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Owners Jeannie and Chris Conner love helping people achieve the goals that simply seem unreachable. With an atmosphere of community, God, country, and supporting others, Broken Bar Gym will help you break the bars holding you back from the healthiest you! Join in as we create a healthier community, grassroots style.


Open now free for the community: Mondays and Thursday 4:30-5:30 Broken Bar OCR come run- flip tires and have fun with friends while getting healthier! 

Address 150 Commerce St, Old Fort NC 28762
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Toonez Chophouse in Marion, NC

What is a Toonez?  It is a slightly dirty, dry gin martini with three olives.  It is the place where friends and family gather for good food and good times.  It is the time of day when work is done and that five o’clock cocktail hits the proverbial spot.  It is the state of mind where you can leave your cares behind and just relax.  This word was coined by Carey and Regina’s dear friend to encompass this experience.  In honor and remembrance of him, they have had a “toonez” in their homes throughout their travels.  Toonez Chophouse brings the experience home to beautiful, downtown Marion NC.

Toonez Chophouse is a family owned and operated legacy restaurant.  Carey and Regina Fortune, with their sons Chris and Logan, and daughter-in-law Christy are combining their passion, their expertise and their love for good southern hospitality into the newest destination steakhouse and tavern in western North Carolina.

Toonez Chophouse is an upscale dining establishment fancy enough for date night and comfortable enough for family night.  Featuring steaks, chicken and pork chops lovingly prepared and seasoned just right.  Mouth-watering weekend specials will be highlighting the best of local cuisine and old-fashioned favorites. 

Don’t let the ambiance fool you.  Toonez isn’t an over-priced steakhouse.  Fresh ground burgers starting at $12, steaks, chicken and chops from $15 to $25.  Fresh baked bread, a choice of sides, cocktails, draft beers and a robust wine selection and cheesecake for dessert.  All we can say is, Relax, it’s time for the Toonez Experience!



November 5,

McDowell County has a new roller skating rink and its name is Hot Wheelz. Owner is Steve Bush, Manager is Jeanie Anderson. It is a 6000sq ft rink located in downtown Marion at the Miller Bldg. It is open Wed through Sun. Closed Mon and Tues except for private parties.

Coming Soon


Marion Wing Factory

We focus on quality.

We will have an assortment of nearly 20 sauces and rubs.

We will include 6 tvs and 2 projectors..and will show UFC, NFL, MLS, NBA, MLB and more.

50% of the profit goes to Greyson J. Andrews foundation.

Weekly specials and a host domestic and international beers.


September 23, 2020

Come join us for our Community Fit-Camp on September 26th from 10am-11am! This outdoor Bootcamp style workout will be held in the grassy field in our complex. All fitness levels are welcome, & modifications for exercises will be made as needed, so no excuses!! This event is available to both members & guests 12 years old & older. If you are a guest, please come early to sign a liability form. Please sign up at the front desk if you want to attend this bootcamp. This will be an hour of fun & fitness, so come join us & LET’S GET MOVING TOGETHER!!

September 15, 2020

Jack Frost wil be closing for the season on October 31, 2020.

September 10, 2020

GNC at Sugarhill Rd Suite#13, Marion, NC 28752 The retail chain known for selling health & sports related vitamins, supplements & herbs, plus drinks and snacks will be closing permanently at the Marion, NC location. Sources state they were not able to work another rental agreement.

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September 8, 2020

Corpening YMCA reopens 8 September 2020 348 Grace Corpening dr
M-th, 7a-7p, fri 7a-5p, sat 8a-12p, Sunday closed
During the Covid lockdown, the Y may have shut their doors, but they ramped up their community outreach in emergency childcare, nutrition and mobile markets, virtual group exercise classes and Diabetes prevention classes.
Today the Y continues to meet the needs of working families with full day childcare for remote learners, nutritious meals on Saturday's, fresh produce throughout the community and extraordinary safety precautions for our aquatics, group exercise and workout wellness seekers.
The Y thanks you for staying with us, and importantly your patience and grace as we reopen and get back to our new normal.
Reopening of our wellness floor at 30% capacity (33 individuals)
Members will have personal cleaning solution while working out
All Y staff are trained on precautionary safety and cleaning standards
Masks on 100% of time while on wellness floor, free weights, machines and cardio equipment
Indoor walking track capacity is 10 individuals
Continued reservations for all aquatics and our outdoor group exercise classes
Download the Y App from the App Store (search YMCA WNC)


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