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Annual three-day bluegrass festival kicks off Thursday

The 44th Annual North Carolina State Bluegrass Festival at Tom Johnson Camping World Resort in Marion starts Thursday and will last through… Read more

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Annual three-day bluegrass festival kicks off Thursday

The 44th Annual North Carolina State Bluegrass Festival at Tom Johnson Camping World Resort in Marion starts Thursday and will last through… Read more

Old Fort man found not guilty of assault

A Superior Court jury found an Old Fort man not guilty of assaulting his wife. Read more

Report: Suspect spotted with drugs behind car wash

An Old Fort woman was arrested and charged after she was spotted with meth and paraphernalia behind a car wash, authorities said Tuesday. Read more

Brother Wolf of McDowell needs homes for animals

The month of August is a tough time for animal shelters and rescue groups, and this year is proving to be even more challenging than previo… Read more

Galleries

PHOTOS: Scenes from the 2018 Drexel Community Fair

The opening night of the Drexel Community Fair took place Monday evening with hundreds coming out to enjoy the rides, games, music, firewor… Read more

Lake Club set for county open this weekend

Obituaries

Bowman, Barbara "Bob" Jane Jernigan

MARION Barbara "Bob" Jane Jernigan Bowman, 79, of Marion, passed away Sunday, Aug. 12, 2018, at Mission Hospital in Asheville. Mrs. Bowman … Read more

Queen, Faye Duncan

MARION Faye Duncan Queen, 88, of Marion, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, Aug. 12, 2018, at Autumn Care of Marion. Born in Mitchell… Read more

Poteat, Jack Allen

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Simmons, Wylie Dean

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Berry, Clifford

HICKORY Clifford Pardee Berry, 74, of Hickory, passed away Friday, Aug.10, 2018, at Catawba Regional Hospice. Born Aug. 19, 1943, in Catawb… Read more

Opinion

Scott Hollifield: Wrestling with The Couch from Hell

Here’s a fun fact: A couch that falls from the back of a pickup truck traveling 30 mph on a suburban street will flip end over end three ti… Read more

Sports

MHS football 2018: Offense renews focus on running game

Every high school football coach you ever talk to will espouse some variation of the following statement: Unless you can run the football e… Read more

MHS football 2018: Titans guardedly optimistic

It’s a safe bet not many of the McDowell Titans or their coaches listen to much Paul Simon in their down time. Read more

MHS football 2018: Defense features plethora of returners

With a new season about to begin, the McDowell Titans will feature one of their more experienced groups in recent history on the defensive … Read more