The Swannanoa man who after died after leading a police chase in a stolen church van in November had stolen another vehicle in Buncombe the day before, authorities said on Wednesday.
With temperatures gradually rising and leftover snow melting on the sidewalks, weather outlets and emergency services reflect on Winter Storm Benji.
Anyone who paid a power bill at one of Duke Energy’s walk-in payment sites needs to check the mail to find out if personal information has been given out without permission.
Henderson County health officials have confirmed another case of whooping cough (pertussis), bringing the total to eight in the area. More than 1,000 people have come in contact with the students already diagnosed with the illness, and preventative measures can be taken.
JACKSONVILLE - The Onslow County sheriff on Wednesday morning said surveillance photos circulated in the search for Mariah Kay Woods, 3, are not the missing girl, according to WRAL-TV in Raleigh.
The N.C. Rate Bureau filed notice Monday with the state Insurance Department that requests an overall 18.7 percent hike in homeowner insurance rates for 2018.
Two of McDowell County’s emergency response leaders are currently assisting in a state and national efforts to help the people of Puerto Rico recover from Hurricane Maria.
WASHINGTON - The House passed its version of the Republican tax overhaul Thursday, notching a key win for President Donald Trump and House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis. But obstacles remain in the Senate, which is refining its own version of the legislation amid objections from key GOP senators.
McDowell investigators are looking into a spree of break-ins that occurred Friday and need the public’s help.
The state Utilities Commission will conduct three public hearings in January, including one in Greensboro, on Duke Energy Carolinas LLC’s rate hike request.
NEWTON— William Howard Lail III was found guilty of second-degree murder in the drowning death of Jaydon Ray Sandlin in Catawba County Superior Court on Tuesday morning.
VALE — Emergency services personnel responded to a fire at a Vale church early Monday morning and found “anti-gay” graffiti spray-painted in three locations behind the church.
Mayo River State Park features waterfalls, historic architecture and picturesque Piedmont landscapes along the scenic Mayo River. The roughly 2,200-acre park is spread out over non-contiguous sections, so reaching all of the highlights requires a bit of planning.
A Leicester woman and a Marion woman were both arrested and charged after allegedly assaulting a man and stealing his car in Avery County, according to reports.
State health officials are taking another step toward reform of the N.C. Medicaid program, this time addressing requirements for physical managed care organizations.
JEFFERSON — Sheriff Terry Buchanan’s first months as Ashe County’s top law-enforcement officer have been tumultuous, culminating in a scandal that resulted in felony obstruction charges being filed against him, according to a petition filed by District Attorney Tom Horner.
HICKORY – An EF-2 tornado touched down near the Hickory Regional Airport in extreme eastern Burke County Monday that traveled nearly 23 miles across five counties, according to National Weather Service reports.
A Morganton man who was charged with driving while impaired after crashing his truck Monday told police he had been drinking vanilla extract and milk, according to an arrest report.
ELLENDALE – A man was pronounced dead Wednesday morning at the scene of the incident after a tree fell on him while attempting to cut the tree in two, according to an Alexander County Sheriff’s Office press release.
Monday’s strong storm in McDowell resulted in more than 400 calls to the 911 Center, left 1,816 people without power and put one person in a predicament due to rising, rapid waters, according to reports.
Record & Landmark reporter Shawn Taylor flew above Statesville in a hot-air balloon Friday morning as the 44th annual Carolina BalloonFest kicked off. Check out our video.
MORGANTON -- A Marion man was charged with armed robbery in Burke County after a witness said he stole the wallet of a man who had wrecked his moped, according to a Morganton Department of Public Safety report.
A Morganton man sentenced to 25 years in prison for a Burke County robbery and attempted murder was given an additional 20 years in McDowell in a similar case.
More than years later, the NCAA determined that its investigation into academics at the University of North Carolina was much ado about nothing.
Seven months ago, Brittany Hughes was crossing a street in Chapel Hill when a turning car sideswiped her and broke her foot just two weeks before she was scheduled to run a marathon. Now, the Old Fort runner and UNC student has the chance to make a comeback this November in New York City.
As remnants of Tropical Storm Nate moved through McDowell Sunday, there were numerous flash flood, storm and tornado warnings throughout the weekend and no injuries locally, according to reports.
The N.C. Forest Service is encouraging North Carolinians to be mindful when burning leaves and debris in their yard.
The prescribing of antibiotics has dropped significantly in the Triad and North Carolina in the past six years, according to a study released Thursday by the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association.
On the border of McDowell and Mitchell counties, a small office decorated with life rafts and climbing gear is offering new and exciting outside adventures for people all over state of North Carolina.
Early data shows there were over 121,000 investigated cases of child abuse and neglect in North Carolina during fiscal year July 2016 through June 2017. State law requires individuals or institutions suspecting child abuse or neglect to report cases to the Division of Social Services (DSS) f…
North Carolina’s attorney general stopped by McDowell on Monday afternoon to discuss the statewide drug epidemic with county law enforcement and social workers.
McDowell County and the rest of North Carolina will see improved 911 services from upgrades to the technology that serves as the backbone of the communications system.