Aldi grocery store coming here

Aldi grocery store coming here

The site of a long-closed cafeteria will get new life while Mount Airy gains a discount grocery store operated by the Aldi chain based in Germany, und...

October 22nd, 2017 |  


Runners evade zombies for charity

Runners evade zombies for charity

Running 3.1 miles can be difficult enough, but having to dodge the “walking dead” adds another dimension to that feat as participants in t...

October 22nd, 2017 |  


Cruise-in scares up crowds, cars

Cruise-in scares up crowds, cars

What a difference one week made in downtown Mount Airy, which on Saturday, Oct. 14, was filled with the sights and sounds of the Autumn Leaves Festiva...

October 21st, 2017 |  


‘Storage Wars’: Police probe thefts from units

‘Storage Wars’: Police probe thefts from units

For people with possessions for which they have no room at home, locking the property away in a storage unit is an appealing alternative — unles...

October 21st, 2017 |  


ShadowGrass kicks off music series

ShadowGrass kicks off music series

The popular Blue Ridge and Beyond concert series kicks off for another year tonight, featuring both homegrown talent and internationally recognized mu...

October 20th, 2017 |  


Cruise-in to have Halloween theme

Cruise-in to have Halloween theme

Downtown Mount Airy will host its final cruise-in of the season Saturday when ghoulish sights likely will be submitted for the public’s approval...

October 20th, 2017 |  


90 years on a ‘Sorry piece of land’

90 years on a ‘Sorry piece of land’

CANA, Va. — “This is the sorriest piece of ground I ever saw. You could never make a living here,” said W.C. Hill about the two acre...

October 19th, 2017 |  


ARC grant to help fund utility work

ARC grant to help fund utility work

An area of central Mount Airy that is home to key industrial and business operations will benefit from a major utility project to be partially funded ...

October 18th, 2017 |  


Annual cornshucking is Saturday

Annual cornshucking is Saturday

The 26th Annual Cornshucking Frolic is slated for Saturday at Horne Creek Living Historical Farm’s.From 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. farm related crafts an...

October 18th, 2017 |  


Graham Field lease up for city vote

Graham Field lease up for city vote

After making a strong play for the county government to transfer its ownership of an athletic field in Mount Airy to the city, municipal officials now...

October 18th, 2017 |