The Old Fort Board of Aldermen took a look at this year’s town audit and held a public hearing for a building reuse grant for an incoming business on Monday.
The Old Fort Board of Alderman will meet Monday at 5:30 p.m. to discuss this year’s town audit and hold a public hearing for economic development incentives.
On Monday, three local fire agencies – P.G., Glenwood and Hankins-North Fork Fire Departments – received federal grants, as presented by U.S. Representative Mark Meadows. According to officials with each department, the funds received will be put towards replacing self-contained breathing ap…
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.
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.
Ongoing disputes with installing water backflow preventers and a proposed community garden were discussed during Monday’s Old Fort Board of Aldermen meeting.
Marion’s City Council will meet Tuesday at 6 p.m. at City Hall to hear presentations from local organizations and consider requests from the community.
Old Fort’s Board of Aldermen will meet on Tuesday at 5:30 p.m. in Town Hall to discuss new business and hear presentations from local citizens.
BANNER ELK – Entering its fifth decade as one of the Southeast’s quirkiest gatherings, Banner Elk’s Woolly Worm Festival has added a new distinction: Official State Woolly Worm Festival of North Carolina.
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.
On Friday, McDowell County Chairman David Walker swore in newly appointed Sheriff Ricky Buchanan as well as full-time officers in the McDowell County Sheriff's Office.
At Tuesday’s regular meeting, the Marion City Council was given a recommended $10.6 million budget for fiscal year 2018-2019, which does not call for an increase in the city’s property tax rate.
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.
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.
An incumbent for county commission and a newcomer hoping to unseat a congressman both filed for candidacy this week.
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…
Old Fort aldermen are blasting a plan to move the N.C. Gold Festival to a new location out of town, but the festival’s organizer said Old Fort was never intended to be the event’s permanent home.
Local citizens, elected leaders and representatives of N.C. Wildlife Commission met at McDowell Technical Community College on Tuesday to discuss McDowell’s proposed shooting range.