County dodges a bullet

County dodges a bullet

Despite forecasts that had local officials fearful, Surry County escaped major flooding and storm damage, according to John Shelton, emergency service...

October 3rd, 2015 |  


Church marks 100 years

Church marks 100 years

Simmons Grove Baptist Church will be celebrating the 100th anniversary of the church on Sunday, Oct. 11.The special service will begin at 10:30 a.m. w...

October 2nd, 2015 |  


A sailor and his prayer life

A sailor and his prayer life

We have all seen the old bumper sticker that reads: “In case of nuclear attack, the ban on praying in school will be immediately suspended.̶...

October 2nd, 2015 |  


Barnett, Thomas

Barnett, Thomas

Mark and Debbie Thomas announce the engagement of their daughter, Amanda Brooke Thomas, to Eric Gregory Barnett, son of Greg and Tammy Barnett, all of...

October 1st, 2015 |  


Evans chosen as state HOSA officer

Evans chosen as state HOSA officer

Rachel Evans, a student at Mount Airy High School, has won a state office with HOSA, Health Occupations Students of America.Evans is the 2015-2016 pre...

September 30th, 2015 |  


School Lunch Menus Oct. 1-Oct. 7

B.H. Tharrington Primary SchoolThursday — Lasagna w/ Garlic Toast Or Pork Chop SandwichRomaine Salad w/ TomatoesGreen PeasFruited JelloMilkFrida...

September 30th, 2015 |  


Teachers become students

Teachers become students

Mount Airy City Schools held its Second Annual STEAM Institute recently, with included an afternoon filled with learning, creating, and brainsto...

September 30th, 2015 |  


Sonker festival on tap for Saturday

Sonker festival on tap for Saturday

Anyone hankering for that Surry County specialty — sonkers (of all flavors) — will be in luck this weekend. That’s because Surry Cou...

September 29th, 2015 |  


MCA celebrates Constitution Day

MCA celebrates Constitution Day

Millennium Charter Academy recently observed its annual upper school honor code signings, coordinating the events around Constitution Day.All MCA stud...

September 29th, 2015 updated: September 29th, 2015. |  


Surry Cancer Awareness Team never stops

Surry Cancer Awareness Team never stops

It is hard to imagine a group of people who are more passionate about what they do than the Surry Cancer Awareness Team. This group of volunteers is d...

September 28th, 2015 |