This Saturday, the Appalachian Potters Market is celebrating three decades as North Carolina’s longest running pottery-only show and sale.
A Marion man charged with breaking into his friend’s home, stealing $1,000 in property and allegedly assaulting a fellow inmate was found guilty and given at least four years in prison.
A Marion man with a long criminal history – including a second-degree murder conviction -- faces numerous charges stemming from a knife attack last year, and a chase in October that left him seriously injured.
Throughout life I have heard the saying “southern hospitality” without a true sense of what that really meant.
For the month of October, McDowell County reported a jobless rate of 4.5 percent, which is almost the same as the month before and remains below the statewide rate.
The old Walmart building beside Big Lots has been sold to a commercial real estate development company which could turn that vacant space into a movie theater or some retail business, local officials said.
Editor’s note: The missing woman and mother of three, Constance Allen Reed, is formerly of McDowell and a 2000 graduate of McDowell High School. At deadline Wednesday, Constance Reed and her two daughters were still missing.
Prosecutors said that the officer who fatally shot a Charlotte, N.C., man in September will not be charged for the shooting, concluding that the man was armed and that the officer acted lawfully during the encounter.
To teach gun safety to seventh-grade students at West McDowell Middle School, teacher Scott Page took to them to the shooting range for hands-on experience.
The second annual School Counselor's Day was recently hosted by the McDowell Economic Development Association (MEDA), McDowell Technical Community College (MTCC), Workforce Development Board and McDowell County Schools.
The North Carolina AIDS Action Network, the state’s only HIV/AIDS advocacy organization, will be celebrating World AIDS Day in a big way with a series of events across the state on December 1st and 2nd. The HIV/AIDS community designates December 1st as World AIDS Day every year to raise awar…
Justin Sullivan wanted a silencer for the gun he planned to use to kill hundreds of people in North Carolina or Virginia on behalf of the Islamic State. So he had one built from a flashlight and delivered to the Morganton, N.C., house he shared with his parents. When his parents asked what h…
Parts of two popular Tennessee tourist towns on the edge of Great Smoky Mountains National Park were on fire Tuesday morning, along with much of the timberlands surrounding them.
Editor’s note: Former McDowell News reporter and current McDowell County Volunteer Coordinator Landdis Hollifield wrote a feature last year listing her favorite locally made Christmas gift items. It was so popular, we asked her to do it again this year.
Officials with the Florida Forest Service Green Team, the unit overseeing firefighting operations at the Chestnut Knob Fire at South Mountains State Park in Burke County, are hopeful they will achieve 100 percent containment at the blaze by the end of the week.