The new director of Head Start made her school board debut at this month’s meeting where she re-submitted to the board a refunding application.
WASHINGTON - House leaders will bring up a plan to overhaul the nation's health-care system Friday at President Trump's behest, lawmakers said Thursday night, a high-risk gamble that will test whether he and House Speaker Paul Ryan can deliver on one of the GOP's central promises to the vote…
In addition to its new thrift store, Brother Wolf Animal Rescue is seeking foster support in McDowell this spring and summer when an expected 1,500 kittens will come into their care during “kitten season.”
Foothills Conservancy of North Carolina and Camp Grier in Old Fort have collaborated to permanently conserve 203 acres in the Jarrett Creek watershed portion of the non-profit camp’s property.
On the first anniversary of House Bill 2, there are many examples of how North Carolina has been affected economically. Statewide, the loss of marquee sporting events stands among them. In Winston-Salem, missed events have come to about $7.5 million in lost direct spending, tourism officials said this week.
MORGANTON – A Burke County man charged in December with two separate cases of robbing and attempting to kill two McDowell citizens was given at least 25 years in prison in Burke County Superior Court.
LONDON - An assailant fatally stabbed a police officer at the gates to Britain's Parliament compound Wednesday after plowing a vehicle through terrified pedestrians along a landmark bridge. The attacker was shot and killed by police, but not before claiming a total of three lives in what app…
Local citizens have the chance to be swept away by vibrant colors and personal reflection thanks to a local artist’s latest gallery.
The city of Marion is getting a state grant of $159,622 which will be used to help make the Community Building Park more accessible for the disabled. And if Marion gets another grant from the Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust, the project could be fully funded.
Scam Alert! The Marion Police Department would like to warn the citizens of Marion and McDowell Co.of a phone scam that is active in our area. Beware of individual(s) calling and saying that you have won a sum of money through the Publishers Clearing House. They would ask for you to register…
U.S. Rep. Mark Meadows, who represents McDowell County in the House of Representatives, is reportedly being singled out by President Trump for his opposition to the Trump Administration’s plan to replace the Affordable Care Act.
Residents in the North Cove and Woodlawn areas of McDowell county can expect to see smoke today from the White Creek Fire, burning in the Linville Gorge Wilderness Area. Fire managers are assessing weather conditions for a potential window to conduct burn out operations this afternoon. The f…
A Burke County man charged in December with two separate cases of robbing and attempting to kill two McDowell citizens was given at least 25 years in prison in Burke County Superior Court.
HICKORY – Hickory Police arrested a woman Saturday during a traffic stop in the 1800 block of U.S. Highway 70 SE, according to an arrest report.
HICKORY – Hickory Police arrested a homeless man Friday morning after a brief foot chase while attempting to arrest the man for a parole violation, according to an arrest report.
A Forest City woman was charged with over 27 felony counts of fraud and theft while working as an in-home nurse for a Lake Lure couple, according to Rutherford County authorities.