Jennie Lowry, local musician, business owner and active community member.

Jennie Lowry, local musician, business owner and active community member.

Jennie Lowry is a woman who wears many different titles: mom, business owner, community volunteer and radio DJ.Lowry was born in Mount Airy and into t...

November 1st, 2015 |  


Mount Airy and Surry County schools respond to President Barack Obama’s testing statements

Over the past week President Barack Obama stirred educators with the thought of lowering the time students spend on standardized test to no more than ...

October 31st, 2015 |  


Trick-or-treaters abound in Dobson Square Park during Halloween Spooktacular

Trick-or-treaters abound in Dobson Square Park during Halloween Spooktacular

DOBSON — The Town of Dobson’s first Halloween Spooktacular event brought hundreds of families to enjoy games and trick-or-treating Saturda...

October 31st, 2015 |  


Mount Airy’s downtown Trick-or-Treating sees the largest crowd yet

Mount Airy’s downtown Trick-or-Treating sees the largest crowd yet

Trick-or-Treating on Main Street in Mount Airy was bigger than ever, according to local business owners.Thousands of children lined the sidewalks of M...

October 31st, 2015 |  


Pilot students trick or treat

Pilot students trick or treat

Pilot Elementary School Kindergarten students visit downtown businesses and Trick or Treat, Friday morning. .neFileBlock { margin-bottom: 20px; } .ne...

October 31st, 2015 |  


Millennium Charter Academy hosts 7th-annual blood drive with American Red Cross

Millennium Charter Academy hosts 7th-annual blood drive with American Red Cross

Millennium Charter Academy collected 36 pints of blood at this year’s Halloween blood drive.Partnering with American Red Cross for the seventh y...

October 29th, 2015 |  


Mount Airy Middle School receives sponsorship for Interact Club

Mount Airy Middle School receives sponsorship for Interact Club

Mount Airy became the first middle school in the area to launch an Interact Club recently.On Friday, the school held a chartering ceremony for the gro...

October 28th, 2015 |  


School Lunch Menus for Surry County, Mount Airy City, and Patrick County schools Oct. 29- Nov. 4

School Lunch Menus for Surry County, Mount Airy City, and Patrick County schools Oct. 29- Nov. 4

B.H. Tharrington Primary and J.J. Jones Intermediate SchoolsThursday — Bag LunchChicken Filet SandwichCarrot Sticks w/ RanchAppleChipsMilkFriday...

October 27th, 2015 |  


Are North Carolina teachers leaving for better pay in other states?

The narrative is a familiar one: North Carolina doesn’t pay its teachers enough, so they are leaving the state in droves, for better pay and ben...

October 27th, 2015 updated: October 28th, 2015. |  


Halloween events on tap

Halloween events on tap

Mount Airy and surrounding areas will be hosting events for all ages throughout the Halloween weekend.“Fall is in the air and we are excited for...

October 26th, 2015 |