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Posted on: May 23, 2022

Community Input Requested for North Main Street Sidepath Feasibility Study

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The City of Marion, in partnership with NCDOT is seeking community input on the North Main Street Sidepath Feasibility Study. 

The proposed North Main Street Sidepath is a 3-mile corridor connecting Downtown Marion with the Joseph McDowell Catawba...

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Posted on: May 20, 2022

Annual Fire Hydrant Maintenance Happening June 6 - June 10

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The City of Marion Utility Maintenance Department will flush fire hydrants during the week of June 6, 2022, to clean the water mains and lines.   Hydrants will be flushed from 11:00 P.M. – 5:00 A.M. on each day of that week, Monday June...

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Posted on: May 11, 2022

WNC Bigfoot Festival returns on May 13 - May 14

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There’s two things that are certain about spring in Western North Carolina, the weather is unpredictable and Bigfoot comes out of hibernation just in time for the WNC Bigfoot Festival.

 

The year’s WNC Bigfoot Festival will kick off on Friday, May ...

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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: March 16, 2022

Marion Fire Department Receives Medium Rescue Certification

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At Tuesday, March 15's regular Marion City Council Meeting, Marion Fire Department was recognized for becoming certified as a medium rescue provider by the North Carolina Association of Rescue and Emergency Medical Services, Inc.

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Posted on: January 28, 2022

Marion Named to Best Places to Retire List

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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

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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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