Mount Airy Marching Band practicing, holding fund-raisers for Russell Athletic Bowl

Mount Airy Marching Band practicing, holding fund-raisers for Russell Athletic Bowl

The Mount Airy marching band is hard at work learning three pieces that it will perform at a college football game in late December.The Marching Grani...

November 28th, 2015 |  


Prison talk captivates audience

Prison talk captivates audience

Those who have visited Salisbury might recall it as a pleasant community that is the home of Cheerwine and the Food Lion supermarket chain.But there i...

November 14th, 2015 |  


Cops to shop with kids

Cops to shop with kids

It’s not even mid-November, but members of a local law enforcement group already are thinking about a Christmas gift list with the names of more...

November 12th, 2015 |  


Bannertown Baptist Church annual shoebox collection still a go after church fire

Bannertown Baptist Church annual shoebox collection still a go after church fire

Bringing hope and joy to children in need around the world is what Bannertown Baptist Church has been doing the past 15 years through Operation Christ...

November 12th, 2015 |  


Tractor-trailer accident forces U.S. 52 exit ramp to close near W. Pine Street.

Tractor-trailer accident forces U.S. 52 exit ramp to close near W. Pine Street.

A tractor-trailer wreck held up traffic at the intersection of U.S. 52 and West Pine Street Wednesday morning.The semi was exiting U.S. 52 North when ...

November 11th, 2015 updated: November 11th, 2015. |  


Local entities feed those in need this Thanksgiving holiday by offering free meals.

Local entities feed those in need this Thanksgiving holiday by offering free meals.

In the season of giving thanks, several charitable organizations are preparing to help the less fortunate with holiday feasts.Over the past 21 years, ...

November 11th, 2015 |  


School Lunch Menus for Surry County, Mount Airy City and Patrick County schools.

School Lunch Menus for Surry County, Mount Airy City and Patrick County schools.

B.H. Tharrington Primary and J.J. Jones Intermediate SchoolsThursday — Lasagna w/ Garlic Toast OrPork Chop SandwichRomaine Salad w/ TomatoesGree...

November 10th, 2015 |  


The Surry Community College Ambassadors Scholars Program recognized five students.

The Surry Community College Ambassadors Scholars Program recognized five students.

DOBSON — Surry Community College recently named five students to its Ambassadors Scholars Program.Jameire Tyron Bryant, Kaitlin Kidd, Jennifer M...

November 9th, 2015 |  


Mount Airy City Schools held their annual community night at Mount Airy High School.

Mount Airy City Schools held their annual community night at Mount Airy High School.

Students, parents and Mount Airy school officials turned out for a chance to mingle and — in the case of the students and school officials ̵...

November 5th, 2015 |  


Holiday job outlook

Holiday job outlook

Recently, Wal-Mart said it would be hiring 2.0000 seasonal workers for their North Carolina stores to meet expected holiday demand — though the ...

November 2nd, 2015 |