Festival opens to fanfare, gray skies

Festival opens to fanfare, gray skies

Despite soggy conditions, the 51st Autumn Leaves Festival opened Friday to great fanfare, but a diminished crowd with a great many prime seats sportin...

October 13th, 2017 updated: October 13th, 2017. |  


Saint Andrew Lutheran Church Observes the 500th Anniversary of the Reformation

Saint Andrew Lutheran Church Observes the 500th Anniversary of the Reformation

Saint Andrew Lutheran Church (ELCA) will observe the 500th anniversary of the Reformation with an open house for the community on Saturday, Oct. 28 fr...

October 13th, 2017 |  


‘Village’ recognized for feeding kids

‘Village’ recognized for feeding kids

It takes a village to raise a child and the same could be said for feeding kids, based on a program in Mount Airy which has achieved special recogniti...

October 13th, 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 12th, 2017 |  


Board split on architectural survey

Being awarded a grant is usually good news for a community, but Mount Airy’s receiving of funds to update an architectural survey of local neigh...

October 12th, 2017 |  


Police reports

• A Mount Airy man was arrested early Thursday on a charge of assault with a deadly weapon, according to city police department reports. Eric Da...

October 12th, 2017 |  


Armfied 5K offered fun challenge

Armfied 5K offered fun challenge

The Armfield Civic and Recreation Center hosted its annual Pilot Mountain 5K Fall Trail Run Saturday, raising funds while providing a healthy challeng...

October 12th, 2017 |  


Origin of fatal fire revealed

DOBSON — A house fire that claimed the life of a Dobson woman was started by the victim, according to a Surry County official.Lisa Kay White Joh...

October 12th, 2017 |  


Annual run to aid schools, recreation

Annual run to aid schools, recreation

The Autumn Leaves Festival won’t be the only “game” in town Saturday morning, when the 5K on the Greenway also will be held.While so...

October 12th, 2017 |  


Sparks heading national military group

Sparks heading national military group

Many people know Dr. David Sparks as the pastor of Flat Rock Pentecostal Holiness Church, a post he’s held since 1994, but Sparks also is a vete...

October 12th, 2017 |