It’s not easy being masked

It’s not easy being masked

The shoulders were cold, the music was hot and the pork tenderloin was juicy at Mount Airy Museum of Regional History’s first “Night for t...

October 28th, 2017 |  


Fallen firefighter honored

Fallen firefighter honored

The funeral procession of James Randall “Randy” Stevens, of Mount Airy, passed under an American flag flying over the street in front of B...

October 28th, 2017 updated: October 30th, 2017. |  


City approves sidewalk plan

City approves sidewalk plan

Local residents might have noticed a lot of sidewalk repairs occurring in Mount Airy lately, and there’s a good reason for all that activity.It ...

October 28th, 2017 |  


People are biggest reason for success

People are biggest reason for success

Justin Gough couldn’t have started in the car business at a worse time.While finishing his final semester at Western Carolina University in 2007...

October 28th, 2017 |  


Candidates munch on ‘brunch bill,’ budget

Candidates munch on ‘brunch bill,’ budget

In anticipation of a measure expected to soon be on the menu for Mount Airy officials, candidates for the upcoming city election generally are in favo...

October 26th, 2017 |  


Student explore careers at hospital

Student explore careers at hospital

On Thursday, a normally unused hospital wing swarmed with 225 high school students for the hospital’s third-annual High School Healthcare Career...

October 26th, 2017 |  


Romeo, Romeo, wherefore art thou?

Romeo, Romeo, wherefore art thou?

The Andy Griffith Playhouse stage has been temporarily transformed into the Globe Theatre for the Surry Arts Council’s production of “Rome...

October 26th, 2017 |  


Firemen raise big bucks for charity

Firemen raise big bucks for charity

By all accounts, the Mount Airy Fire Department has a great track record battling blazes and serving as first responders for medical calls — fun...

October 26th, 2017 |  


Candidates delve into racial issues

Candidates delve into racial issues

There was no 800-pound gorilla in the room, and also no elephant, but a looming presence permeated the proceedings at a city candidates forum nonethel...

October 25th, 2017 |  


Household hazardous waste day set

Household hazardous waste day set

Want to get rid of some old cans of paint, or maybe that long-forgotten container of pesticide taking up the corner of the garage or outbuilding?A sol...

October 25th, 2017 |