Christ has already paid the price for your sins

Christ has already paid the price for your sins

Q: Is it possible to lead a sinless life, if we just try hard enough? I hope so, because I want to please God and go to heaven someday. But I’m ...

September 3rd, 2015 |  


Students share experience of trip to China

Students share experience of trip to China

Four students from Mount Airy High school shared the experience they had on a summer educational trip to China.Randall Simmons, Spencer Griffin, Austi...

September 3rd, 2015 |  


It tastes better than it looks

It tastes better than it looks

Using a new recipe is an adventure. An adventure whose results can vary tremendously.Sometimes a first time recipe can result in a new family favorite...

September 2nd, 2015 |  


School Lunch Menus Sept. 3 – 9

School Lunch Menus Sept. 3 – 9

B.H. Tharrington Primary SchoolThursday — Chicken Pie w/ Roll Or Grilled Chicken SandwichMashed Potatoes,Green BeansFruited JelloMilkFriday R...

September 2nd, 2015 |  


Castellucci, Snow wed

Castellucci, Snow wed

Emily Megan Snow and John Joseph Castellucci were united in marriage on Saturday, August 1, 2015 at 2 p.m. at Quaker Gap Baptist Church in King, NC. P...

August 30th, 2015 |  


“To every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven…”Ecclesiastes 3, verse 1.That verse is often quoted ...

August 30th, 2015 |  


Parade of Success excites students, parents and staff

Parade of Success excites students, parents and staff

Dobson Elementary held its second Parade of Success for the town of Dobson. Students line up with sign and banners in preparation to walk in the Parad...

August 29th, 2015 |  


Pre-k students starts school with a

Pre-k students starts school with a

Samantha ‘Sam’ Bode, a 4-year-old who recently started school at Dobson Elementary School as a pre-k student came along to school with a f...

August 28th, 2015 updated: August 28th, 2015. |  


North Surry part of statewide drafting program

North Surry part of statewide drafting program

Last year Daron Atkins, a drafting teacher at North Surry High School, applied for a grant that would provide 20 students with a computer aided design...

August 27th, 2015 |  


Students get chance to do TV work

Students get chance to do TV work

Surry Telephone Membership Corporation has been working to build its Surry TV system, hoping to make it more attractive to area consumers. Now, the co...

August 26th, 2015 |  


Why do school lunches have to be so hard?

Why do school lunches have to be so hard?

It’s only the third day of school and if you’re already struggling with ideas for school lunches, don’t feel bad. It happens. And st...

August 26th, 2015 updated: August 27th, 2015. |  


B.H. Tharrington Primary SchoolThursday — Spaghetti w/ Garlic Toast Or Sloppy JoeRomaine Salad w/ Tomatoes, Green Peas, Diced Pears, MilkFriday ...

August 26th, 2015 updated: August 26th, 2015. |  


SCC starts school year

SCC starts school year

Surry Community College’s campus was buzzing with activity last week as students began fall classes on Monday, Aug. 17.New students were able to...

August 26th, 2015 |  


Martin, Gwyn

Martin, Gwyn

Taylor Marie Gwyn and Dennis Preston Martin, together with their families, announce their engagement and upcoming marriage.The bride-to-be is the daug...

August 25th, 2015 |  


First day excitement

First day excitement

Excitement filled the hallways of schools across the county as classes began Monday morning.“It’s great to hear noise in the hallways agai...

August 24th, 2015 |  


Resident accuses officials of dirty dealings

Monday evening local resident Allen Poindexter told Surry County Commissioners that he is concerned about $50,000 in raises to four Surry County Sheri...

August 21st, 2015 |  


Surry County Schools partner with Surry TV

Surry County Schools partner with Surry TV

Surry County Schools announced a new partnership with Surry TV during the school system’s annual convocation on Thursday.Surry Telephone Members...

August 21st, 2015 |  


Freedom from poisonous wishes

Freedom from poisonous wishes

Philippians 4:11 & 12“…for I have learned to be content whatever the circumstances. I know what it is to be in need, and I know what i...

August 21st, 2015 |  


Hold onto summer as long as you can

Hold onto summer as long as you can

Even though it’s still plenty hot out, signs are everywhere that summer is almost over. It’s only a few weeks until Labor Day, most of the...

August 19th, 2015 |  


MACS kicks off 2015-16 school year

MACS kicks off 2015-16 school year

Making a difference in the lives of children seemed to be the common point all the speakers chose to make during Tuesday mornings convocations for the...

August 19th, 2015 |  


Schools have no Confederate flag ban

Schools have no Confederate flag ban

Since the June 19 massacre of nine members of a historically black church in Charleston, South Carolina, the Confederate flag has been demonized by ci...

August 19th, 2015 |  


Surry County Schools welcome new teachers

Surry County Schools welcome new teachers

Area youth entering school for the first time, or transitioning up to a higher-grade school, aren’t the only ones getting ready for new surround...

August 18th, 2015 |  


North Surry to host a fans’ football night

The North Surry Greyhound Academic and Athletic Boosters Inc. will be hosting the Third Annual Greyhound Fan Fest on Friday at the Charles D. Atkins M...

August 17th, 2015 |  


Camp Invention a success at MAMS

Camp Invention a success at MAMS

For the second year in a row Mount Airy City Schools offered Camp Invention as part of its science, technology, engineering, arts and math (STEAM) pro...

August 15th, 2015 |  


Surry County tourism spending is up

Surry County tourism spending is up

Visit North Carolina recently released figures for 2014, the latest it says are available, which shows tourists spent more than $113.5 million that ye...

August 14th, 2015 updated: August 14th, 2015. |  


Freedom from appearance

Freedom from appearance

Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud.1 Cor. 13.4I’m glad that Christ can get us to the place wher...

August 14th, 2015 |  


MCA opens doors on new year

MCA opens doors on new year

Excitment was in the air at Millennium Charter Academy (MCA) this week when students arrived for their first day of classes on Wednesday.The hallways ...

August 13th, 2015 |  


Final county changes made in preparation for school year

Administrative changes for the Surry County Schools (SCS) System for the upcoming 2015-2016 school year are now complete. Among those changes are Laur...

August 13th, 2015 |  


College facing state budget drop

The Surry Community College Board of Trustees learned this week the school may be facing state budget cuts in the hundreds of thousands of dollars.But...

August 13th, 2015 |  


Two great tastes that taste great together

Two great tastes that taste great together

Just because a TV commercial is silly doesn’t mean the concept involved is not a good idea. The old Reese’s peanut butter cups campaign, &...

August 12th, 2015 updated: August 12th, 2015. |  


Mayes, Landrum

Mayes, Landrum

Sara Elizabeth Landrum and Christian Everette Monroe Mayes, together with their families, announce their engagement and upcoming marriage.The bride-to...

August 9th, 2015 |  


Holder, Floyd

Holder, Floyd

Alisha Michelle Floyd and Corey Wayne Holder, together with their families, announce their engagement and upcoming marriage.The bride-to-be is the dau...

August 9th, 2015 updated: August 9th, 2015. |  


Still painting after all these years

Still painting after all these years

Driving to Tory Casey’s house in the woods is like driving backwards in time.With every turn after leaving the Dobson town limits, each road is ...

August 9th, 2015 updated: August 9th, 2015. |  


Some special, and not-so-special, dishes

Some special, and not-so-special, dishes

I took a trip recently, northward to New Jersey, where my family and I spent a little time vacationing and visiting with my wife’s relatives.One...

August 9th, 2015 updated: August 9th, 2015. |  


Driver’s ed cuts affect students, teachers, and SCC

A move by the General Assembly to eliminate funding for driver’s education programs in North Carolina public high schools — and possibly p...

August 8th, 2015 |  


Assistant principals named at county schools

Assistant principals named at county schools

The Surry County Schools Board of Education approved assistant principal positions at a recent board meeting.Jenny Alyn Key will be the assistant prin...

August 7th, 2015 |  


Freedom from myself

Freedom from myself

Love…does not seek its own. First Corinthians 13:4-5In this month’s articles I would like to share with you some of the freedoms that you ...

August 7th, 2015 |  


Central United Methodist names pastor

Central United Methodist names pastor

Rev. Mark T. Muckler was recently appointed as pastor of Central United Methodist Church in Mount Airy.Muckler has served in full-time Christian minis...

August 7th, 2015 |  


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August 6th, 2015 |  


Kids enjoy Family Fun Night

Kids enjoy Family Fun Night

Sagebrush Steakhouse has been hosting Family Fun Nights on Friday evenings this summer. Last Friday, July 31, Mount Airy Fire Department, Mount Airy P...

August 5th, 2015 |  


Modern Gardeners prepare salad buffet

Modern Gardeners prepare salad buffet

Hot summer days call for light salad luncheons that include fruits, vegetables and pastas served with iced tea. With temperatures hitting the 90s, mem...

August 5th, 2015 |  


Bray, Cook wed

Bray, Cook wed

Rebecca Foil Williams Cook and Vincent Lee Bray were united in marriage on Friday, July 26, 2015 at 5 p.m. at The Historical Drake House in Mount Plea...

August 2nd, 2015 |  


Smiths celebrate 50 years

Smiths celebrate 50 years

Gerald M. and Bonnie Ball Smith of King recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. They were married on June 5, 1965 at the Jefferson Church ...

August 2nd, 2015 |  


Summey, Reynolds wed

Summey, Reynolds wed

Brandi Marion Reynolds and Elam Thomas Flynt Summey were united in marriage on Saturday, July 18, 2015 at 5 p.m. in an outdoor beach themed wedding in...

August 2nd, 2015 |  


Chef honored for mission work

Chef honored for mission work

Chris Wishart took it personally when his pastor announced that a survey ranked Winston-Salem “dead last” when it came to feeding the hung...

August 1st, 2015 |  


Rogers earns 2nd in national competition

Rogers earns 2nd in national competition

Mount Airy’s Dustin Rogers recently competed in the National Auctioneer Conference, where he placed first runner-up.Rogers was a state champion ...

July 31st, 2015 |  


TDA discusses old Spencer’s lot

TDA discusses old Spencer’s lot

The old Spencer’s property, located behind the Renfro lofts has the potential for a new hotel and convention center.The Mount Airy Tourism Devel...

July 31st, 2015 |  


Reach out to non-churched neighbors with love, compassion and concern

Reach out to non-churched neighbors with love, compassion and concern

Q: We moved to a new town recently, and we seem to be the only family in our neighborhood that goes to church. Those I’ve talked with say they d...

July 30th, 2015 |  


SCC helps kids be their own heroes

SCC helps kids be their own heroes

DOBSON – Thirty-eight children ages 3 to 6 recently attended Super Hero Training day camp at Surry Community College.Campers learned how to chan...

July 30th, 2015 |  


Museum plans events for Teacher Day

Museum plans events for Teacher Day

The Mount Airy Museum of Regional History is holding a Teacher Appreciation Day on Wednesday.The museum is inviting all educators to come and explore ...

July 30th, 2015 updated: July 30th, 2015. |