Twelve cadets from McDowell High School’s NJROTC Unit spent a week in Anniston, Alabama at the Civilian Marksmanship Program’s junior air rifle camp.
Having a vision and a passion for your community to succeed was a recurring theme at Thursday’s Old Fort Community Forum meeting. More than 80 people gathered in the cafeteria at Old Fort Elementary School where a panel discussion was held with McDowell County leaders.
The start of the 2018-2019 school year kicked off last week when Eastfield Global Magnet School (EGMS) students returned to their desks.
The McDowell Academy of Innovation (MAI), formerly Alternative Education Center, is accepting applications for 10 more freshmen and 10 more sophomores for the upcoming 2018-2019 school year.
A motion was made, and later rescinded, at Monday night’s school board meeting for the board to relinquish its representation on the Joint Education Committee, a group made up of leaders in several different fields.
The proceeds from the third annual Carolina Donut Festival were donated to The Endowment Fund during Monday night’s meeting of the McDowell County Board of Education.
The Literacy Café could be rolling through your neck of the woods ready to serve bodies and minds to McDowell County children.
From June 25-28, McDowell County Schools and McDowell Technical Community College partnered to offer Camp Opportunity for rising sixth- through eighth-grade students. The day camp provides campers with the opportunity to learn about a different career each day through exploration and hands-o…
A rising McDowell high senior with an interest in law enforcement rode along and investigated cases with the state highway patrol this spring.
Every year in June since 1946, beautiful, talented and smart young ladies from western North Carolina compete for the title of Rhodendron Queen and Junior Queen.
Community service is a skill that many student clubs make a focus. West McDowell Middle School Student Council is turning that focus into a reality.
Child Nutrition Director Jon Haynes presented the school board during Monday night’s meeting with set lunch prices for students in the 2018-2019 school year.
Monday night’s McDowell County Board of Education got a little heated when the board’s attorney addressed board member Randy Williams’ recent hearing with the local Board of Elections, where his North Carolina residency was questioned and ultimately affirmed.