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Building a community: Paula Swepson Avery emerges as a leader

Editor’s note: The following is a profile in innovative leadership written by the N.C. Rural Center, which is a statewide organization seek… Read more

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Building a community: Paula Swepson Avery emerges as a leader

Editor’s note: The following is a profile in innovative leadership written by the N.C. Rural Center, which is a statewide organization seek… Read more

LaDonna Browning named Director of Western Region

RALEIGH -- The Division of Adult Correction and Juvenile Justice has named LaDonna Browning as the new Region Director for the Western Regi… Read more

Master Gardeners: A backyard berry patch is easy and enjoyable

There is something so satisfying about growing your own food and one of the easiest to grow and enjoy is berries. Having a berry patch in y… Read more

Four from McDowell make All-District Band

They each had to audition in January to earn a place in the band. Their audition consisted of memorized scales, a solo and sight reading. Read more

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Youth basketball at P.G.

PHOTOS: Brother Wolf Puppy Bowl

The first-ever Puppy Bowl hosted by Brother Wolf Animal Rescue - McDowell Chapter was held at Fonta Flora Brewery this past Sunday. Puppies… Read more

Obituaries

Gentile, Lana Gail Hallman

OLD FORT Lana Gail Hallman Gentile, 73, of Old Fort, passed away Feb. 12, 2019, at Mission Hospital-St. Joseph Campus in Asheville. Mrs. Ge… Read more

Haynes, Jessie Faye

MORGANTON Jessie Faye Haynes, age 73, of Morganton, North Carolina passed away Friday, February 15, 2019 at Autumn Care of Drexel. Jessie w… Read more

Smith, Roger Lee

Roger Lee Smith MARION Roger Lee Smith, 69, of Marion, passed away unexpectedly at his home Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019. Roger was born in Mitc… Read more

Brown, Sue

MARION Sue Brown, 66, of Marion, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019. In keeping with Sue's wishes, no services will be held at this time. B… Read more

Honeycutt, Lora

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Opinion

Scott Hollifield: A look at Ol' Hank's arrest report, circa 1952

As far as crimes go, is unlawfully tampering with an electric meter worse than illegally keeping livestock within the city limits? Read more

Sports

Bad Beginning: Slow start dooms Lady Titans in regular-season finale

 The second, third and fourth quarters were solid ones for the McDowell Lady Titans. The first was an unmitigated disaster. Read more

Powerful Patriots roll past Titans 

All season long, the Freedom Patriots have used strong, second-quarter flurries to deck their opponents. Read more

McDowell teams wrap up solid JV campaigns

    McDowell High School's two junior varsity basketball teams concluded the 2018-19 basketball season on Friday, hosting arch-rival Freedo… Read more