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Hillsville rescue reopening difficult

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By Christopher Brooke, Reporter

HILLSVILLE — Mayor Bill Tate is getting impatient with the town's inability to relaunch the Hillsville Rescue Squad.

Officials closed the town's rescue squad a few years ago after learning that a captain has used an ambulance to haul furniture from Marion to Hillsville, but last year town council members started a push to reopen the agency.

That effort ran into a roadblock when Carroll County officials denied to issue a "certificate of need" for the rescue squad.


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