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Thursday, April 2nd, 2020

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Virus update: US moves toward broader promotion of masks. Here's what else happened today.

The recommendations, still being finalized, would suggest that people cover the nose and mouth when outside the home. Get a recap of important developments involving the COVID-19 crisis. Read more

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McDowell commissioners agree to close County Administration Building to public because of COVID-19

On Thursday, the McDowell County Commissioners voted unanimously to close the County Administration Building and other county offices to th… Read more


Ingles Markets planning to hire 5,000-plus

ASHEVILLE — Ingles Markets has announced plans to hire more than 5,000 additional employees, as well as offer enhanced two-week COVID-19 le… Read more

Businesses may have trouble surviving COVID-19 recommendations

RALEIGH — North Carolina will have to ramp up its fight against the COVID-19 pandemic before thinking about restarting its economy, a roadm… Read more


STOLEN: Red Craftsman air compressor and Procomp propane heater

McDowell County sheriff’s deputies are in search of the culprit who stole an air compressor and a propane heater from a Marion residence. Read more