Marion en Jules Verne <p>The annual gathering of the North American Jules Verne Society takes place in Marion, North Carolina this year. Jules Verne, a 19th century French writer, is well known for books like "20,000 Leagues Under the Sea," and "Journey to the Center of the Earth," but poor Thu, 14 Jun 2012 14:16:00 +0000 Alex Granados & Frank Stasio 4509 at Jules Verne Non-Profit Poultry Plant Opens in Marion <p>A first-of-its-kind meat processing center has opened in Western North Carolina. The Foothills Pilot Plant is a non-profit operation designed to help small farmers and impact the local food movement.<br> Wed, 01 Feb 2012 10:25:00 +0000 Jeff Tiberii 3342 at Non-Profit Poultry Plant Opens in Marion