Merced County Times Newspaper
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Be aware, get ready for the mother of all elections

The November election will be the biggest of its kind in the history of Merced County. More local residents are registered to vote than ever before — just over 106,000 as of last week — and considering the county’s population is around 270,000, there’s plenty of room to grow the number of potential voters. Also, county officials are expecting…

Region Braces For More Impact; Local Cases Climb

It’s 10 a.m. on Wednesday morning, April 8, and the County Times presses are about to start a gradual turn that will pick up speed, and then hum along in a steady roll. In a week’s time, the number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 (coronavirus) in Merced County has surged from 10 to 34, and one resident has died from complications related to…

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