Nov 8, 2012
County Commission hears update on Lake James water project
For years, county officials have looked at using Lake James as the source for a new water system for McDowell.
McDowell EMS seeks explorers
The meeting will be held Monday from 6-8 p.m. at McDowell County EMS Station 3 located at 199 N.C. 126 in Nebo.
Lake James Lodge director charged with embezzlement
A Marion woman was arrested earlier this week after authorities say she swindled a local care home and one of its residents out of nearly $30,000. Detective Billie Brown of the McDowell County Sheriff's Office charged Ashley Sluder Lawing, 32, of Goose Creek Road, with three felony counts of embezzlement and one felony count of exploiting a ... (more)
McDowell grand jury indicts choking, assault suspect
A man accused of assaulting and strangling his girlfriend during an argument in April will face his charges in McDowell County Superior Court.
Pain pill robber behind bars
A judge sent a Marion man to prison for at least a year for robbing a woman of her medication in her own home.