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  1. Fiddle Crawl art revealedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Mt. Airy News

    ... Merritt pulls the sheet of of artist Andrea Morrison's fiddle titled "Solid Rock." Morrison and her husband moved to Ararat, Virginia, in 1987, bringing with them her painting enthusiasm. The fiddle pays homage to Mount Airy's rich history of ...

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  2. Spring gets into swing with flingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | Mt. Airy News

    Dwayne Bowman of Ararat, Virginia, stands beside a unique fish creation he made from discarded metal, with fields of grapes visible in the background.

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  3. Spring gets into swing with flingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 11 | Mt. Airy News

    Dwayne Bowman of Ararat, Virginia, stands beside a unique fish creation he made from discarded metal, with fields of grapes visible in the background.

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  4. Tompkins on President's ListRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2015 | Mt. Airy News

    Hannah Tompkins, a junior special education major of Ararat, Virginia, was among approximately 450 Bob Jones University students named to the Fall 2014 President's List.

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  5. Police reportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2015 | Mt. Airy News

    ... and the two are scheduled to appear in District Court on May 27. Alexander James Cipko, 23, of 2441 Doe Run Road, Ararat, Virginia, was cited for hit and run/leaving the scene of a crash last Thursday after police investigated an incident in which a ...

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  6. Paddlers have new access to Yadkin RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2015 | Mt. Airy News

    ... a different view of the beautiful Yadkin Valley. Other waterways commonly traversed in the area are the Mitchell, Ararat, and Fisher rivers. According to White the average paddler on a day trip spends about $144 in the local economy. White says that ...

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  7. It's Pranskter timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2015 | The Yadkin Ripple Incorporated

    ... he thinks, on the Crate late model he rode to a seventh-place finish in the point standings at Rolling Thunder (Ararat, Va.) in 2013. "We did fairly well with it," he said. "It was a guessing game. By mid-season, we picked up speed. We got some top ...

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  8. Officials: Low temps to keep roads hazardousRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2015 | Mt. Airy News

    ... in connection with Monday's snowstorm. Fires connected to the event range from a trailer fire on Towe Road in Ararat to minor incident where clothing came in contact with a stove, setting the homeowner on fire with only minor injuries reported. ...

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  9. Warm temperatures heat up annual "Polar Plunge" fundraiserRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2015 | Mt. Airy News

    Polar Plunge participant Corey Scearce with Surry County Emergency Medical Services decided to dive into the 34-degree waters of the Ararat River at Fisher River Park Saturday as SCUBA diver Kevin Key watches.

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  10. Warm temperatures heat up annual a oePolar Plungea fundraiserRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2015 | Mt. Airy News

    Polar Plunge participant Corey Scearce with Surry County Emergency Medical Services decided to dive into the 34-degree waters of the Ararat River at Fisher River Park Saturday as SCUBA diver Kevin Key watches.

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  11. Pedestrian struck, killed by tractor trailer on I-77Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2015 | The Carroll News

    ... struck on the interstate. Musser said when emergency responders arrived they found Jacob Matthew Graham Hill, 37, of Ararat, lying in the left lane of the interstate. "An off-duty trooper from another county was passing through and ran upon the ...

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  12. City to host JEB Stuart birthday partyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2015 | Mt. Airy News

    ... of Stuart, one of the heroes of the War Between the States who was born on Feb. 6, 1833. Although Stuart hailed from Ararat, Va., the bonds between his family and Mount Airy were tight during Stuart's lifetime and that remains true today. "Mount ...

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  13. Discount Builders gets new ownership, new nameRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2015 | Mt. Airy News

    ... close to 15 years, so "I grew up in it," he said. After high school, Baker attended Guilford College, where he met Ararat native Leah McKinney, a Surry Central High School graduate and daughter of Brent and Brenda McKinney. They later married and ...

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  14. Ararat man charged in string of auto robberiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2015 | Mt. Airy News

    Surry County authorities this week said they have charged an Ararat, Va., man with more than 40 felony and misdemeanor charges after he was arrested in December by the Carroll County, Va., Sheriff's Office.

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  15. Sheriff believes progress made in meth problemRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2014 | Mt. Airy News

    ... an "extension" of arrests made about two years ago involving Donald Ray Beck and his wife, Angela Michelle Beck, of Ararat. "We knew there had been a lot of activity surrounding him (Regn) over a long time, and we were looking for him for a long ...

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  16. Virginia man charged in store break-in, vehicle theftsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2014 | Mt. Airy News

    ... a long list of violations. The arrest of Eric Lewis Griffith, 19, whose address was given as 211 Triple Smith Road, Ararat, was announced late Wednesday afternoon by the Carroll Sheriff's Office, which earlier took him into custody. Griffith is ...

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  17. Ararat man facing numerous charges in Cana crime spreeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2014 | The Carroll News

    An Ararat, Va. man is facing multiple charges after allegedly breaking into a Cana convenience store and stealing a pair of vehicles on the same day in Cana.

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  18. Three sentenced in robberyRead the original story

    Nov 7, 2014 | Martinsville Bulletin

    Three people who had pleaded guilty to robbing Carter Bank and Trust in Ararat were sentenced Friday in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Virginia in Roanoke.

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  19. Meals tax fails again in PatrickRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | Mt. Airy News

    ... 2,728 "No" votes and 2,072 people voting in favor of the meals tax. In the Dan River District - which includes the Ararat, Willis Gap and Claudville precincts - voter opposition was even more pronounced, ranging from 71 percent against in Claudville ...

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  20. Veterans deserve better than to be forgottenRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2014 | Mt. Airy News

    ... are never forgotten, yet Veterans Day just seemed to slip through the cracks. Right now there's a young man in Ararat, Va., looking at the rest of his life with a prosthetic arm and two prosthetic legs, a result of a injury he received while serving ...

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