NEWS


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Catalinas in concert Friday
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Two area men missing
Juneteenth marked with celebration

Juneteenth marked with celebration

Church and community came together Saturday afternoon as Lovells Chapel Church of Pilot Mountain and Lovells Chapel International Ministries joined to...

June 19th, 2018 |  


City board OKs 12-cent tax hike 3-2

City board OKs 12-cent tax hike 3-2

City residents will see a property tax hike for the first time in 11 years with the Mount Airy Board of Commissioners’ adoption Monday of a 2018...

June 18th, 2018 |  


Local students honored

Meredith named to Provost List LORETTO, PA — Scott Meredith, majoring in accounting from Pilot Mountain, was named to the Provost List at Saint ...

June 18th, 2018 |  


Jones running club holds a 5K

Jones running club holds a 5K

The Running Club at Jones Intermediate School recently culminated its year with a 5K run on the greenway in Mount Airy.The students at Jones are able ...

June 18th, 2018 |  


Northern Hospital taps new CEO

Northern Hospital taps new CEO

Northern Hospital of Surry County’s board of directors has appointed Chris Lumsden, to the post of president and CEO, effective July 23.His appo...

June 18th, 2018 updated: June 18th, 2018. |  


Art Matters

Art Matters

Art Matters is a new weekly column which highlights some of the upcoming performance art, display art, and similar events in the greater Mount Airy ar...

June 17th, 2018 |  


SPORTS


11:14 am
Updated: 10:12 pm. |    
County sports reshuffling continues
Forbush coach suspended

Forbush coach suspended

Yadkin County Schools have taken action against a teacher and coach there after discovering what it called “inappropriate communication” b...

June 19th, 2018 |  


Local players, coaches take silver

Local players, coaches take silver

GREENSBORO — It had to be one of the most heart-stopping finishes ever seen in a Powerade State Games of North Carolina men’s soccer tourn...

June 18th, 2018 |  


Local kickers take two at State Games

Local kickers take two at State Games

GREENSBORO — The Midwest team in the high school men’s soccer tournament of the Powerade State Games of North Carolina already knows it wi...

June 16th, 2018 |  


SYEMC golf tournament raises more than $20,000

SYEMC golf tournament raises more than $20,000

STATE ROAD — A total of 96 golfers teed up at Cedarbrook Country Club for the 7th Annual Surry-Yadkin Electric Membership Corporation Golf Tourn...

June 15th, 2018 |  


State Games soccer tournament starts today

State Games soccer tournament starts today

GREENSBORO — About a year ago, Austin Tumbarello celebrated winning a medal at the Powerade State Games of North Carolina, and then said he want...

June 15th, 2018 |  


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LIFE


5:59 pm |    
Catalinas in concert Friday
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Art Matters

Self promoted in NY National Guard

LATHAM, N.Y. — James Self, of Dobson and assigned to the B Troop, 2-101 Cavalry (Reconnaissance, Surveillance and Target Acquisition) with the N...

June 17th, 2018 |  


Preserving the old time music

Preserving the old time music

Our History is a regular column by Kate Rauhauser-Smith, Director of Education and Programs at the Mount Airy Museum of Regional History, examining th...

June 17th, 2018 |  


Strong in body, strong in God

Strong in body, strong in God

For bodily exercise profits little: but godliness is profitable to all things, having promise of the life that now is, and of that which is to come. 1...

June 15th, 2018 |  


Carson Peters, Iron Mountain to play

Carson Peters, Iron Mountain to play

Carson Peters & Iron Mountain will bring their heartfelt old-time, bluegrass, and gospel music to the Historic Earle Theatre Saturday at 7:30 p.m....

June 14th, 2018 |  


Too Much Sylvia to play Blackmon Friday

Too Much Sylvia to play Blackmon Friday

The 2018 Surry Arts Council Summer Concert Series continues this week with a Friday evening concert.Too Much Sylvia will be at the Blackmon Amphitheat...

June 13th, 2018 |  


A big sandwich needs a sturdy roll

A big sandwich needs a sturdy roll

New York is not just a city of big buildings and people with big personalities, though it is both of those things. It is also a city of big sandwiches...

June 13th, 2018 updated: June 13th, 2018. |  


OPINION


Shepherd’s House: Use facts, not feelings

To the Editor,We are writing regarding the Shepherd’s House request for rezoning of adjacent land, on Spring Street, for the building of a new f...

June 17th, 2018 |  


Strong in body, strong in God

Strong in body, strong in God

For bodily exercise profits little: but godliness is profitable to all things, having promise of the life that now is, and of that which is to come. 1...

June 15th, 2018 |  


Even non-famous people kill themselves

Even non-famous people kill themselves

In the hubbub following a two-celebrity suicide week, it struck me as odd that so much was said, so many heartfelt messages were tearfully blasted int...

June 15th, 2018 updated: June 15th, 2018. |  


Trump, N Korea is history in making

To say President Trump is one of the more polarizing figures to inhabit the White House might well be the understatement of the decade. He has a core ...

June 14th, 2018 |  


What makes kids become shooters?

What makes kids become shooters?

Today marks the four-month anniversary of the school shooting in Parkland, Florida, that took 17 lives.The topic was on everyone’s minds for sev...

June 14th, 2018 |  


Elimination of judgeship furthers sense of distrust

Words matter.Actions matter.Government openness and honesty matter.A good example of this is the recent decision by the General Assembly to eliminate ...

June 13th, 2018 updated: June 14th, 2018. |  


BUSINESS


Pilot businessman honored by national agency

Pilot businessman honored by national agency

Taylor Baker, owner of Foothills Hardware & Builders Supply in Pilot Mountain, was recently named one of the independent home improvement industry...

May 6th, 2018 |  


Helping the hungry

Helping the hungry

Foothills Food Pantry recently received a check for more than $4,500 from Scenic Chevrolet, GMC, Subaru, courtesy of Scenic, Subaru of America Inc, an...

May 4th, 2018 updated: May 7th, 2018. |  


Local agent honored at conference

Local agent honored at conference

A local man was honored recently at the Annual Sales Conference of the Farm Bureau Insurance Companies.Tim Hamlin, Surry County agent for North Caroli...

April 1st, 2018 |  


Biscuitville taps new president, vp

Biscuitville taps new president, vp

GREENSBORO – Kathie S. Niven has been named president of Greensboro-based Biscuitville Fresh Southern.Niven joined Biscuitville in 2011 and most...

March 13th, 2018 |  


Small Business Center offering online series

DOBSON — The Small Business Center at Surry Community College is offering a new online, on demand series for entrepreneurs and aspiring business...

August 20th, 2017 |  


Phillips named to advisory council

Phillips named to advisory council

Surry County Commissioner Larry Phillips was recently appointed to the Local Government Federal Credit Union’s Northern Mountain Advisory Counci...

March 27th, 2017 |  


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