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  • DUSTIN CHANDLER dchandler@mcdowellnews.com
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On Tuesday morning, U.S. Rep. Mark Meadows (R-11), who officially filed for re-election on Monday, visited McDowell Technical Community College for a tour of the Universal Advanced Manufacturing Center and to attend a meeting by the Workforce Pipeline Committee in one of four public events t…

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  • DUSTIN CHANDLER dchandler@mcdowellnews.com
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Old Fort aldermen are blasting a plan to move the N.C. Gold Festival to a new location out of town, but the festival’s organizer said Old Fort was never intended to be the event’s permanent home.

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At approximately 11:56 a.m. Monday, emergency units from Marion Fire Department, McDowell EMS, McDowell Rescue Squad and the Marion Police Department responded to a motor vehicle collision at the intersection of Sugar Hill Road and Rankin Drive. The driver of the tan-colored Volvo, Austin Pa…