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Current News

31ST ANNUAL MOUNTAIN GLORY FESTIVAL FEATURES A RECORD NUMBER OF VENDORS AND AN EXCELLENT CROWD The 31st Annual Mountain Glory Festival was held in Downtown Marion on Saturday, October 11... read more...

CITY ANNOUNCES RECYCLING CHANGES Effective immediately, City residents no longer have to separate glass from other recyclables....read more...

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



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Farmer's Market
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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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