Rotary helping Back-To-School Jam

Rotary helping Back-To-School Jam

Area residents will have an opportunity to help out under-privileged children who will soon be back in school.On Aug. 19 the Mount Airy Rotary Club wi...

August 11th, 2017 |  


Fire Department manpower issue heats up

Fire Department manpower issue heats up

Just as the Mount Airy Police Department is returning to full strength, the city fire department is experiencing personnel shortages that are sparking...

August 10th, 2017 |  


Spencer’s project meeting credit deadline

Spencer’s project meeting credit deadline

City officials are on pace to complete an important step in reinventing the former Spencer’s Inc. site downtown.One of the major items on the to...

August 10th, 2017 |  


Hearing set for Mount Airy rezoning issue

Hearing set for Mount Airy rezoning issue

A residential structure on North Main Street in Mount Airy will be transformed into a contractor’s office — if city officials approve a re...

August 9th, 2017 |  


Cruise-in still draws a crowd

Cruise-in still draws a crowd

PILOT MOUNTAIN — There just seems to be something about summer afternoons and classic cars — the sound of a rumbling muscle car engine and...

August 9th, 2017 |  


Drainage problem plagues barber shop

Drainage problem plagues barber shop

City public works crews have undertaken a project aimed at correcting drainage problems long plaguing a local business.A solution has been pursued by ...

August 8th, 2017 |  


Lawnmower racing gains momentum

Lawnmower racing gains momentum

Most riding lawnmowers can mow grass at speeds up to 6 mph, but the ones operated by members of Rebels and Rednecks aren’t your average John Dee...

August 8th, 2017 |  


City debating how to fill vacancies

City debating how to fill vacancies

Ever wanted to serve on a commission or advisory board dealing with recreation, historic preservation or other key issues in Mount Airy?If so, increas...

August 8th, 2017 |  


Man jailed after suicide threats

Man jailed after suicide threats

A Mount Airy man whom police encountered after he twice allegedly threatened suicide remains jailed under a $51,000 secured bond on felony weapons cha...

August 8th, 2017 |  


Police reports

• A Mount Airy man is facing a felony drug charge as the result of a recent traffic stop, according to city police department reports. After bei...

August 7th, 2017 |