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  1. Civil War re-enactors to invade Ararat, Va.Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Mt. Airy News

    ... an appearance by a noted Civil War author and an artist. "Well, he's certainly one of our great heroes from Patrick County," Bishop said of Maj. Gen. Stuart. "The fact that he was born in Araratis a very special thing to us." His Laurel Hill ...

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  2. Civil War re-enactors to invade Ararat, Va.Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Mt. Airy News

    ... an appearance by a noted Civil War author and an artist. "Well, he's certainly one of our great heroes from Patrick County," Bishop said of Maj. Gen. Stuart. "The fact that he was born in Araratis a very special thing to us." His Laurel Hill ...

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  3. Triple amputee, Patrick County Marine getting new smart homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | FOX Carolina

    Crews are putting the finishing touches on a house for a Patrick County Marine and WSLS is giving you the very first look. The home is going to J.B. Kerns who lost his legs and an arm in an IED blast in Afghanistan.

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  4. Boucher tapped for panelRead the original story

    Friday Sep 26 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... Boucher, a Democrat from Abingdon, represented the 9th District - which now includes Martinsville and Patrick County and parts of Henry County - in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1983 to 2011. He lost his bid for a 15th term in office to ...

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  5. Three area high schools below state averageRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 25 | Martinsville Bulletin

    Bassett, Magna Vista and Martinsville high schools all slightly trailed Virginia's average on-time graduation rate for the class of 2014, and Patrick County High School exceeded it slightly.

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  6. Good food, good times at Goins reunionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 17 | Mt. Airy News

    ... away as central Virginia or South Carolina, share all of these things. Wilcher and Myra Goins started out in Patrick County, Virginia, in the early years of the past century, moved to Stokes County and ultimately wound up in Surry County where their ...

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  7. Mount Airy woman arrested on 10 feloniesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | Mt. Airy News

    A Mount Airy woman was being held in the Patrick County Jail Thursday on 10 felony charges stemming from alleged check-related crimes at an Ararat-area business.

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  8. Graduates hail NCI for ability to earn degree close to homeRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 11 | Martinsville Bulletin

    "I wanted to go to school and study social work, but I have a family and have established roots in Patrick County," he said.

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  9. Jobless rate up to 5.6 percentRead the original story

    Monday Sep 8 | Franklin News-Post

    ... unchanged; Henry County 8.3 percent, down from 8.5 percent; Martinsville, 11.5 percent, up from 10.3 percent; Patrick County, 6.5 percent, up from 6.4 percent; Pittsylvania County, 6.9 percent, up from 6.6 percent; Roanoke City, 6.2 percent, down ...

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  10. 32 are indicted in Patrick CountyRead the original story

    Sunday Sep 7 | Martinsville Bulletin

    A Patrick County grand jury indicted 32 people Tuesday as a result of a 15-month covert drug investigation conducted by the Patrick County Sheriff's Office, according to a news release issued Saturday by that office.

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  11. American fire cause elusiveRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 4 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... treet and several homes on neighboring Emmette Street. According to previous Bulletin reports, Robin Hiatt of Patrick County and JEB Stuart Auction Services LLC bought the building in mid-February.

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  12. Rabies cases still rare, stats showRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 2 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... so far this year, two animals (a fox and a skunk) in Henry County-Martinsville and one animal (a raccoon) in Patrick County have tested positive for rabies. Last year, positive tests occurred in five animals (two foxes, two raccoons and a skunk) in ...

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  13. Patrick County mulls 2013-14 SOL scoresRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 31 | Martinsville Bulletin

    Compared with its 2012-13 pass rates, Patrick County Public Schools' 2013-14 Standards of Learning division pass rates increased on 18 measures and declined on 16 measures, according to data on the Virginia Department of Education website.

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  14. Author and historian, Perry adds unique flair to Flea MarketRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2014 | The Carroll News

    ... of his books, which are mainly geared toward the history and historical figures of nearby areas such as Patrick County, Henry County, Wythe County and Surry County, N.C. He's quickly found Hillsville's Labor Day Flea Market to be one of the best ...

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  15. Politicians work the festival crowdRead the original story

    Aug 17, 2014 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... allowed in the front door by my wife. She has texted me three times," he said. Janet Demiray, chairman of the Patrick County Democratic Committee, was talking and passing out literature urging people to help re-elect U.S. Sen. Mark Warner, D-Va., in ...

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  16. Fruit, music and more bring fans to PatrickRead the original story

    Aug 17, 2014 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... that would do anything," he laughed. Speaking of the beach, he has attended every beach music festival in Patrick County, except one, when he had pneumonia, he said. He gave thumbs up to this year's peach festival, which was at a new location in ...

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  17. Peach festival is todayRead the original story

    Aug 15, 2014 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... band the Worx, which will perform at 8 p.m., according to Tim Collins, executive director of the Patrick County Chamber of Commerce. Worx has been nominated several times as the best band in the state. The band plays everything from country and rock ...

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  18. State peach festival set for Saturday in StuartRead the original story

    Aug 14, 2014 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... in Stuart. (Bulletin file photo) The annual Virginia State Peach Festival - the largest single-day event in Patrick County - will be Friday at a new location, Wayside Park, a news release stated. "Last year, about 3,000 people attended the festival; ...

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  19. Man's illness led to relocation, charity work in South SudanRead the original story

    Aug 11, 2014 | Martinsville Bulletin

    A Patrick County man turned his struggle with a disease into efforts to improve life for people in South Sudan.

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  20. Patrick child found safeRead the original story

    Aug 7, 2014 | Martinsville Bulletin

    The man sought in an alleged parental abduction case and Patrick County sheriff's officers exchanged about 30 phone calls and text messages over about 12 hours before he agreed to surrender, according to Patrick Sheriff Dan Smith.

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