• From staff reports
  • ()

 Parents who wish to eat with their children can do so at a low cost only at West Marion Elementary School and East McDowell Middle School. The cost of the meal will be $2.85, and the menu and serving is the same. Milk is 50 cents and tea is 75 cents. For more information, call Rhonda Watson…

featured
  • From staff reports
  • ()

Paula Avery of the West Marion Forum and Rachel Withrow of the Crooked Door Coffee House graduated in May from the Rural Economic Development Institute (REDI), an intensive, three-month training program designed for rural community leaders. Rural Center President Patrick Woodie presented cer…

featured

West Marion Elementary School was selected to receive a 2017 Lowe's Toolbox for Education grant in the amount of $,4500 for the project called Time for an Update from the Lowe's Charitable and Educational Foundation. Ashley Greene, the media coordinator at WME, applied for the grant and will…

BEREA, KY--Nancy Gilliam, resident of Old Fort has been named to Spring 2017 Dean's List at Berea College. A student is named to the Dean's List who achieves a GPA of 3.4 or higher while passing at least four total credits, a course load equivalent to 16 semester hours.

featured
  • From staff reports
  • ()

Students from Johnston County Schools and McDowell County Schools received top honors in the North Carolina Summer Nutrition Programs Artwork contest. The North Carolina Department of Public Instruction (NCDPI) School Nutrition Services staff invited students to design artwork to help increa…

featured

Parents who wish to eat with their children can do so at a low cost only at West Marion Elementary School and East McDowell Middle School. The cost of the meal will be $2.85, and the menu and serving is the same. Milk is 50 cents and tea is 75 cents. For more information, call Rhonda Watson …

featured

McDowell Chamber of Commerce board chair Eddie Shuford was honored to present local high school students and participants of the Student LINC program with a total of $3,000 in scholarships on Tuesday. Recipients included Danielle Byrd, Carla Cervantes, Hannah Mitchell, Jessica Rodrigues, Ama…

Former Nebo Elementary Bear and 2016 McDowell High School graduate Chandler Bell gave back to his home school recently. Bell got his musical start at Nebo Elementary with the very guitars that Tammy Dayton's fifth-grade students are learning on today. When Bell heard the students needed a li…

featured
  • BY GINNY RHODES vrhodes@mcdowellnews.com
  • ()

McDowell County Board of Education voted on five different agenda items Monday night that will affect the athletic facilities and Old Fort projects, and Head Start.

featured
  • From staff reports
  • ()

Graduation for students at the Alternative Education Center was held at McDowell Technical Community College Saturday afternoon.

  • From staff reports
  • ()

Update: Parents who wish to eat with their children can do so at a low cost only at West Marion Elementary School and East McDowell Middle School. The cost of the meal will be $2.85, and the menu and serving is the same.  Milk is 50 cents and tea is 75 cents. For more information, call Rhond…