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Sprawling high pressure spilling southward from the northern plains states to the mid Mississippi River Valley will push an arctic airmass into the southern Appalachians tonight. Windy conditions will persist, with northwest winds of 15 to 25 mph across the mountains and gusts as high as 40 …

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  • By MIKE CONLEY nconley@mcdowellnews.com
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The Marion City Council agreed unanimously Tuesday to make it easier for a brewery, meadery or taproom to open for business in the downtown. And they heard from three prospective entrepreneurs who wish to bring those types of businesses to Marion.

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Andrea Marie Jhant, a student at Gardner Webb University and a McDowell County resident, was crowned Miss Shelby Sunday night at the Malcolm Brown Auditorium at Shelby Senior High School.

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Authorities said Tuesday they arrested a Marion man on drug charges while being served with a warrant.

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  • BY GINNY RHODES vrhodes@mcdowellnews.com
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Graphic design students at McDowell High created a collage banner to show their thanks to the hundreds of crew members from across the country who worked to contain the Clear Creek Fire.