort man was arrested and charged with kidnapping after allegedly assaulting and threatening his wife in January, authorities said Thursday.

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ASHEVILLE – Seth Willis Pickering, 38, of Leicester, pleaded guilty Monday to first-degree murder for killing his 6-year-old daughter, Lila Pickering, within the boundaries of the Blue Ridge Parkway, announced R. Andrew Murray, U.S. Attorney for the Western District of North Carolina.