Editor’s Note: This is part of a continuing series of stories called “Find Your Park,” where we will highlight local, state and fede...

September 26th, 2016 |  


New River Trail State Park offers outdoor paradise in Virginia

New River Trail State Park offers outdoor paradise in Virginia

Editor’s Note: This is part of a continuing series of stories called “Find Your Park,” where we will highlight local, state and fede...

September 19th, 2016 |  


Trees talk at Rendezvous Mountain Educational State Forest

Trees talk at Rendezvous Mountain Educational State Forest

Editor’s Note: This is another in a continuing series of stories called “Find Your Park,” where we will highlight local, state and f...

August 27th, 2016 |  


Once a ‘poor farm,’ now a park

Once a ‘poor farm,’ now a park

Editor’s Note: This is another in a continuing series of stories called “Find Your Park,” where we will highlight local, state and f...

August 23rd, 2016 |  


Riverside, Westwood parks are ever-evolving

Riverside, Westwood parks are ever-evolving

Editor’s Note: This is the first in a continuing series of stories called “Find Your Park,” where we will highlight local, state and...

August 22nd, 2016 |  


Andrew Mills shines through turbulent 14 months

Andrew Mills shines through turbulent 14 months

The previous year, 2014, was a rough one for the Mills family.Patriarch Bryan suffered a relapse with cancer, then his younger son Jacob was diagnosed...

December 27th, 2015 |  


Local entities feed those in need this Thanksgiving holiday by offering free meals.

Local entities feed those in need this Thanksgiving holiday by offering free meals.

In the season of giving thanks, several charitable organizations are preparing to help the less fortunate with holiday feasts.Over the past 21 years, ...

November 11th, 2015 |  


School Lunch Menus for Surry County, Mount Airy City and Patrick County schools.

School Lunch Menus for Surry County, Mount Airy City and Patrick County schools.

B.H. Tharrington Primary and J.J. Jones Intermediate SchoolsThursday — Lasagna w/ Garlic Toast OrPork Chop SandwichRomaine Salad w/ TomatoesGree...

November 10th, 2015 |  


Mount Airy City Schools held their annual community night at Mount Airy High School.

Mount Airy City Schools held their annual community night at Mount Airy High School.

Students, parents and Mount Airy school officials turned out for a chance to mingle and — in the case of the students and school officials ̵...

November 5th, 2015 |  


Holiday job outlook

Holiday job outlook

Recently, Wal-Mart said it would be hiring 2.0000 seasonal workers for their North Carolina stores to meet expected holiday demand — though the ...

November 2nd, 2015 |