McDowell County sheriff’s deputies need the public’s help locating a teen last seen Monday afternoon, May 22.
An Old Fort man charged last February with having sexual relations with a 12-year-old girl was given at least 12 years in prison in McDowell County Superior Court.
McDowell youth have the chance to spend three days learning life-saving skills and drug/alcohol awareness with the eight annual McDowell EMS Safety Camp, starting June 20 at East McDowell Middle School.
A Lenoir man with warrants in Buncombe and Caldwell counties was arrested after deputies found almost eight grams of pot and various pills in his car, authorities said Friday.
The National Weather Service in Greenville-Spartanburg has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for...Southeastern McDowell County in western North Carolina and Northern Rutherford County in western North Carolina until 3:00 PM EDT.
When you're not wearing your seat belt, you're risking serious injury or death. And unlike a TV show or a movie, there's no rewinding and no do-overs. From May 22- June 4, law enforcement across McDowell County and across the nation will be stepping up enforcement to crack down on motorists …
A Marion man charged last year with shooting and killing his neighbor during a heated argument was given at least four years in prison.
Authorities said Thursday they arrested and charged an Asheville man with allegedly stealing a washer and dryer set from an unoccupied home for sale.
A Henderson County couple faces drug charges after McDowell deputies found 50 packets of marijuana seeds and cash in their truck, authorities said Tuesday.
At 2:41 Tuesday afternoon, emergency crews from Old Fort Fire Department, N.C. Forest Service, Old Fort Police Department, McDowell EMS, McDowell Rescue Squad, Emergency Management, the N.C. Highway Patrol and assistance from Crooked Creek and Black Mountain fire departments responded to I-4…
Students from across the state gathered in Raleigh on Friday, May 5, as the North Carolina Bar Association observed Law Day 2017. Joining the students who are being honored for their efforts in the annual Law Week competitions was Chief Judge Linda McGee of the N.C. Court of Appeals who rece…
Students and teachers of West McDowell and Foothills Community Schools (FCS) gave a tour to the district’s congressman during a three-county event.
A wanted Marion man found by U.S. Marshals on probation offenses in 2016 now faces drug charges following their initial search, authorities said Wednesday.
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.
A Nebo man faces weapons and drug charges after a traffic stop yielded 210 grams – or nearly 7 ½ ounces -- of marijuana and two firearms, authorities said Tuesday.
McDowell County Sheriff’s Office investigators are hoping the public can help them identify this suspect, who was caught on surveillance video stealing a pickup truck from a Nebo business.
After a crash course in what it takes to be a cop, several community members accepted their certificates and celebrated eight weeks of instruction in Marion’s new Citizen’s Police Academy on Thursday.