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The NC Pottery Center will feature two new shows - "Raku: Spontaneity in the Flames" and "North Carolina Ceramic Gems." Exhibitions included with the price of admission

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Three friends, who share a love for rabbit hunting, were shocked and angry to see several of the beagles they hunt with shot while chasing a rabbit on their property. 

Enjoy a guided winter walk at Weymouth Woods. Meet at Weymouth Woods Visitor Center at 10:30am. Free event.

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Return of Wintermaker - View the waxing gibbous moon, the Wintermaker constellation & Orion nebula. Bring binoculars, lawn chair or blanket. Participants will be allotted socially-distanced viewing spaces. Registration is $4.

The positivity rate for COVID-19 cases in Montgomery County is declining; however, the county remains in the top spot across the state on a percentage basis. Currently the county is at 22.8%, down from last week’s 24%. Macon County is at $20.4% placing it second in the state. 

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Montgomery County residents 75 and older came through the Garner Center in Troy on Thursday, January 14, to receive the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.

RALEIGH, NC (Jan. 15, 2021) – A group of government agencies, universities and nonprofit organizations will launch the first-ever NC Bird Atlas survey this March. The statewide community science survey will harness the power of thousands of volunteer birdwatchers to map the distribution and …

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A group of Montgomery County veterans, AmeriQual employees and Troy officials gathered on Tuesday, December 15, to commemorate veterans and their sacrifices by renaming a street in their honor.

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As of 1/14/2021, the Montgomery County Health Department is giving the COVID vaccine to those 65 years and older, health-care workers who care for or work directly with COVID-19 patients, including staff responsible for cleaning and maintenance in these areas, staff and residents of long-ter…

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All over the country, parents are taking their children out of public school and looking to other options, such as charter schools, private schools and home schools.

Meeting via Zoom, Mt. Gilead Town Board members debated the pros and cons of having Town Hall open to the public during the current pandemic, noting the continuing rise in COVID numbers in Montgomery County. Town Hall closed to the public early in the pandemic but later reopened to the publi…

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Montgomery County Board of Education held a special called meeting tonight (Jan. 13), making the decision to delay reopening until March. The county is currently showing a consistent positivity rate that is the highest in the state. Those high numbers were in part what led to the decision.

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When can I get a vaccine? That is the question so many people want to know. 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Richard Hudson (NC-08) released the following statement on an impeachment vote of President Donald Trump likely to occur in the U.S. House of Representatives tomorrow:

After a day of unprecedented violence and chaos in the United States Capitol, 121 House Republicans, including 8th District Representative Richard Hudson, sided with the mob and voted to overturn the will of American voters. Hudson and Congressional Republicans have failed to provide any evi…

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For millions of Americans and others around the world, dealing with the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has been a challenge. But for facilities that work with people who are especially vulnerable, the challenges can be far greater.

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The Montgomery County Tax Department closed Thursday afternoon because of a COVID-19 outbreak. According to Interim County Manager Ray Allen all of the department’s employees have either tested positive or have been advised to quarantine by their physician.   

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COVID-19 is rampant in the county and shows no sign of letting up. Montgomery County continues to rank at the very top in the state, with little variance each day, in regard to the number of positive tests’ results. And that daily number continues to increase, setting a new record on Monday,…

Meredith College is offering The Martha Anne Roberts Class of 1966 Summer Study Scholarship to any student from Montgomery County, as well as Rowan, Davidson, Stanly, Richmond, Scotland and Anson counties.

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Due to a significant leak at a main water source on Highway 24/27 in Biscoe this afternoon, widespread outages resulted for water customers in the areas of Coggins Road, Mill Street, Wright Road, Industrial Park Drive, and Hwy 24/27 West.

Slowly but surely Montgomery County residents are getting their vaccines. As of midday on Tuesday approximately 34 front-line workers had received their first round of the vaccine. Four weeks from the date of the first vaccine they will receive their second dose.

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On Wednesday morning December 30th Montgomery County Public Utilities issued a boil water advisory to its customers located in the areas of Cotton Creek Road to NC Hwy 220 Alternate North to King Road, and Cotton Creek Road South to Post Office Road in Montgomery County. This advisory was re…

Biscoe commissioners approved the annexation of 136.47 acres as requested by Jordan Lumber & Supply DVR Range LLC at the regular meeting on Dec. 14 by a 3-2 majority vote.

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Montgomery County water customers in the Star area will be without water for an extended period of time. Public Utilities Director Eric Johnston said crews had been searching for the source of a water leak since 2:30 this morning and finally located the leak around 8:30 this morning.

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It was an emotional moment for Michelle Millen as she delivered the first vaccines to FirstHealth Montgomery employees. Those employees included anyone who has direct contact with patients, including emergency room nurses, receptionists, EMS workers, providers, physical therapists and more. …

With COVID-19 cases continuing to rise across the Sandhills, FirstHealth of the Carolinas will no longer allow visitors to accompany patients in its emergency departments effective Friday, December 11. With emergency room visits on the rise, the updated visitation policy is necessary in orde…

FirstHealth of the Carolinas entered a new phase in its fight against COVID-19 on Friday by delivering the first doses of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine to dozens of frontline health care workers.  

The Piedmont Triad Regional Council (PTRC) recently presented the Grady Hunter Award for Regional Excellence to Jim Matheny, Montgomery County Commissioner, at its December meeting.

The tiny towns of Biscoe and Candor are in the Top 10 for the number of COVID-19 cases across the state. The overall county rate remains high as well; however, the majority of the cases are concentrated in those two towns, which are also home to the two largest congregate care facilities in …

With Montgomery County reporting the highest positivity rate in the state, Montgomery County Board of Education felt they had little choice but to delay the return of students to the classroom. The new date to return is January 19.

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Check out Nick Allen's recording of his grandmother's song Koo Koo the Kangaroo. Janet Hogan, Allen's grandmother would sing this song every year at the Miss Merry Christmas pageant.

Montgomery County Commissioners have delayed a decision once again regarding the request from the local chapter of the NAACP to remove the Confederate flag emblem on the backside of the statue. The issue first appeared on the commissioners’ agenda in September, but was referred to the monume…

On October 8, 2020, four Montgomery County first responders were honored by the Burlington Police Department with the agency’s “Award of Excellence.”  In January 2020, the Burlington Police Department began investigating a missing person case.  The investigation revealed the missing person w…

The Montgomery County Board of Education is hosting a called meeting tonight for the purpose of discussing the return to in-person classes for students. Students are slated to return to in-person classes on Jan. 5.

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The Town of Troy will be closed tomorrow, December 18, due to an individual testing positive for COVID-19. Employees will quarantine until Monday, giving time to allow for a deep cleaning of the facility.