Mount Airy Main Street achieves national accreditation

Mount Airy will maintain its National Main Street Accreditation for another year, according to a statement released Wednesday by the N.C. Department of Commerce.

The National Main Street Center program, which is a subsidiary of the National Trust for Historic Preservation, cited 44 communities in North Carolina for economic vitality and following best practices for historic preservation and revitalization.

“I’m really proud of this status because it recognizes the hard work of all our volunteers who care so passionately about downtown,” said Lizzie Morrison, coordinator of Mount Airy Downtown Inc. (MAD), the organization which received the accreditation.

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(Mount Airy News, 6/23/2016)