Christmas parade, something for everyone

Christmas parade, something for everyone

Even without 76 trombones leading the big parade, the Mount Airy Christmas Parade was a very big event indeed.Clocking in at 2 hours, 10 minutes, the ...

November 25th, 2017 |  


School plans path to math success

School plans path to math success

When the Mount Airy Board of Education meets each month, recognitions are a common part of the meeting.Those who have performed well are celebrated, p...

November 25th, 2017 |  


All-girl LEGO team advances to state

All-girl LEGO team advances to state

CONCORD — The Loopholes, a First Lego League team from Mount Airy, competed in regional competition here on Nov. 19. The team won a trophy for C...

November 25th, 2017 |  


Police reports

• Being implicated in multiple criminal matters, and then allegedly providing officers with false identities when encountered, led to a Lowgap w...

November 24th, 2017 |  


Wanted: Citizens Police Academy applicants

Wanted: Citizens Police Academy applicants

The Mount Airy Police Department is on the hunt for about 30 people — not to arrest, but as students for its upcoming Citizens Police Academy.Ap...

November 24th, 2017 |  


Pilot ready for Christmas season to begin

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

November 24th, 2017 |  


City schools accepting bids for Pike building

City schools accepting bids for Pike building

Mount Airy City Schools is now accepting bids for the renovation of the former Pike Electric building on Riverside Drive.The county government owns th...

November 24th, 2017 |  


Sheriff’s office gets ballistic helmets

Sheriff’s office gets ballistic helmets

DOBSON — The Surry County Sheriff’s Office will soon be ordering new tactical helmets for its version of a SWAT team thanks mostly to dona...

November 23rd, 2017 |  


Raising money for the homeless

Raising money for the homeless

Among the greatest ongoing tragedies in the United States is the fact that in a nation of plenty, with more than enough riches to take care of everyon...

November 23rd, 2017 |  


First Baptist feeds 300 in 21st meal

First Baptist feeds 300 in 21st meal

Thanks to “The Turkey Lady” and “Fonzie” more than 300 people got a hot Thanksgiving lunch and entertainment at First Baptist ...

November 23rd, 2017 |