Mount Airy Downtown issued a call for local artists to apply for the first public art Fiddle Crawl, and now with the deadline looming — Saturday, Dec. 14 — Downtown Coordinator Lizzie Morrison said she wanted any interested “regional artists” to apply, which could include a group of artists, art students led by a teacher, or two artists partnering for the project, as well as artists who are from the region, but who may not live in Surry County.Fiddle Crawl Artist applications may be picked up at the Downtown Mount Airy/Downtown Business Association office or found online at www.mountairydowntown.org.
Life hasn’t always been easy for Teresa Holloway.But through God’s infinite plan, each difficulty in life has brought Holloway closer and closer, with greater love, affection and support, to her growing number of wonderful friends and family.A large reason for the love she is being given is the love she has shown them over the years.And, one of the biggest ways in which Holloway shows her love to friends and families is through cooking.&...
Although the candidates’ filing period doesn’t begin for another two months in Surry County, that hasn’t kept office-seekers from tossing their hats into the ring.That includes a past unsuccessful candidate for county clerk of court in 2002 and 2006 who believes the time is right to now attain that office and end what she calls the “political power” surrounding the position....
DOBSON — Student response to Surry Community College’s Luthier class has been gratifying for at least one official there.“One student we have in the class comes in from West Virginia and we have another (Nick Lampo) who plays cello in the Charlotte Symphony and drives in from Charlotte,” said Terri Cockerham, director, Occupational Extension Programs. She said the class has a dozen students participating and is held in Mount Airy in the Center for Public Saf...
• A Mount Airy teen has been cited for shoplifting/concealment in connection with a recent incident at the Sheetz convenience store, according to city police department reports. Chris Allen Roberts, 17, of 333 Riverside Drive, is accused of concealing Monster Energy drinks at the business on U.S. 601 on Nov. 30 and is scheduled to appear in Surry District Court on Jan. 7.• A larceny occurred at Kmart on Nov. 29, which involved someone grabbing a Huffy Green Machine tric...
DOBSON —Surry Community College will soon celebrate the achievements of three groups of graduates including paramedics, nurses and law enforcement students.The Basic Law Enforcement Training Graduation is scheduled for Dec. 15, at 3 p.m. in the Shelton-Badgett North Carolina Center for Viticulture & Enology on the SCC campus in Dobson.
Mount Airy Downtown met at city hall Tuesday to discuss plans for the upcoming fiddle crawl and reflect on the success of the Christmas parade, which board members agreed had more participants than ever before.Ideas for improving the public restroom area were discussed, including the possibility of installing a public art display or mural. A mission statement was also approved by the board.The vision statement for Mount Airy Downtown was unanimously approved by the board...
Hundreds of runners are expected to invade the Ararat River Greenway Saturday morning and similar to Santa Claus, will leave behind a huge stash of toys.Unlike other 5K races that require a fee, the entry price for the Fifth-Annual Rosy Cheeks 5K, and a separate Kids Jingle Bell half-mile jog, is an unwrapped toy suitable for elementary or middle school youths.The Rosy Cheeks 5K event, set for Saturday at 9 a.m., has become the largest-attended road race held locally, ac...
Life hasn’t always been easy for Teresa...
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