NEWS


Booksmarts

The following books have recently been received at the Mount Airy Public Library, and are available for checkout:Promise Not to Tell by Jayne Krentz, ...

January 14th, 2018 |  


Real Estate Transfers

In recording deeds, the state of North Carolina does not require that the amount paid for a parcel be stated on the deed. However a tax stamp at the r...

January 14th, 2018 |  


Museum event honors King’s legacy

Museum event honors King’s legacy

With temperatures in the 20s and a stiff north wind, Saturday night offered less-than-optimum conditions for a community gathering — but this di...

January 13th, 2018 |  


MLK birthday party set for Monday

MLK birthday party set for Monday

Community members will gather Monday for a birthday party in honor of the late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., to be held at L.H. Jones Auditorium in Moun...

January 13th, 2018 |  


Rotary donates $16k to schools

The Surry Sunrise Rotary club recently donated more than $16,000 to the Surry County and Mount Airy school systems for use in their respective backpac...

January 13th, 2018 |  


SPORTS


10:31 pm |    
Bears fend off Greyhounds
Eagles drop twoat West Stokes

Eagles drop twoat West Stokes

KING — Surry Central probably wishes its week off from basketball had started a day sooner.The Golden Eagles traveled to West Stokes on Friday n...

January 13th, 2018 updated: January 13th, 2018. |  


Cards go intobreak with win

DANBURY — East Surry’s basketball teams headed off into their week-long break for midterm exams on a high note.The Cardinals, who’d ...

January 13th, 2018 |  


Hounds on the brink of number 10

Hounds on the brink of number 10

DOBSON — North Surry wrestling coach Eric Jessup declined to claim the crown just yet, but there’s a pretty good chance that the Greyhound...

January 12th, 2018 |  


Cardinals stand tall on Senior Night

Cardinals stand tall on Senior Night

PILOT MOUNTAIN — East Surry ended its regular season in a big way, defeating both North Stokes and Bishop McGuinness by a combined score of 138-...

January 12th, 2018 |  


Cardinal swimmers sweep county foes

Cardinal swimmers sweep county foes

PILOT MOUNTAIN — It what might as well be dubbed the “Surry County Invitational,” East Surry, North Surry, and Surry Central met in ...

January 11th, 2018 |  


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LIFE


Westfield News

Some comments about the cold weather:“I wish we would get some snow since it is this cold.” Amber Southern“I hate cold weather. Espe...

January 10th, 2018 |  


Hear and listen, God is calling you

Hear and listen, God is calling you

This New Year, we have a new opportunity for a fresh start. As we look back, we see where we’ve had some struggles, some failures, but hopefully...

January 5th, 2018 |  


Hear and listen, God is calling you!

Hear and listen, God is calling you!

This New Year, we have a new opportunity for a fresh start. As we look back, we see where we’ve had some struggles, some failures, but hopefully...

January 4th, 2018 |  


Shopping from the garden, winter edition

Shopping from the garden, winter edition

Shopping from your garden and cooking a meal from produce that you have raised from the ground is a heady experience in the heat of the summer. But im...

January 2nd, 2018 |  


Merry fifth day of Christmas

Merry fifth day of Christmas

When I went to stores during December, it did not bother me if the clerks did not say “Merry Christmas.” But it does bother me when someon...

December 29th, 2017 |  


From collards to broken plates

From collards to broken plates

Here in the South, everybody knows New Year’s Day is the time to eat greens, black-eyed peas and maybe some hog jowls. Perhaps substituting some...

December 27th, 2017 |  


OPINION


God is calling you to holiness

God is calling you to holiness

I Peter 1:15, “But as he which hath called you is holy, so be ye holy in all manner of conversation (word and behavior). Read also I Thess.4:7.N...

January 12th, 2018 |  


Missed chance for another Big Bang

Missed chance for another Big Bang

There was a time not so many years ago when social media was not the 800-pound gorilla of human interaction that it has since become.Now that social m...

January 12th, 2018 |  


Water deal good for all involved

More than a decade ago, Mount Airy made costly upgrades to its water and sewer system to better serve its large industrial customers.Most everyone kno...

January 11th, 2018 |  


The Panthers’ future looks uncertain

The Panthers’ future looks uncertain

Two weeks ago, the Carolina Panthers were 11-4 and one win away from taking the NFC South title and home field advantage for the first game of the pla...

January 11th, 2018 |  


Burciu joining Northern Hospital staff

Burciu joining Northern Hospital staff

Dr. Catalin Burciu, a highly regarded physician in the Mount Airy community for the past 18 years, has joined Northern Hospital of Surry County as a h...

January 7th, 2018 |  


Warming up to weird weather patterns

Warming up to weird weather patterns

I usually don’t spend much time contemplating situations that are larger than what a mere mortal can comprehend or control, such as the forces o...

January 6th, 2018 |  


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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