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5 hrs ago | Mt. Airy News

Board to feds: Stop it

The Surry County Board of Commissioners is expected to pass strongly-worded resolutions Tuesday night urging the federal government, and several Central American governments, to enforce their immigration laws.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids

Sun Aug 31, 2014

Mt. Airy News

Former camp for troubled youths up for sale

Realtor Ellen Peric of Pilot Mountain stands in front of an education center at the former Camp E-Mun-Talee in Lowgap, holding a diagram of the many other facilities there.

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Related Topix: Lowgap, NC, Pilot Mountain, NC, Youth, Alternative, Family, Kids, Greensboro, NC

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Mt. Airy News

Arrest reports

On August 26, Bobby Rodderick Green, 22, of Piper's Gap Road in Mount Airy, was arrested and charged with the possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

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Related Topix: Mount Airy, NC, Siloam, NC

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Mt. Airy News

Wayne Farms honored for safety record

Facilities of Wayne Farms, including three in Surry County, were cited for outstanding safety performance by the Joint Industry Safety and Health Council during a conference this week in Florida.

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Related Topix: Elkin, NC

Creative Loafing

North Carolina apple days are upon us already

When you think "apples," you probably picture cool October days and candied Halloween treats.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Slow Food, Charlotte, NC, Myers Park (Charlotte, NC), Pilot Mountain, NC, Fruits

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New medical facility to provide 'a choice'

Surry County native Dr. Brad Goad, left, and Dr. Jeffrey Garland, right, owners of Mid-Atlantic Quick Care, get a good look at the newly renovated medical facility in Elkin with Carrie Burnette, the company's chief operating officer, Monday.

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Related Topix: Elkin, NC, Pilot Mountain, NC, Medicine, Nursing, Mount Airy, NC

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Mt. Airy News

No teaching positions lost in City schools

Although school systems across the state have reportedly cut thousands of teacher assistant jobs as a result of state education budget cuts, Mount Airy City Schools opened the school year this week with no teaching or teaching assistant positions eliminated.

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Related Topix: Education Etc.

Jefferson Post Online Edition

NCDOT offers advice for Labor Day Holiday

As the summer travel season comes to an end, the N.C. Department of Transportation is taking steps to help ensure motorists save both time and money by suspending most road construction work on major routes across the state over the Labor Day holiday.

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Related Topix: Waynesville, NC, Haywood County, NC, Jackson County, NC, Pilot Mountain, NC

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Mt. Airy News

Interstates project inches closer

Mount Airy and Surry County representatives examine the fine print Tuesday of a joint agreement to extend sewer service to the Interstate 77/74 area, including, from left, City Attorney Hugh Campbell, County Attorney Ed Woltz and County Manager Chris Knopf.

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Related Topix: Mount Airy, NC, Toast, NC

Tue Aug 26, 2014

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Elkin woman celebrates 100th birthday

A local woman marked a terrific milestone on Sunday. Surrounded by more than 75 family members and friends at Pruitt Health Care, Reba Hayes celebrated her 100th birthday.

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Related Topix: Elkin, NC, Dobson, NC, Wedding

Mon Aug 25, 2014

WXII 12 Winston-Salem

Back to school

Veronica White and Busta Brown take a look at what local precautions local schools are taking in preparation for the new school year.

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Related Topix: Dobson, NC, Standardized Testing, Education, Guilford County, NC

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Mt. Airy News

County schools add new resource officers

These Sheriff's Deputies serve as Student Resources Officers in the Surry County School System.

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Related Topix: Pilot Mountain, NC, Kids, Family

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Mt. Airy News

County Schools debuts new logo at convocation

County Schools Teacher of the Year Dena Cave and Principal of the Year Sandra Scott take a selfie during the district's convocation Thursday morning at Pilot Mountain Middle School.

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Related Topix: Pilot Mountain, NC

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Mt. Airy News

Man charged with sexual battery at hospital

The investigation of an alleged sexual assault of a patient at Northern Hospital of Surry County by an employee there has led to a misdemeanor charge against a Dobson man.

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Related Topix: Dobson, NC

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Tribune/The Tribune Advertiser

ECS holds convocation

Elkin City Schools School Superintendent Dr. Randy Bledsoe speaks about "Our Journey to Significance" at the Elkin City Schools convocation held on Monday and welcomes back staff and educators.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., US Politics, Richard Burr, US News, US Senate, Republican, Family, Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Trinity, NC, Elkin, NC

Mt. Airy News

Members told Rotary is a oewea not a oemea

Rotarian Dale Draughn talks with Mount Airy Rotary Club members during a member profile feature at the regular lunch meeting of the club at Cross Creek Country Club on Tuesday afternoon.

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Related Topix: Edward, NC, White Plains, NC

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Mt. Airy News

Board okays courthouse repairs

The Surry County Board of Commissioners has okayed $500,000 to fund needed repairs to the historic Dobson courthouse.

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Related Topix: Dobson, NC, Pilot Mountain, NC

WXII 12 Winston-Salem

Immigration in North Carolina

The Board of Commissioners have drafted a resolution in regards of dozens of children that were brought to North Carolina by the Federal Government.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Mt. Airy News

Variety of plants shown on walk

Park Superintendent Matt Windsor talks with participants during a medicinal plant themed hike at Pilot Mountain State Park Saturday afternoon.

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Related Topix: Pilot Mountain, NC

Mt. Airy News

Propane storage facility planned

An industrial park in Mount Airy is getting a new tenant - a propane storage and distribution facility to be developed by an existing local company.

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Related Topix: Mount Airy, NC, Walnut Cove, NC

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