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  1. Hollifield Column: Some safety tips for taking selfiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 14 | Fredericksburg.com

    ... d idea. Just put it on your calendar and it will turn out fine. Scott Hollifield is editor/GM of The McDowell News in Marion, NC and a humor columnist. Contact him at rhollifield@mcdowellnews.com .

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  2. At least 14 people died as a result of Michael in Georgia, Florida, North Carolina and Virginia.Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 13 | WCNC-TV Charlotte

    ... emergency management and fire services. Two other people died in North Carolina when their car smashed into a tree in Marion on Thursday night, said McDowell County Emergency Management Director William Kehle. A 64-year-old woman was pronounced dead ... 1 comment

  3. Michael claims at least 13 lives, including 11-year-old girl and firefighterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 12 | WCNC-TV Charlotte

    ... emergency management and fire services. Two other people died in North Carolina when their car smashed into a tree in Marion on Thursday night, said McDowell County Emergency Management Director William Kehle. A 64-year-old woman was pronounced dead ...

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  4. Through "Information Shift" and Support, North Carolina Program...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 29 | The American Journal of Managed Care

    A profile of a program that calls for residents in a rural area to become full partners in managing their type 2 diabetes, and in the process bring changes to their community. Fighting diabetes in the hills outside Marion, North Carolina, is not easy.

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  5. North Carolina man accused of chaining woman to bed for daysRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 25 | Daily Mail

    Police hunt for man who 'chained woman to bed for days to keep her from testifying against him in domestic violence case' A manhunt is on for a man who police say chained a woman to a bed in his home to prevent her from testifying against him in a domestic violence case. Spencer O'Connor Elliott, 48, is on the lam from police in Marion, North Carolina, where he allegedly held the woman chained in his home until she escaped on Saturday.

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  6. Police: Man chained woman to bed to keep her from testifyingRead the original story

    Monday Sep 24 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    A North Carolina sheriff's department is looking for a man who they say chained a woman to a bed for days to keep her from testifying against him in a domestic violence case. In a Facebook post, the McDowell County Sheriff's Office says 48-year-old Spencer O'Connor Elliott of Marion is charged with first-degree kidnapping, intimidating a state's witness and assault on a female.

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  7. Disciples and doubters celebrate legend of Bigfoot at North Carolina festivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2018 | NBC2 News

    A huge crowd of people had gathered on the lawn of the McDowell County Courthouse Saturday when an ape-like creature in a T-shirt bounded through the cheering onlookers and joined Marion Mayor Steve Little on stage. "This morning I have this special proclamation," Little said, holding up a document with his signature and a gold seal at the bottom.

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  8. Disciples and doubters celebrate legend of Bigfoot at North Carolina festivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2018 | WALA

    A huge crowd of people had gathered on the lawn of the McDowell County Courthouse Saturday when an ape-like creature in a T-shirt bounded through the cheering onlookers and joined Marion Mayor Steve Little on stage. "This morning I have this special proclamation," Little said, holding up a document with his signature and a gold seal at the bottom.

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  9. The Lore Of Bigfoot Lives On At North Carolina Bigfoot FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2018 | WNED

    The first annual Bigfoot Festival in Marion, N.C. brought together the entire range of participants from sasquatch skeptics and complete nonbelievers to Bigfoot explorers quick to share tales of sightings and howls. "I'm going to say that until I see him - I want to believe, but until I physically see him - I'm going to say no at this point," says Bush.

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  10. Edith a oeEdiea Nina FultsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 3, 2018 | Watertown Daily Times

    Edith “Edie” Nina Fults also fondly known as Tootsie, 68, of Marion passed away on Saturday, September 1, 2018 at the Memorial Campus of Mission Hospitals in Asheville. Born April 21, 1950 in Watertown, NY, she was a daughter of the late Ernest and Nina May Kingsley.

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  11. After reported sighting, NC mountain town embraces Bigfoot Source: WSOCRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2018 | WSOCTV

    ... Visit us and sign in to update your profile, receive the latest news and keep up to date with mobile alerts. MARION, N.C. - He goes by many different names and is feared by some, but in one North Carolina mountain town, Bigfoot is celebrated. The ...

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  12. Marion names Bigfoot its official animal ahead of festivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 20, 2018 | FOX Carolina

    Mayor Steve Little said Tuesday that he signed a proclamation just over a week ago. The proclamation comes ahead of the first ever Bigfoot Festival, scheduled for September 8 in Marion.

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  13. Bigfoot - real or not - is being proclaimed the - official animal' of Marion, NCRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2018 | WBTV

    A North Carolina mountain community that gained national attention last year for a reported Bigfoot sighting is proclaiming the mythical creature its "official animal." Marion town officials say the proclamation is largely ceremonial, but serves as acknowledgment that elements of the community believe the mythical animal actually exists.

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  14. Bigfoot is having a moment. Turns out NC is a hot bed of Sasquatch fans.Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 20, 2018 | HeraldSun.com

    On Sept. 8, the foothills town of Marion will host the state's biggest-ever Bigfoot festival , a sasquatch tribute expected to draw thousands.

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  15. NC parents charged after son's friend accidentally kills himselfRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2018 | WCNC-TV Charlotte

    Two parents face charges after deputies in McDowell County said their son's friend fatally shot himself in the head with a revolver belonging to the couple. Kimberly Cable, 50, and 46-year-old Roger Cable of Marion, N.C. are charged with involuntary manslaughter and failure to store a firearm to protect a minor.

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  16. McDowell County deputies searching for missing 25-year-old manRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2018 | FOX Carolina

    Jonathan Mace, 25, was last seen at his residence on Old Morganton Road in Marion around 1 p.m. on Monday, and was reported missing by family shortly after.

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  17. News Minute: Here is the latest North Carolina news from The Associated Press at 6:45 a.m. EDTRead the original story

    Aug 13, 2018 | WBTV

    ... the board and legislative leaders in an effort to keep two proposed constitutional amendments off of the fall ballot. MARION, N.C. (AP) - Sheriff's investigators in North Carolina have charged two parents with involuntary manslaughter after a ...

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  18. News Minute: Here is the latest North Carolina news from The Associated Press at 5:45 p.m. EDTRead the original story

    Aug 12, 2018 | WBTV

    ... the board and legislative leaders in an effort to keep two proposed constitutional amendments off of the fall ballot. MARION, N.C. (AP) - Sheriff's investigators in North Carolina have charged two parents with involuntary manslaughter after a ...

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  19. Copy of North Carolina parents charged after teen shoots himself Source: WSOCRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 12, 2018 | WSOCTV

    ... Visit us and sign in to update your profile, receive the latest news and keep up to date with mobile alerts. MARION, N.C. (AP) - Sheriff's investigators in North Carolina have charged two parents with involuntary manslaughter after a teenager in ...

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  20. Commentary: Wrestling with the couch from hellRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2018 | Fredericksburg.com

    ... ban street will flip end over end three times before finally skidding to a stop. is editor/GM of The McDowell News in Marion, N.C., and a humor columnist. Contact him at rhollifield@mcdowellnews.com .

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