Highland Park Baptist Church will be hosting the annual Good Friday Services sponsored by the Greater Mount Airy Ministerial Association.
PILOT MOUNTAIN —East Surry High's Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD) Awareness Fair Thursday directly offered up information to students with a three-step approach: Name it, deal with it, don't use it as an...
“Gone With the Wind” stars Clark Gable and Vivien Leigh have “appeared” in downtown Mount Airy before, but they probably never have looked better than they will tonight on the screen at the Earle Theatre.
Christians all over the world will celebrate the Triumphal Entry of Jesus into Jerusalem on Palm Sunday, March 29. Worshippers will wave palm branches, as they hail Jesus Christ as King of kings and Lord of lords, and as they remember the events that...
• A Mount Airy man facing a felony charge of obtaining property by false pretense, along with larceny and possession of stolen property offenses, was arrested Wednesday, according to Mount Airy Police Department reports. Justin Lee George, 25,...
On Thursday the Greater Mount Airy Chamber of Commerce took some time to recognize a few local businesses that have gone above and beyond in the community.
A state senate bill that would change how sales tax revenue is distributed statewide — and trumpeted as meaning more money for Surry County — apparently comes at a cost to municipal governments across the state, including Mount...
Dollar General will celebrate the opening of its new location in Dobson on Saturday at 8 a.m. with free prizes and special deals.
The Mount Airy Museum of Regional History and the Mayberry Toy Company are teaming up to provide an Easter experience for local children ages 4 – 11.
A special trash-collection initiative by the city of Mount Airy which in 2014 reaped 219 tires, 108 mattresses and other unusual items will begin again Monday.
• An attempted break-in targeting a vehicle owned by an employee of a local restaurant occurred Monday night, according to Mount Airy Police Department reports. The incident took place at the Asian House Restaurant on Rockford Street, where a...
Mount Airy resident Dru Billings will be appearing on stage in Winston-Salem beginning this weekend as part of the Twin City Stage production of “Mary Poppins.”
PILOT MOUNTAIN — Surry County Child Protection Team volunteers, sporting super hero capes, will use this year's child abuse awareness day to encourage children to don a cape and “Be a Hero, Stop Child Abuse Now.”
State Sen. Shirley Randleman, who represents Surry, Stokes and part of Wilkes counties, is co-sponsoring a bill that could put more sales tax revenue in the hands of Surry County officials.
The Elkin Board of Commissioners on Monday night accepted the resignation of Town Manager Lloyd Payne and voted unanimously to name Elkin Finance Director John Holcomb as the town's interim town manager effective May 11.
DOBSON — Seven of the 29 precincts where local voters cast Election Day ballots could be closed through a cost-saving consolidation move in response to statewide election changes requiring new equipment.
The first city Easter egg hunt in 2014 was so well-attended that organizers can't even provide an accurate attendance figure for the gathering at Westwood Park.
Sonkers have been around for a long time. Martha Washington even had one in her cookbook attributed to her Irish cook. Surry County Historical Society's book of sonker recipes explains on its first page, “which had to mean, in those days,...
The end of icy chills and snow may be a welcome break to some and a warning to local allergy sufferers the warmer weather of spring will bring some serious discomfort along with it.
The Kiwanis Club of Mount Airy and the Good Times Drama Club are partnering together to present the murder mystery dinner theater presentation of “The Pungent Pumpkin Poisoner.”
HAMPTONVILLE — Authorities have arrested a fourth suspect wanted in a Thursday home invasion and shooting.Detectives have arrested Trevor Lee Dillard, Roger Phillip Swope, Crystal Dawn Harris and Beverly Geraldine Parker.
B.H. Tharrington Primary SchoolThursday — Garlic cheesebread with Marinara sauce or Ham and cheese wrap, Green peas, Romaine salad with tomatoes, Sliced peaches, Milk.
With much of the country engulfed in college basketball's March Madness, a different kind of tournament took place Saturday in Mount Airy — one requiring brains rather than athletic ability.
Local officials have worked for years in an attempt to get area residents to recycle more of their waste. It appears to be working, perhaps better than those officials had hoped.
In late February the State Employees Credit Union (SECU) Foundation partnered with Habitat for Humanity in a challenge to build a home in each of North Carolina's 100 counties over the next three years.
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