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Joy Madron Wilson | Obits  Watauga Democrat

On Tuesday, July 23, 2019, Joy Madron Wilson, loving wife and mother of two, passed away at CarePartners Solace Center in Asheville, North Carolina from a ...

GALLERY: McDowell High School seniors graduate  McDowell News

Over 300 McDowell High School students walked the stage and received their diploma on Friday evening. Due to heavy rains in the area, the ceremony took ...

Report: McDowell High students found with liquid THC  McDowell News

Two McDowell High students were charged after the school resource officer located liquid THC during a search of their car and belongings, authorities said ...

The right fit: McDowell eighth-graders weigh their high school options  McDowell News

McDowell County Schools has a unique opportunity for rising freshmen students as they have three schools to choose from for their high school career.

Deputies charge McDowell High School teen for possession of marijuana on school property  FOX Carolina

Marion, NC (FOX Carolina) - Deputies in McDowell County have charged a student at McDowell High School after they say she brought drugs on campus.

McDowell High student found with pot on campus  McDowell News

A McDowell High School student faces drug charges after deputies located pot and paraphernalia on school premises, authorities said Tuesday.

Update: MHS graduation moved indoors because of rain  McDowell News

Update on Friday, June 6: Due to the expected heavy rain and storms in the forecast, the graduation ceremony has now be moved into the Main Gym.

McDowell student charged with setting fire at school  McDowell News

A McDowell High School student was charged after allegedly setting fire to a trash can in the restroom, authorities said Friday.

Banquet celebrates OCS students in McDowell  McDowell News

Selected students from McDowell High School's Occupational Course of Study (OCS) Program were honored with an awards luncheon on Thursday at ...

McDowell High, English Farmstead team for seasonal cheese  McDowell News

McDowell High School students and English Farmstead Cheese are teaming up to bring the public farm *fresh* cheese for the holiday season.

MEC logo created by MHS students  McDowell News

Two visual design students at McDowell High School created the new logo for the Municipal Event Center (MEC).

A rootin’, tootin’, Mr. MHS: All-male pageant fundraiser set for Saturday at East Middle  McDowell News

McDowell High School' Student Council and DECA Club are hosting the fourth annual Mr. MHS Pageant on Saturday at East McDowell Middle School starting at ...

McDowell High Class of 2018 graduates tonight | News  McDowell News

McDowell High School will graduate 347 students at 7 p.m. on Friday at the football stadium.

MHS seniors awarded scholarships  McDowell News

This week, over 50 seniors at McDowell High School were presented with scholarship awards from universities, colleges, individuals and the community, ...

A problem e-merges: Over 100 incidents of e-cigarette use at MHS since Christmas  McDowell News

Butterscotch, peppermint, strawberry, watermelon, blueberry and mango sound like yummy flavors of your favorite ice cream or candy.

Schools share news from McDowell grads  McDowell News

Military News. McDowell grad completes Air Force basic training. From staff reports. U.S. Air Force Airman Charles A. Parker graduated from basic military ...

MHS senior earns Morehead-Cain Scholarship  McDowell News

Multiple students were recognized at McDowell County Board of Education meeting for outstanding achievements in the classroom.

Titan Greenhouse selling plants for annual fundraiser  McDowell News

Begonias, peppers, tomatoes, snapdragons, squash and marigolds are just a few of the many plants for sell at the Titan Greenhouse this week only.

Summer Meals offered free to any child 18 and younger  McDowell News

For some McDowell students, knowing where their next meal will come from during the summer time is a real concern.

MHS, Mission Sports Medicine offering free athletic physicals  McDowell News

The current sports year has finished for all high school and middle school athletes in McDowell County. But this coming Wednesday, the first and most important ...

Back to Class: McDowell County Schools begins 2018-2019 school year Aug. 27  McDowell News

McDowell High School. Aug. 21 (8 a.m. to 4 p.m.): 12th grade parking pass sales. Aug. 22-23 (8 a.m. to 4 p.m.): 10th-12th grade parking pass sales. Aug. 23 (3 to ...

West Marion educator is 2019 MCS Teacher of the Year  McDowell News

Being selected as Teacher of the Year for your school or district is always an honor for McDowell County educators.

Ready to work: Two seniors sign letters of intent with ABB  McDowell News

Two high school seniors have their future careers at their fingertips after signing letters of intent with a local manufacturing company.

24 high school boys compete for multiple titles  McDowell News

The McDowell High School Student Council class and DECA club are hosting the third annual Mr. MHS Pageant on Saturday, Dec. 9 at East McDowell Middle ...

MTCC honors graduates Friday  McDowell News

McDowell Technical Community College will recognize more than 160 students tonight earning various associate degrees, diplomas and certificates.

The Quest for a Queen: 2019 Little Miss McDowell set for Saturday  McDowell News

Twenty-two McDowell ladies will compete for the title of 2019's Little Miss McDowell (LMM) at East Middle on Saturday. The theme for this year's pageant is “The ...

New traffic patterns implemented at West, MHS  McDowell News

As the beginning of a new school year starts on Monday, drivers to West McDowell and McDowell High will have to comply with new traffic patterns when ...

Winners announced in Recovery Rally card contest  McDowell News

McDowell County Schools' students competed for the chance to have their design as the logo for this weekend's Blue Ridge Recovery Rally.

Titans of thrift: McDowell Fashion Club hosts clothing drive, students shop for free  McDowell News

McDowell High School's Titan Style Club held a school-wide, free shopping experience with donated items from students.

Summer Meals Menu for June 10-13  McDowell News

Summer Meals are offered free to any child 18 and younger. No application or identification is required.

No threat to McDowell High School from Snapchat post  McDowell News

School officials alerted parents Sunday evening that a Snapchat post threatening a school shooting at MHS was not directed at students in McDowell County.

Telling our stories: Founders Art Walk part of Appalachian Mural Trail  McDowell News

Public art is defined as art forms incorporated into the fabric of a community, with the assistance.

Little Free Library open for all at West Marion Elementary  McDowell News

Getting the books into the hands of children over the summer was the immediate goal for West Marion Elementary media specialist Ashley Greene.

Brewer named new McDowell football head coach  Avery Journal Times

MARION — The McDowell Board of Education at its most recent meeting approved former Avery head football coach Darrell Brewer to be the McDowell High ...

New security measures for MHS, WMMS  McDowell News

School security at West McDowell and McDowell High were discussed at Monday's school board meeting and members voted to take immediate action.

Pinned and promoted: Emergency Academy students upgraded to officers  McDowell News

Four students in McDowell High School's Emergency Services Academy were promoted to the ranks of officers in ceremony for students, staff, family and friends.

The hunt for a new queen: NJROTC cadets recruiting contestants for Little Miss McDowell 2019  McDowell News

NJROTC female cadets are recruiting young girls as contestants in the 45th annual Little Miss McDowell (LMM) Pageant.

A jury of their peers: McDowell Teen Court begins monthly program  McDowell News

A unique new criminal justice program aimed at youthful offenders is underway in McDowell.

Local educators, Sheriff respond to Senators’ legislation on teacher resource officers  McDowell News

A bill filed on Wednesday by state senators Ralph Hise (R-McDowell), Warren Daniel (R-Burke) and Jerry Tillman (R-Randolph) would allow 3000 teachers to ...

All hail the king: Mr. MHS pageant raises $13,000 for three school families  McDowell News

On Saturday, Dec. 15, the McDowell High School Student Council class and DECA club hosted the fourth annual Mr. MHS Pageant at East Middle School.

Liver Mush Festival, car show set for Saturday  McDowell News

This Saturday, downtown Marion will celebrate our locally made tasty pork product that is enjoyed by folks across the region. And Historic Carson House will ...

Two cadets awarded big scholarships  McDowell News

McDowell High School NJROTC announced this week two cadets were awarded with prestigious scholarships.

‘Something Worth Keeping’: MHS yearbook dedicated to long-time counselor, therapy dog  McDowell News

McDowell High School's yearbook staff dedicated their 2018 edition to school counselor Glenda Glenn and her therapy dog, Astro.

A call to action: McDowell students join thousands in ‘walkout’  McDowell News

On the 19th anniversary of the school shooting at Columbine High School, students at McDowell High School and McDowell Early College walked out of class ...

Accused McDowell High assistant principal had prior problems  McDowell News

A letter from Charter Schools USA reveals its former principal Nick Shosho was accused of misusing funds at a school in Cary months before being employed by ...

McDowell High seniors earn millions in scholarships  McDowell News

Before graduation, 58 McDowell High School seniors accepted nearly $2.5 million in scholarships, financial aid and grants. During that evening, colleges, ...

Class of 2017 officially graduates from MHS  McDowell News

Three hundred and sixty eight McDowell High School seniors accepted their diplomas on Saturday morning surrounded by friends and family.

Serve, protect, prepare: 42nd McDowell Fire, Rescue and EMS College starts Friday  McDowell News

Men and women whose call it is to serve others as firefighters and emergency medical *service* and rescue personnel are descending on McDowell County over ...

A bright future: Public Service Academy celebrates success in students  McDowell News

Students and former students are reaping the benefits and starting their emergency services careers before they have even graduated high school.

Safety first: EMT students win semi-annual Public Safety Challenge  McDowell News

Over 70 students from McDowell High School's Fire, EMT and Law & Justice classes in the competed in this year's semi-annual Public Safety Challenge, with ...

McDowell High School 2014 senior academic banquet winners | News  McDowell News

Pictured are some of this year's Excellence Award winners which include Taylor Bailey, Andrew Hensley, Timothy Davis, Kayla Gallion, Bethany Vance, Crystal ...

Lady Titans' Banks makes college choice  McDowell News

McDowell High School's varsity softball team has been very busy in the early days of the fall signing period getting a number of its players secured for the future.

Here is your 2017 MHS Homecoming Court  McDowell News

McDowell High School will announce this year's homecoming king and queen Friday night during the halftime show.

Mural series added to art tourism website  Morganton News Herald

MARION - The Appalachian Mural Trail has announced the addition of the city of Marion's recently installed “Founders' Art Walk” to its listing of murals ...

Missing Bigfoot: Metal silhouette stolen from Marion yard  McDowell News

McDowell investigators need the public's help locating Bigfoot memorabilia stolen from someone's yard last week.

McDowell Post 56 Junior Legion team opens season Wednesday  McDowell News

Summertime baseball gets underway locally tonight (Wednesday) as McDowell County's American Legion Post 56 takes the field for another season of Junior ...

2015-16 McDowell High School Homecoming Court  McDowell News

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Ava Grace Effler crowned Little Miss McDowell 2019  McDowell News

Twenty-two McDowell County girls competed for the title of Little Miss McDowell 2019 on Saturday.

PHOTOS: Titan Greenhouse opens for spring sale Monday  McDowell News

The Titan Greenhouse is open for their spring sale at McDowell High School for two weeks, Monday through Friday from 8:45 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Students in the ...

UPDATE: 7 injured in crash, two in critical condition  McDowell News

HILDEBRAN — A woman and four children were injured after a crash that shutdown Interstate 40 westbound for at least an hour Wednesday morning.

McDowell News Veterans Gallery | Honoring Our Veterans  McDowell News

We asked for you to tell us about veterans in this area. Here are all of those submitted in our region.

Brain games: MHS competes in Science Olympiad regional  McDowell News

On Saturday, March 2, McDowell High School's Science Olympiad team traveled to UNCA for their regional competition. Students did an excellent job ...

Marion fugitive arrested in Burke  McDowell News

A McDowell woman wanted for breaking into a Nebo residence was captured in Burke County after a Crime Stoppers tip.

McDowell High senior prank sparks backlash | Local  McDowell News

A senior prank has turned sour after a photo of a group of McDowell students standing in front of a cardboard wall with the caption “We built the wall first”

MAHEC hosts health career summer camp for area students  McDowell News

Mountain Area Health Education Center (MAHEC) hosted its first Project PROMISE Health Careers Summer Camp at the end of June. This free three-day camp ...

2015 Miss McDowell High School winners | Lifestyles  McDowell News

Hanna Masiello (right), the daughter of Richard Mespelt and Christina Mespelt of Marion, and a senior at McDowell High School, recently was crowned Miss ...

McDowell schools excel in Science Olympiad  McDowell News

Students from McDowell High School, West McDowell Middle School and East McDowell Middle School recently brought home kudos from the Regional ...

Voila! Magic Act now becomes Studio K  McDowell News

The Magic Act, one of downtown Marion's oldest businesses, is magically transforming itself into a new full-*service* salon called Studio K.

Mr. MHS Crowned: Over $12,000 raised for two local families  McDowell News

There is a new king at McDowell High School. On Saturday, Dec. 16, McDowell High School Student Council class and DECA club hosted the third annual Mr.

U.S. Cellular gives big to McDowell High, West McDowell Middle School  McDowell News

U.S. Cellular recently announced that more than $5100 in funding is being distributed between nine academic and athletic clubs at McDowell High School and ...

MHS football players charged in hazing | News  McDowell News

Two McDowell High School football players have been charged with assaulting another team member during a hazing ritual in the locker room, deputies ...

Former assistant principal sentenced in court  McDowell News

A former McDowell High School assistant principal charged last October with taking money from the school has been sentenced in McDowell County District ...

McDowell High grad and former teacher Edwin Spivey named new MHS principal  McDowell News

A McDowell native and current principal at Enka High School in Buncombe County has been named the new principal at McDowell High.

He 'fell in love with art': McDowell native’s work featured in Netflix’s ‘She’s Gotta Have It’  McDowell News

Editor's note: The following interview with Stephen Whiteside took place on Wednesday, May 22 prior to the season premiere of “She's Gotta Have It” on May 24.

MHS grad now a Master at Arms in Navy  McDowell News

Once a commanding officer in NJROTC at McDowell High School (MHS), 20-year-old Kara Newsome said her time in the program definitely equipped her with ...

On patrol: McDowell High student completes NCHP internship  McDowell News

A rising McDowell high senior with an interest in law enforcement rode along and investigated cases with the state highway patrol this spring.

4 Observer-area stars named to Carolinas Classic All-Star rosters  Charlotte Observer

Three Charlotte Observer-area high school basketball stars have been named to the 2019 Carolinas Classic All-Star rosters. The all-star game matching some ...

: 2018 MHS Scholarship Awards Program  McDowell News

McDowell High School seniors accepted thousands of dollars in scholarship money for their post-secondary plans. Scholarship presentations were made by ...

Foothills Food Hub planners seek partnership with county  McDowell News

On Monday, representatives with the Foothills Food Hub formally asked the McDowell County Commissioners to be partners in their effort to establish a place ...

McDowell High senior killed in Saturday car crash  McDowell News

A McDowell High School senior was killed in a car wreck early Saturday morning.

Bears spotted in Marion: Police, wildlife officers advise caution  McDowell News

Law enforcement and wildlife agencies in McDowell are advising the public to use caution if they see bears in the area.

New foes, new field: Stadium upgrades underway as Titans prepare to join new league  McDowell News

The start of the 2017 high school football season is still roughly four months from its inception, but there is a lot going on at McDowell High School currently to.

GALLERY: McDowell Camp Opportunity 2018  McDowell News

From June 25-28, McDowell County Schools and McDowell Technical Community College partnered to offer Camp Opportunity for rising sixth- through ...

MHS Class of 2018 receive their diplomas at graduation ceremony  McDowell News

Over 300 students from McDowell High School's Class of 2018 walked across the stage Friday night to achieve the ultimate educational goal of receiving their ...

Ready, set, learn: Here’s important dates and info for back to school  McDowell News

Just a few more weeks left in summer break as students and parents are wrapping up last minute vacations and school shopping. The first day of public school in ...

A superior performance: MHS symphonic, concert bands earn high ratings  McDowell News

Both the concert and symphonic bands from McDowell High School earned superior ratings at the N.C. Music Performance Adjudication (MPA) in Cullowhee ...

Sweeping changes in store for McDowell youth football  McDowell News

Football season has arrived in McDowell County, and for the community's local youth football program, some big changes are in store for the 2018 season.

Vote: Move forward with new construction at Old Fort  McDowell News

Members of the McDowell County Board of Education approved a motion to take the necessary steps to build a new school for Old Fort Elementary, but with a ...

Two McDowell High School football players accused of hazing another teammate  WYFF Greenville

Two teenagers from McDowell High School charged with assaulting a teammate in the locker room.

At least eight injured in scaffolding collapse at high school  WBTV

At least eight people were injured when scaffolding collapsed at a North Carolina high school where an addition to the school was under construction.

Reindeer Games: NJROTC places second and seventh in marksmanship  McDowell News

McDowell High School NJROTC Marksmanship team competed in the annual Reindeer Games hosted by Volunteer High School at Mount Carmel Armed ...

MHS educator is district Teacher of the Year  McDowell News

McDowell County Schools named a McDowell High School science teacher as the 2018-2019 Teacher of the Year.

The full ride: MHS senior accepts full Army scholarship to ETSU  McDowell News

McDowell High School senior Chase Baird has chosen the next step in his future by signing on with a full scholarship to East Tennessee State University.

A Pottery Paradise: 31st annual Appalachian Potters Market is Saturday at MHS  McDowell News

For 31 years, local and regional artists have flocked to McDowell High School for their annual Appalachian Potters Market, and the tradition will continue this ...

Fired up, ready to go: McDowell Fire, Rescue and EMS College starts this Friday  McDowell News

The 41st Annual McDowell Fire, Rescue and EMS College will take place this weekend at spots across McDowell, with approximately 1200 students already ...

MHS holds Memorial Day ceremony for students, staff  McDowell News

McDowell High School students, staff and NJROTC on Friday honored those who made the ultimate sacrifice for their country.

Summer Meals kick off Monday  McDowell News

Kids 18 and under won't have to worry about missing lunch during summer break thanks to McDowell County Schools Summer Meals program.

STATE OF EMERGENCY: McDowell County hit hard from Tuesday rain  McDowell News

Gov. Roy Cooper has issued a state of emergency for McDowell County as landslides, flooding, evacuations and the imminent threat of a dam break were ...

New report lists child poverty, hunger in McDowell  McDowell News

A new report shows that poverty and hunger remain are still major problems for children in McDowell County.

Who will wear the crown? Applications going out for annual Little Miss McDowell pageant  McDowell News

Young girls in McDowell County will have the opportunity to compete in the 44th annual Little Miss McDowell (LMM) pageant coming up in March.

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