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At approximately 3:59 p.m. Tuesday afternoon, emergency units and law enforcement responded to I-40 westbound near the 71 mile marker after receiving reports of a motor vehicle collision involving a vehicle striking a tractor trailer and flipping on the road. According to Trooper Josh Settle…

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On Dec. 5 and 6, the Nebo Fire Department held a shoe drive for at least 100 Nebo Elementary students at Shoe Show on Sugar Hill Road. According to Nebo Fire Lt. Scott Ramsey, the idea for the shoe drive developed out of a department meeting in August, where the agency and several local chur…

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A Marion man was arrested and charged after deputies and probation officers located a half gram of meth in his possession during a home search, authorities said Tuesday.

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As temperatures climbed Tuesday following the weekend snow storm, emergency agencies reported several instances of homes being damaged, stranded motorists, county-wide outages and even rescues by local fire departments and the N.C. National Guard.

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WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH MONDAY MORNING for the mountains and foothills of western North Carolina, along and west of the Blue Ridge Escarpment. The highest snow and sleet accumulations are expected to be at high elevations along the Escarpment.

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McDowell County sheriff’s deputies need the public’s help locating the suspect who stole property from a home while he was working there.

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A Marion felon was arrested and charged after firing shots into the air and refusing to obey police instructions following a dispute, authorities said Wednesday.

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McDowell County sheriff’s deputies are urging local residents to be aware of a scam once again circulating in the area involving sending money to a relative in trouble.

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A Nebo man was arrested and charged after deputies patrolling the area found him with four grams of meth and a glass pipe, authorities said Tuesday.

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Further details have emerged in the kitchen fire that destroyed a West Marion home on Monday afternoon and donation efforts to help the family recover.

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STATESVILLE – A McDowell fire agency was one of several local, agricultural-related organizations awarded grants this year by the Corporate Mission Fund.

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On Monday morning, local figureheads from the McDowell County Sheriff’s Office, county court system and the County Commissioners were sworn in at the McDowell Courthouse, among those being newly elected Sheriff Ricky Buchanan and County Commissioner Brenda Vaughn.