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The Old Fort Board of Alderman will meet Monday at 5:30 p.m. to discuss this year’s town audit and hold a public hearing for economic development incentives.

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The Marion Tailgate Market is still very active with lots of late summer produce. Tomatoes, corn, peppers, green beans, peaches, apples and okra. Don’t forget the local honey, bread, soaps, lotions, quilts and other crafts.

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Two years after the Old Fort Chamber of Commerce was on the brink of dissolving, the organization now has a new leader who says she has a “fire in her soul” to work for the greater Old Fort community.

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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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Happy Hen Vintage (HHV), located at the old Coca-Cola plant at 355 East Court Street in Marion, opens this Saturday, June 30 at 10 a.m. The antique store features several sections and booths dedicated to relics, boutique items and vintage collectibles from featured specialty shops within the…

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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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Aria Rose Clothing, Marion’s newest clothing and retail shop located at 62 S. Logan St., held a ribbon cutting ceremony on Tuesday, Feb. 27. Aria Rose Clothing started as an online hobby for McDowell native Brandy Pritchard, opening its doors on Dec. 28, 2017. The store, which operates Tuesd…

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The Marion City Council approved an economic development incentive for an unnamed database center interested in property near the Universal building and discussed updates in the Drexel Heritage demolition cleanup in Tuesday’s meeting.

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On Tuesday morning, U.S. Rep. Mark Meadows (R-11), who officially filed for re-election on Monday, visited McDowell Technical Community College for a tour of the Universal Advanced Manufacturing Center and to attend a meeting by the Workforce Pipeline Committee in one of four public events t…