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A Nebo woman is in a medically-induced coma after partially ejecting from her vehicle Monday afternoon.
A Marion woman lost her life after a fire in her home early Saturday morning.
A Morganton man has been charged with beating a Marion man and sending him to the hospital with life-threatening injuries, deputies said Tuesday.
A Marion man who authorities say violated a domestic violence protection order multiple times has been jailed under a $3.9 million bond.
One of the four men charged with raping a 15-year-old girl was sentenced in McDowell County Superior Court on Tuesday.
Family, friends and civil rights leaders joined forces at the McDowell County Courthouse Monday in support of four black men accused of statutory rape for having sex with a 15-year-old girl last year.
Activists with the civil rights group THUG (True Healing Under God) are planning a press conference today at the McDowell County Courthouse at 1:15 p.m.
The McDowell County Board of Education voted tonight to establish a STEM magnet school called Foothills Community School, which will be housed at West McDowell Middle. Students in grades six through eight will be able to apply and around 150 applicants will be accepted. The school will fo…
McDowell County Sheriff’s Office investigators need information to help solve an assault early Friday morning that left a Marion man with serious injuries.
Four people are charged with firing a gun at a house and hitting one of the residents, deputies said Friday.
Students in Melissa Smith's fourth period math class at McDowell High School are currently conducting different surveys on a modern day issues.
A McDowell High School student recently received recognition from the prestigious Scholastic Art & Writing Awards.
A man was Tased and arrested for fleeing the scene of an accident and walking toward an officer with a knife, according to a report by from the Marion Police Department.
McDowell County officials have made progress on finding a possible location for a shooting range after the idea was first proposed last month.
A photo of a house for rent on Hankins Road has social media abuzz with all kinds of ghostly tales.
“Mountain View provided me a unique and valuable privilege that I will never forget and always celebrate. I gladly wave goodbye to segregation, but black schools worked. Self-fulfilling prophecy is a reality, and those educators taught and treated us in a way that fostered pride and digni…
A convicted sex offender is back behind bars, this time for violating registry rules, authorities said Monday.
A former mental health patient at Cedarbrook Residential Center in Nebo was sentenced to a decade in prison for killing his roommate at the facility in 2009.
Members of the McDowell County Board of Education voted unanimously Monday night to open Foothills Community School, a new school housed at West McDowell Middle School that would promote STEM (science, technology, engineering and math).
Parents with children who will be 4 years old by Aug. 31, 2016 now have the opportunity to enroll their kids in North Carolina’s Pre-Kindergarten Program in McDowell County.
McDowell Hospital has a free shuttle service to help patients and visitors make their way around the campus as the construction for the new hospital is well underway.
Due to an emergency response exercise, the local Health Department will be closed Thursday from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
A high school student was arrested on a felony charge for having a handgun in his car on school property, deputies said Thursday.
McDowell County Schools along with support from McDowell Technical Community College and Duke Energy held the Third Annual STEAM Expo on Saturday, Jan. 30. During the expo, student’s Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math projects were on display. Different presenters were also on…
On Monday, McDowell County officially received the designation as a Work Ready Community, which seeks to develop a better workforce and help employers find trained and talented people ready to work.
McDowell County was on the receiving end of some good news this week in 1986. The jobless rate had fallen to its lowest point in six years. Though 800 county residents were still actively looking for work, hiring at Sheercraft and Midland Brake had brought the unemployment rate down to 4.…
Four McDowell men are in jail after allegedly raping a 15-year-old girl they met on social media.
Hospitality and Tourism students at McDowell High School are diving right into the service industry.
ASHEVILLE - In high school basketball there are quality wins and great team efforts, but Friday night’s performance by the McDowell Titans was a combination of that and a whole lot more.
IRWIN, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say a Pennsylvania man stole several police badges while he was being held for questioning in a domestic dispute.
The U.S. Forest Service plans to conduct a 120-acre prescribed burn in the Grandfather Ranger District, Pisgah National Forest, on Thursday.
A different way of creating art had fourth- and fifth-graders from Nebo Elementary getting creative.
Deputies said Thursday they captured a breaking-and-entering suspect they have been searching for since November.
Gov. Pat McCrory issued a state of emergency for North Carolina Thursday morning as much of the state is under winter storm warnings and advisories. (Click the video to see part of McCrory’s press conference)
Improvements to downtown festivals and events, safer streets and roads and a possible third mausoleum at Oak Grove Cemetery were just a few of the items discussed in detail last week by the Marion City Council.
The Rotary Club of Marion recently honored McDowell High School students Virginia Ballard and Avery Vestal.
CHARLOTTE — Panthers quarterback Cam Newton said Tuesday that he's "sore loser," but defended walking out of a press conference after the Super Bowl by saying he didn't feel like talking to the media after Carolina's 24-10 loss to the Denver Broncos.
»A genealogy class focusing on Africa-American families will be taught by Jane Gouge at the McDowell Public Library’s downstairs meeting room today from 5:30-6:45 p.m. and Thursday from 3-6:45 p.m. The class will focus on materials in the Abe Simmons Genealogy and NC History Room as well …