Doggy ice cream social held in Mount Airy

Doggy ice cream social held in Mount Airy

An ice cream social for dogs?It makes sense to Vivian and Chazz Elstone, owners of Scoop’s Ice Cream on West Pine Street in Mount Airy.“It...

August 16th, 2015 |  


Trees at cemetery to be removed

Trees at cemetery to be removed

Mount Airy officials have given the green light for the removal of 33 trees along North Main Street at Oakdale Cemetery to avoid a potentially grave s...

August 15th, 2015 updated: August 15th, 2015. |  


Man charged with kidnapping, statutory rape

Man charged with kidnapping, statutory rape

A Mount Airy man who allegedly solicited underage women on Facebook was arrested Thursday night and charged with kidnapping and rape, said Dobson Poli...

August 14th, 2015 |  


Phillips in Raleigh amidst sales tax debate

Phillips in Raleigh amidst sales tax debate

Amidst a swirling debate regarding proposals to restructure the sales tax distribution system in North Carolina, Surry County Commissioner Larry Phill...

August 13th, 2015 |  


MCA opens doors on new year

MCA opens doors on new year

Excitment was in the air at Millennium Charter Academy (MCA) this week when students arrived for their first day of classes on Wednesday.The hallways ...

August 13th, 2015 |  


Local musicians fare well at Galax

Local musicians fare well at Galax

GALAX, Va. — Musicians from the Surry County area made the trek up the mountain to the 80th-Annual Galax Old Fiddlers’ Convention that cul...

August 13th, 2015 updated: August 13th, 2015. |  


Environmental work eyed at Spencer’s site

Environmental work eyed at Spencer’s site

The revitalization of the former Spencer’s Inc. industrial complex in Mount Airy soon will be taking another key step through efforts to resolve...

August 12th, 2015 |  


Two great tastes that taste great together

Two great tastes that taste great together

Just because a TV commercial is silly doesn’t mean the concept involved is not a good idea. The old Reese’s peanut butter cups campaign, &...

August 12th, 2015 updated: August 12th, 2015. |  


Gas line may cross river, greenway

Gas line may cross river, greenway

Mount Airy officials have granted an easement for a natural gas line to cross the Ararat River and the greenway that runs alongside it, which are not ...

August 12th, 2015 |  


Rotary closing in on ending polio

Rotary closing in on ending polio

On Tuesday, the Mount Airy Rotary Club welcomed District Governor Larry Lassiter as speaker at its weekly meeting where Lassiter announced that Rotary...

August 11th, 2015 |