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Vest, Shelven Aaron

Shelven Aaron (Sonny) Vest, 89 of Floyd, passed away on Saturday, June 25, 2022. He is preceded in death by his parents, Harvey Aaron Vest and Laura Hoback Vest; wives, Norma Gene Boothe Vest and Beulah Austin Whitlock Vest. He is survived by his daughter, Annette Vest (Mike) Battle; sons,...
FLOYD, VA
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Mount Airy News

Filing on tap for Dobson, Pillot, Elkin offices

DOBSON — Local election fans coping with the lull in political activity between a spirited spring primary season and the main event next fall can take heart in the fact there’s something to fill that void. This involves nine different offices being up for grabs in three Surry...
DOBSON, NC
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Terry Named CFCC's Vice President Of Student Services

Cape Fear Community College officials hired Sabrina Terry as the college’s new vice president of student services and enrollment management, according to a news release. Terry previously served as dean of student services at Surry Community College in Dobson. Terry became interested in student services in 2002 when she...
DOBSON, NC
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Woodlawn man arrested after chase in Carroll County

CARROL COUNTY, Va. (WDBJ) - A Woodlawn man has been arrested on multiple charges including possession of a schedule I/II controlled substance, according to the Carroll County Sheriff’s Office. A Carroll County Sheriff’s deputy was driving on Rt. 58 when he saw Matthew Blaine Gilliam, 31, on a motorcycle...
WOODLAWN, VA
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Turman, William Gary

William “Bill” Gary Turman, 75 of Indian Valley, passed away on Sunday, June 26, 2022. He is preceded in death by his parents, Otis & Lydia Howell Turman; grandsons, Daniel Joseph Turman and Anthony Shane Vest; brother & sister-in-law, Archie Wayne & Edna Turman; sister & brother-in-law, Lois Jean & Paul Edwards.
INDIAN VALLEY, VA
Mount Airy News

SYEMC donates retired truck to SCC

Ricky Bowman, center left, vice president of operations for Surry-Yadkin EMC, hands off the keys to a retired fleet truck to Dr. David Shockley, president of Surry Community College, on June 21. Joining them are, from left, Nick Newman, purchasing agent and warehouse supervisor for SYEMC; Rhonda Hill, work order accounting supervisor at SYEMC; Travis Bode, economic development coordinator at SYEMC; Mike Mills, manager of operations at SYEMC; Dr. Candace Holder, chief academic and information officer at SCC; Tony Martin, chief financial officer; and Dale Jessup, assistant director of facilities.
DOBSON, NC
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Church looks to meet community needs

Members of the Dobson Church of Christ Ladie’s Group pose for a photo. The group provided lunch on Wednesday for church and community leaders meeting to find ways the church can help meet community needs. (Submitted photo) There are plenty of needs in the community, from homelessness and lack...
DOBSON, NC
Mount Airy News

Burke family has long legacy in Mount Airy

John and Virginia (Moore) Banner moved to Surry from Stokes in 1859. Their extensive land holdings stretched from where South Main Street crosses the Ararat River west to Hwy-52. They farmed tobacco and operated a stagecoach stop that played a significant role in Mount Airy’s growth in the 19th century. Bannertown is named for them. They were Lucy Bell Taylor Burke’s great-grandparents.
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Local ‘delegation’ reunites with music icon

Some local residents trekked to Nashville last weekend — not to launch careers as country stars, but visit with a musical icon hailing from Mount Airy and show her how much she still fills its heart. “It is always inspirational to talk to this wonderful lady — whether by...
MOUNT AIRY, NC
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Agnew, James C.

James Agnew, 88, of Floyd, passed away on June 24, 2022. He was preceded in death by his parents, Effie, and Daniel Agnew; brothers, Ward Agnew, DJ Agnew; sisters, Iris Yeattes, Dorothy Belcher, and Barbara Nolen. Left to cherish his memory is his wife of 67 years, Edna M. Agnew;...
FLOYD, VA
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7/9: Floyd Center for the Arts Open House

The Floyd Center for the Arts Open House will be on Saturday, July 9th, 10:00 am-5:00pm! The Center will be having demos and interactive activities happening in all studios, including the forge. Join us for a super fun day to explore the Center, participate in glass cutting and assembling of...
FLOYD, VA
Mount Airy News

Agency saves local residents $350,546

DOBSON — The state Seniors’ Health Insurance Information Program was created in 1986 to provide a link between older citizens and their health coverage and continues to pay big dividends in Surry County. This included $350,546 in savings for the 211 Surry consumers assisted by that agency in...
SURRY COUNTY, NC
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ALF vendor deadline approaching

Autumn Leaves Festival might still be nearly four months away, but a deadline for vendors is fast approaching. June 30 is the final day for would-be vendors to fill out a form expressing their interest in setting up and selling their wares, according to Jordon Edwards, who doubles as the Autumn Leaves Festival director and events director for the Greater Mount Airy Chamber of Commerce.
MOUNT AIRY, NC
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