A man and woman on Burke County’s most wanted list for child abuse allegations were arrested after a short standoff Wednesday at a motel in Michigan.
After last week’s auction, the old Lake Tahoma Steak House/Little Siena building at 2050 U.S. 70 West in Pleasant Gardens has not been sold after all.
The North Carolina Center for Missing Persons, which is overseen by the State Highway Patrol, is proud to announce the implementation of the N.C. Blue Alert system. The system is used to notify the public when any law enforcement officer in North Carolina has been violently attacked and a su…
Keeping kids healthy and in class is just one of the many goals of the telemedicine program.
Authorities said Thursday a Marion duo was found with drugs during a traffic checkpoint where the driver rolled up with a syringe tucked behind his ear.
To keep patients – and visitors – safe from the flu, Carolinas HealthCare System Blue Ridge is restricting hospital access for visitors 12 and under at the Morganton and Valdese hospitals, effective at 7 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 24.
HICKORY — Dr. Russell A. Barkley, an internationally recognized expert in the field of attention deficit, is coming to Hickory on March 5-6 to present a variety of topics, including teen drivers with ADHD.
The McDowell County Board of Education voted last week to financially assist a stream restoration project at North Cove Elementary School.
WASHINGTON - The Trump administration on Wednesday revoked federal protections for transgender students who sought the right to use the public school restrooms that match their gender identity, taking a stand on a contentious issue that has become the central battle over LGBT rights.
CHARLOTTE – A former mail carrier faces up to five years in prison after federal authorities found enough undelivered mail on his property – some of it dating back to 2000 – to fill two full-sized dump trucks.
The Marion City Council approved Tuesday the final design for the new events shelter/restroom structure in the downtown, which will serve as a stage for concerts and other outdoor gatherings and replace the gazebo on North Main Street.
Hundreds of McDowell County kindergarteners will visit McDowell Hospital Wednesday, Thursday and Friday for the Second Annual Teddy Bear Clinic. Students will receive a teddy, for keeps, that will accompany them as they visit various learning stations throughout the hospital.
The organizers of last year’s unity service have set the date of Sunday, Sept. 17 and the location for their next event, which will seek to include all of McDowell County.
A group of caring and dedicated volunteers worked hard Friday to make life easier for a woman in the Cross Mill community who’s battled one health problem after another.
McDowell County has a critical need for foster families. McDowell County DSS will be offering a Foster parent orientation on February 27th at McDowell County DSS at 6:00pm. You must attend the orientation to be enrolled in the upcoming foster parent TIPS-MAPP classes. If you or someone you k…
It’s not unusual for the McDowell County Rescue Squad to assist with animals stuck in a variety of strange places. So, when they got the call on Saturday to remove a tire rim from a dog’s head, it was just another day on the job.
Two 15-year-old McDowell High students face felony charges after authorities found more than 100 pills in their possession on school grounds, according to a report.