An Old Fort golf course and craft breweries in McDowell and nearby counties are coming together to have a few drinks and raise money for animal rescue.
Happy Hen Vintage (HHV), located at the old Coca-Cola plant at 355 East Court Street in Marion, opens this Saturday, June 30 at 10 a.m. The antique store features several sections and booths dedicated to relics, boutique items and vintage collectibles from featured specialty shops within the…
The Old Fort Board of Aldermen said they will revisit an ordinance that would require existing businesses in town to install and maintain drinking water protection devices that could cost those businesses $600 or more each.
Tractor Supply Company is inviting customers of the Marion store to stop by this Saturday from 8 a.m. until 8 p.m., to test a variety of power equipment products and enjoy activities including a riding mower demo.
Aria Rose Clothing, Marion’s newest clothing and retail shop located at 62 S. Logan St., held a ribbon cutting ceremony on Tuesday, Feb. 27. Aria Rose Clothing started as an online hobby for McDowell native Brandy Pritchard, opening its doors on Dec. 28, 2017. The store, which operates Tuesd…
The Marion City Council approved an economic development incentive for an unnamed database center interested in property near the Universal building and discussed updates in the Drexel Heritage demolition cleanup in Tuesday’s meeting.
On Tuesday morning, U.S. Rep. Mark Meadows (R-11), who officially filed for re-election on Monday, visited McDowell Technical Community College for a tour of the Universal Advanced Manufacturing Center and to attend a meeting by the Workforce Pipeline Committee in one of four public events t…
Walmart is raising its starting hourly wage from $9 to $11 and expanding its parental leave benefits, the company announced Thursday.
Alabama has won the competition for a $1.6 billion Toyota-Mazda auto production plant — and the reality of the loss for North Carolina spurred a postmortem wave of questions and self-reflection in the state on Wednesday.
Workers at the McDowell County Animal Shelter want their homeless pets not to be forgotten this holiday season.
Beth and Brian Whitfield, of Nebo and North Cove respectively, were recently filmed for the HGTV hit reality show series “Living Alaska.”
On the border of McDowell and Mitchell counties, a small office decorated with life rafts and climbing gear is offering new and exciting outside adventures for people all over state of North Carolina.
A new clinic for McDowell natives will allow those with a prior criminal history to learn how to find employment and expunge previous offenses.
After 10 months of field trips, lectures and interactive projects in and around McDowell County, the LINC Class of 2017 graduated last week and reflected on good times.
Appreciation for flourishing businesses and plans for the upcoming Old Fort’s N.C. Gold Festival were among topics discussed in Monday’s Board of Aldermen meeting.
On Tuesday, the Marion City Council approved new zoning for the former Laughridge Furniture buildings and the Depot, which will allow for more uses in this key area.
Gov. Roy Cooper came to McDowell County Tuesday morning and announced that Baxter Healthcare's North Cove plant will expand and add 90 jobs. A separate small company in Nebo will get a grant that will allow them to hire up to 28 people. This is a developing story, so check back for more deta…
North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper will be in McDowell County Tuesday at Baxter Healthcare for an economic development announcement, the governor's office said Monday afternoon.
J.C. Penney Co. Inc. has rejoined the trend of big-box department stores reducing their brick-and-mortar footprint.