NEWS


3:58 pm
Updated: 6:29 pm. |    
County school board holds recognitions
Surry County Sheriff Reports

Surry County Sheriff Reports

DOBSON — The Surry County Sheriff’s Office has released the following arrest reports:• Dustin Dale Gammons, 26, listed as homeless, ...

December 14th, 2017 |  


Nurse Aide students celebrate completion of classes

Nurse Aide students celebrate completion of classes

DOBSON — Surry Community College Nurse Aide students recently completed several classes. SCC offers Nurse Aide Level I and II certification cour...

December 14th, 2017 |  


Sheriff’s office shops for needy kids

Sheriff’s office shops for needy kids

Dozens of volunteers descended on Walmart Tuesday morning to help needy children this holiday season.The Surry County Sheriff’s Office was joine...

December 13th, 2017 |  


Patchy snow causes mixed school impacts

“The forecasts weren’t really capturing it ‘til late last night,” said Andrew Loconto, a meteorologist for the National Weathe...

December 13th, 2017 |  


Local church offering free gift wrapping

Jessup Grove Baptist Church will be seeking to spread some Christmas cheer on Saturday at the Armfield Civic and Recreation Center by offering a day o...

December 13th, 2017 |  


Community potluck lunch planned

The holiday season theoretically is a joyous occasion full of warmth and fellowship with family and friends, but can bring grief to those experiencing...

December 13th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


11:03 pm |    
Cards get revenge
Greene powers Bears to opening win

Greene powers Bears to opening win

From the looks of Donavon Greene’s 2017-18 basketball debut, you’d never think the 6’3” forward was just six days removed from...

December 15th, 2017 |  


Second half surge lifts Cats over Lady Cards

Second half surge lifts Cats over Lady Cards

KING — It was a tale of two halves when the Lady Cardinals traveled to West Stokes to take on the 4-1 Wildcats. East Surry played the Cats close...

December 14th, 2017 updated: December 14th, 2017. |  


Tough road trips end as Hounds come home tonight

PFAFFTOWN — North Surry’s long road trip is finally about to come to an end.The Greyhounds haven’t been seen at the Ron King Gym sin...

December 14th, 2017 |  


Cardinals fall in OT

Cardinals fall in OT

KING — How are basketball games and candy bars alike? Sometimes, four quarters just isn’t enough.Bad jokes out of the way, the East Surry ...

December 14th, 2017 |  


Bears dominate on new mat

Bears dominate on new mat

The Mount Airy wrestling team finally got to wrestle on its brand-new mat, and the Granite Bears broke it in by putting on a clinic in front of a big ...

December 13th, 2017 |  


Lady Eagles beat RJR, stay perfect

WINSTON-SALEM — Make it four straight for the Lady Golden Eagles.Surry Central kept its unbeaten streak to open the 2017-18 basketball season al...

December 12th, 2017 |  


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LIFE


9:23 am |    
Maranatha! Come Lord Jesus!
‘Potluck for Dummies’ in a hurry

‘Potluck for Dummies’ in a hurry

‘Tis the season. Potluck season, that is.During the approximately five weeks between Thanksgiving and the end of the year, even the most reclusi...

December 6th, 2017 |  


Shinault celebrate anniversary

Shinault celebrate anniversary

Tom and Ella Shinault of Mount Airy soon will be celebrating their 65th wedding anniversary. The couple was married on Dec. 13, 1952.The couple has f...

December 3rd, 2017 |  


Sunday begins the Advent

Sunday begins the Advent

Prepare our hearts, O Lord our God, for the coming of Christ your Son.On the twenty-fifth we will celebrate the first coming of the Lord, the Word bec...

December 1st, 2017 |  


SCC screening classic film ‘Songcatcher’ tonight

DOBSON — Surry Community College is hosting a free screening of the classic film, “Songcatcher,” open to the public on today at 6:30...

November 30th, 2017 |  


Surry SCAN ‘Parade of Trees’ auction goes live

Surry SCAN ‘Parade of Trees’ auction goes live

Surry SCAN Parade of Trees 2017 will be Nov. 28 until Dec. 2. A silent auction finale will be from 6 – 9 p.m. at Mount Airy Museum of Regional H...

November 29th, 2017 updated: November 30th, 2017. |  


Naked cakes show what they’re made of

Naked cakes show what they’re made of

There have been naked cakes for as long as there have been cakes, but a trend isn’t a trend until it has a name, preferably a name that’s ...

November 29th, 2017 |  


OPINION


9:23 am |    
Maranatha! Come Lord Jesus!

Reader believes Gentry should be renamed for Cora Beasley

To the Editor,The editor of The Mount Airy News was incorrect in writing on Dec. 14 that the Surry County Board of Education had not set a precedent i...

December 15th, 2017 |  


More than a French toast emergency

More than a French toast emergency

It was a magical snow.The snowfall that began this past Friday, continued on throughout the day and into the next morning was special in a lot of ways...

December 15th, 2017 |  


When books get made into feature films

When books get made into feature films

As someone who works with words for a living, I think of myself as a writer – although what I do is vastly different from what Stephen King or J...

December 14th, 2017 |  


Teacher who gave all deserves to be honored

Area resident Jim Roberts has been on a crusade recently, working to honor a Surry County teacher who gave her life trying to protect one of her stude...

December 14th, 2017 |  


Last Week in Sports: Upsets, ACLs, and…Derek Jeter?

A lot is going on in the world of professional sports.With the NFL, NBA, NHL, NCAAB, and NCAAF attracting mainstream attention, it’s hard to kee...

December 11th, 2017 |  


Reader impressed with film, Rees

To the Editor,Last week my family and I gathered in front of our TV set to watch Bill Hayes’ presentation of “The Real Mayberry.” Su...

December 11th, 2017 |  


BUSINESS


1:49 am |    
AES named great workplace
Tickets available for the tour of homes

Tickets available for the tour of homes

PILOT MOUNTAIN — First United Methodist Church is looking to fund community outreach meals with the return of an old Christmas tradition —...

November 30th, 2016 |  


Surrey Bancorp reports 33 percent rise in net income

Surrey Bancorp (Pink Sheets: SRYB), the holding company for Surrey Bank & Trust, recently reported earnings for the second quarter had jumped a th...

July 31st, 2016 |  


First Community sees income growth, declares dividend

First Community Bancshares Inc. (NASDAQ:FCBC) recently reported net income that had grown more than 9 percent for the second quarter and first six mon...

July 31st, 2016 |  


Free seminars for those seeking job help

Surry Community College will be offering free workshops for unemployed and underemployed workers in August. No advance registration is required.#Using...

July 25th, 2016 |  


Small Business Center offering free seminars

Surry Community College’s Small Business Center will be holding free seminars and workshops in August at various locations in Surry and Yadkin c...

July 24th, 2016 |  


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