On Tuesday, teachers should see a few extra dollars in their supplement check provided through a joint venture of the McDowell County Board of Commissioners and McDowell County Board of Education.
The holidays will be here oh too soon. Don’t believe me? Even the Valentine decorations at your local department store are already on display. And, of course we become so preoccupied with decorating, shopping and planning that we may forget about fire prevention.
If you own forestland in Burke, Caldwell, Catawba or McDowell Counties, local forest product companies, state officials and conservation organizations invite you to learn about how local mills and foresters can work with you to achieve your own goals for your land and leave a lasting legacy …
An acclaimed New York Times bestselling author in science fiction returned to her roots when she visited McDowell High School recently and spoke to students.
Shooting their highest score of the season, McDowell NJROTC upset Easley NJROTC 1001 to 963 last week in the National Air Rifle League. McDowell NJROTC was able to win despite averaging 11 points lower than Easley NJROTC coming into this game.
McDowell High School seniors interested in a health care career will take part in a credit-based internship with local medical providers called Project PROMISE.
Four schools identified as low performing by the state submitted their school improvement plans to the McDowell County Board of Education at their monthly meeting.
Click on each photo to read some of the answers to questions asked by The McDowell News. To read the answers in full, grab a copy of Sunday's paper that will be available all week.
Architect Chuck Hamrick upgraded the board on phase two of the athletic facilities construction during the monthly meeting of McDowell County Board of Education on Monday.
Freshmen at McDowell High School gathered at the Titan football stadium recently to take their first class photo and sign their commitment to graduate.
An update on the million-dollar Phase II plan for athletic facilities at the high school will be on the agenda for Monday night’s McDowell County Board of Education meeting.
At Friday night’s Pink Out game against Erwin High School, the Friends of Rachel Club are hoping the public will help them start their first chain reaction of kindness.
Fifty percent of third-graders demonstrated reading proficiency in McDowell County last year, according to the annual Read to Achieve results released in September.
A crowd of over 400 people came out on Saturday, Sept. 17 to show their support of the McDowell Pregnancy Care Center (MPCC). The event was held at the YMCA outdoor walking track and is the only major fundraiser sponsored by the MPCC each year.