Jennie Lowry, local musician, business owner and active community member.

Jennie Lowry, local musician, business owner and active community member.

Jennie Lowry is a woman who wears many different titles: mom, business owner, community volunteer and radio DJ.Lowry was born in Mount Airy and into t...

November 1st, 2015 |  


Trick-or-treaters abound in Dobson Square Park during Halloween Spooktacular

Trick-or-treaters abound in Dobson Square Park during Halloween Spooktacular

DOBSON — The Town of Dobson’s first Halloween Spooktacular event brought hundreds of families to enjoy games and trick-or-treating Saturda...

October 31st, 2015 |  


Mount Airy’s downtown Trick-or-Treating sees the largest crowd yet

Mount Airy’s downtown Trick-or-Treating sees the largest crowd yet

Trick-or-Treating on Main Street in Mount Airy was bigger than ever, according to local business owners.Thousands of children lined the sidewalks of M...

October 31st, 2015 |  


Pilot students trick or treat

Pilot students trick or treat

Pilot Elementary School Kindergarten students visit downtown businesses and Trick or Treat, Friday morning. .neFileBlock { margin-bottom: 20px; } .ne...

October 31st, 2015 |  


Are North Carolina teachers leaving for better pay in other states?

The narrative is a familiar one: North Carolina doesn’t pay its teachers enough, so they are leaving the state in droves, for better pay and ben...

October 27th, 2015 updated: October 28th, 2015. |  


Halloween events on tap

Halloween events on tap

Mount Airy and surrounding areas will be hosting events for all ages throughout the Halloween weekend.“Fall is in the air and we are excited for...

October 26th, 2015 |  


Surry County Schools Board of Education visits Gentry Middle School

Surry County Schools Board of Education visits Gentry Middle School

Students at Gentry Middle School saw some new faces in the lunch line recently.Members of the county school board visited the middle school and even s...

October 22nd, 2015 |  


The Second Annual Fiddle Crawl Auction will be held Fridayat Old North State Winery

The Second Annual Fiddle Crawl Auction will be held Fridayat Old North State Winery

Mount Airy Downtown Inc. will present the Second Annual Public Art Fiddle Crawl Auction and Concert Friday at Old North State Winery. Tickets are on s...

October 21st, 2015 |  


Milennium Charter Academy hosts a mayoral debate for students

Milennium Charter Academy hosts a mayoral debate for students

Millennium Charter Academy hosted a mayoral debate for its students in grades six through ten Tuesday morning with the two candidates running for the ...

October 20th, 2015 |  


Jim Frye donates $20 million to Mount Airy and Richmond, Va., agencies

Jim Frye donates $20 million to Mount Airy and Richmond, Va., agencies

The Mount Airy Museum of Regional History has received a $30,000 endowment and could receive more thanks to the generosity of a Granite City native.Ji...

October 15th, 2015 |