Category: McDowell County

Report Released on North Carolina’s Efforts to Ensure a Sound Basic Education for All Students

Non-profit education agency was tasked by North Carolina court overseeing landmark Leandro case to study what actions are needed to meet the constitutional requirement of a sound basic education for all students Raleigh Governor Roy Cooper Press Release More than 20 years…Read More »

MISSING: Joseph Mark Loftis

MISSING: Joseph Mark Loftis, 40, of Old Fort; call 652-2237 with information Reply with TIP McDowell County sheriff’s deputies are looking for a missing Old Fort man. Joseph Mark Loftis, 40, most recently of Lavender Road, hasn’t been seen by his family…Read More »

2 Earthquakes Rattle Charlotte Area

NORTH CAROLINA – Some people may have felt an earthquake Saturday night. Officials reported two small earthquakes were recorded in the Charlotte area, one near the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains and the other in Union County. The first one  was…Read More »