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A Black Mountain man and Old Fort woman were arrested and charged after officers located over three ounces of meth and $837 in cash following a traffic stop in Marion, authorities said Thursday.

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At approximately 10:40 a.m. Wednesday morning, emergency units and law enforcement responded to I-40 westbound near the 83 mile marker after receiving reports of a vehicle driving off the roadway and striking a tree.

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At approximately 3:59 p.m. Tuesday afternoon, emergency units and law enforcement responded to the area of Silver Dollar Pawn on Rutherford Road after receiving reports of a motor vehicle collision between a black Suzuki Grand Vitara and a red Mazda CX-5. According to emergency radio scanner…

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A Marion man faces an attempted rape charge after allegedly trying to force a female acquaintance to have sex with him, authorities said Monday.

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October is observed as National Fire Prevention Month in the United States, with Fire Prevention Week taking place this year between Oct. 7-13. In observance, The McDowell News honors this year's roster of local fire agencies.

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Torrential rainfall and slick roads resulted in several vehicle wrecks in McDowell on Wednesday, according to reports.

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A Marion man was arrested and charged after allegedly stealing over $5,200 worth of property from a Nebo resident last month, authorities said Wednesday.

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With another hurricane on the horizon, weather agencies are predicting the potential impacts as Tropical Storm (now Hurricane) Michael prepares to land in Florida and the Carolinas.

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A McDowell duo was arrested and charged after allegedly stealing an acquaintance’s motorcycle in August, authorities said Monday.