Marching Bears play in Orlando bowl game

Marching Bears play in Orlando bowl game

ORLANDO — Mount Airy High School’s marching band recently returned from a trip to Orlando.The Granite Bears were one of 20 high school ban...

February 6th, 2016 |  


Yokeley loses reappointment bid

Yokeley loses reappointment bid

Usually, members of the Mount Airy Board of Commissioners who also represent the city on outside groups are reappointed to those bodies if they choose...

January 28th, 2016 |  


County schools plan Parent Academy

County schools plan Parent Academy

DOBSON — Surry County Schools is planning training sessions for parents next month.The Surry Parent Academy will take place at three locations s...

January 8th, 2016 |  


City school official moves to Surry County

DOBSON — Mount Airy’s assistant superintendent has accepted a position with Surry County Schools.The Surry County Schools Board of Educati...

January 6th, 2016 |  


Andrew Mills shines through turbulent 14 months

Andrew Mills shines through turbulent 14 months

The previous year, 2014, was a rough one for the Mills family.Patriarch Bryan suffered a relapse with cancer, then his younger son Jacob was diagnosed...

December 27th, 2015 |  


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

B.H. Tharrington Primary and J.J. Jones Intermediate SchoolsMonday:Beef Nachos or Chicken Quesadilla PizzaRomaine Salad w/ TomatoesPinto BeansFresh Or...

December 6th, 2015 |  


Dobson approves contract, prepares for parade

DOBSON — The Dobson Board of Commissioners approved a new five-year contract with AT&T at Thursday’s meeting.The town’s proposed...

December 4th, 2015 |  


Return of an old tradition

Return of an old tradition

Northern Hospital of Surry County kicked off the holiday season with a tree-lighting event on Tuesday.Christmas ‘tis the season to be jolly, but...

December 3rd, 2015 |  


Kids raise money for child’s wish

Kids raise money for child’s wish

At Mount Airy High School’s graduation ceremony this summer, a special applause rang out through the crowd in appreciation of one young woman...

December 2nd, 2015 |  


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 |