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Business owners suffering from loss of bridge

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PILOT MOUNTAIN — Poor planning and lack of communication are what have led to an economic struggle for survival in Pilot Mountain, according to local business owners and town officials.More than 50 people from the business community gathered with town officials and county Commissioner Paul Johnson Tuesday night in the basement meeting room of Mountain View Restaurant to discuss the absence of the N.C. 268 bridge overpass at U.S. 52.The bridge was removed about a month ago by crews with Smith-Rowe Construction out of Mount Airy, so that a new, higher bridge can be built in its place.

 

Voluneering an act of love

EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the second in a series examining the volunteers who make Hanging Rock State Park a successHenry Fansler fell in love with Hanging Rock State Park from the moment he first laid eyes on it.“I remember the day very well and I have been coming here ever since,” said Fransler, who first visited the park in the summer of 1957. “It was a long drive up from Winston-Salem at the time and when we got here there was this mount...

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Heath, Fulp to wed

Santana Rose Heath of Westfield and Jamie Lee Fulp of Westfield are pleased to announce their engagement.Santana is the daughter of Mickey and Sandra Heath of Pilot Mountain. She is a 2008 graduate of East Surry High School and 2012 graduate of Surry Community College. She is currently employed at Sport Solutions in Pilot Mountain.Jamie is the son of Garry and Lynn Fulp of Pilot Mountain. He is a 2008 graduate of North Stokes High School and 2010 graduate of Surry Commun...

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Appalachian State University Spring 2014 Chancellor’s List and Dean’s List

To qualify for the Dean’s List, a student must either be enrolled for 12 to 14 hours of academic credit and attain a 3.45 grade point average or be enrolled in 15 or more hours of academic credit and attain a 3.25 grade point average.To qualify for the Chancellor’s List, a student must be enrolled for a minimum of 12 hours of academic credit and attain a 3.85 grade point average. Students on the Chancellor’s List also qualify for the University Dean’s list....

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Danbury Community Church celebrates 30 years of unity

Danbury Community Church celebrated its 30th anniversary this weekend the same way it has worshiped for three decades, as a community.The celebration started Saturday evening with a free concert highlighting the diverse musical talents of the congregation and the Danbury community and continued with a special service Sunday morning.When the unique church first officially opened its doors on July 22, 1984 it became the first church in the country to combine the Presbyteri...

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Rogers files for reelection

Mike Rogers will seek another term on the Stokes County School Board.Rogers was elected in2010 and has served a four year term on the board.“This has by far been one of the most rewarding jobs I have ever had the opportunity to have,” he said Tuesday. “Having served as Board Chair twice in past four years we faced issues with defending the students’ right to pray, safety in the classrooms, and sending the message to the legislature that Common Cor...

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Septic issues slowing proposed animal shelter

Supporters of a new, no-kill Stokes County animal shelter have been slowed in their efforts by new state septic regulations, but say they are optimistic that with the help of county staff they will still be able to break ground on the project this year.Dr. Debbie Cowan said the project hit a speed bump earlier this summer when they discovered the new regulations could dramatically add to the cost of the project.

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McBride signs with Salem College

North Stokes Hannah McBride signed a letter of intent to play basketball at Salem College on Monday and according to her coach, Mitch Reeves she’ll be missed.“Hannah was the heart and soul of our team; she gave 100 percent effort all the time,” he said.The recent graduate began her athletic career at North by balancing co-ed soccer and cross country, running track and making the varsity basketball team her freshman year.“Basketball was ...

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