County Board honors retirees

County Board honors retirees

At the Oct. 3 meeting, the Surry County Board of Commissioners honored three recent county retirees.Johnny W. HiattJohnny W. Hiatt was employed from J...

October 19th, 2016 |  


School Lunch Menus

Here are the lunch menus for Surry County Schools and Mount Airy City Schools.Early CollegeMondayACP (Arroz Con Pollo)Corn DogBlack Bean Salsa & T...

September 24th, 2016 |  


Bienniel Moore reunion held in Winston-Salem

Bienniel Moore reunion held in Winston-Salem

Descendants of Willis and Ellen Moore celebrated their 19th biennial family reunion at the Hawthorne Inn in Winston–Salem July 1-3.Family patria...

September 21st, 2016 |  


Carolyn Nichols

Carolyn Nichols

Mrs. Carolyn Elizabeth Norman Nichols, age 70, of Mount Airy, passed away Thursday, September 15, 2016, at Forsyth Medical Center. Mrs. Nichols was bo...

September 16th, 2016 |  


SCC library receives grant

The Surry Community College Library recently received a grant from the State Library of North Carolina that will capture and preserve Surry County his...

August 25th, 2016 |  


Health Department Inspection

Health Department Inspections is a regular listing of inspections conducted in Surry County establishments by North Carolina health officials. The lis...

August 21st, 2016 |  


Lone Star serving up $38,000 in back pay

Lone Star serving up $38,000 in back pay

Labor department complaints have led to Lone Star Steakhouse agreeing to pay back wages totaling more than $38,000 to 56 people employed at the restau...

August 21st, 2016 |  


37th annual Arts Alive was big

37th annual Arts Alive was big

The 37th annual Arts Alive festival was presented earlier this summer by the Surry Arts Council. This year’s theme was Arts and Nature.More than...

August 10th, 2016 |  


SCC instructor earns doctorate

SCC instructor earns doctorate

Surry Community College English Instructor Kathleen Fowler of Westfield recently earned her Doctor of Philosophy degree in English from the University...

August 10th, 2016 |  


Tomato Wars of 2016

Tomato Wars of 2016

The tomato wars of 2016 have begun.Recently, Larry Patterson brought one of his prize tomatoes to the offices of The Mount Airy News. It is a Burpee S...

August 10th, 2016 |