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Interstate sewer project going to bid

The Surry County Commissioners voted this morning to push forward on the interstate sewer project that will expand sewer service along N.C. 89 to the point where Interstates 77 and 74 converge. Additionally, the new sewer system will provide...

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County approves EMS equipment purchase

Surry County Emergency Services will soon be getting new support ventilators and Continuous Positive Airway Pressure, or CPAP machines, to use on emergency calls.

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County asked court to evict booster club

Eleven days after the Surry County Board of Commissioners’ Feb. 2 vote to terminate a lease with the Westfield Booster Club for use of the Westfield Community Center, the county filed a motion for summary ejectment of the...

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Chamber accepting nominations for annual awards

The Greater Mount Airy Chamber of Commerce is accepting nominations for this year’s local business awards. Awards for outstanding businesses in the community will then be presented at a luncheon on March 26. The event will be held at the...

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Despite snow, Jarrell festival kicks off

Thursday night marked the beginning of Mount Airy’s annual Tommy Jerrell Festival. Though the presentation by David Holt that was supposed to kick off this year’s celebration was postponed due to weather, the winter storm didn’t...

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Library holding annual photography contest

The Charles H. Stone Memorial Library in Pilot Mountain will be hosting its annual traveling photography contest this spring. The contest, which is the ninth of its kind, is sponsored by the Northwest Regional Library.

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Stone Mountain News

The Traphill Fire Department will have a pinto bean supper and cake walk on Saturday at 6 p.m. Because one of the firefighters, Charlotte Sloan, lost her home to fire last Saturday night, proceeds from this supper will go to help her family. If...

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Melva Houston performs Billie Holiday tribute

Melva Houston, an internationally known jazz and blues performer from Mount Airy, will perform songs from legendary jazz singer Billie Holiday, or “Lady Day,” on Wednesday, Feb. 18, in celebration of Surry Community College’s...

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Valentine’s Day options abound

Steve Scott of Airmont Florist in Mount Airy doesn’t mind the hard work and long hours leading up to Valentine’s Day. He’s just glad the area is not expected to be covered in an 18-inch blanket of snow like last...

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16th annual Mardi Gras party tonight

Preparations have been under way for several days for the 16th annual Mardi Gras Party at Holy Angels Catholic Church in Mount Airy.

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