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INDEPENDENCE — Times are tough throughout the Twin Counties and local fire departments and rescue squads are looking for new ways to bring in revenue.
Nearly a year ago, Independence Volunteer Fire Department Chief John Smith approached the Grayson Planning Commission looking for a change to the county's zoning ordinance to allow firefighters to host a lawn mower racing fundraiser.
The events draw big crowds and are lucrative events for non-profit agencies. A similar race each summer in Galax packs the grandstands with thousands of spectators.
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