One a penny, two a penny, hot cross buns

One a penny, two a penny, hot cross buns

Not every pastry comes with a rhyme all its own but chant “Half for you and half for me, between us two shall good will be,” as you tear a...

March 29th, 2017 |  


ECA celebrates Cultural Arts Day

ECA celebrates Cultural Arts Day

Surry County’s Extension and Community Association clubs held its annual Cultural Arts Day on March 17 at the Shelton-Badgett Center for Viticul...

March 22nd, 2017 |  


Beulah Methodist, Irish for a day

Beulah Methodist, Irish for a day

“Not one person brined for days and days,” said Carol Forwood of the corned beef served at Beulah United Methodist Church’s St. Patr...

March 21st, 2017 updated: March 21st, 2017. |  


Easy and quick with 5-ingredients or less

Easy and quick with 5-ingredients or less

A quick glance at a recipe is usually all it takes to know how complicated it is going to be. it’s not so much the length of the directions that...

March 14th, 2017 |  


Holy Angels Catholic Church brings Mardi Gras to Mount Airy with annual party

Holy Angels Catholic Church brings Mardi Gras to Mount Airy with annual party

Mount Airy’s usual frigid February temperatures gave way to a balmy evening on Friday that provided the final touch in transforming the Granite ...

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


Church calendar

Submissions to the church calendar should be sent to bcolvard@civitasmedia.com before 5 p.m. on Tuesday before the event should appear in the newspape...

March 9th, 2017 |  


Not-Quite-Spring has become a season

Not-Quite-Spring has become a season

There comes a time every year when it’s looking, smelling and feeling a lot like spring and yet a quick glance at the calendar will tell you tha...

March 8th, 2017 |  


Holy Angels Catholic Church brings Mardi Gras to Mount Airy with annual party

Holy Angels Catholic Church brings Mardi Gras to Mount Airy with annual party

Mount Airy’s usual frigid February temperatures gave way to a balmy evening on Friday that provided the final touch in transforming the Granite ...

March 1st, 2017 updated: March 1st, 2017. |  


When takeout becomes home cooking

When takeout becomes home cooking

It’s possible to make some pretty good takeout food at home. Right in the comfort of your own kitchen, you can construct reasonable facsimiles o...

February 28th, 2017 |  


King cake — one of the jewels of New Orleans cuisine — makes its way to Mount Airy

King cake — one of the jewels of New Orleans cuisine — makes its way to Mount Airy

Every year on the Friday night before Mardi Gras, the Columbiettes of Holy Angels Catholic Church in Mount Airy throw a wingding of a Mardi Gras party...

February 22nd, 2017 |