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Having a vision and a passion for your community to succeed was a recurring theme at Thursday’s Old Fort Community Forum meeting. More than 80 people gathered in the cafeteria at Old Fort Elementary School where a panel discussion was held with McDowell County leaders.

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The McDonald’s on Bat Cave Road in Old Fort showed its super strength by having an 'Incredibles' Day last weekend to celebrate the Disney/Pixar film 'Incredibles II'. The restaurant will also have Marshall and Skye from 'PAW Patrol' for a family fun night on Tuesday, July 24 from 4 p.m. to 7…

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At Tuesday’s meeting of the Marion City Council, Don Price from the N.C. Department of Environmental Quality Public Water Supply Section presented the city with a North Carolina Area Wide Optimization Program (AWOP) award for excellent performance at the Water Plant in regards to turbidity removal.

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Allstate Insurance customers are reporting that someone is calling local residents and demanding that they buy products from Allstate.

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McDowell County Sheriff’s Office investigators are on the hunt for a couple believed to be responsible for a months-long mail theft spree in McDowell.