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Monday, July 16th, 2018

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Scott Hollifield: Nudity and Stupidity in the News (Summertime Edition)

As Billie Holiday sang back in 1936, it’s summertime, and the livin’ is easy. But, for some people 82 years later, keeping clothes on is ha… Read more

Latest News

McDowell awaits disaster decision from FEMA

Almost two months ago, McDowell County found itself heavily damaged by flooding from Tropical Storm Alberto. Now, local officials are still… Read more

Report: Man caught stripping parts from bulldozer

A homeless man was arrested and charged after allegedly stealing batteries and other items from a bulldozer in Marion, authorities said Fri… Read more

Taking the stage: Foothills Community Theatre announces season

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Education committee’s influence questioned

A motion was made, and later rescinded, at Monday night’s school board meeting for the board to relinquish its representation on the Joint … Read more

Obituaries

Miller, Jennie

OLD FORT Mrs. Jennie Miller, 75, of Old Fort, passed away Tuesday, July 3, 2018. A memorial service will be held Saturday, July 21, at 2 p.… Read more

Pinson, Bill "Squeak"

MORGANTON Bill "Squeak" Pinson, 63, of Morganton, passed away Friday, July 13, 2018, at Burke Hospice and Palliative Care. Born Sept. 27, 1… Read more

Smith, Mary Edith

MARION Mary Edith Smith, loving mother, grandmother, sister and friend, went home to be with the Lord, the morning of Thursday, July 12, 20… Read more

Staton, Scott

MORGANTON Scott Dwayne Staton, 48, died Thursday, July 12, 2018. The family will receive friends from 1 to 3 p.m., Wednesday, July 18, at S… Read more

Caudle Jr., Zeb Vance

Zeb Vance Caudle Jr. Read more

Opinion

Scott Hollifield: Nudity and Stupidity in the News (Summertime Edition)

As Billie Holiday sang back in 1936, it’s summertime, and the livin’ is easy. But, for some people 82 years later, keeping clothes on is ha… Read more

Sports

Kings of the mountain: McDowell All-Stars edge Avery for Little League District 7 title

After putting up on average close to 10 runs and 15 hits in the first three games of the North Carolina District 7 Tournament, the McDowell… Read more

Little League Baseball: McDowell All-Stars force decisive game

The McDowell County Little League Majors All-Star team, with the help from its offense, forced a decisive final game in the North Carolina … Read more

McDowell All-Stars stay alive in Little League tournament

With the season on the line, the McDowell County Little League Majors All-Star team responded by pulling away from the Morganton All-Stars … Read more