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 |  


Action is delayed on Spencer’s option

Action is delayed on Spencer’s option

A request by a local businessman, who is one of three developers holding options to buy portions of the former Spencer’s industrial property in ...

October 5th, 2017 |  


City board to discuss Spencer’s option

City officials are scheduled this afternoon to discuss an option agreement that was entered into between the city and one of three developers seeking ...

October 4th, 2017 |  


Jessica Bortner-Harris competes in Retired Racehorse Project competition

Jessica Bortner-Harris competes in Retired Racehorse Project competition

THURMOND — Whoop Whoop De Do, a retired racehorse residing here, could conceivably surpass his entire career winnings many times over in one wee...

October 4th, 2017 |