The Old Fort Community Chorus will present their 2016 Christmas concerts with group and solo acts this weekend at Greenlee Baptist Church.
To teach gun safety to seventh-grade students at West McDowell Middle School, teacher Scott Page took to them to the shooting range for hands-on experience.
The second annual School Counselor's Day was recently hosted by the McDowell Economic Development Association (MEDA), McDowell Technical Community College (MTCC), Workforce Development Board and McDowell County Schools.
Award-winning author Vince Vawter spoke to middle school students at East recently about his book “Paperboy,” a story that parallels his childhood in the 1960s and the struggles he faced with his stuttering.
At a concert Saturday night, a McDowell local was honored for his service in the Navy by country superstar Garth Brooks.
Glenwood Elementary K-1-2 teacher Carrie Franklin was taken by surprise Monday morning when she walked into the auditorium to find the whole school chanting her name “Miss Carrie, Miss Carrie.” The curtain on stage drew back, and there sat her husband and kids, parents, grandparents and repr…
Last week, McDowell NJROTC cadets traveled to Parris Island Marine Corps Recruit Depot and Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort. On the way they visited The Citadel in Charleston, South Carolina. At The Citadel they heard about student life and academic programs and then took a tour of the campus.
The discussion of a new school calendar for students in 2017-2018 school year was opened up at the recent McDowell County Board of Education Meeting.
First- and second-year students of McDowell Tech’s photography technology program will debut their work at the McDowell Arts Council Association (MACA) on Thursday.
McDowell Technical Community College will offer two showings of "Kubo and the Two Strings" on Thursday at noon and 6:30 p.m. in conjunction with planned activities for the Great American Smokeout 2016. Cost for the movie is $2 for all seats, including children and seniors. Concessions, inclu…
During Monday night’s meeting of the McDowell County Board of Education, a merit pay bonus proposal from the state was approved for local school employees.
A group of local youth will spend the night outside in recognition of Homeless Awareness Week in an effort to raise awareness and money for the community.
Old Fort Elementary held a school-wide mock election on Monday, Nov. 7. Students went to the polling booths in the auditorium, chose a candidate, placed their ballot in our ballot box and received an “I Voted” sticker. “I believe that teaching our students the importance of exercising their …
McDowell NJROTC defeated Onate NJROTC 980 to 870 last week in the National Air Rifle League. Their fifth win in a row, McDowell is in first place in their division with a 5 -0 record. McDowell was led by Zachary Jaynes who shot a 261. The remaining contributing members were Seth Burnette, An…
It was a festive mood at McDowell Early College in Marion last Friday. A student, decked out in his band uniform, ran around a grassy hill between buildings, waving a Hillary Clinton sign before one of his friends playfully tackled him.
Big actions sometimes spring from the smallest ideas. This is certainly the case for one McDowell High School’s Freshman Academy class.
An evening of talent, beauty and grace was held last weekend at the second annual Miss McDowell High School and Miss Titan Scholarship Pageant.