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Wilson named Interim Fire Chief

Merced City Manager Scott McBride announced this week the appointment of Casey Wilson as the city’s Interim Fire Chief. Wilson will oversee administrative services for the Merced Fire Department during a transitional period while the city conducts a search for a new fire chief. “Interim Chief Wilson brings solid experience to this role,…

Merced Welcomes ‘The Wall That Heals’

More than 100 motorcycle riders, many of them military veterans, escorted a big rig carrying the “The Wall That Heals” into town on Tuesday afternoon in a patriotic display to honor those men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice during the Vietnam War. The Wall That Heals is a three-quarter-scale replica of the Vietnam…

Thousands of ballots still being processed

The total estimated number of ballots to be processed from the March 5 Primary Election was 13,990, as of Wednesday morning, according to the Merced County Elections Department. More results were expected to drop Wednesday evening, but unfortunately that’s past the Times weekly press deadline. At a regular board meeting on Tuesday, Merced County…