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Mission Hospital McDowell to hold virtual community forum

To help prevent the spread of the coronavirus and practice social distancing according to the latest CDC guidance, Mission Hospital McDowell will hold a community forum via telephone on Thursday from 5 -6 p.m. Read more

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8th person in McDowell tests positive for coronavirus

The McDowell County Health Department was notified today, Wednesday, April 1, by the North Carolina State Lab that one additional McDowell County resident has tested positive for novel coronavirus (COVID-19). The individual is in isolation and has b… Read more


J.K. Rowling starts 'Harry Potter At Home' for housebound families

The author has launched an online initiative which features quizzes, games and other activities, plus a free digital edition of the first book. Read more