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Current News

CITY RECEIVES STATE AWARD FOR WATER PLANT PERFORMANCE For the 13th year in a row, the City of Marion's Water Treatment Plant has received a Facility Optimization award ... read more...

LOCAL RETAIL SALES INCREASE OVER PRIOR YEAR According to the North Carolina Department of Revenue, taxable retail sales for McDowell County for the entire 2013-14 Fiscal Year increased by 7.40 percent ....read more...

CATAWBA RIVER GREENWAY PHASE 2 GROUNDBREAKING SCHEDULED FOR OCTOBER 1 The City of Marion, McDowell County and the McDowell Trails Association....read more...



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Utility Committee
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Farmer's Market
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Farmer's Market
Holiday Schedule
City Hall & Public Works will be closed for Veterans Day on Tuesday, November 11. Residential garbage, recycling and street trash collection will be unaffected. Partial brush collection the week of November 10-14.
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