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  • BY GINNY RHODES vrhodes@mcdowellnews.com
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Most remember Jane Elizabeth McCauley McCartha as a coach, teacher, mentor, mother, friend and athlete. Her dedication to her students and team at West McDowell Junior High (WMJH), where she served as athletic director, showed in her multiple undefeated basketball seasons and the respect she…

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For the second year in a row, McDowell Technical Community College has been ranked second highest performing college among the 58 community colleges in North Carolina.

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Morganton— Three local high school students recently earned full-time positions with Continental Corporation’s Morganton operations as part of the company’s student apprenticeship program.

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For the second year in a row, McDowell High School will host the McDowell County Trunk-R-Treat event to provide a safe and free trick-or-treating option for local families.

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McDowell County fourth-graders got a first-hand look into different aspects of agriculture at the county’s Ag Barn on Wednesday and Thursday. N.C. Cooperative Extension Agent Adam Lawing organized the two-day event for McDowell fourth-graders: “We are a cooperative unit with N.C. State Unive…

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Singers, dancers, musicians and featured acts from McDowell Early College (MEC) will showcase their talents on stage this Friday for their ninth annual variety show.

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A Nebo teen was pronounced dead early Monday morning after the vehicle in which she was travelling was struck by a truck going the wrong way on Interstate 40 in Asheville.

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About 70 high students gathered at the pole Wednesday morning before school for Prayer at the Flag Pole. Fellowship of Christian Titans (FCT) is a student-led ministry at McDowell High School. This tradition at McDowell High School had seen a loss of student interest over the past few years.…