Merced County Times Newspaper
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Atwater City Council starts 2020 on positive notes

The Atwater City Council kicked off the new year on Monday with a positive report from the city’s finance director who announced the final details of the long-awaited Winton Way Reconstruction Project, and steps to protect funding set aside to provide cleaner water throughout town. Meanwhile, residents were offered a new way to view the…

Hmong New Year celebrates culture

Despite wet weather, thousands of residents made their way to the Merced County Fairgrounds last weekend as part of the annual Hmong New Year celebration. Complete with a men’s and women’s pageant competition, a talent show, traditional food, dress and dance, sports tournaments, and more, the festivities took place over the course…

Merced families join effort to share Thanksgiving

Hundreds of people were lined up outside of the American Legion Hall on Main Street in Merced last Thursday morning as they awaited a traditional Thanksgiving Day meal organized by the Merced County Rescue Mission and dozens of community organizations, residents, and those wishing all Mercedians to have a happy holiday. Held…

Talents, skills on display at Merced County pageant

Residents from around the Central Valley made their way to the El Capitan High School theater on Saturday for the final competition stages of the pageant to crown the new Miss Merced County, along with Miss Merced County Outstanding Teen, Miss Yosemite Valley, and Miss Sierra Nevada. Throughout the night, dozens of well-rounded…

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