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  1. Hazardous waste collection set SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Mt. Airy News

    ... County residents will have the opportunity to get rid of some of their more dangerous waste next month, as the Surry County Public Works Department hosts a hazardous waste pick-up event. The pick-up will take place from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. at ...

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  2. 'Historic event'Read the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Mt. Airy News

    ... couple, who have a 3-year-old son named Colt together, are the first same-sex couple to receive the license in Surry County. Sarah and Jamie Carpenter are pictured as they finalize their long-awaited marriage license Tuesday. The couple, who have a ...

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  3. Police briefsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 18 | Mt. Airy News

    ... month. These included items such as a portable swing, an exercise barn and others. Bledsoe was taken to the Surry County Jail, where a spokesman said Thursday she had been released on a secured bond. Bledsoe is scheduled to appear in District Court ...

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  4. 'An historic event'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | Tribune/The Tribune Advertiser

    Sarah and Jamie Carpenter finalize their long-awaited marriage license Tuesday. The couple, who have a 3-year-old son together, are the first same-sex couple to receive the license in Surry County.

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  5. Other areas vying for new jobsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | Mt. Airy News

    ... move. "It is a competitive situation," said Lee Ann Nixon, vice president of existing business services for the Surry County Economic Development Partnership. "They could choose to expand to two other states where they have facilities," Nixon added ...

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  6. City softens stance on Interstates dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | Mt. Airy News

    Buck Golding, right, a member of the Surry County Board of Commissioners who opposes the Interstates Sewer District extension because of cost factors, makes a point Thursday during a meeting with Mount Airy representatives on the joint project.

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  7. North Carolina Introduces New Bluegrass Band Mountain RainRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | Cybergrass

    ... laying the thumb to the 5 string banjo. Rounding out the band on mandolin & vocals is Brad Wood from the Surry County community of State Road, NC. Mountain Rain has had a lot going on this week. The band hase been hard at work. They have added some ...

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  8. SBI: Crime rates down in county last yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | Mt. Airy News

    According to a report released by the State Bureau of Investigation, the rates of both violent crimes and property crimes fell in Surry County last year.

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  9. Learn the law: Their TakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... a man whose car was stopped by police based on a misreading of a state traffic law. ... When an officer in the Surry County Sheriff's Department saw a Ford Escort with a broken right brake light, he pulled the car over and told the occupants he was ...

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  10. Students earn a visit with OzRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | Mt. Airy News

    ... Community Clinic. The students earned the invitation through successful raffle ticket projects to benefit Surry County Medical Ministries. Mount Airy HOSA Advisor Lynn Snow (left) and and North Surry HOSA Advisor Toni Ledford join Dr. Mehmet Oz with ...

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  11. Nominee for Congress tours Surry CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 13 | Tribune/The Tribune Advertiser

    Laura Fjeld, left, meets with many Surry County leaders in an all day tour of the area on Thursday, including Sheriff Graham Atkinson, right. Laura Fjeld, left, meets with many Surry County leaders in an all day tour of the area on Thursday, including Sheriff Graham Atkinson, right.

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  12. Second time not the charmRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 13 | Mt. Airy News

    ... narcotics while wearing a court-ordered ankle bracelet for selling narcotics. "An undercover operation by the Surry County Sheriff's Office resulted in the arrest of a man who was already on house arrest for drug charges," he said. According to ...

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  13. 'Blighted' area inspections to begin soonRead the original story

    Friday Oct 10 | Planning

    ... inspected, which Goodall termed "a statutory requirement" in redevelopment procedure that will involve the Surry County building inspections unit. "The documents are ready -- we just need an inspector to go walk the area," the city planner added. ...

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  14. Nominee for Congress tours Surry CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 13 | Tribune/The Tribune Advertiser

    Laura Fjeld, left, meets with many Surry County leaders in an all day tour of the area on Thursday, including Sheriff Graham Atkinson, right. Laura Fjeld, left, meets with many Surry County leaders in an all day tour of the area on Thursday, including Sheriff Graham Atkinson, right.

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  15. Surry church honoring 'unknown slaves'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 12 | Mt. Airy News

    ... might be forgotten. SILOAM - Before last Tuesday, a visitor to Old Siloam Church on Hardy Road in southern Surry County would never have guessed what lies underneath the lawn to one side of the church parking lot. A close examination will reveal ...

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  16. Arrest reportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 11 | Mt. Airy News

    ... Mount Airy, was arrested and charged with assault and battery inflicting serious injury. He was booked into the Surry County Jail under a $1,000 secured bond. On Oct. 3, Anthony Seaton Meeks, 38, of Coolidge Avenue in Mount Airy, was arrested and ...

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  17. Man on house arrest busted again for drugsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 11 | Mt. Airy News

    A Mount Airy man already under house arrest for drug charges has been arrested again as the result of an undercover operation by the Surry County Sheriff's Office.

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  18. 'Blighted' area inspections to begin soonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 10 | Mt. Airy News

    ... inspected, which Goodall termed "a statutory requirement" in redevelopment procedure that will involve the Surry County building inspections unit. "The documents are ready - we just need an inspector to go walk the area," the city planner added. "We ...

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  19. The unity is goneRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 9 | Mt. Airy News

    ... because of his support of that effort. "What this really goes back to is a sewer project that Mount Airy and Surry County have been working on for a long time," he said. "This project would love to be derailed if (the other board members) could get ...

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  20. Rowan County EMS pair judged to be N.C.'s top paramedic team for 2014Read the original story

    Wednesday Oct 8 | NC Department of Health & Human Services

    ... regional competitions in July from Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center Air Care, Mecklenburg EMS, Surry County Emergency Services, and Pender County EMS and Fire. The championship competition is co-sponsored by the N.C. Department of ...

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