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Posted on: January 25, 2023

Your Input is Needed for Comprehensive Economic Development Survey

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Foothills Regional Commission is preparing a 5-year, comprehensive economic development strategy (CEDS) for the four-county region of Cleveland, McDowell, Polk, and Rutherford Counties. If you live within this region, we encourage you to provide your insi...

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Posted on: January 18, 2023

New Year's Eve Celebration Sponsors Recognized

Rotary Sponsors Recognized

Marion City Council recognized sponsors and those that contributed to the 2022 New Year's Eve Celebration during Council's regular meeting on Tuesday. 

Contributors present to accept Certificates of Appreciation included: Steve P...

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Posted on: January 18, 2023

Mayor Steve Little Proclaims 2023 the Year of the Trail in Marion, NC

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Marion Mayor Steve Little presented McDowell Trails Association President Steve Pierce with a proclamation proclaiming 2023 the Year of the Trail in Marion, NC. 

Marion and other municipalities across North Carolina are promoting the Year of the T...

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Posted on: October 5, 2022

Margarita Ramirez named October's Citizen of the Month

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Margarita Ramirez was nominated as Citizen of the Month for October 2022 by Council Member Billy Martin.

Council Member Martin stated that he was honored to recognize Ms. Ramirez as Citizen of the Month. He stated that Ms. Ramirez was the Executive Directo...

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Posted on: September 9, 2022

Aimee Merrill Named September's Citizen of the Month

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Aimee Merrill was nominated as Citizen of the Month for September 2022 by Council Member Chet Effler.

Council Member Effler stated that he nominated Ms. Merrill, because of her strong business leadership as well as the services and financial aid she has pr...

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Posted on: July 20, 2022

Scott Kelly Recognized as Citizen of the Month July 2022

Kelly Recognition

Scott Kelly was nominated as Citizen of the Month for July 2022 by Council Member Don Ramsey.

Council Member Ramsey stated that Mr. Kelly wasn’t a typical citizen of the month because of his background. He said that Mr. Kelly had a history of inc...

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Posted on: July 20, 2022

Comprehensive Transportation Plan Shared and Adopted at July City Council Meeting

Foothills Regional Comprehensive Transportation Plan

At Tuesday, July 19's Marion City Council Meeting, NCDOT Transportation Planning Division Supervisor Andy Bailey presented Foothills Regional Commission's Comprehensive Transportation Plan. The plan highlights future highway projects in ...

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Posted on: July 21, 2022

Brown Drive Public Parking Lot Reopens

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The public parking lot at Brown Drive has reopened to the public. The City of Marion would like to thank citizens for their patience while construction work occurred on the parking lot's retaining wall. 

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Posted on: July 18, 2022

COVID-19 State of Emergency Terminated

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The City of Marion terminated it's COVID-19 State of Emergency effective immediately on Monday, July 18.  Click the image below to read the proclamation

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Posted on: June 8, 2022

John and Joneric Bruner Named Citizens of the Month June 2022

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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: 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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