Mt. Rushmore with Justin Stirewalt, Surry County, NC Sheriff’s Office

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Justin Stirewalt

Detective at Surry County, NC Sheriff’s Office

Connect: LinkedIn


Surry County attractions (with eats) 

  1. Downtown Mount Airy (Take a Mayberry Squad Car Tour & eat a Pork Chop Sandwich at Snappy Lunch)
  2. Historic Rockford (Check out the circa-1800s former county seat & eat a Bologna & Cheese sandwich at the Rockford General Store)
  3. Pilot Mountain (Or drive to the top if you’re not a hiker & pack a picnic)
  4. Tour the world’s largest open-face granite quarry in Mount Airy (then go to the Dairy Center and eat a Ground Steak Sandwich or to O’Dell’s Sandwich Shop and eat a Burger Basket)

Fall activities

  1. Drive the Blue Ridge Parkway and look at the changing leaves
  2. Go to the Pumpkin Festival in Elkin, NC
  3. Visit a Wilkes County, NC apple orchard
  4. Take children to a corn maze

Movies

  1. In the Heat of the Night
  2. Field of Dreams
  3. Courageous
  4. The Great Escape

Career goals

  1. Complete Masters of Public Administration (currently in UNC-Chapel Hill’s online program)
  2. Work toward administrative role within my agency
  3. Build a leadership development program for young people in my agency
  4. Retire having left a legacy that inspires others to serve

Sports

  1. College Basketball (Go UNC Tarheels)
  2. NHL (Go Penguins)
  3. MLB (Go Yankees)
  4. College Football (Go Irish)

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