The agenda for Monday night’s school board meeting jumped around a bit as they re-organized their board and elected the chair and vice chair.
A teacher from West McDowell Middle School got the experience of a lifetime when she visited Shaw Airforce Base in Columbia, S.C. She was invited by the Aerospace American Institute of Aeronautics & Astronautics.
Friends and family gathered at the Marion Depot on Monday to watch Miss Mountain Glory and Miss Mountain Glory Outstanding Teen to get their official Miss North Carolina pageant tiara and sash. The event was led by Executive Director of the Miss Mountain Glory Pageant Heather Kaylor and Dire…
A team of students from McDowell High School’s Future Farmers of America group finished third out of 87 teams in state competition, which is a record for McDowell.
Media Coordinator Julie McKinney (left) of Old Fort Elementary applied and received a $1,000 grant from Rutherford Electric for their program Bright Ideas. She was presented with the check by Jeff Brittain (right) and Tommy Chapman (not pictured).
The McDowell High School Student Council class and DECA club are hosting the third annual Mr. MHS Pageant on Saturday, Dec. 9 at East McDowell Middle School.
Workers at the McDowell County Animal Shelter want their homeless pets not to be forgotten this holiday season.
West McDowell’s Men of Honor Club is expanding their service to the community by starting a chapter of All Pro Dad, a fatherhood program with a mission to help dads become more involved in their children’s lives.
The McDowell High School Wee Titans, with the help of Student Council members, collected over 2,000 food items for the food drive. The drive started Oct.1 and ran through the end of the month. They sold over 300 paper cans for the food tree pictured. All money and food will be used to feed h…
A renowned, award-winning author of science books for kids talked to East McDowell students about the process of writing and some of the many important things she has learned in her career.
For some, Veterans Day is a day off from school or work. For others, is it a day to reflect and remember the sacrifices of those that have served our country as a member of the armed forces which was the goal of the McDowell High School presentation Thursday morning.
Athletic director Neil Brackett spoke to the McDowell County Board of Education Monday night about how the community and school have embraced the new athletic facility at the high school.
In celebration of Manufacturing Day 2017, The Workforce Pipeline Committee will sponsor a Manufacturing Awareness Open House at the Universal Advanced Manufacturing Center.
A letter from Charter Schools USA reveals its former principal Nick Shosho was accused of misusing funds at a school in Cary months before being employed by McDowell High School.
Desarae Kirkpatrick, principal of Nebo Elementary, has been selected by her fellow colleagues as the 2018 Principal of the Year for McDowell County Schools.
West Marion Elementary will host a family-friendly wrestling event on Saturday to raise money for new tablets for students and new uniforms and helmets for their youth football teams.
McDowell High School juniors and seniors participated in community service projects as part of the Peer Group Connection Service Day. The theme for the day, which was held on a recent Thursday, was “We rise by lifting others.”