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We’re not just one city. We’re a mosaic of individuals, different paths, and unique opportunities all coming together as one beautiful region. This is a place where you can be who you want to be and create a life that matters.

Are you an entrepreneur? A hard worker? An artist? A volunteer? A parent? There’s room for you in East Central Indiana. You can get involved, grow a family, open a start-up, or simply enjoy being you.

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Spectators admire art at The Portland Center of Arts Place in Jay County, Indiana


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Rushville Hosting Juneteenth Celebration

The Rushville Diversity and Inclusion Council is proud to announce its upcoming Juneteenth event. This year’s event is slated to be held 1 to 5 p.m. June 17 at the Booker T Washington Center located…


City of Marion Awarded $1 Million Grant from INDOT

The City of Mar­i­on has been award­ed a $1 million Com­mu­ni­ty Cross­ing Match­ing Grant from the Indi­ana Depart­ment of Transportation. The pro­ject­ed cost for the 2023 road and streets project is $2 million. May­or Jess Alum­baugh stat­ed, ​“The City of…


YMCA Announces ‘Strong Futures’ Capital Campaign for New Downtown Facility

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