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Results of the municipal elections, Nov. 5, 2019

unofficial results as of 8:19 p.m., Nov. 5, 2019, all precincts reporting

Candidate, votes, percentage of vote

Mount Gilead
Chip Miller, 187, 95.41%
Write-In (Miscellaneous), 9, 4.59%

COMMISSIONER (vote for 2)
Mary Lucas, 142, 40.23%
Paula L. Covington, 105, 29.75%
Mitch Taylor, 105, 29.75%
Write-In (Miscellaneous), 1, 0.28%

The vote canvass is scheduled for Fri., Nov. 15, at 11:00 a.m.


The members of Pleasant Grove Missionary Baptist Church will host their fifth annual Family and Friends Day this weekend. Rev. A. L. Alexander of Monroe will be the guest speaker Sun., Nov. 10 at 2:30 p.m., and dinner will be served following the service. All are invited to Pleasant Grove Missionary Baptist Church, on Hwy. 73 just east of Mount Gilead.

There will be live beach music this week when the Town of Troy hosts the Blackwater Band. The show will start at 7 p.m. Fri., Nov. 8, at the Town Stage Amphitheater on Smitherman St. There is no admission charge, and all are invited. For information, call 910-572-3661.

Montgomery County veterans groups will observe Veterans Day will programs and a parade Sat., Nov. 9, in Troy. A veterans breakfast and ceremony will start at 8 a.m. at the Senior Center on Page St. A military display and program with guest speaker will start at 9:45 a.m. at Troy Town Hall, and the veterans parade will start at 11 a.m. on N. Main St. and proceed south to the courthouse. Anyone wishing to be in the parade should line up on Page St. starting at 10:30 a.m. For more information about the Veterans Day activities in Troy this Saturday, call 910-572-3661.

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