Marion council split on nicotine ban in parks
Tue, 03 Mar 2015 19:03:11 -0800
MARION ? Don?t look for a unanimous vote. The Marion City Council on Thursday will hold a public hearing to listen to pros and cons before it votes on whether to ban nicotine products and electronic vaporizers from all of Marion?s 21 parks and trails, including park facilities and parking lots. At the seven-member council?s work session Tuesday afternoon, two council members spoke favorably ...
Money at center of Marion mayoral race
Wed, 04 Mar 2015 03:00:00 -0800
MARION ? At least one mayoral candidate running in the April 7 election says Marion?s $58 million debt is a major concern for the city?s future.
Marion, Ala., Remembers Death That Sparked 1965 Selma Marches
Tue, 03 Mar 2015 13:18:45 -0800
The Selma-to-Montgomery marches might not have happened if not for the death of Jimmie Lee Jackson a few weeks before in Marion, Ala. NPR returned to Marion as people remembered Jackson and how his death was a catalyst for many other civil rights events in 1965.
Marion event helps prison parolees
Wed, 04 Mar 2015 07:00:00 -0800
MARION ? Those recently released from prison had an opportunity to access several essential resources in one place Tuesday at A Summit of Hope at Third Baptist Church in Marion.
Cavs' Marion out 2 weeks with hip injury
Tue, 24 Feb 2015 08:48:31 -0800
Cavaliers veteran forward Shawn Marion is expected to miss two weeks with a hip injury. Marion, who began the season in Cleveland's starting lineup, underwent an MRI on Monday and the test revealed a strained left hip. Marion did not travel with the Cavs to Detroit for Tuesday night's game against the Pistons. Cleveland has won 16 of 18.
Marion alley project seeks community feedback
Sun, 01 Mar 2015 15:04:24 -0800
MARION ? The city is soliciting input from community members before breaking ground on an alley beautification project. On Tuesday, the city is holding an open house to display proposed renderings for the ImagineArt in the Alleys project. This follows the launch of the ImagineArt in the Alleys website in early February. The website is designed for Marion residents to provide photographic or ...