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Glenn Goad, owner of Glenn’s Restaurant in Jonesville, will be hanging up his apron and spatula Saturday after 60 years of owning restaurants in the region.


Wendy Byerly Wood | The News

Alyson Snow, left, and Janet Carlton, of Goodwill, speak with Marshal Eddleman at the Greater Mount Airy Chamber of Commerce’s job fair on July 27.


Andy Winemiller | The News

N.C. Department of Transportation personnel work in a hole that mysteriously began forming Saturday at the corner of North Renfro Street and Independence Boulevard in Mount Airy.


Tom Joyce | The News

Both the Americans and Thailanders attending Saturday’s 28th-annual reunion of descendants of the Original Siamese Twins, Eng and Chang Bunker, participate in a ceremonial dance highlighting a spirit of unity.


Tom Joyce | The News

Camp counselor Sarah Marion shows a volleyball camper how to get her hands ready to make a block at volleyball camp at East Surry on July 27.


Jeff Linville | The News

Mount Airy football coach Kelly Holder, right, uses a blue barrel as a stationary defender for running backs to dodge as one of his high school players demonstrates. The Bears hosted a youth camp in July.


Submitted photo

A Budbreak festival team of Bob Meinecke, second from left, Anne Webb and Laney Johnson (with Sue Brownfield not pictured) presents the proceeds from the 2017 Budbreak Wine and Craft Beer Festival to Mount Airy Rotary Club President Jim Lewis, left.


Submitted photo

Surry County Sheriff Jimmy Combs announces a murder charge against Matthew Ray Lawson during a July 25 news conference surrounding the investigation of a Jult 24 fire-related death near Mount Airy.


Tom Joyce | The News

Fire personnel stand vigil July 24 at the entrance to Starr Memory Trail, where a suspected homicide investigation was under way after the body of an unidentified man was found in a burned house.


Tom Joyce | The News

Glenn Goad, owner of Glenn’s Restaurant in Jonesville, will be hanging up his apron and spatula Saturday after 60 years of owning restaurants in the region.

Alyson Snow, left, and Janet Carlton, of Goodwill, speak with Marshal Eddleman at the Greater Mount Airy Chamber of Commerce’s job fair on July 27.

N.C. Department of Transportation personnel work in a hole that mysteriously began forming Saturday at the corner of North Renfro Street and Independence Boulevard in Mount Airy.

Both the Americans and Thailanders attending Saturday’s 28th-annual reunion of descendants of the Original Siamese Twins, Eng and Chang Bunker, participate in a ceremonial dance highlighting a spirit of unity.

Camp counselor Sarah Marion shows a volleyball camper how to get her hands ready to make a block at volleyball camp at East Surry on July 27.

Mount Airy football coach Kelly Holder, right, uses a blue barrel as a stationary defender for running backs to dodge as one of his high school players demonstrates. The Bears hosted a youth camp in July.

A Budbreak festival team of Bob Meinecke, second from left, Anne Webb and Laney Johnson (with Sue Brownfield not pictured) presents the proceeds from the 2017 Budbreak Wine and Craft Beer Festival to Mount Airy Rotary Club President Jim Lewis, left.

Surry County Sheriff Jimmy Combs announces a murder charge against Matthew Ray Lawson during a July 25 news conference surrounding the investigation of a Jult 24 fire-related death near Mount Airy.

Fire personnel stand vigil July 24 at the entrance to Starr Memory Trail, where a suspected homicide investigation was under way after the body of an unidentified man was found in a burned house.

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Glenn Goad, owner of Glenn’s Restaurant in Jonesville, will be hanging up his apron and spatula Saturday after 60 years of owning restaurants in the region.
http://www.mtairynews.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/web1_glennsclosing.jpgGlenn Goad, owner of Glenn’s Restaurant in Jonesville, will be hanging up his apron and spatula Saturday after 60 years of owning restaurants in the region. Wendy Byerly Wood | The News

Alyson Snow, left, and Janet Carlton, of Goodwill, speak with Marshal Eddleman at the Greater Mount Airy Chamber of Commerce’s job fair on July 27.
http://www.mtairynews.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/web1_JobFair2.jpgAlyson Snow, left, and Janet Carlton, of Goodwill, speak with Marshal Eddleman at the Greater Mount Airy Chamber of Commerce’s job fair on July 27. Andy Winemiller | The News

N.C. Department of Transportation personnel work in a hole that mysteriously began forming Saturday at the corner of North Renfro Street and Independence Boulevard in Mount Airy.
http://www.mtairynews.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/web1_Sink-this-1.jpgN.C. Department of Transportation personnel work in a hole that mysteriously began forming Saturday at the corner of North Renfro Street and Independence Boulevard in Mount Airy. Tom Joyce | The News

Both the Americans and Thailanders attending Saturday’s 28th-annual reunion of descendants of the Original Siamese Twins, Eng and Chang Bunker, participate in a ceremonial dance highlighting a spirit of unity.
http://www.mtairynews.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/web1_Thai-this-1.jpgBoth the Americans and Thailanders attending Saturday’s 28th-annual reunion of descendants of the Original Siamese Twins, Eng and Chang Bunker, participate in a ceremonial dance highlighting a spirit of unity. Tom Joyce | The News

Camp counselor Sarah Marion shows a volleyball camper how to get her hands ready to make a block at volleyball camp at East Surry on July 27.
http://www.mtairynews.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/web1_0JAL6803_filtered.jpgCamp counselor Sarah Marion shows a volleyball camper how to get her hands ready to make a block at volleyball camp at East Surry on July 27. Jeff Linville | The News

Mount Airy football coach Kelly Holder, right, uses a blue barrel as a stationary defender for running backs to dodge as one of his high school players demonstrates. The Bears hosted a youth camp in July.
http://www.mtairynews.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/web1_20269988_10211242721717141_360469843_n.jpgMount Airy football coach Kelly Holder, right, uses a blue barrel as a stationary defender for running backs to dodge as one of his high school players demonstrates. The Bears hosted a youth camp in July. Submitted photo

A Budbreak festival team of Bob Meinecke, second from left, Anne Webb and Laney Johnson (with Sue Brownfield not pictured) presents the proceeds from the 2017 Budbreak Wine and Craft Beer Festival to Mount Airy Rotary Club President Jim Lewis, left.
http://www.mtairynews.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/web1_Break-this-1.jpgA Budbreak festival team of Bob Meinecke, second from left, Anne Webb and Laney Johnson (with Sue Brownfield not pictured) presents the proceeds from the 2017 Budbreak Wine and Craft Beer Festival to Mount Airy Rotary Club President Jim Lewis, left. Submitted photo

Surry County Sheriff Jimmy Combs announces a murder charge against Matthew Ray Lawson during a July 25 news conference surrounding the investigation of a Jult 24 fire-related death near Mount Airy.
http://www.mtairynews.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/web1_Conference-this.jpgSurry County Sheriff Jimmy Combs announces a murder charge against Matthew Ray Lawson during a July 25 news conference surrounding the investigation of a Jult 24 fire-related death near Mount Airy. Tom Joyce | The News

Fire personnel stand vigil July 24 at the entrance to Starr Memory Trail, where a suspected homicide investigation was under way after the body of an unidentified man was found in a burned house.
http://www.mtairynews.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/web1_Fire-this-1.jpgFire personnel stand vigil July 24 at the entrance to Starr Memory Trail, where a suspected homicide investigation was under way after the body of an unidentified man was found in a burned house. Tom Joyce | The News

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