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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...

MCDOWELL COUNTY LAUNCHES BROADBAND SURVEY Internet connectivity is crucial to the development of educational ....read more...



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City Hall & Public Works will be closed for Labor Day on Monday, September 1. Residential garbage, recycling and street trash collection will be unaffected. Partial brush collection the week of September 1-5.
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