NEWS


Vietnam vet tapped as Memorial Day speaker

Vietnam vet tapped as Memorial Day speaker

Many people know Rob Sinton as a local swim coach — but in 1968 he was serving in Vietnam, and his perspectives on that conflict will be a highl...

May 23rd, 2018 |  


Police reports

• A Mount Airy man was arrested Monday on felony hit and run and other charges involving a scooter, according to city police department reports....

May 23rd, 2018 |  


Cana woman charged with shooting

Cana woman charged with shooting

CANA, Va. — A Cana, Virginia, woman has been arrested on firearm and drinking charges after allegedly shooting into a Cana home on Monday.The ca...

May 23rd, 2018 updated: May 23rd, 2018. |  


Bantam Rooster taking the stage Friday

Bantam Rooster taking the stage Friday

The 2018 Surry Arts Council Summer Concert Series continues on Friday with a second live performance. Bantam Rooster will be performing on the stage a...

May 23rd, 2018 |  


Best of Prep athletes honored

Best of Prep athletes honored

The Mount Airy News and its sister publications, the Stokes News, Yadkin Ripple, Elkin Tribune and Carroll County News, are pleased to present the fir...

May 23rd, 2018 |  


A ‘perfect’ wine festival

A ‘perfect’ wine festival

ELKIN — Despite the dire weather reports all week leading up to the 17th-annual Yadkin Valley Wine Festival in Elkin, the clouds cleared and the...

May 22nd, 2018 |  


SPORTS


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Mauldin commits to Quakers
Smith named All-Conference at ECU

Smith named All-Conference at ECU

GREENVILLE — Back in February, former East Surry standout Tyler Smith went into his sophomore season on the East Carolina University baseball te...

May 23rd, 2018 |  


Best of Prep athletes honored

Best of Prep athletes honored

The Mount Airy News and its sister publications, the Stokes News, Yadkin Ripple, Elkin Tribune and Carroll County News, are pleased to present the fir...

May 23rd, 2018 |  


Cox makes return to links

Cox makes return to links

MONROE — Mount Airy’s Alyssa Cox is back to her old stomping grounds, as in 18 holes and a bag of clubs.The MAHS junior had quite the year...

May 22nd, 2018 |  


A pair of eights

A pair of eights

GREENSBORO — It would have taken the proverbial “perfect storm” for the Mount Airy men to pull off a three-peat in the NCHSAA 1A tra...

May 21st, 2018 updated: May 22nd, 2018. |  


Eldridge, Brown tear up record book

Eldridge, Brown tear up record book

GREENSBORO — For Western Carolina-bound Ryan Eldridge, the final chapter of his high school career was the best of all. As for Sarah Brown, she&...

May 19th, 2018 |  


Cards upset by Eagles

Cards upset by Eagles

PILOT MOUNTAIN — The East Surry Cardinals were upset in the fourth round of the 1A State Playoffs on Saturday. The Lincoln Charter Eagles gave u...

May 19th, 2018 |  


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LIFE


Smith and King wed

Smith and King wed

Stephen Issac Smith and Taylor Brooke King were united in holy matrimony on Saturday, May 19, 2018, at 4 p.m.at The Barclay Villa in Angier, North Car...

May 20th, 2018 |  


What did Jesus do?

What did Jesus do?

Mark Chapter 5; What Did Jesus Do? The Lord’s character is clearly displayed in all 4 of the Gospels of Matthew Mark Luke and John. In Mark chap...

May 18th, 2018 |  


Chuck Wagon Gang performing Saturday

Chuck Wagon Gang performing Saturday

Mount Airy Wesleyan Church will be holding a gospel music concert Saturday featuring the Chuck Wagon Gang.”The Chuck Wagon Gang is one of the pr...

May 17th, 2018 |  


Band of Oz in Mount Airy Thursday

Band of Oz in Mount Airy Thursday

The 2018 Surry Arts Council Summer Concert Series continues with more concerts this week.The Band of Oz will be taking the stage at the Blackmon Amphi...

May 15th, 2018 |  


Arts council to start dance program

Arts council to start dance program

Beginning in September, Surry Arts Council will offer a variety of dance classes for ages 2 and older.“I am so excited for this,” said She...

May 14th, 2018 |  


OPINION


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Birthing center a comfort to parents, families
What did Jesus do?

What did Jesus do?

Mark Chapter 5; What Did Jesus Do? The Lord’s character is clearly displayed in all 4 of the Gospels of Matthew Mark Luke and John. In Mark chap...

May 18th, 2018 |  


Celebrities are just like us, they die

Celebrities are just like us, they die

It is really annoying the way celebrities whom one has never met are constantly dropping dead and inflicting unwanted reminders of mortality on all of...

May 18th, 2018 |  


New owner isn’t taking Panthers away

New owner isn’t taking Panthers away

Wow, just wow.Sources close to the Carolina Panthers disclosed the purchase price for the NFL team Wednesday, and the sum breaks the record for any sp...

May 17th, 2018 |  


Do what’s right for Shepherd’s House

It appears Mount Airy city council will get a second chance to do the right thing in allowing the Shepherd’s House to expand.There is a movement...

May 16th, 2018 |  


Reader asks city to reconsider

To the Editor,I hope Mount Airy Mayor Rowe and the city commissioners will reconsider their recent decision to not rezone in order for the Shepherd...

May 15th, 2018 |  


Proud in so many ways

To the Editor,It seems like yesterday that North Surry High School started its girls’ soccer program in 1995 and I was there to watch my daughte...

May 15th, 2018 |  


BUSINESS


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 |  


Surrey Bancorp earnings up in 2016

Surrey Bancorp, the holding company for Surrey Bank & Trust, today reported earnings for the fourth quarter of 2016 were up roughly 12 percent ove...

February 24th, 2017 |  


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