NEWS


6:38 pm
Updated: 10:40 pm. |    
First week of filing sees 21 candidates
5:02 pm
Updated: 10:09 pm. |    
Walnut Tree annexed by Walnut Cove
Rotary, Interact fill 1,000 backpacks

Rotary, Interact fill 1,000 backpacks

Mount Airy Middle School was a hive of activity Thursday afternoon as the school’s Interact Club teamed up with other groups to load 1,000 backp...

February 15th, 2018 |  


SURRY COUNTY SHERIFF REPORTS

SURRY COUNTY SHERIFF REPORTS

DOBSON — The Surry County Sheriff’s Office has released the following arrest reports:• Dequanta Keshawn Johnson, 23, of Winston-Sale...

February 15th, 2018 |  


Mount Airy Police Reports

• An incident at Walmart Monday led to a Mount Airy woman being jailed under a $2,500 secured bond, according to city police department reports....

February 15th, 2018 |  


Doctor helps set example for donors

Doctor helps set example for donors

As a longtime blood donor, Dr. Mark Appler of Mount Airy sees firsthand the need for giving due to his work — but says that even without such ex...

February 15th, 2018 |  


Alexander leaving city for school post

Alexander leaving city for school post

A long-time Mount Airy official will be leaving her post next month to accept a newly created job with the city school system.Catrina Alexander, direc...

February 14th, 2018 |  


Mount Airy Police Reports

• His displaying of a stolen license tag led to the arrest of a local man Monday on multiple violations, according to Mount Airy Police Departme...

February 14th, 2018 |  


SPORTS


11:16 pm |    
Phoenix rise from the ashes
10:18 pm |    
Lady Hounds take throne back
Atkins girls beat Central, face NS in WPAC final tonight

Atkins girls beat Central, face NS in WPAC final tonight

DOBSON — The Surry Central girls will have to wait until the weekend to see when, or even if, they will get to play another basketball game this...

February 15th, 2018 |  


Villains win rubber match

Villains win rubber match

DANBURY —The East Surry Lady Cards and Bishop McGuinness Lady Villains met on the hardwood for the third time this season with a shot at the Nor...

February 15th, 2018 |  


Arrington, Greene lead Bears to the ‘ship

Arrington, Greene lead Bears to the ‘ship

DANBURY — Not once. Not twice. Not three times.Mount Airy and South Stokes met for the fourth time this season and delivered another instant cla...

February 15th, 2018 updated: February 15th, 2018. |  


Surry girls rally to earn 20th victory

Surry girls rally to earn 20th victory

PILOT MOUNTAIN — The Surry Homeschool Lady Patriots reached the 20-win plateau last week and also wrapped up an unbeaten regular season in confe...

February 14th, 2018 |  


Atkins ends season for Central boys

Atkins ends season for Central boys

WINSTON-SALEM — The 2017-18 basketball season came to an end for Surry Central on Tuesday night, but the Golden Eagles went down with guns blazi...

February 14th, 2018 |  


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LIFE


10:24 pm |    
100 Years Young
Bruner, Elliott engagement announced

Bruner, Elliott engagement announced

Carley Renee Elliott and Colton Ray Bruner, together with their families, announce their engagement and upcoming marriage.The bride-to-be is the daugh...

February 11th, 2018 |  


The road to success is being the best

The road to success is being the best

We greet each and every one of you in the name of the The Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. We appreciate so much the reading of the articles each week. W...

February 9th, 2018 |  


Lenten services to begin Feb. 14

The Mount Airy Ministerial Association will be sponsoring the 2018 Lenten Services this year.Mount Airy Wesleyan Church will be the host church for th...

February 8th, 2018 |  


Dessert as metaphor for love

Dessert as metaphor for love

From the late 1950s until March 7, 2004, the world was divided between those people who dined at La Côte Basque, and those who did not.Regular di...

February 7th, 2018 |  


Gross and Inman engaged

Gross and Inman engaged

Camille Rani Gross and Hayden Maxwell Inman, together with their families, announce their engagement and upcoming marriage.The bride-to-be is the daug...

February 4th, 2018 |  


Adkins and Powell are wed

Adkins and Powell are wed

Kassidy Faye Adkins and Garrett Landen Powell were united in marriage on January 20, 2018, at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in Pilot...

February 4th, 2018 |  


OPINION


Theater needs ‘Design on a Dime’ approach

Theater needs ‘Design on a Dime’ approach

As any readers of my weekly column knows, I’m a movie fanatic and sports nut.On the other hand, my best friend likes to watch a lot of the ̶...

February 15th, 2018 |  


Legislature lashes Cooper Jerry Springer-style

Legislature lashes Cooper Jerry Springer-style

RALEIGH — For a solid 30 minutes, it looked like state legislators might actually have a bill that everyone could support.House and Senate leade...

February 12th, 2018 updated: February 13th, 2018. |  


Advanced 3-D mammography available at Northern Hospital

Advanced 3-D mammography available at Northern Hospital

Northern Hospital of Surry County now offers breakthrough breast-cancer screening technology—called the Genius 3D Mammography exam — to re...

February 11th, 2018 updated: February 12th, 2018. |  


More info needed before Barter vote

After years of waiting, of studies and committee meetings and public discussions, Mount Airy commissioners are being asked to approve spending million...

February 11th, 2018 |  


Barter would be huge gamble

To the Editor,Barter Theater … Wow, they’ve got the air; all they need is our airplane.Last Thursday night Barter Theater’s presenta...

February 11th, 2018 |  


Seniors deserve raises, too

To the Editor,In my opinion, the senior citizens got left out of all the raises and bonuses.We didn’t get anything, and Medicare got it. We live...

February 11th, 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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