Longing for more? Come to Jesus through His Word

Longing for more? Come to Jesus through His Word

Perhaps like the blind beggar longing to see, as I shared last Friday, are you longing for more? More love? More peace? More of an understanding of Go...

May 13th, 2016 |  


Key lime, a pie with a past

Key lime, a pie with a past

Behind every shortcut in the grocery store hides the fully homemade, from scratch original that the shortcut references. Before there was red velvet c...

May 11th, 2016 |  


Longing for more

Longing for more

Are you longing for more in your life? Whatever your longing or your desire, Jesus invites us to come to Him. In Mark’s Gospel 10:46-52, we hear...

May 6th, 2016 |  


142 years of mint, bourbon and big hats

142 years of mint, bourbon and big hats

Short attention spans are nothing new. America’s oldest continuously running sports event is over almost before it starts and it’s been th...

May 4th, 2016 |  


Enjoying a blessed life

Enjoying a blessed life

In the previous columns, we have discussed in detail God’s great love for us His children, and how valuable that is in a real way. We have talke...

April 29th, 2016 |  


May Day, second string holiday deserves better

May Day, second string holiday deserves better

This Sunday will be May Day and not much is going to happen.May Day, or May 1, is just about the only one of the old pagan holidays that wasn’t ...

April 27th, 2016 updated: April 27th, 2016. |  


Concern about heartburn?

Concern about heartburn?

As we watch television, read magazines, or speak with friends and family, we are constantly reminded about heartburn and reflux, also known as GERD (G...

April 24th, 2016 |  


A wonderful life with Father God

A wonderful life with Father God

In our last three columns, we have discussed in detail God’s great love for us, the truth of His character and how much He desires to help us, a...

April 22nd, 2016 |  


It’s not a dumpling, it’s a matzo ball

It’s not a dumpling, it’s a matzo ball

Passover comes late this year. Usually, Passover and Easter fall close together. The timing of the Christian holiday is, in fact, based on the Jewish ...

April 20th, 2016 updated: April 20th, 2016. |  


Faith: Our confident connection with God

Faith: Our confident connection with God

The New Testament word “faith” comes from the Greek word pistis, which means trusting in the truthfulness of God. So our faith is knowing ...

April 15th, 2016 |  


Try some street food at home

Try some street food at home

Street food is a beautiful thing. Walking up to a food cart on the street and grabbing a quick lunch can be a gamble but more often than not, it’...

April 13th, 2016 |  


Knowing God’s character

Knowing God’s character

The New Testament is packed full of evidence of God’s love for us, and His great desire to bless us, His beloved children.I like that word belov...

April 8th, 2016 |  


Exodus celebrates 30 year anniversary

Exodus celebrates 30 year anniversary

The Exodus Progressive Primitive Baptist Church family of Pilot Mountain, at 179 Exodus Church Road, is celebrating its members and its 30-year annive...

April 7th, 2016 |  


Let the internet do your grocery shopping

Let the internet do your grocery shopping

Getting a meal on the table every night can be a chore. For a lot of folks, it’s not so much the cooking, it’s all the stuff that comes be...

April 6th, 2016 updated: April 6th, 2016. |  


Associated PressUpdates throughout with detailsRALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Lawmakers are considering a proposal to eliminate state licensing requiremen...

April 4th, 2016 |  


Calhoun, Cave wed

Calhoun, Cave wed

Meagan Marie Cave and Timothy Paul Calhoun were united in marriage on April 2, at 4 p.m. at Level Cross United Methodist Church in Dobson. Wesley Hall...

April 3rd, 2016 |  


Young, Driscoll

Young, Driscoll

Jamie L. Driscoll of West Columbia, SC, and Bruce Young of Orangeburg, SC, announce their engagement and upcoming marriage.Mr. Young proposed to Ms. D...

April 3rd, 2016 |  


Jackson, Utt

Jackson, Utt

Courtney Dawn Utt and Seth Woodson Jackson, together with their families, announce their engagement and upcoming marriage.The bride-to-be is the daugh...

April 3rd, 2016 |  


The love of God

The love of God

Good news — God loves us so much, that He has an overwhelming desire in His heart to bless and help His children, the believers. He is not ̶...

April 1st, 2016 |  


Tweak pasta with unusual ingredients

Tweak pasta with unusual ingredients

According to the International Pasta Organization, the average American consumes 19.4 pounds of pasta every year. The versatility of pasta is a good r...

March 30th, 2016 |  


Resurrection Sunday!

Resurrection Sunday!

This Sunday marks the celebration of the resurrection of the Lord Jesus Christ! From pulpits all across our world, the greatest truth will be proclaim...

March 25th, 2016 |  


Wow Easter guests with bold entrée choice

Wow Easter guests with bold entrée choice

In most of the world, lamb is to Easter what turkey is to Thanksgiving. But locally, it just never caught on. It is rare in these parts to see an East...

March 23rd, 2016 |  


Community Good Friday services will be at Mount Airy Wesleyan

This year’s Annual Good Friday Services, centered around the theme of the “Seven Last Words of Christ” are being hosted by Mount Air...

March 23rd, 2016 |  


Nunn, Saville

Nunn, Saville

Patricia Ann Saville and James Matthew Nunn, together with their families, announce their engagement and upcoming marriage.Patricia is the daughter of...

March 19th, 2016 |  


Jones, Lowe

Jones, Lowe

Heather Alicia Lowe and James Aaron Jones, together with their families, announce their engagement and upcoming marriage.The bride-to-be is the daught...

March 19th, 2016 |  


Frye, Gatz

Frye, Gatz

The parents of Jessica Jean Gatz and the parents of Joshua Rees Frye are proud to announce their marriage engagement. Jessica is the daughter of Greg ...

March 19th, 2016 |  


Anniversaries

Anniversaries

Mr. and Mrs. Charles Welch, Sr. of Dobson, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Sunday, Feb. 28, 2016.Hosted by their children — Dale Welch...

March 19th, 2016 |  


Marking Palm Sunday

Marking Palm Sunday

Worshippers all over the world will celebrate the Triumphal Entry of Jesus into Jerusalem this week on Palm Sunday, March 20. Remembering the events t...

March 18th, 2016 |  


Daily bread starts early at Heartland Homestead

Daily bread starts early at Heartland Homestead

Marilyn Geiger takes her work with Extension and Community Association (ECA) seriously. So seriously that she got up at 6:30 a.m. to prep a bread demo...

March 16th, 2016 |  


Colon cancer awareness: A very important ACC

Colon cancer awareness: A very important ACC

Pfitzner Glenn SRockford Digestive Health Specialist, PA, Mount AiryMarch Madness is soon approaching, but do you know that March is also Colon Cancer...

March 13th, 2016 |  


Hall 70th Anniversary

Hall 70th Anniversary

Ralph and Ila Hall of Ararat celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary on Feb. 2.They have one son and daughter-in-law, Warren and Dorothy Hall; two g...

March 13th, 2016 |  


Light shines in the darkness

Light shines in the darkness

Jesus instructed His followers in Matthew 5:14-16:14 You are the light of the world. A city that is set on a hill cannot be hidden. 15 Nor do they lig...

March 11th, 2016 |  


Mick Moloney in concert at the Earle

Mick Moloney in concert at the Earle

The Irish Society of Surry, the Mount Airy Public Library and the Surry Arts Council are excited to welcome Mick Moloney along with Athena Tergis and ...

March 10th, 2016 |  


Bake a cake, wash one bowl

Bake a cake, wash one bowl

The conventional wisdom is that cake mix was invented after World War II by big corporate mills as a way to use up an excess of flour stockpiled durin...

March 9th, 2016 |  


David and Anita Payne mark 30 years

David and Anita Payne mark 30 years

David Gray and Anita Reeves Payne of Dobson marked their 30 year wedding anniversary on March 1, 2016.The couple celebrated the occasion with a recept...

March 6th, 2016 |  


Fregia, Bowman

Fregia, Bowman

The parents of Madison Elizabeth Bowman and the parents of Jacob Charles Fregia are proud to announce their marriage engagement. Madison is the daught...

March 6th, 2016 |  


Light, in the midst of darkness

Light, in the midst of darkness

It seems darkness is all around us. Deception. Evil. Lying. Immorality. Hate. Murder. Selfishness. Sin. It has been so since the Garden of Eden. So ma...

March 4th, 2016 |  


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 4th, 2016 updated: March 4th, 2016. |  


Add frittatas to your egg repertoire

Add frittatas to your egg repertoire

A frittata is like the illicit love child of an omelet and a quiche; clearly descended from both but not traditionally welcomed with open arms into th...

March 2nd, 2016 |  


I can only imagine

I can only imagine

Greetings in the name of Jesus Christ, I am so honored to do these articles and most of all having the opportunity to write to you about the goodness ...

February 26th, 2016 |  


Auditions for ‘Driving Miss Daisy’ slated

Auditions for the Surry Arts Council’s production of “Driving Miss Daisy” will be held Monday and Tuesday from 6-8 p.m. at the Andy ...

February 24th, 2016 |  


Think of your slow cooker as a tiny oven

Think of your slow cooker as a tiny oven

As everyone knows, slow cookers or crock pots are great for soups, stews, pasta sauce or anything else that needs a good long simmer. Since they cook ...

February 24th, 2016 |  


Births

Mr. and Mrs. Timothy and Ashley Gertsch announce the birth of a son, Hunter Jacob Gertsch on Feb. 8, 2016, at Northern Surry Hospital, weight 7 pounds...

February 21st, 2016 |  


Have we become a selfish generation?

Have we become a selfish generation?

We greet you in the name of the lord and savior Jesus Christ. I am truly honored to share the wonderful word with you. There is so much joy in the nam...

February 19th, 2016 |  


Eat your oatmeal, it’s good for you

Eat your oatmeal, it’s good for you

While the health benefits of oats have been documented in dozens of studies, the question becomes not if one should be eating oats, but how. A bowl of...

February 17th, 2016 |  


Most Wanted

Most Wanted

The Surry County Community Corrections office is seeking information on the whereabouts of the following individuals:• Kayla Marie Beverly, 27, ...

February 14th, 2016 |  


Dunkleys Celebrate 50th Anniversary

Dunkleys Celebrate 50th Anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. Alfred and Anna Leigh Dunkley of the Francisco community in Westfield, NC recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. They were m...

February 14th, 2016 |  


Marshall, Lawson

Marshall, Lawson

Dakota Rae Lawson and Landon Zane Marshall, together with their families, announce their engagement and upcoming marriage.The bride-to-be is the daugh...

February 14th, 2016 |  


Let’s get serious with God

Let’s get serious with God

We greet you in the name of the Lord. I am so humbly honored to connect with each and every one of you readers out there. I always love to fellowship ...

February 12th, 2016 |  


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February 10th, 2016 |