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Montgomery County Sheriff Candidates Forum 2018

All the candidates for Montgomery County Sheriff participated in a forum, Thu., Apr. 12, 2018, at Levin Auditorium. The forum was sponsored by Mount Gilead Concerned Citizens and Community Watch. Click here to hear the program via the Dropbox online player. (Click here if you would prefer to download the program to your device.)


Early voting continues through May 5 ahead of North Carolina’s upcoming primary elections (May 8). Information is available from your local Board of Elections office. In Montgomery County, call 910-572-2024.

The Town of Norwood hosts its annual Arbor Day Festival Apr. 27-29. Click here to see the full schedule of events.

The local chapter of the American Red Cross will offer lifeguard training in late April and early May. For more information, call 704-695-2782. Instructor, Apr. 27-29; Renewal, May 4-6; Beginner, May 18-20.

The Mount Gilead Pride Committee will sponsor the annual downtown cleanup, Sat., Apr. 28, from 10 a.m. to 12 noon. Volunteers are needed. See Town Hall for details.

St. Luke Church of God will host Family and Friends Day Sun., Apr. 29, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., at Stanback Park in Mount Gilead.

Anson Singers will present a concert of American hymns and spirituals Sun., Apr. 29, at 3 p.m. at First United Methodist Church, Wadesboro.

Highland Community Center will host Mount Gilead’s May Day celebration, Sat., May 5, with a morning parade through town and a day-long festival at Highland. Information at 910-439-9099.

The West Montgomery High School Class of 1968 is planning its 50-year reunion. For more information, call Gary McRae or Kay Martin at 910-439-6147.

The North Carolina Lions Club Vision Van will be Mount Gilead, Fri., May 18.

The US Forest Service and NC Wildlife will sponsor the annual Kids Fishing Day, Sat., June 9, starting at 9 a.m. Details are available at 910-576-6391.

There is live bluegrass every weekend at Mount Gilead Music Barn. Showtime is Saturday night at 7:30.

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