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Mountain Glory 2018: Downtown Marion celebrates fall

The streets of downtown Marion were filled Saturday with arts and crafts vendors, musicians, performers, food vendors and thousands of visi… Read more

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2 dead in tree vs. car collision on Toms Creek Road (UPDATE)

A driver and passenger were confirmed dead following a vehicle crash on Toms Creek Road involving a fallen tree, according to reports. Read more

Mountain Glory festival has singing, dancing and best-dressed pets

All day long Saturday, the Mountain Glory festival will have no shortage of entertainment. Here’s a lineup of who will be performing. Read more

Marion man reaches high level in game

A man from Marion recently scored a coveted win in a popular card game played around the world. Read more

Farm Bureau donates $1,000 to McDowell Crime Stoppers

At its annual meeting on Monday, Oct. 1, McDowell County Farm Bureau presented McDowell County Crime Stoppers with a $1,000 donation. Pictu… Read more

Galleries

Mountain Glory 2018: Downtown Marion celebrates fall

The streets of downtown Marion were filled Saturday with arts and crafts vendors, musicians, performers, food vendors and thousands of visi… Read more

Photos: 'Unimaginable destruction' left in Hurricane Michael's path

The third-most powerful hurricane to hit the U.S. mainland in recorded history left a wide path of destruction across Florida and Georgia, … Read more

Obituaries

Englesby, Joyce Jones

PLEASANT GARDENS Mrs. Joyce Jones Englesby, 88, of the Pleasant Gardens community, passed away Monday, Oct. 8, 2018. No local services are … Read more

Hensley, Dorothy "Dot" Pyatt Harris

MARION On Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018, at her home in Gastonia, Dorothy "Dot" Pyatt Harris Hensley, 92, of Marion, went to occupy her new home,… Read more

Hobbs, Anne

OLD FORT Anne Hobbs, 55, of Old Fort, passed away Friday, Oct. 12, 2018. A memorial service will take place at 2 p.m, Saturday, Oct. 20, at… Read more

Holland, Luther

MARION Luther Holland, 87, of Marion, passed away Friday, Oct. 12, 2018. The family will receive friends at Westmoreland Funeral home in Ma… Read more

Lawing, Billy D.

OLD FORT Billy D. Lawing, age 70, of Old Fort, North Carolina, passed away unexpectedly on the morning of Friday, October 12, 2018 at Memor… Read more

Opinion

Scott Hollifield: Death by selfie -- A major public health problem?

According to a new scientific study of stupid behavior leading to terrible yet predictable consequences, more than 250 people have been kil… Read more

Sports

Huge Cougars too much for Titans

The Alexander Central Cougars just love to run the football, and they sure ran it Friday night – and ran it, and ran it, and ran it and ran… Read more

Friendly foes: Shaw edges Smith for title in battle of MHS teammates

The Northwestern Conference’s 4A tennis tournament turned out to be marathon affair thanks to Mother Nature. Read more

Lady Titans drop key NWC match to Spartans

The McDowell Lady Titans volleyball team had a lot on the line Wednesday in its regular-season finale. Read more