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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...

December 10th, 2017 |  


Divorces

The following divorce was granted in Surry County- Aubrey Loyd Johnson and Patricia C Johnson, married July 27, 2012, divorce granted Dec. 7.- Jennife...

December 10th, 2017 |  


Ushering in the holiday season

Ushering in the holiday season

Local towns and communities have all been ushering in the holiday season lately with various celebrations, and the town of Pilot Mountain is no except...

December 10th, 2017 |  


Run nets hundreds of toys from snowy run

Run nets hundreds of toys from snowy run

Some ran in tutus, some ran in tartan plaid, some ran in Santa hats and some ran in their jammie pants. But this year they all ran in the snow.The nin...

December 9th, 2017 |  


Joint drug searches net two arrests

Joint drug searches net two arrests

DOBSON — Two Surry County suspects face multiple drug charges due to a joint investigation, according to the Surry County Sheriff’s Office...

December 9th, 2017 |  


Hundreds more lose power on Saturday

This weekend’s winter storm put thousands of homes out of power as work crews have been busy trying to repair the damage from falling trees and ...

December 9th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


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 |  


Vikings too much in 1AA final

Vikings too much in 1AA final

RALEIGH — It’s been a long time since the 1AA ranks of North Carolina high school football have seen a team as dominant as the Tarboro Vik...

December 9th, 2017 updated: December 10th, 2017. |  


Miller honored withspot in Surry HOFRing of Honor

Miller honored withspot in Surry HOFRing of Honor

In addition to honoring exemplary athletes, the Surry County Sports Hall of Fame aims to recognize individuals/organizations that had a profound impac...

December 8th, 2017 |  


Bears’ kicker eyes milestones in last game

Bears’ kicker eyes milestones in last game

When Tarboro head coach Jeff Craddock was asked at Monday’s NCHSAA press conference, he conceded the advantage in kicking to his opponent in tod...

December 8th, 2017 |  


Mayfield named AP’s College Player of the Year

NEW YORK (AP) — Baker Mayfield is The Associated Press college football Player of the Year, becoming the fourth Oklahoma quarterback to win the ...

December 7th, 2017 |  


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LIFE


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 |  


Not too late for Thanksgiving creativity

Not too late for Thanksgiving creativity

It’s Wednesday. Tomorrow is Thanksgiving and you haven’t even given a thought as to what you’re going to do about that side dish you...

November 22nd, 2017 |  


OPINION


Journey toward Christmas continues

Journey toward Christmas continues

We move along our journey to Christmas, hopefully no one has wandered off hypnotized by the glitz and glitter. Now we listen for the voice of John the...

December 8th, 2017 |  


As sex scandals go, Woody Allen is old news

As sex scandals go, Woody Allen is old news

I saw something on television yesterday morning that I haven’t seen in a long time. A very long time.A network TV commercial for a new Woody All...

December 8th, 2017 |  


2017 tops even 2016 in music deaths

2017 tops even 2016 in music deaths

I’m going to blame it on my fellow journalists.It’s all your fault that 2017 is trying its best to top 2016 for taking away all our musici...

December 7th, 2017 |  


Reader takes issue with column

To the editor,I have some very obvious problems with this column.I read in several reputable publications that the trial mentioned seemed fair and sup...

December 5th, 2017 |  


Writer alleges newspaper bias

To the Editor,My family is a 6 day subscriber of The Mount Airy News. One thing in particular that I enjoy is reading about local community events tha...

December 3rd, 2017 updated: December 4th, 2017. |  


The good, the bad, and antibiotics

The good, the bad, and antibiotics

Jenny Triplett, RN, BSN, runs a tight ship on the Skilled Nursing Unit at Northern Hospital of Surry County – which serves as the temporary resi...

December 3rd, 2017 |  


BUSINESS


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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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