The new director of Head Start made her school board debut at this month’s meeting where she re-submitted to the board a refunding application.
A McDowell County Public Library card drive was held at Nebo Elementary recently. All students who attend Nebo Elementary School are eligible to have their own library card. They can borrow books from the public library, or will have online access.
The McDowell County Board of Education agreed Monday night to request qualifications for architects and surveyors to proceed with plans to renovate or rebuild Old Fort Elementary.
Old Fort’s only day care has reopened with a new owner and the center is accepting applications for child care.
Two of Old Fort’s biggest celebrities are back for two nights only this weekend as they work to raise money for the students of Old Fort Elementary.
This past weekend, Elaina Rampey passed the torch to 11-year-old Addison Cunningham, of Marion, who was crowned Little Miss McDowell for 2017, and also received the title of Miss Congeniality.
McDowell High School students, teachers, staff and community members recently participated in Chain Reaction training, the next phase of Rachel's Challenge.
The audience of this year’s high school talent show will experience a show that represents the artistic energies of MHS students.
Community meetings have been scheduled for each elementary school district concerning the possibility of a seasonal calendar to be adopted in the future.
McDowell Early College’s Drama Club will put on their first production, “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory,” this Friday and Saturday night at 7 p.m. in the McDowell Technical Community College auditorium.
The McDowell Health Coalition Substance Abuse Work Group (youth group) promotes the annual recognition of Red Ribbon Week. Red Ribbon Week began after the kidnapping, torture and brutal murder of Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Agent Enrique "Kiki" Camarena in 1985.
With spring in sight and many residents eager for sun-filled days and budding flowers, local and state officials remind everyone to prepare for severe weather. Severe thunderstorms involve a variety of conditions – lightning, tornadoes and flash flooding – all of which can develop so rapidly…
Twenty McDowell beauties will get their chance at the crown and title of Little Miss McDowell this weekend.
Unfortunately, cancer affects the majority of Americans in one way or another. If you haven’t had it yourself, you know someone who has fought the battle, is currently fighting it or has lost it.
On Friday, Feb. 24, Dwayne Moore, head custodian at North Cove Elementary, was presented with the Caring for Others Award by Woodmen Life. Moore has been the custodian at North Cove Elementary for 12 years.
Aside from talks about a new elementary school for Old Fort at a special meeting on Friday, the McDowell County Board of Education voted to accept a nearly $1.5 million bid for Phase II of the high school stadium renovations.
Battle of the Books for middle school students was held recently in the auditorium of McDowell Technical Community College. Vickie Blankenship is the coach of East’s team and Wendy Washburn the coach of West’s team. After a close six rounds, West McDowell Middle School took home the winning …
On Friday, Coach Andy Morgan and members of the McDowell Titans football team visited with North Cove Elementary third-graders. The high-school students read with small groups of elementary students and answered questions about high school, sports and life in general. After the reading, the …
Families were invited to Eastfield Global Magnet School to walk a day in their children’s shoes as part of a community-building initiative.