SCC Offering Wellness Classes

In the spirit of the new year, Surry Community College is offering several classes in January with a focus on wellness to help students achieve their ...

January 10th, 2018 |  


SCC is in the spirit of giving

SCC is in the spirit of giving

The holiday season is often synonymous with a time for giving, and at Surry Community College, the spirit of generosity is thriving.Students and emplo...

December 20th, 2017 |  


Running in the Snow

Running in the Snow

Santa has a chat with Mount Airy Commissioner Steve Yokeley and parks and recreation director Catrina Alexander before the Rosy Cheeks 5K began.The Ni...

December 20th, 2017 |  


Santa letters coming in Sunday’s News

Santa letters coming in Sunday’s News

Christmas is a season that touches us all, but none more so than the children. As is evident in these Letters to Santa we here at the Mount Airy News ...

December 20th, 2017 |  


SCC students visit O’Keeffe exhibit

SCC students visit O’Keeffe exhibit

Surry Community College Associate in Fine Arts and Art Appreciation students recently visited the Georgia O’Keeffe: Living Modern exhibition at ...

December 7th, 2017 |  


Toys For Tots meeting goals

Toys For Tots meeting goals

The Marine Corps League of Surry County, Detachment 1322 and Toys for Tots of Surry County are conducting their 2017 campaign to provide toys for need...

December 6th, 2017 |  


Class of 1948 gathers for lunch

Class of 1948 gathers for lunch

Members of the Mount Airy High School Class of 1948 pose for a photo during a recent luncheon.Enjoying the high school reunionAll smiles at the reunio...

November 29th, 2017 |  


Gardeners prepare For Christmas

Gardeners prepare For Christmas

The Mountain View Gardeners Garden Club got an early start preparing for the holiday season on Thursday, Nov. 2.Frances Beasley, vice president of dev...

November 22nd, 2017 |  


Maple Grove UMC honors Driggers

Maple Grove UMC honors Driggers

Recently Maple Grove UMC selected Marc Driggers as the recipient of the Laity Service of the Year Award for 2017.Driggers grew up in Mount Airy, gradu...

November 22nd, 2017 |  


Franklin students dress up for Spirit Week

Franklin students dress up for Spirit Week

The Franklin Elementary School Student Council recently sponsored Spirit Week to raise money for the local Christmas Angels program.Everyone dressed u...

November 22nd, 2017 |  


Gardeners Prepare For Christmas

Gardeners Prepare For Christmas

The Mountain View Gardeners Garden Club got an early start preparing for the holiday season on Thursday, November 2. Frances Beasley, vice president o...

November 15th, 2017 |  


Patterson Marks 72nd birthday

Patterson Marks 72nd birthday

Betty Patterson celebrated her 72nd birthday with family and close friends at the family cabin. The festivities included an old-fashioned weenie roast...

November 12th, 2017 |  


Halloween at The News

Halloween at The News

Before the year gets too far into the holiday season, it’s not too late to show off a few Halloween sights from The Mount Airy News. .neFileBloc...

November 12th, 2017 |  


Who are those masked people?

Who are those masked people?

Mount Airy Museum of Regional History had its annual fall fundraiser at Cross Country Country Club on Oct. 27. The event was a black tie masked ball t...

November 8th, 2017 |  


Laity Service Award give to Cary Grymes

Laity Service Award give to Cary Grymes

At Franklin Heights United Methodist Church Homecoming on Oct. 15, it was announced that Mrs. Cary Herbert Grymes was recipient of the Outstanding Lai...

November 8th, 2017 |  


Student career fair at Northern

Student career fair at Northern

On Thursday, Oct. 26, 225 students from Surry County, Carroll County and Mount Airy City schools participated in a career fair at Northern Hospital wh...

November 2nd, 2017 |  


Goblins and Ghouls invade Main Street

Goblins and Ghouls invade Main Street

North Main Street was closed to vehicular traffic from Pine Street to Independence Boulevard on Halloween from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. in anticipation of hor...

November 2nd, 2017 |  


SCC students receive SECU scholarship

SCC students receive SECU scholarship

Two Surry Community College students were recently awarded the “People Helping People” scholarship established by the State Employees̵...

November 1st, 2017 |  


Scenic welcomes #17 to anniversary

Scenic welcomes #17 to anniversary

Ronnie George (left) shows off Roush Fenwick Racing’s Sunny D 17 car #17 driven by Ricky Stenhouse, Jr. Rene and Randy Chappell (center) admire ...

November 1st, 2017 |  


News from Garden Gate

News from Garden Gate

Garden Gate Garden Club officers for 2017-2018 are, from left, Nanci Jo Goad, vice president; Dianne Koch, membership chair; Mary Fawcett, president; ...

October 26th, 2017 |  


Ethel Hawks Cave celebrates 96 years

Ethel Hawks Cave celebrates 96 years

Ethel Mae Hawks Cave turned 96 years old on Oct. 17, 2017.She had six children with Yancey William Hawks who is with the Lord. She was married to Yanc...

October 25th, 2017 |  


North Surry Class of ‘67 holds 50th reunion

North Surry Class of ‘67 holds 50th reunion

The North Surry Class of 1967 had its 50th reunion on Sept. 9 with 108 attending.It was held at Rick Sower’s Event Barn with 13 Bones catering t...

October 25th, 2017 |  


Family Day at Double Creek

Family Day at Double Creek

Double Creek Church of Christ held Family Day on Sunday, Oct. 22. It was a special day set aside for families to visit and enjoy the church’s wo...

October 25th, 2017 |  


Beulah holds 10th annual reunion

Beulah holds 10th annual reunion

Once again fellowship filled the walls of old Beulah school celebrating the school’s 10th annual reunion on Saturday, Sept. 30. Graduates in att...

October 11th, 2017 |  


Nolie Boyles marks 100 years

Nolie Boyles marks 100 years

Taking life a day at a time is the secret to centenarian Nolie Boyles’ longevity.“I never had much spare time to do things for myself,R...

October 11th, 2017 |  


Surry residents drive in presidential motorcade

Surry residents drive in presidential motorcade

After providing drivers for then-candidate Donald Trump’s visits to central North Carolina during the 2016 presidential campaign, A.J. Daoud, fo...

October 11th, 2017 |  


Mountain View enjoys mountain view

Mountain View enjoys mountain view

On Oct. 5, a warm autumn day, the Mountain View Gardeners Garden Club traveled to Westfield to visit Bill and Margie Imus, owners of Minglewood Farm a...

October 11th, 2017 |  


SCC medical assistants garner 100 percent pass rate

The most recent cohort of Medical Assisting program graduates at Surry Community College recently received results from their national licensure exam ...

September 25th, 2017 |  


Seniors having fun at Senior Fun Day

Seniors having fun at Senior Fun Day

Senior Fun Day was indeed a fun day.The fellowship hall of Faith Baptist Church in Mount Airy was filled to capacity on Sept. 8 with seniors dancing, ...

September 20th, 2017 |  


SCC medical assistants garner 100 percent pass rate

The most recent cohort of Medical Assisting program graduates at Surry Community College recently received results from their national licensure exam ...

September 20th, 2017 |  


Local artist is ‘Best in Show’

Local artist is ‘Best in Show’

Mount Airy artist Jan Atkins won the Best in Show award for her mixed media painting “From Earth to Earth” at the J.E.B. Stuart Art Show h...

September 20th, 2017 |  


Garden club hosts flower show expert

Garden club hosts flower show expert

The Mountain View Gardeners Garden Club resumed its monthly meeting on Thursday, Sept, 7 with Beth Leonard from Lexington, as the guest speaker. Leona...

September 20th, 2017 |  


Bestselling author to visit Mount Airy library

New York Times bestselling author Sharyn McCrumb will present a program on her new Ballad novel on Sunday, Sept. 24, at 2 p.m. at the Mount Airy Publi...

September 20th, 2017 |  


Pilot Mountain class of ‘55 has reunion

Pilot Mountain class of ‘55 has reunion

The 1955 graduating class of Pilot Mountain High School held its 62-year class reunion on Aug. 12, 2017, at Mountain View Restaurant in Pilot Mountain...

September 14th, 2017 |  


Truck driver orientation to begin at SCC

Surry Community College will be starting a new session of classes for people wanting to start a career in truck driving. Orientation will be held Sept...

September 13th, 2017 |  


Watercolor Society chooses local artist

Watercolor Society chooses local artist

Mount Airy artist Candice Martin has been accepted into the 72nd Annual Juried Exhibition of the Watercolor Society of North Carolina.The juror for th...

September 8th, 2017 |  


Local dancers score big

Local dancers score big

Mount Airy dancers Haley Moser and Breauna Moser competed at Southeast Showdown National Dance Competition in Greensboro on June 24, representing Danc...

September 7th, 2017 updated: September 8th, 2017. |  


SCC Aktion Club provides pencils

SCC Aktion Club provides pencils

The Surry Community College Kiwanis Aktion Club recently spearheaded a drive to collect 10,000 pencils to be presented to Mount Airy City School teach...

September 7th, 2017 |  


Hospital puts Junior Volunteers to work

Hospital puts Junior Volunteers to work

Some area teenagers were busy this summer. Rising high school sophomores, juniors, and seniors from across the county dedicated their summer break to ...

September 7th, 2017 |  


Rock Orchestra presents concert

Rock Orchestra presents concert

“Granite City Rock Orchestra” presented a free concert at Creek Bottom Brews, Monday Aug. 28, featuring nine selections of rock music. The...

September 6th, 2017 |  


More scenes from the eclipse

More scenes from the eclipse

Mount Airy Museum of Regional History held an event on Monday to view the eclipse and for people who needed them to construct box viewers.Attendance a...

August 23rd, 2017 |  


Busy summer for 4-H

Busy summer for 4-H

Surry County’s 4-H’ers have had a busy summer both at home and on the road this summer. Here’s a recap of some of their many activit...

August 23rd, 2017 |  


SCC offering new online series

The Small Business Center at Surry Community College is now offering a new online, on demand series for entrepreneurs and aspiring business owners loo...

August 17th, 2017 |  


New Guardians ad Litem are sworn in

New Guardians ad Litem are sworn in

Several new Guardians ad Litem have been sworn in at the court house. These are people who volunteer eight hours or more a month to advocate for an ab...

August 17th, 2017 |  


Mount Airy prayer vigil

Mount Airy prayer vigil

Salem United Methodist Church in conjunction with Central United Methodist Church and Epworth United Methodist Church hosted a community prayer vigil ...

August 17th, 2017 |  


Ruritans present bears to MAFD

Ruritans present bears to MAFD

The Holly Springs Ruritan Club donated bears to the Mount Airy Fire Department to be given to children who may be victims of a fire disaster. .neFileB...

August 16th, 2017 |  


Mountain Park High has 68th reunion

Mountain Park High has 68th reunion

The Mountain Park Class of 1949 celebrated its 68th reunion on July 8 at the home of Mark and Kim Payne in Dobson. Kim is the daughter of Bobby Hanes,...

August 16th, 2017 |  


SCC hosts art camp for kids

SCC hosts art camp for kids

Surry Community College held Art Camp on the Dobson campus July 18 through 21 welcoming some of Surry and Yadkin counties’ most creative youth. ...

August 10th, 2017 |  


Church performs Day of Service

More than thirty members from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints volunteered for the church’s Day of Service on July 29 which it ho...

August 10th, 2017 |  


Julia Barber celebrates 95 years

Julia Barber celebrates 95 years

Five generations of her family celebrated the 95th birthday of Julia Barber at Union Cross Ruritan Building on July 1. Many family members and friends...

August 10th, 2017 |