NEWS


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Military News
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Updated: 5:21 pm. |    
Surry County Most Wanted
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Surry County Sheriff Reports
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Hounds’ D comes up huge in win
Folks try yoga with baby goats

Folks try yoga with baby goats

PILOT MOUNTAIN — Goat yoga, the world’s latest fitness craze to originate on a farm, has come to Surry County, bringing with it the unlike...

August 18th, 2018 |  


City to use $963,100 loan for utility work

City to use $963,100 loan for utility work

After weighing funding options, the Mount Airy Board of Commissioners has decided to utilize a loan totaling nearly $1 million for a much-anticipated ...

August 18th, 2018 |  


Surry County Sheriff Reports

Surry County Sheriff Reports

DOBSON — The Surry County Sheriff’s Office has released the following arrest reports:• Timothy James Tate, 38, of Ireland Trail, Low...

August 17th, 2018 |  


Fate of mall remains in limbo

Fate of mall remains in limbo

A lawsuit involving the sale of Mayberry Mall was removed from the Superior Court docket before coming to trial this week and the sale of the mall con...

August 17th, 2018 |  


Hospital experiencing phone outages

Northern Hospital of Surry County and some of its affiliated practices are experiencing problems with its phone system due to network issues with Time...

August 17th, 2018 |  


Coordinators named for Spencer’s project

Coordinators named for Spencer’s project

Two local residents were appointed Thursday night to play key roles with the Spencer’s redevelopment project — and the price is right, wit...

August 17th, 2018 updated: August 17th, 2018. |  


SPORTS


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Hounds’ D comes up huge in win
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Bears open with exciting 45-38 win
Eagles bucked 30-0 by Elks

Eagles bucked 30-0 by Elks

ELKIN — Football season officially kicked off Friday night and fans couldn’t have been happier to see the sport return. Come the end of th...

August 18th, 2018 |  


Bears roll young Elks in mercy-rule win

Bears roll young Elks in mercy-rule win

ELKIN — The Elkin Buckin’ Elks men’s soccer team hosted its first home game of the season on Thursday night. Elkin took on the Mount...

August 17th, 2018 |  


Down, but not out

Down, but not out

Losing isn’t something the North Surry Greyhound seniors are used to.The Lady Hounds’ volleyball team boasted an incredible 75-15 record i...

August 16th, 2018 |  


Lady Eagles crash MA’s celebration

Lady Eagles crash MA’s celebration

It was a day of celebration for the Mount Airy women’s tennis program and those who made the school’s newly-surfaced tennis courts a reali...

August 16th, 2018 |  


Cards soccer improves to 2-0

Cards soccer improves to 2-0

PILOT MOUNTAIN — The East Surry Cardinals soccer team defeated Elkin 7-2 Wednesday to improve to 2-0. The last time the Cards started 2-0 was th...

August 15th, 2018 |  


Cards come back to conquer Hounds

Cards come back to conquer Hounds

PILOT MOUNTAIN — “Better late than never,” was the consensus reached by the Cardinal faithful after Tuesday’s home volleyball ...

August 14th, 2018 |  


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LIFE


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Early tourist destination
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Marsha Morgan Band to play
Tomato pie, ‘one of life’s greatest gifts’

Tomato pie, ‘one of life’s greatest gifts’

Ask a dozen people about tomato pie, and you could very well get a dozen different answers.And those answers can range from Robbin King, who said, ...

August 15th, 2018 updated: August 15th, 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...

August 13th, 2018 |  


Made of butter?

Made of butter?

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

August 12th, 2018 |  


Gordons celebrate 50th anniversary

Gordons celebrate 50th anniversary

Phillip and Marie Gordon of Pinnacle, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on July 27. A party and reception was given in their honor at Pinnacle...

August 12th, 2018 |  


ACC hosts Summer Swim Season Championship

ACC hosts Summer Swim Season Championship

PILOT MOUNTAIN — The Tri-County Swim Association held its annual Summer Swim Season Championship Meet at the Armfield Civic Center last month. T...

August 8th, 2018 |  


How are your squash doing?

How are your squash doing?

This is the time of year when gardeners are usually fully engaged in making use of the prodigious quantities of zucchini and squash that are magically...

August 8th, 2018 |  


OPINION


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Early tourist destination
Parvenu’s Guide to Social Climbing

Parvenu’s Guide to Social Climbing

Lately, it’s been on my mind that I need to get a little more exercise. It didn’t help when I talked to a man on Sunday who is 13 years ol...

August 17th, 2018 |  


Truth about the media? Friend of the people

In February of 2017, President Donald Trump issued one of his infamous tweets, calling the American media “the enemy of the American people.R...

August 16th, 2018 |  


It’s no better after three years

It’s no better after three years

The start of another school year is almost upon us.Which means only one thing: Jeff had to waste another perfectly fine weekend moving his kid back to...

August 16th, 2018 |  


Made of butter?

Made of butter?

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

August 12th, 2018 |  


Route 601 median bad idea?

To the Editor,I have read the stories in Mount Airy News that the city wants to replace the current center turn lane with a cement median to cut down ...

August 12th, 2018 |  


Spinning down our rush to judgment

Spinning down our rush to judgment

There are things in life that cannot be hurried, no matter how quickly you want them to be resolved. The skill for spinning down the rush to make quic...

August 10th, 2018 |  


BUSINESS


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Hospital makes top 100 list
Testerman named Carter Bank VP

Testerman named Carter Bank VP

MARTINSVILLE, VA — Hank Testerman of Galax, Virginia was promoted recently to vice president and retail lending manager of Carter Bank & Tru...

May 20th, 2018 |  


Jackson assume top post at Biscuitville location

Jackson assume top post at Biscuitville location

Biscuitville Fresh Southern has named Vivian Jackson operator of its Mount Airy restaurant located at 2023 Rockford Street. Jackson has worked for the...

May 7th, 2018 |  


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 |  


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