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97 get drive-thru testing at first of 3 opportunities in McDowell this week

At the first of three community drive-thru coronavirus testing opportunities scheduled for this week, local health workers on Monday tested… Read more

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97 get drive-thru testing at first of 3 opportunities in McDowell this week

At the first of three community drive-thru coronavirus testing opportunities scheduled for this week, local health workers on Monday tested… Read more

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McDowell deputies charge Black Mountain woman with drug offenses

A woman faces drug charges after authorities received a call about a person under the influence in a vehicle. Read more

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New video shows how local food pantry helps the hungry in McDowell

During this uncertain time because of the COVID-19 pandemic, many people are looking for ways to make sure they have enough food to sustain… Read more

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Foothills Food Hub expands reach in McDowell

During these uncertain times, the Foothills Food Hub and the Corpening Memorial YMCA are expanding their efforts to make sure local familie… Read more

Galleries

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Food Lion honors graduating seniors

Food Lion held a parade for the 11 graduating seniors who work at the store. It was lead by Little Leo, the Food Lion truck replica go cart… Read more

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Watch Now: N.C. Air National Guard C-17 performs flyover

The North Carolina Air National Guard flew across the state over hospitals and food banks to salute workers.  Read more

Obituaries

Owensby, Jane Hollifield

Jane Hollifield Owensby, 73, of Marion, passed away Sunday, May 31, 2020. Westmoreland Funeral Home is assisting the family. Read more

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Rief, Donald Arthur

August 29, 1940 - May 30, 2020 On the afternoon of Saturday, May 30, 2020, Mr. Donald Arthur Rief, age 79, of Marion, set sail on his final… Read more

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Davis, Mr. Carol

July 3, 1934 - May 29, 2020 Read more

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Harmon, Jo Bivins

March 16, 1934 - May 28, 2020 Read more

Lesperance, Carolyn LaFluer

Carolyn LaFluer Lesperance, 92, passed away Thursday, May 28, 2020. Read more

Sports

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Competitive sports resume in England after 75-day shutdown

A mid-morning greyhound race in a virtually empty venue in the central English city of Birmingham wouldn’t typically be an occasion warrant… Read more

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AP source: MLB players offer 114-game season, no more $ cuts

NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Baseball players ignored claims by clubs that they need to take additional pay cuts, instead proposing they receive a far higher percentage of salaries and a commit to a longer schedule as part of a counteroffer to start the coronavirus-delayed season. Read more

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Michael Jordan: "Truly pained and plain angry”

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Michael Jordan is “deeply saddened, truly pained and plain angry.” Read more