Woman dies in Maple Drive fire

Woman dies in Maple Drive fire

A 77-year-old woman died in a Mount Airy house fire Saturday afternoon, despite frantic efforts by her son to rescue his mother from the burning struc...

December 2nd, 2017 |  


City backs naming school for fire victim

City backs naming school for fire victim

Mount Airy officials have lent their support to a movement aimed at honoring a local teacher who died as a result of a school blaze more than 60 years...

December 2nd, 2017 |  


Pilot ready for Christmas season to begin

Downtown Pilot Mountain will officially launch the Christmas shopping season today as the Pilot Mountain Tourism Development Authority (TDA) and the P...

December 2nd, 2017 |  


Holiday House Tour kicks off today

Holiday House Tour kicks off today

As Kathy Pruett strung evergreen garland and hung bows on the locust wood gazebo in front of the Alfred Moore House on Thursday, it was clear to passe...

December 1st, 2017 |  


No injuries in plane wreck

No one was injured in a small plane mishap at the Mount Airy-Surry County airport Friday afternoon.According to Surry County Sheriff Jimmy D. Combs, a...

December 1st, 2017 updated: December 1st, 2017. |  


Edwards-Franklin open house cancelled

A holiday event at the historic Edwards-Franklin House scheduled for today and Sunday has been canceled.The Surry County Historical Society had planne...

December 1st, 2017 |  


Deck the Halls fills the streets

Deck the Halls fills the streets

The third annual Deck the Halls in Pilot Mountain event proved to be quite the attraction recently, drawing Christmas shoppers, their families and oth...

December 1st, 2017 |  


SCC students make dream catchers, learn writing skills

SCC students make dream catchers, learn writing skills

DOBSON — Dr. Kathleen Fowler, an English instructor at Surry Community College, enjoys engaging students in her classes with unique, hands-on pr...

December 1st, 2017 |  


‘Real Mayberry’ returns to small screen

‘Real Mayberry’ returns to small screen

After premiering at The Earle Theater in December 2016, with additional big-screen showings in Elkin-Jonesville, Winston-Salem and Chapel Hill, “...

December 1st, 2017 |  


Local man joins engineering hall of fame

Local man joins engineering hall of fame

Many people know Paul Madren of Mount Airy as a master craftsman beekeeper (one of only 12 in the state), but in a “previous life” he help...

December 1st, 2017 |