Hot air balloons were in flight today over Statesville in advance of the Carolina BalloonFest that begins today and runs through the weekend.
The scope of the storm's fury became clearer after nearly a week of missing-persons reports and desperate searches of the Florida Panhandle neighborhoods devastated by the most powerful hurricane to hit the continental U.S. in nearly 50 years.
Editor’s note: This feature mines our archives for what was going on this week in local history.
The streets of downtown Marion were filled Saturday with arts and crafts vendors, musicians, performers, food vendors and thousands of visitors for the 35th annual Mountain Glory festival. Every second Saturday in October, Marion celebrates the arrival of autumn in the Blue Ridge during the …
The third-most powerful hurricane to hit the U.S. mainland in recorded history left a wide path of destruction across Florida and Georgia, destroying homes and shopping centers and felling trees that killed at least two people. And it's not done yet.
Fans of horror movies and TV shows came to the Municipal Event Center Saturday for the first Marion’s Monsters, Mayhem and Madness. This event was held by Tim and Sherry Deel, who also operate Marion Comic Con. Marion’s Monsters, Mayhem and Madness featured actor John Anderson of “Guardians …
The Parade of Lights is held during Fire Prevention Month during October as a means of honoring Emergency Services members across the nation, interacting with community members and teaching them about fire prevention and local services that are provided to them.
FLORENCE, S.C. (AP) — Seven South Carolina law enforcement officers were shot Wednesday, one fatally, in a confrontation with a man who held children hostage as he fired on the officers, officials said.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The marquees on the glimmering Las Vegas Strip dimmed their lights for three minutes Monday night as officials slowly read the 58 names of the people killed one year earlier in the country's deadliest mass shooting in modern history. The names of the slain were recited befor…
Ten days after Hurricane Florence came ashore, the storm caused fresh chaos Monday across South Carolina, where rivers kept rising and thousands more people were told to be ready to evacuate.
WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — The trillions of gallons of water dumped by Hurricane Florence continue to slowly meander their way to the sea, leaving billions of dollars of damage in their wake.
The latest photos from Florence's path through the Carolinas and Virginia:
Bigfoot enthusiasts from near and far packed the streets of Marion, N.C. for the first WNC Bigfoot Festival. The event, which continues until 6 p.m. Saturday, features vendors selling Bigfoot shirts and other items, plus a "town hall" discussion about Bigfoot. The event received nationwide a…
Seven arrests made after protesters clash less than a week after Silent Sam was torn down.