A McDowell High School senior with aspirations of pursing constitutional law was the first person from western North Carolina to serve as a page under Gov. Roy Cooper this summer.
Nearly two weeks after school report cards came in from the North Carolina Department of Instruction, McDowell County Schools are still celebrating their victories.
It’s a new school year and a new season for the McDowell High School NJROTC who competed in their first rifle match of the season at Volunteer High School in Church Hill, Tenn.
The McDowell County Board of Education met on Monday night to recognize students and staff, talk about unfinished business and vote on new business items.
New Manna Christian School students volunteered their time to serve Marion police officers recently by washing their cars.
Parents can rest easy knowing their elementary student is at least trying one new fresh snack each day thanks to the Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program (FFVP) available in all eight elementary schools.
For the most part, McDowell County Schools received good performance marks when accountability and testing scores were released by the state Department of Public Instruction on Thursday.
In the wake of a devastating hurricane in Texas and another on the way toward the East Coast, news from the Department of Justice on Tuesday to “phase out” the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program has flooded media outlets and sparked protests around the country.
Editor’s note: McDowell News reporter Ginny Rhodes spent Monday with McDowell County Schools Superintendent Mark Garrett as he visited 10 schools for the first day back in class.
As students prepare for their first day Monday, teachers returned to the classroom this past week. The week was filled with eclipse parties, community outreach, open houses and their annual professional development day.
The McDowell High School marching band performed their preview show on Thursday, Aug. 17 on the new football field. After two grueling weeks of camp, the Titan band members put on an entertaining show called, “Forever Wicked.”
Interested in sharing your career to future prospects? Then signing up for McDowell High School’s College, Career & Volunteer Fair would be a great place to start.
A parent of an Eastfield student told the McDowell County Board of Education Monday the new before- and after-school care for local students has caused some confusion.
Ada Mae Parker Cuthbertson was born on Aug. 1, 1917 in McDowell County to Rev. CC and Bessie Huffman Parker. Her early years were spent in the Jacktown area of McDowell County where she attended Glenwood School. At an early age, she went to work at the Marion Hosiery Mill, where she recalls …
Chairman Terry Frank announced Monday evening at the McDowell County Board of Education meeting local schools will remain with their traditional calendars rather than shifting to the proposed seasonal calendar.
As a reporter for one of the best newspapers in McDowell County (wink wink), it’s rare that I actually get to be a participant in an assignment rather than an observer. So I felt pretty special when I got asked to be a part of Lunch with Leaders at Eastfield Global Magnet School. They along …