The Old Fort Board of Aldermen offered condolences shooting victims in Las Vegas during Monday’s meeting.
North Carolina’s attorney general stopped by McDowell on Monday afternoon to discuss the statewide drug epidemic with county law enforcement and social workers.
Updated handicap signs, a concerned mother starting a drug awareness program and an update on the town’s caboose fire were discussed in Monday’s Old Fort Board of Aldermen meeting.
This evening, Marion joined 89 other cities and counties in North Carolina that have adopted a "brunch bill" ordinance. At the regular meeting, the Marion City Council unanimously approved the sale of alcoholic beverages before noon on Sundays after a new state law gave them the option. The …
Plans for town beautification and a resident’s concerns over the responsibility of a private water system were discussed in Monday’s Old Fort Board of Aldermen meeting.
Students and teachers of West McDowell and Foothills Community Schools (FCS) gave a tour to the district’s congressman during a three-county event.
Appreciation for flourishing businesses and plans for the upcoming Old Fort’s N.C. Gold Festival were among topics discussed in Monday’s Board of Aldermen meeting.
In addition to arresting suspects and confiscating drugs in the multi-agency raid in three counties this week, authorities seized up to $500,000 in cash.
Gov. Roy Cooper came to McDowell County Tuesday morning and announced that Baxter Healthcare's North Cove plant will expand and add 90 jobs. A separate small company in Nebo will get a grant that will allow them to hire up to 28 people. This is a developing story, so check back for more deta…
North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper will be in McDowell County Tuesday at Baxter Healthcare for an economic development announcement, the governor's office said Monday afternoon.
The Old Fort Board of Aldermen met on Monday to discuss mowing and repairs for the Old Fort Cemetery and updates on trademarks for the town logo.
After a public hearing and a discussion that lasted almost 90 minutes, the McDowell County Commissioners voted unanimously Monday to move forward with buying the former RockTenn building and property in downtown Marion for possible use as county office space.
Air quality in McDowell continues to be classified “code red” as a result of wildfires in Party Rock and South Mountain.
Effective immediately, McDowell County is under a stricter temporary ban which prohibits all burning within 100 feet of a residence.
At Tuesday’s meeting, the Marion City Council adopted a new parks and recreation master plan, which was developed over the summer and replaces the plan from 2006.
City of Marion officials seem to have reached a consensus about how to spend more than $94,000 in state money that is intended for downtown revitalization.
The Marion City Council will hold a special meeting Tuesday to talk about how to best use a $94,000 in state money which is intended for downtown revitalization.
Marion should have a parks and recreation department which would expand and improve existing parks, create new ones and provide more activities for residents to enjoy.