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McDowell Treasures: Auto dealership celebrates more than 7 decades of sales

For more than 70 years, one local business has helped McDowell families stay on the go.

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Tuesday 07/23/2013
McDowell Treasures: Ideal Cleaners celebrates 80th anniversary
Updated: August 01, 2013 - 11:39 am

A bride’s freshly cleaned dress hangs beside a christening gown starched and ready for a child’s first baptism. Beside of those two items is a large order of laundered clothes and another formal dress fit for a prom queen.

Tuesday 07/16/2013
McDowell Treasures: Spencer’s Hardware looks back on first 30 years
Updated: August 01, 2013 - 11:39 am

Those stepping inside Spencer’s Hardware will immediately know that it’s a family-owned business.

Tuesday 07/09/2013
McDowell Treasures: Killough’s Music & Loan celebrates 25 years
Updated: August 01, 2013 - 11:39 am

 An array of guitar strings and musical instruments line the wall inside Killough’s Music & Loan on South Main Street in Marion.

Tuesday 06/11/2013
Marion firm that provides services for special needs earns honor
Updated: August 01, 2013 - 11:39 am

A Marion business which seeks to provide quality services for adults, children and families with special needs has been honored by the Marion Business Association.

McDowell Chamber of Commerce hires new director
Updated: August 01, 2013 - 11:39 am

The McDowell Chamber of Commerce has selected a new executive director.

Wednesday 04/17/2013
Owners of flooded businesses ask Marion officials for better drainage
Updated: August 01, 2013 - 11:39 am

Last Thursday night and early Friday morning, several businesses on North Garden and East Court streets suffered water damage as heavy rains turned streets and sidewalks into rivers and drains were overwhelmed by the rushing water.

Tuesday 04/09/2013
Arrowhead Gallery and Studio opens Thursday in Old Fort
Updated: August 01, 2013 - 11:39 am

A new gallery is about to open in Old Fort.

Monday 10/15/2012
Exhibit honors Marion Manufacturing, its workers
Updated: August 01, 2013 - 11:39 am

Friday morning, former employees and their managers, civic and economic leaders, historians and researchers and folks who call East Marion home all gathered to remember Marion Manufacturing Co. and its legacy.

Tuesday 07/10/2012
Two McDowell residents win Chimney Rock Park's contest
Updated: August 01, 2013 - 11:39 am

Two McDowell residents, whose families have long and colorful memories of Chimney Rock, both got to take the first “official ride” on the tourist attraction’s modernized elevator for their historical photos of the popular park’s early years.