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Local ingredients, worldly cuisine

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It may seem odd, she said, but people should eat together at home much more than they do now.“It’s really important for people to cook things at home,” said Megan Carolan. “Our general health has very much to do with how we eat and what we eat.”Carolan smiled as she spoke, because she realized how ironic it was for her to give this advice — since she is a sous chef at the restaurant End Posts, at JOLO Winery and Vineyards in Pilot Mountain. JOLO just held its grand opening on April 5.“People don’t eat together at home much anymore,” she added. Carolan feels folks should make eating together an important part of their lives.

 

Suspect sells car, allegedly steals it back

JONESVILLE — A resident from Mount Airy is facing charges for allegedly stealing a vehicle from a victim he originally sold his car to.According to a release by the Yadkin County Sheriff’s Office, deputies processed a report of larceny of a motor vehicle from a resident in Jonesville on April 6.According to the release, the resident explained that his vehicle was parked in his driveway on Dogwood Lane the night before and that when he went to work the next mo...

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Surry Community Students Launch ‘Egg Rockets’ today

DOBSON — Surry Community College Math Club members, not “all the kings horses and all the kings men,” are going to give Humpty Dumpty a chance to go airborne this afternoon as the school holds its annual egg launch. The event is set from 2 to 5 p.m. at the SCC Emergency Services Driving Range on the Dobson campus.During the event, each participant will launch an egg upwards on a rocket, hoping the egg will land safely on the ground. The activity has a lesson in ma...

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NCDOT to begin I-77 repaving in Surry County

The N.C. Department of Transportation will begin work on a paving rehabilitation project along Interstate 77 near Mount Airy on April 22.One lane of I-77 from mile marker 95 to 99 will be closed until the project is completed.NCDOT crews will begin the project with full-depth patching operations along the four-mile stretch of road, followed by milling and replacing the road surface. Carl Rose & Sons Inc. of Elkin was awarded the $2,682,668 contract for the project.

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Support your local fire department

A fund-raising event set Saturday in Mount Airy is part of an effort to preserve an historic piece of emergency services history in the city.Mount Airy Fire Department Chief Zane Poindexter announced the department will be out with bells on as it works with the Ladie’s Auxiliary to raise money to restore a 1967 American LaFrance fire engine.“This Saturday, from 4 p.m., until 7 p.m., the department’s ladie’s auxiliary will be hosting a Car Hop for ...

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Contract renewed with local license plate agency

A contract has been awarded to operate the license plate agency in Mount Airy — to the person who presently runs the facility.Diane Smith has held that role since 2009, when the city license plate office at 137 Riverside Drive opened. However, that contract will expire in May, and in January the N.C. Division of Motor Vehicles launched an open application process for the agency’s operation.That resulted in four applications being received by the DMV, accordin...

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Candidates’ forum set for Thursday

With a primary just around the corner, an event tonight in Mount Airy offers voters a chance to learn about candidates involved.The meet-and-greet session is scheduled to begin at 6 p.m. at J.J. Jones Alumni Auditorium.It is open to candidates of all political persuasions, according to Faye Carter, the president of the Surry County Branch of the NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People). The local group is sponsoring tonight’s event....

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Lighting the torch

DOBSON — The competitive fire is alive and well among Surry County seniors, as the nearly 200 participants signed up to compete in this year’s Yadkin Valley Senior Games can attest.Now that the deadline to register for the 15th annual games has passed, organizers say that 191 seniors have signed up to compete in one or more of the 90 events that comprise the games.This year’s games kick off with an opening ceremony set for 10 a.m., on May 9 at Fisher Ri...

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Hospital names interim CEO

Northern Hospital of Surry County announced Friday that...

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Suspect sells car, allegedly steals it back

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The great falling away

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