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  1. Ararat man pleads guilty on traffic violationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Martinsville Bulletin

    An Ararat man pleaded guilty Thursday to charges in an incident in which he allegedly led Patrick County Sheriff Dan Smith on a high-speed chase - while the suspect's wife and twin 13-year-old sons were in the car he was driving.


  2. New Patrick County bookmobile arriving more slowly than hopedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 4 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... on wheels, a staple in the community for the past 60 years. Cecil Holland drives Booky all over Patrick County - from Ararat to Meadows of Dan. She stops at public elementary and middle schools and one private school once every two weeks. She also ...


  3. History lives at Civil War event -Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 1 | Mt. Airy News

    ... at their Union counterparts Saturday afternoon to illustrate how the real-life Battle of Marion unfolded in 1864. ARARAT, Va. - Time travel hasn't been invented, but an event this weekend in Ararat is enabling the public to step back to the 1860s ...


  4. Battle plans set for weekend -Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 29 | Mt. Airy News

    Soldiers will wage war on each other this Saturday and Sunday at Gen. J.E.B. Stuart's birthplace in Ararat, but it will all be make-believe.


  5. Veterans to get a chance to sound off in town hall meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 28 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... War Encampment and Living History Weekend Saturday at Laurel Hill. The event will open at 9 a.m. Saturday, at 1091 Ararat Highway in Ararat. Admission costs $8, and is free for children younger than 12. The event will include battle scenes, an 1800s ...


  6. Judge sends Patrick County rape case to circuit courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2016 | Martinsville Bulletin

    A Patrick County judge found probable cause this week to believe an Ararat man raped a local woman, sending that case to Patrick County Circuit Court.


  7. Riverside, Westwood parks are ever-evolvingRead the original story

    Aug 21, 2016 | Mt. Airy News

    ... as skateboarding, disc golf and an increasing emphasis on water sports. Two examples of the latter involve the Ararat River that runs through Riverside Park and Tumbling Rock Reservoir, which is part of the Westwood Park complex. Both have benefited ...


  8. Mountainside theater enthralls -Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2016 | Mt. Airy News

    ... of "In Other Words," answer questions following a Friday night premiere of the play at Cherry Orchard Theatre. ARARAT, Va. - The Cherry Orchard Theatre summer season is in full bloom with three different plays scheduled for the next three weekends. ...


  9. How many tomatoes are too many? -Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2016 | Mt. Airy News

    ... to ripen enough to eat. But once they start rolling in, they really roll in. This year Les and Carol Edgell, of Ararat, Virginia, found a unique way to make sure they have plenty of tomatoes. Les Edgell has gone all out to make sure his tomato ...


  10. Chappell appointed Carter Bank branch manager -Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2016 | Mt. Airy News

    Jill M. Chappell has been appointed branch manager of the Ararat, Virginia and Woolwine, Virginia, offices of Carter Bank & Trust.


  11. Flea market regulation questioned -Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2016 | Mt. Airy News

    ... is somehow a catalyst for the increased scrutiny of flea market operations from an appearance standpoint. Edwards, an Ararat resident who mows and cleans up at Bonnie Lou's in addition to being a vendor there, agrees that regulations are a way of ...


  12. Railroad repairs under way from flood -Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2016 | Mt. Airy News

    Tracks are left exposed after a freak rainstorm last week washed out a culvert along a section of the Yadkin Valley Railroad line in the vicinity of Community Building Road in the Ararat area.


  13. 34th River Run set for Saturday -Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2016 | Mt. Airy News

    ... firewood for the elderly, Hunters for the Hungry, Tools for Schools (supplies for Blue Ridge Elementary School at Ararat), after-hour student tutoring and much more. Bishop further pointed out that the Ruritans provide upkeep for facilities ...


  14. STEP is busy cooking - but there's always room for moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2016 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... of themes, such as identity theft or nutrition. Updates on the community are given. Meals are served on Mondays in Ararat, from 10 a.m. to noon at Fellowship Church next to Blue Ridge Elementary School; Tuesdays and Thursdays, from 10:30 a.m. to ...


  15. Death the result of scooter with no lights -Read the original story

    Jul 19, 2016 | Mt. Airy News

    ... the intersection of U.S. 52 Business, on the south side of town. The driver of the scooter, Alfred Lee Ladd, 62, of Ararat-Long Hill Road in Pilot Mountain, was struck from the rear. Initial reports indicated Ladd was operating a motorcycle. ...


  16. Police reports -Read the original story

    Jul 12, 2016 | Mt. Airy News

    ... Police Department reports. Felipe Alfredo Chavez, 20, of 202 Taylor St.; Cody Ray Willard, 18, of 109 E. Fork Road, Ararat, Va.; and Charles Logan Humphries, 18, of 5048 N.C. 268, Dobson, were cited for violating a city ordinance requiring such ...


  17. Man gets eight months on weapons charges -Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2016 | Mt. Airy News

    An Ararat man considered armed and dangerous, who maintained a camp where explosive devices were found and faced a long list of related felony charges, has been sentenced to eight months in prison.


  18. Bennett graduates -Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2016 | Mt. Airy News

    ... concentration in Recreation Therapy. She is the daughter of James Darron Bennett, Sr. and Christy Hill Bennett of Ararat, Virginia. Her grandparents are Bill Bennett, deceased. Tommy and Gail Hicks of Mount Airy; Garry Lee Hill deceased, and Mary ...


  19. Bennett graduates Airborne school -Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2016 | Mt. Airy News

    ... now stationed at Fort Bragg as an Airborne Combat Engineer. He is the son of James Darron and Christy Hill Bennett of Ararat, Virginia. His grandparents are the late Bill Bennett; Tommy and Gail Hicks of Mount Airy; the late Garry Lee Hill, and Mary ...


  20. - Mount Airy News - mtairynews.comRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2016 | Mt. Airy News

    ... built to span Lovills Creek alongside U.S. 52 as part of the route for the connector. It now links the Taylor and Ararat River Greenway on the opposite end of town. On a hot day when he was being exposed to direct sunlight, the local cyclist ...


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