Merced County Times Newspaper
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Longtime Merced firefighter Alcorn named Fire Chief

Billy Alcorn started as a firefighter in the Merced Fire Department and rose through the ranks to become the department’s fire chief. Alcorn was named chief by City Manager Steve Carrigan and assumes the position March 25. Alcorn had been serving as the acting fire chief since November. “Chief Alcorn is an exceptional candidate who is…

Rabobank celebrates ‘Business of Month’ customers

Rabobank on M Street is featuring their business customers with a “Business of the Month” program. “It’s our way of helping our customers get more exposure,” explained Joe Ramirez, Merced Branch Vice President. “We display information about what they do and they can give away promotional items.” All Rabobank employees wear T-shirts from…