Air quality in McDowell continues to be classified “code red” as a result of wildfires in Party Rock and South Mountain.
Effective immediately, McDowell County is under a stricter temporary ban which prohibits all burning within 100 feet of a residence.
At Tuesday’s meeting, the Marion City Council adopted a new parks and recreation master plan, which was developed over the summer and replaces the plan from 2006.
City of Marion officials seem to have reached a consensus about how to spend more than $94,000 in state money that is intended for downtown revitalization.
The Marion City Council will hold a special meeting Tuesday to talk about how to best use a $94,000 in state money which is intended for downtown revitalization.
Marion should have a parks and recreation department which would expand and improve existing parks, create new ones and provide more activities for residents to enjoy.