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  • BY DUSTIN CHANDLER dchandler@mcdowellnews.com
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In the sixth day in the trial of Christopher Michael Edwards, the defendant and an EMS paramedic who responded to the home of Lily Anne Kerr in Marion on 2012 took the stand.

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  • BY DUSTIN CHANDLER dchandler@mcdowellnews.com

Former local and state law officers testified in court Thursday in the trial of Christopher Michael Edwards, charged in the death of 20-month-old Lily Anne Kerr in 2012.

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A Marion pair was arrested and charged after witnesses spotted them allegedly breaking into and stealing from someone’s home, authorities said Tuesday.

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An apartment fire in Marion on Monday evening is still under investigation, according to fire officials.

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An Old Fort pair faces drug charges after they were found with over five grams of meth as officers were investigating gunshots fired in town limits, authorities said Thursday.

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The Old Fort Board of Aldermen said they will revisit an ordinance that would require existing businesses in town to install and maintain drinking water protection devices that could cost those businesses $600 or more each.

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A man passed a fake $50 bill at a yard sale over the weekend, and now authorities are on the hunt for him.

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A homeless man was arrested and charged after allegedly stealing a car from an acquaintance last August, authorities said Monday.