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 |  


Firemen raise big bucks for charity

Firemen raise big bucks for charity

By all accounts, the Mount Airy Fire Department has a great track record battling blazes and serving as first responders for medical calls — fun...

October 26th, 2017 |  


Police reports

• A false-pretense crime was discovered last Saturday at Circle K on Rockford Street, according to Mount Airy Police Department reports, which i...

October 25th, 2017 |  


Candidates delve into racial issues

Candidates delve into racial issues

There was no 800-pound gorilla in the room, and also no elephant, but a looming presence permeated the proceedings at a city candidates forum nonethel...

October 25th, 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 |  


Police reports

• A woman listed as a homeless Mount Airy resident was arrested early Tuesday on charges of larceny and resisting, obstructing or delaying a pub...

October 25th, 2017 |  


Household hazardous waste day set

Household hazardous waste day set

Want to get rid of some old cans of paint, or maybe that long-forgotten container of pesticide taking up the corner of the garage or outbuilding?A sol...

October 25th, 2017 |  


Candidates talk Spencer’s, more

Candidates talk Spencer’s, more

Economic development is always a hot topic when political candidates get together, which was the case Tuesday night during a forum sponsored by the Gr...

October 24th, 2017 |