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Tuesday, October 23, 2018
In a time when women were a rare sight in the workplace, Joanne Howle, was boldly and graciously carving out a future for herself and her family. The local real estate icon is a household name in McDowell County and has been helping people settle in here for the last 40 years.  The Chamber of Commerce, local dignitaries, agents, and friends gathered on October 10th at Joanne Howle Realty to more
Categories: Chamber, Event News, Human Interest, Press Release, Small Business, Community, Fun Facts, Local Business News, Ribbon Cutting, Women in Business
Thursday, August 16, 2018
Angela Horton has been advocating wellness for most of her adult life. She is a recently retired veteran of the U.S. Air Force where she served in a medical capacity for more than 30 years. A licensed counselor, massage therapist, nurse, and vibrant entrepreneur, Horton is the nexus of the new Bartlett Wellness Center (BWC) that officially celebrated its grand opening on Friday, August 17. The more
Categories: Health & Wellness, Community, General News Article, Ribbon Cutting, Women in Business, Chamber, Event News, Local Business News, Veteran-owned Business-
Tuesday, May 22, 2018
The art of wildcrafting (the practice of gathering native plants and botanicals for health and medicinal purposes) is a treasured tradition in the Appalachia. Nikki Chester, who recently opened her shop, Nourished By Nature on Henderson Street in downtown, fondly recalls learning the craft from her great-grandmother who grew up in nearby Yancey County. "It was what we did," she recalls. "When more
Categories: Event News, General News Article, Local Business News, Marion Business Association, Press Release, Ribbon Cutting, Small Business, Women in Business, Health & Wellness, Chamber
Monday, May 21, 2018
It was a pensive start to the 2018 Spring Golf Classic this past Saturday at the Marion Lake Club as organizers and some die-hard golfers waited under misty skies to see what mother nature was going to bring for the day!  As the registration line grew, the rain clouds closed up and we were off to another great day of golfing and good times!  Taking top honors and $300 for the day in the first more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Press Release, Chamber, Event News, Outdoor Event/Activity
Tuesday, May 01, 2018
Guests at the picturesque, award-winning South Creek Winery can now enjoy a special gourmet meal thanks to the addition of Feast Eats at South Creek, a mobile catering business that will be serving up locally produced creations on weekends starting this Saturday and Sunday, May 5-6.   The new venture came about in part from the budding spirit of growth and connectedness in our community, said more
Categories: Community, Event News, Local Business News, Press Release, Ribbon Cutting
Tuesday, February 20, 2018
On Tuesday, February 20, 2018, the McDowell Chamber of Commerce conducted an historic, triple Ribbon Cutting touring the new offices of two long-time businesses and introducing the realty arm of G.E.M. Constructors at the Larry D. Miller Business Complex (formerly Rock-Tenn). One business, TalentForce, found itself needing a new home on short notice. That's when Branch Manager Annette Charlton more
Categories: Chamber, Economic, General News Article, Press Release, Breaking News, Community, Event News, Local Business News, Ribbon Cutting



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