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Marion approves $1 million
Phase II for local Airport Project

From the Sept. 18, 2019 issue of The Journal
By Richard Harris
   An effort to continue to improve the Marion County Airport in hopes of economic development is moving forward after a split vote in the recent Marion County Commission meeting.
   This will be Phase II of the airport project. In 2018 the Commission used $1.09 million of state funding along with $365,000 of local funds for Phase I, which resurfaced, re-striped, and added runway lighting and a security fence around the airport.
   Now, the Commission plans to proceed with the second phase, which will add ... The rest of the story.