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Posted on: June 16, 2022

Parts of East Court Street, Garden Street to be Closed Friday Evening through Saturday Midday

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Starting Friday, June 17 at 7 p.m. East Court Street, from North Madison Street to Main Street, and North and South Garden Street, from East Fort Street to East Henderson Street, will be closed for road work.  Travelers will still be able to acce...

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Posted on: June 8, 2022

Peavine Trail Closed from Marion Street to Baldwin Avenue

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The Peavine Trail from Marion Street to Baldwin Avenue is closed for maintenance and repair. The closure is necessary because of a large washout along the trail. City staff tried to keep as much of the trail open as possible, only coning off the ...

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Posted on: June 8, 2022

John and Joneric Bruner Named Citizens of the Month

Citizen of the month

During the Tuesday, June 7 City Council meeting, City Council Members and Mayor Little named John and Joneric Bruner Marion's June Citizens of the Month. 

Mayor Steve Little congratulated the Bruners on holding the 2022 WNC Bigfoot Festival. He sa...

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Posted on: June 3, 2022

Catawba River Greenway Has Reopened to the Public

Catawba River Stabilization Project

The City of Marion has completed the riverbank stabilization work along the Joseph McDowell Historical Catawba Greenway, which sustained damage during Hurricane Zeta in October 2020.    The greenway and trailhead parking area at the Jose...

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Posted on: March 16, 2022

Mike Conley Recognized as Marion's 2021 Main Street Champion

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McDowell News Reporter Mike Conley was recognized at the Tuesday, March 15, 2022, regular Marion City Council meeting for recently being awarded the Main Street Champion Award during the North Carolina Main Street Virtual Conference. 

Conley was n...

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Posted on: January 28, 2022

Marion Named to Best Places to Retire List

Smart Asset Retirement Map

SmartAsset recently released its seventh annual study of the top 10 places in North Carolina for people looking to retire. All of the 10 places are small towns, and Marion again came in third behind Hendersonville and Hickory, according to the study.

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Posted on: January 10, 2022

Catawba River Greenway Closed for Repairs

Catawba River Greenway (JPG)

The City of Marion has contracted Wright Contracting, LLC to preform river bank stabilization work at seven locations along the Joseph McDowell Historical Catawba Greenway, which sustained severe erosion during Hurricane Zeta.  The work is schedu...

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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