Six McDowell County schools will join schools from around the world to celebrate International Walk to School Day. Students will be walking and rolling to school on Wednesday, Oct. 5, along with parents and teachers. Approximately 1,300 students from five schools participated in Walk to Scho…
P.G. Elementary students want your pledges to help support their school for new technology and playground equipment.
A chain reaction has reached McDowell County, one that has travelled all across the nation and around the globe before finally coming to the mountains of western North Carolina.
Recently, the McDowell High Navy Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (NJROTC) cadets kicked off the competition year by participating in an athletic meet at Newton Conover High School.
McDowell Tech is ranked second in the state in student performance, according to a recent summary released from the N.C. Community College System (NCCCS) in Raleigh.
BOONE—Eric Burton, a senior geography major in Appalachian State University’s Honors College, could be the poster child for the university’s General Education program – a course of study that promotes critical and creative thinking, effective communication, making local-to-global connections…
Student leaders at McDowell High School are assisting ninth grade newcomers with transitioning from middle to high school thanks to a new program funded by a federal grant.
A legal battle is still playing out in court in the case of the Early College Teacher Jeff Penley versus former and current educators and leaders in McDowell County.
Calling local student dancers to audition to perform side-by-side with the professional company in Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker in Asheville.
Sewer and water grants, street paving and repairs to the Rockett Building were some of the topics discussed at the monthly Board of Aldermen meeting in Old Fort on Monday.
McDowell County education leaders voted to go forward with the plans for Phase II of the athletic facilities update, which could cost millions.
The Dollar General Literacy Foundation announced East McDowell Middle School (EMMS) received a $3,000 youth literacy grant on Thursday. This grant is part of $4.5 million in youth literacy grants awarded to approximately 1,000 organizations across the 43 states that Dollar General serves.
Seventeen years after her life was tragically taken by two students at Columbine High School, Rachel Joy Scott is changing the hearts and minds of millions of students all over the world, including right here in Marion.
McDowell County saw some highs and lows after school performance grades and the annual graduation rates were released by the N.C. Department of Public Instruction.
Freedom Life Ministries (FLM) is still a new non-profit organization in McDowell County, but it will continue to grow thanks to a $150,000 grant from the Melvin R. Lane Fund.
The father of the first slain student from the Columbine High School shooting in 1999 will speak at East Middle School next week to encourage more connected school communities.
Maranda Schill, a McDowell County 4-H’er, attended the seventh annual North Carolina Association of County Commissioners (NCACC) Youth Summit, which was held in Winston Salem Aug. 12-13.
Applications for 2016-2017 Regional Artist Projects Grants for artists residing in Alexander, Burke, Caldwell, Catawba or McDowell counties are now being accepted. This annual grant, for up to $1,500, provides financial support to professional artists at any stage in their careers.