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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…

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Beth and Brian Whitfield, of Nebo and North Cove respectively, were recently filmed for the HGTV hit reality show series “Living Alaska.”

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Gov. Roy Cooper came to McDowell County Tuesday morning and announced that Baxter Healthcare's North Cove plant will expand and add 90 jobs. A separate small company in Nebo will get a grant that will allow them to hire up to 28 people. This is a developing story, so check back for more deta…