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Thursday, September 19th, 2019

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Project Christmas interviewing applicants starting in October

Santa and his elves are gearing up for Project Christmas. Read more

Latest News

Mosquito-borne virus victim went from healthy to brain dead in 9 days

Gregg McChesney, 64, was a "perfectly healthy, happy human being" less than two weeks before his Aug. 19 death from a rare mosquito-borne virus. Read more

Shoe Sensation prepares to open for business

The new Shoe Sensation store for Marion is almost ready to open. Read more

Intro

It begins with a smiling teen boy, opening his locker to retrieve the "perfect" backpack that his mom bought him. Read more

City Council meets with Marion East Community Forum

On Tuesday, the Marion City Council held its second regular meeting for September at East Marion United Methodist Church on Baldwin Avenue,… Read more

Galleries

PHOTOS: Marion's 2019 WNC Bigfoot Festival

A little rain hasn't kept the crowd away from the WNC Bigfoot Festival in downtown Marion. The festival continues until 4 p.m. today. Read more

Where there's smoke: Firefighters practice skills at training

Marion Fire Department recently conducted a live fire training on Three Point Road. During the training, firefighters worked various portio… Read more

Opinion

Scott Hollifield: Some big shoes to fill -- My day as Bigfoot

I believe a man should do his civic duty. He should get out and vote when it isn’t raining, show up for jury duty before trying to weasel o… Read more

Sports

Calloway named new MHS wrestling coach

The McDowell Titans wrestling program will have a new head coach this season, and he’s genuinely pumped about the opportunity. Read more

Blue Monday: Unbeaten Mountaineers rout Titans

The McDowell Titans’ non-conference schedule is over. Goodbye and good riddance. Read more

Titans, Mitchell kickoff at 7 p.m. tonight

The McDowell Titans' football game against Mitchell will kickoff at 7 p.m. tonight at Titan Stadium. Read more