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‘Tis the season for festivities of fun and frolic and all that can be found on Saturday, Dec 14, in Troy for A Mayberry Christmas presented by Montgomery Community Theatre and Jeff Branch Productions. The holiday themed family-friendly event features Rodney Dillard of the original Darlings f…

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Masks should be worn anytime you are in public or people are nearby. Masks act as a physical barrier to protect you and others from viral and bacterial particulates. Many people unknowingly infect others by going out and spreading germs by coughing or touching others.

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A second person in Montgomery County has died from Covid-19. The death occurred overnight and the individual lived on the east side of the county according to county officials.

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Another inmate has tested positive for the Covid-19 virus at Southern Correctional Institution in Troy. These inmates were brought to Southern just over a week ago from Johnston Correctional facility, which was shut down to send their staff to nearby Neuse Correctional, which is dealing with…

Guest artists Julia and Robin Rogers will set a glass heart ablaze for a special Valentine’s edition of Hot Glass Cold Beer, Feb. 13, 5:30-7:30 p.m. The glass duo will create an anatomical heart, adorn it with flowers and then set it on fire with assistance from the STARworks Glass team. The…

Resident ceramic artist Birdie Boone will present slides and discuss her work at STARworks on Thursday, December 19 at 5:30 p.m. Open Mic Night will be held in the STARworks Café & Taproom following talks. Both events are free to attend and open to all ages.

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‘Tis the season for festivities of fun and frolic and all that can be found on Saturday, Dec 14, in Troy for A Mayberry Christmas presented by Montgomery Community Theatre and Jeff Branch Productions. The holiday themed family-friendly event features Rodney Dillard of the original Darlings f…

Extended Holiday Weekend Means Lots of Traffic and Suspended Road ClosuresPredicting a busy Thanksgiving weekend, the N.C. Department of Transportation is suspending most construction activity along its major highways to keep lanes open for holiday travelers.The work shutdown along interstat…

With winter fast approaching, the U.S. Forest Service urges outdoor enthusiasts to 'Know Before You Go" and follow simple tips to stay safe when visiting the Nantahala, Pisgah, Uwharrie and Croatan National Forests during the colder months.

The 5th EMHS Retired Teachers and Staff Luncheon will be held at Star First Baptist Church, Dec. 4 at 10:30 a.m. Lunch will be served at 11:30 a.m. The meal is being catered by Tommy's Barbecue House of Biscoe. If you did not receive an invitation by mail and would like to attend this lunche…

Have you ever wanted to learn how to hunt, but just didn’t know where to start?? Join us for our 2019 Ladies Deer Hunt! During these two days, you will learn the basics of deer hunting, receive an introduction into firearms, understand the responsibility and ethics of hunting, and have a cha…

Join us on December 7th in Pinehurst to indulge in the history and luxury of a bygone era. You'll have a chance to walk through the meticulously restored train cars from the Gilded Age while supporting historic preservation and land conservation in the Piedmont and Sandhills of North Carolin…

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Guest artist Thor Bueno will work with STARworks glassblowers to perform an exciting glass demonstration for free! All ages are welcome. Those who are 21 and older can purchase locally brewed beer or wine from the bar in the glass studio or the STARworks Café & Taproom. Purchase a drinki…

Greetings!Halloween is a week away and Red Cross has ten safety tips to help keep families safe. We have safety experts who can speak with you for a Halloween Safety story. You can send me the request via email caroline.fountain@redcross.org or call/text (980) 721-8806.  1. Trick-or-treaters…

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Resident ceramic artists Hannah Cupp and Miki Palchick will present slides and discuss their work at STARworks on Friday, October 25 at 5:30 p.m. Trivia Night: Halloween Edition will be held in the STARworks Café & Taproom following talks. Both events are free to attend and open to all ages.

The newest member of our STARworks Glass team, Jackie Polofka will lead an exciting glassblowing demonstration for free! All ages are welcome. Those who are 21 and older can purchase locally brewed beer or wine from the bar in the glass studio or the STARworks Café & Taproom. Purchase a …

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From July 5–7, the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission’s law enforcement division will focus on boating law compliance on the waterways and spread public awareness for “Operation Dry Water,” a national campaign that promotes sobriety while boating.

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Editor's Note: This should have run in the Try Troy magazine the Montgomery Herald recently published. We are sorry for the omission. This is the letter in its entirety.

Troy resident, Aaron Weaver, refused to allow life’s circumstances to keep him from living out his dream. Born with a birth defect where he had vision in only one eye, Weaver had to overcome more than the average person – and sadly, being bullied was part of the daily life while going throug…

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The 2016 Veterans Day Parade will be held Nov. 5 in Troy at 11 a.m. Come out to welcome home four Marines who served your country faithfully during the Vietnam War. They never received a proper welcome home like men had received coming home from other wars.

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District Ranger Deborah Walker, who worked at the Uwharrie National Forest, passed away Saturday from injuries suffered in a motorcycle accident. Walker apparently lost control of the motorcycle that she was driving and received significant injuries. She was airlifted to a local hospital in …

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Joe Shuping, a former Biscoe resident, was murdered last night at his residence in the Belford Church Road area. Few details are being released at this time but unconfirmed sources report there were two witnesses to the crime and leads are developing.

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A photo from an old West Montgomery annual shows the Warrior head as it was in 1979.

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The newly painted wall of the West Montgomery cafeteria. 

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 While surf fishing on Oak Island where two shark attack victims lost limbs the day before, three Montgomery County residents came face-to-face with a 7-foot-six-inch tiger shark. According to shark expert George Burgess, the tiger shark fits into the category as one of two potential culprit…

“The first thought that went through my mind when I saw the bear was I’ve always wanted to kill a bear,” stated Candor resident Matthew Morgan, 31, after he downed a 255-pound male black bear Saturday morning, the opening day of deer and coincidentally, bear season in Montgomery County.