A wanted sex offender and probation absconder is back behind bars, authorities said Friday.
A Marion felon was arrested and charged after deputies and parole officers located a handgun at his home during a probation search, authorities said Thursday.
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.
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.
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…
Eight people were fired and two were transferred to other roles after an investigation into “unprofessional conduct” at J. Iverson Riddle Developmental Center.
A daily fine for town businesses not in compliance with water backflow preventers was among several topics discussed in last Monday’s Old Fort Board of Alderman meeting.
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.
A driver and passenger were confirmed dead following a vehicle crash on Toms Creek Road involving a fallen tree, according to reports.
Tropical storm and flash flood warnings were in effect in McDowell County Thursday as outer bands of what was Hurricane Michael brought heavy rain into the area.
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.
On Saturday, a section of the West Marion community will be dedicated in memory of an influential and beloved educator who shaped the lives of countless young people whom he mentored.
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.
McDowell High NJROTC recently competed in their first rifle match of the season, hosted by Volunteer High School in Church Hill, Tennessee.
A Nebo mother faces a child negligence charge after her son had to walk four miles on his way home following an argument, authorities said Friday.
McDowell County sheriff’s deputies need the public’s help locating the driver of this truck, believed to have stolen a lawn mower from property in Old Fort last month.