RALEIGH -- On Friday, the State of North Carolina will hold its annual State Employees’ Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Observance Program in Raleigh, NC. This year’s theme is “The Time is Always Right to Do the Right Thing.” The program will include a commemorative bell ringing ceremony and…
In an 8 to 1 vote Monday night, McDowell County‘s Board of Education approved a resolution to add representation for a West Marion School seat.
The bridge overpass for US 70 West in Old Fort is temporarily closed after local and state officials confirmed it had dropped three inches, requiring maintenance.
For the third year in a row, Marion citizens will have the chance to learn what it means to wear the badge of honor and serve as a police officer.
NJROTC female cadets are recruiting young girls as contestants in the 45th annual Little Miss McDowell (LMM) Pageant.
On Saturday, Dec. 15, the McDowell High School Student Council class and DECA club hosted the fourth annual Mr. MHS Pageant at East Middle School. The pageant was a huge success and raised over $13,000 for the Luke Losey, Tyler Manick, and Jack Thomas families.
McDowell County Schools Board of Education (BOE) will meet Monday night to discuss unfinished business with the Old Fort project, among other agenda items.
The Old Fort community gathered in the library of the school Thursday evening to hear a presentation from McDowell Schools’ Superintendent Mark Garrett about the upcoming construction plans.
Raleigh– Senate Leader Phil Berger (R-Rockingham) announced the following appointments to Senate standing committees for the 2019-2020 biennium:
As per the recording site at Grandfather’s Nature Museum, where the park’s naturalists gather daily records, some 123.62 inches of precipitation fell on the mountain last year.
Asheville– The Board of Directors of the YMCA of Western North Carolina is pleased to announce the appointment of its new chair and four new members.
Raleigh, N.C. — The North Carolina Arts Council’s 2019 grant guidelines for organizations are now available at www.NCArts.org. The deadline for submitting applications is Friday, March 1.
Healing Hearts Small Animal Rescue has been rescuing animals in McDowell County for 23 years. They have a North Carolina Wildlife Rehabilitation license that allows them to rescue, rehabilitate and release wild animals back into their natural habitat. For more information, visit their Facebo…
Graphic design students at McDowell High School are expanding their portfolios in real world work before they even graduate high school.
Some of McDowell County’s senior citizens had a little more holiday cheer than usual thanks to a group of young folks.
Parents, families and community members are invited to attend an informational session regarding the Old Fort Elementary School building project hosted by McDowell County Schools Superintendent Mark Garrett.
Eastfield Global Magnet students, teachers and staff gathered in the gym quietly Monday afternoon for the surprise announcement that their principal had been named Principal of the Year for the region.
Rising juniors and seniors in McDowell, Mitchell, Yancey, Madison and Swain counties are encouraged to apply for a free summer camp focusing on paths to successful health careers.