Results Found: 16
Wednesday, January 23, 2019
Jan 21, 2019 by Michael GutaAs a small business, you might’ve tried to get a federal contract at some point. If you have, you know the process can be burdensome, complicated and full of obstacles, which is putting it mildly. To overcome some of these challenges, two bills (H.R. 226 and H.R. 227) introduced by newly appointed Chairwoman of the House Committee on Small Business for the 116th more
Categories: Business Financing, Economic, Manufacturing, Chamber, Local Business News, Press Release
Tuesday, January 22, 2019
TalentForceWINS INAVERO’S 2018 BEST OF STAFFING® CLIENT AND TALENT AWARDS Earned by less than two percent of all staffing agencies in the U.S. and CanadaShelby, NC January 18, 2019 - TalentForcea leading employment agency the industrial and clerical admin industries announced today that they have won Inavero’s Best of Staffing® Client and Talent Awards for providing superior service to their more
Categories: Breaking News, Local Business News, Press Release
Monday, January 14, 2019
Think about your loved ones. What will their future be like? Can you picture them living in your house many years from now? Can you picture your children going to college? Can you picture your spouse or partner enjoying a comfortable retirement? These are all pleasant visions – but what if you weren’t in these pictures? If you were no longer around, you’d leave a gaping hole in the lives of your more
Categories: Financial Investing, Investing & Money Management
Monday, January 14, 2019
Contact: Tina WolfeMcDowell Chamber of CommercePhone: 828.652.4240Email: twolfe@mcdowellchamber.comWeb: mcdowellchamber.com1170 W. Tate St. Marion, NC 28752  Press ReleaseSiriusXM Radio Host/Entertainer Live at the Annual Member Banquet!Blue Collar Radio & Family Comedy Channel Personality and Nashville Artist to be the first nationally-known act to perform at the Municipal Event Center  FOR more
Categories: Breaking News, Community, Local Business News, Chamber, Event News, Press Release
Wednesday, January 09, 2019
It’s tax time ~ what’s currently going on with tax filing?It’s tax time; well, not quite yet. There are significant actions yet to happen before 2019’s tax filing season can get underway. So, what’s going on?In late 2017, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) was signed into law creating an enormous impact on tax laws for 2017, 2018 and beyond. This legislation represents the most significant, more
Categories: Business Taxes, Press Release, Business Finance/Accounting, Economic
Monday, January 07, 2019
The McDowell Chamber of Commerce was pleased to celebrate Marion’s newest movie theater, Mountain Marquee Cinema with a ribbon cutting ceremony on Thursday, December 6, 2018. The chamber staff and local dignitaries gathered to welcome co-owners Aaron Shirley & Cody Andrews to the Marion business family.    Mountain Marquee is a small, locally-owned cinema that shows second-run, independent, and more
Categories: Chamber, General News Article, Press Release, Small Business, Community, Local Business News, Ribbon Cutting
Monday, January 07, 2019
The McDowell Chamber of Commerce was pleased to celebrate Marion’s newest DIY studio, The Makery, with a ribbon cutting ceremony on Friday, December 14, 2018. The purpose of the occasion was to recognize the new business and welcome owner Heidi Barrier to the Marion business community.   The Makery is a Do-It-Yourself craft studio where you can choose from a wide variety of DIY projects that best more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Press Release, Small Business, Chamber, General News Article, Local Business News, Ribbon Cutting, Women in Business
Friday, January 04, 2019
For many years, employees of companies that offered 401(k) plans only faced a couple of key decisions – how much to contribute and how to allocate their dollars among the various investment options in their plan. But in recent years, a third choice has emerged: the traditional versus Roth 401(k). Which is right for you? To begin with, you need to understand the key difference between the two more
Categories: Investing & Money Management, Financial Investing
Wednesday, December 19, 2018
IRS: Several tax law changes may affect the bottom line of many business owners With just a few months left in the year, the IRS is highlighting important information for small businesses and self-employed individuals to help them understand and meet their tax obligations. Here are several changes that could affect the bottom line of many small businesses: Qualified Business Income Deduction - more
Categories: Business Finance/Accounting, General News Article, Press Release, Breaking News, Business Financing, Local Business News, Small Business
Wednesday, December 19, 2018
Attention Employers! Have you discovered possible overtime violations within your company? The US Department of Labor’s  Wage and Hour Division (WHD) has a new nationwide program called the Payroll Audit Independent Determination program or PAID.  It facilitates the resolution of potential overtime and minimum wage violations under the Fair Labor Standards Act.  The program’s primary objectives more
Categories: Business Finance/Accounting, Human Resources, Small Business, Business Financing, Press Release
Tuesday, December 18, 2018
The holiday cheer was in full swing at Tom Johnson's Camping World where the McDowell Chamber of Commerce presented four area businesses with the coveted Tom Johnson Entrepreneurship Award at its Holiday After Hours Thursday, December 13, 2018. JC Property Professionals was a first-time winner this year while three of the businesses took home their second or third win. Ben Patton Land Surveying, more
Categories: Breaking News, Chamber, Community, General News Article, Local Business News, Press Release, Small Business
Thursday, December 06, 2018
High fashion, including trending hair and makeup styles, is now available at the new Studio K Salon owned by 21-year-old Katelyn Edwards. The Chamber of Commerce, county and city officials, friends and family came out to celebrate the ribbon cutting of Studio K on Wednesday, December 5 at 11 a.m.    Katelyn, the county's youngest business owner to date, graduated from McDowell Technical more
Categories: Chamber, Marion Business Association, Ribbon Cutting, Women in Business, Local Business News, Press Release, Small Business
Tuesday, December 04, 2018
The cozy office overflowed with people and energy as the McDowell Chamber, the Old Fort Chamber, and local officials gathered inside the new Old Fort office of GreyBeard Realty at their official Ribbon Cutting on Thursday, November 29, 2018.  GreyBeard Realty opened in 1999 as a rental management company but quickly shifted to include sales to accommodate the growing number of those relocating to more
Categories: Breaking News, Community, Local Business News, Ribbon Cutting, Chamber, Economic, Press Release, Small Business
Monday, November 19, 2018
Do you remember the excitement you felt rushing home from school, money in your pocket, headed to the local candy shop as quickly as you could? We all had our favorites from Dum Dum Pops and Good & Plenty to Chiclets and Snickers.  Now candy-loving residents can experience that same joy with the opening of Moldz Candy Shop located at the corner of US 70 West and Hwy. 80 (where the old Little more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Small Business, Chamber, Local Business News, Ribbon Cutting, Women in Business
Thursday, November 15, 2018
Several local, independently owned businesses in McDowell County were featured guests on Asheville BizRadio'sMatt Mittan Show this week to promote Small Business Saturday coming up Saturday, November 24 and to highlight the innovative work happening across all sectors; business, government, education, and nonprofit organizations.  The Chamber membership voted on the businesses that are more
Categories: Chamber, General News Article, Marion Business Association, Small Business, Breaking News, Community, Local Business News, Press Release, Veteran-owned Business-
Monday, November 05, 2018
Do you find yourself needing a ride to the doctor, the grocery, or school? The McDowell Transit is up and running and is providing free transportation and paid transportation throughout the county. You may qualify for free transportation if you are:  60 years or olderDisabledReceiving MedicaidEmployedA College StudentLiving in West Marion or Marion East Districts.  This McDowell Transit is more
Categories: Community, Economic, General News Article, Local Business News, Senior



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