Category Archives: News & Tidbits

News, Discussions, etc around McDowell County

McDowell County / Marion NC Economic Update

City Manager Bob Boyette (Marion NC) provided the following economic statistics and facts yesterday during the monthly McDowell Board of REALTORS meeting: 1. December 2016 county unemployment rate was 4.6% 2. That unemployment rate is below the state average of … Continue reading

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McDowell High Band Thanksgiving Parade in Chicago

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Sunday Afternoon Off Work

Sunday afternoon with friends and family

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Marion Rotary Club Apr 10, 2014

This week’s Marion Rotary Club guest speaker was Louis Wall. Louis gave an entertaining presentation about what life was like in Marion in the late 1930s. Louis specifically spoke about the construction of the Marion Community building and the many … Continue reading

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Marion Rotary Club Apr 3, 2014

This week’s Marion Rotary Club guest speaker was Rotarian Elizabeth House. Elizabeth gave an in-depth historical presentation of the first charter and president of Marion Rotary Club. She continued by giving personal and professional details of the first president, Dr. … Continue reading

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Marion Rotary Club Mar 27, 2014

This week’s Rotary of Marion guest speaker was Rotarian Steve Taylor. Steve gave an inspiring presentation about Operation Overlord 2014, a new project that entails taking surviving Normandy invasion campaign veterans living in North Carolina and Virginia to Bedford, Virginia … Continue reading

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Marion Rotary Club Mar 20, 2014

This week’s Rotary of Marion guest speaker was Rotarian Steve Pierce. Steve gave an informative presentation promoting Geo-literacy. During his presentation, Steve answered questions like “What is Geography?” and “What does it mean to be geo-literate?” For more information about … Continue reading

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Marion Rotary Club Mar 13, 2014

This week’s Rotary of Marion guest speaker was Rachel McMahan. Rachel gave an inspiring presentation on the subject of sustainable alternative energy. Rachel and her UNC classmates traveled to Europe to observe how sustainable alternative energy is used in everyday … Continue reading

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Marion Rotary Club Feb 27, 2014

This week’s Rotary of Marion guest speakers were Rotarian Bob Haggard and Dr. Winston Payne with the Medical Outreach in Honduras. Both men told of their first hand experience of providing eye care for thousands of Hondurans. Rotary is currently collecting … Continue reading

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Marion Rotary Club Feb 21, 2014

This week’s Rotary of Marion guest speaker was Rotarian Sandra Bailiff. Sandra presented plans for the Angel of Faith of the Carolinas Dental Mission. This is to take place on June 22-30, 2014. Rotary Club of Marion (4760) and Club … Continue reading

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