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Thursday, April 25th, 2019

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McDaniel named as the next Marion fire chief

A 15-year veteran member of the Marion Fire Department will become the next fire chief. Read more

Latest News

Marion man airlifted after motorcycle crash

A Marion man had to be airlifted to an area hospital after a Wednesday afternoon motorcycle crash on Interstate 40 in Burke County, accordi… Read more

PHOTOS: 2 acres of woods, logs burn in Marion

At approximately 3 p.m. Wednesday, numerous fire and emergency units responded to the area of 145 Joes Drive in Marion after receiving repo… Read more

Marion Cruise-In revs up Saturday for the 2019 season

This Saturday evening, all kinds of muscle cars, street rods, trucks, motorcycles and classic rides will be on display at the first downtow… Read more

Pioneer Day to celebrate mountain culture on Saturday in Old Fort

A 5K run, a classic car show, a bike challenge, a health and wellness fair and a street dance are all activities being held in conjunction … Read more

Galleries

GALLERY: A sweet time at the Sweet Treats Festival

Downtown Marion was a lot sweeter this Saturday with the 2019 Sweet Treats of the Carolinas Festival. Read more

FCT Presents: 'Selkie and the Witchboy'

Foothills Community Theatre presents the original folk opera “Selkie and the Witchy Boy,” created by Freddy Bradburn. The play is based on … Read more

Obituaries

Almond, Nellie Gray Johnson

CLYDE/MARION On the evening of Monday, April 22, 2019, Nellie Gray Johnson Almond gently held the hands of her loving daughter and passed a… Read more

Evans, Ralph A.

MARION Mr. Ralph A. Evans, 94, of Marion, passed away at his home Tuesday, April 23, 2019, following a brief period of declining health. Ra… Read more

Minish, Albert

MORGANTON Mr. Albert Minish, 71, of Morganton, passed away Sunday, April 21, 2019. A memorial service will be held Friday, April 26, at 3 p… Read more

Scott, Mary Kathleen Murphy

NEBO Mary Kathleen Murphy Scott, 94, of Nebo, passed away Saturday, April 20, 2019. A funeral service will be held Saturday, April 27, at 2… Read more

Sheets, James Larry

HICKORY Mr. James Larry Sheets, 71, of Hickory, passed away Tuesday, April 23, 2019, at Frye Regional Medical Center, following a period of… Read more

Opinion

Scott Hollifield: Man with card says stand back, witness a miracle

Note: While I’m on vacation, please enjoy this lightly edited, previously published column. Read more

Sports

Titans take down Cougars

Judging by the McDowell Titans’ Tuesday night performance against the South Brunswick Cougars, last week’s loss to Freedom was but a hiccup… Read more

Titans win, Lady Titans 2nd at Avery meet

The McDowell Titans placed first and the Lady Titans second in a six-team, non-conference track meet Thursday at Avery High. Read more

Up-and-down week for Lady Titans

Calling the McDowell Lady Titans’ week a roller coaster would be an understatement. Read more