To show their thanks, West Marion Elementary students in the Muddy Potters club had a barn quilt made for Banner Greenhouses in Nebo. The business donates seeds and starter plants to the school each year.
McDowell youth have the chance to spend three days learning life-saving skills and drug/alcohol awareness with the eight annual McDowell EMS Safety Camp, starting June 20 at East McDowell Middle School.
Girls from Eastfield Global Magnet School and Marion Elementary will be among the 600-plus girls who have been training to run the 5K over the past few months.
Both the concert and symphonic bands from McDowell High School earned superior ratings at the N.C. Music Performance Adjudication (MPA) in Cullowhee recently.
Students from across the state gathered in Raleigh on Friday, May 5, as the North Carolina Bar Association observed Law Day 2017. Joining the students who are being honored for their efforts in the annual Law Week competitions was Chief Judge Linda McGee of the N.C. Court of Appeals who rece…
Students and teachers of West McDowell and Foothills Community Schools (FCS) gave a tour to the district’s congressman during a three-county event.
Journey to the Kingdom of Far, Far Away this Saturday during the first show of Foothills Community Theatre’s latest production, “Shrek the Musical”.
The fifth annual Hispanic Festival will feature performances by students in the SPLASH program who will represent 12 countries through dance, food and presentations.
U.S. News & World Report gave McDowell Early College (MEC) a bronze-level certification of being one of the best high schools in a national ranking of more than 20,000 schools across the country.
After a crash course in what it takes to be a cop, several community members accepted their certificates and celebrated eight weeks of instruction in Marion’s new Citizen’s Police Academy on Thursday.
An important conversation will get started at the First Baptist Church on Monday about human trafficking across the world and in North Carolina.
Old Fort Elementary students will show off their critter and creature designs starting Saturday at the Arrowhead Artists and Artisans League in Old Fort.
Fifth graders at Marion Elementary graduated the DARE program on Thursday after completing the 10-week course with School Resource Office Sgt. Mike Hensley of the Marion Police Department.
Sixth-grade science teacher Susan Higdon has been appointed to the advisory board for aerospace through the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA).
Graphic design and photography students at McDowell Tech will show off their best works on Thursday from 4-7 p.m. in the Cedar Building on campus.
Superintendent Mark Garrett announced Friday afternoon that Benjamin Moore has been selected as the 2017-2018 Teacher of the Year for McDowell County Schools. Moore is on staff at West Marion Elementary as the music teacher for students in kindergarten through fifth grade.
For the first time in the school’s history, McDowell High School entered students into the criminal justice portion of the Skills USA Championships in Greensboro on Thursday where they received high honors.