College to host wine symposium

College to host wine symposium

DOBSON — The Sixth-Annual Southeastern United Grape and Wine Symposium will be coming up in less than a month – with authorities from arou...

October 10th, 2017 |  


Autumn Leaves Festival nears

Autumn Leaves Festival nears

Fifty-one years into an annual festival, one might think there’s little to be offered that is new.The folks running the Mount Airy Autumn Leaves...

October 10th, 2017 |  


Hundreds show up to sample sonkers

Hundreds show up to sample sonkers

As with many local gatherings at this time of year, the 38th-annual Surry County Sonker Festival offered great old-time music, fellowship and a chance...

October 9th, 2017 |  


Civil War event targets education

Civil War event targets education

ARARAT, Va. — The blue and gray met once again Saturday on a hillside in Patrick County, where the mission wasn’t to wipe out the enemy bu...

October 8th, 2017 |  


Market Street work delayed; Yokeley miffed

Market Street work delayed; Yokeley miffed

Just when it appeared that a controversial project to rehabilitate a downtown Mount Airy street was getting the green light and never again would be d...

October 7th, 2017 |  


Gunshot wound claims teen’s life

Gunshot wound claims teen’s life

A 17-year-old has died from gunshot wounds he received more than a week ago, and a Mount Airy man has been charged in the death.Devan Skyler Upchurch,...

October 7th, 2017 updated: October 7th, 2017. |  


Gunshot wound claims teen, Mount Airy man charged with murder

Gunshot wound claims teen, Mount Airy man charged with murder

A 17-year-old has died from gunshot wounds he received more than a week ago, and a Mount Airy man has been charged in the death.Devan Skyler Upchurch,...

October 7th, 2017 |  


Belk grand re-opening launches ‘refreshed’ Mount Airy store

Belk grand re-opening launches ‘refreshed’ Mount Airy store

A large crowd of shoppers gathered Friday at Belk’s Mount Airy store in Mayberry Mall for the discounts and gift card giveaways advertised in ho...

October 6th, 2017 |  


HB 56, landfill bill, clears veto into law

HB 56, landfill bill, clears veto into law

The General Assembly on Wednesday overrode Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper’s veto of a wide-ranging environmental bill that could have an impact loca...

October 6th, 2017 |  


Local pair survives Vegas attack

Local pair survives Vegas attack

It had all the makings of a dream vacation — a first-ever trip to Las Vegas and three days of sightseeing to places including the Grand Canyon, ...

October 5th, 2017 |