Category: Government

Thanksgiving Holiday…..How And When It All Started.

    11-23-22 It’s Thanksgiving Eve here in America. A time of grocery store craziness, cooking, cleaning, and preparing for guests, or to travel, for most of us.  Thanksgiving holiday….how and when did it all start? In October 1621 the event that…Read More »

State Historic Preservation Office Begins McDowell County Comprehensive Architectural Survey with Grant Funds from National Park Service

RALEIGH Nov 16, 2022 McDowell County has been chosen as the subject of a comprehensive survey of historic buildings and landscapes planned from 2022-24. Funding for this architectural survey comes from the Emergency Supplemental Historic Preservation Fund (ESHPF), administered by the National…Read More »

Election Interference Reported in Rutherford and McDowell Counties

11-13-22 After the 2020 election, county and state elections officials were worried about what could happen at the polls. Conspiracy theories and false claims of voter fraud have been circulating nationally and in North Carolina, sparking concerns for front-line election workers. There…Read More »

Veterans Day…. Why It Matters.

11-11-22 Today is Veterans Day. It is a day we stop as a nation and say thank-you to all who have served with the US Military. “As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to…Read More »