Merced County Times Newspaper
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Grocery Outlet becomes member of the Times advertising family

This week, Grocery Outlet will start advertising for the first time in the Times — and it comes at a special time: only twice a year does the company hold a giant WINE SALE! The owners, Bobby and Ronica McGhee, are local people. Bobby was born and raised in Merced, attending local schools before entering the grocery business 29 years ago.…

There’s a fresh-air food market every Saturday in Merced

By LYNDA BROMMAGE What better way to spend a Saturday morning and early afternoon than paying a visit to the Merced Certified Farmers’ Market. Even if you have a hangover from an active Friday night, it’s a good way to recuperate by strolling around all the farm fresh foods and goodies. Bring the kids, and your own bag if you can, and…

Local firm hires tutor to help workers with kids

After the COVID-19 pandemic hit last spring, and then endured through the summer months, Doug Fluetsch knew that a number of his employees — essential insurance agents — were going to be torn between coming to work and being at home for their children who were facing a new school year with online distance-learning. “We wanted to…

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