NEWS


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Barter blasted at meeting
Land sought to aid public works

Land sought to aid public works

Mount Airy officials are considering a property purchase near the city Public Works Department on East Pine Street to alleviate safety and vehicle-rel...

July 19th, 2018 |  


Relay for Life honors cancer survivors

Relay for Life honors cancer survivors

Relay for Life Surry County is hosting a Survivor’s Dinner for cancer survivors and their caregivers.“It’s a celebration of survivor...

July 18th, 2018 |  


More join town, school races

DOBSON — More hats have been thrown into the ring in Surry County by candidates for municipal offices in Pilot Mountain, Dobson and Elkin, along...

July 18th, 2018 |  


Fantastic Shakers to perform Friday

Fantastic Shakers to perform Friday

The Fantastic Shakers will be at the Blackmon Amphitheatre Friday as part of the Surry Arts Council Summer Arts Series. The concert gets underway at 7...

July 18th, 2018 |  


Liquid Pleasure with Kenny Mann to perform

Liquid Pleasure with Kenny Mann to perform

The Surry Arts Council Summer Arts Series keeps rolling along with three shows this week. The first concert is slated for Thursday, when Liquid Pleasu...

July 18th, 2018 |  


Pilot mayor’s race heating up

DOBSON — The field of candidates is growing for elected offices at stake in Pilot Mountain this year, including the filing of a second mayoral c...

July 18th, 2018 |  


SPORTS


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Cox second in PKB golf event
Snow, Johnson end careers in style

Snow, Johnson end careers in style

GREENSBORO — One more time as a high school player, the two-time MVP of the NCHSAA 1A state women’s basketball championship had a chance t...

July 17th, 2018 |  


Free hoops camp coming next week

A free youth basketball camp for boys and girls in grades K-5 will be held July 24 through July 27 at old White Plains gym.Campers will be divided int...

July 16th, 2018 |  


Cards, Hounds compete in Lineman Challenge

Cards, Hounds compete in Lineman Challenge

KING — West Stokes hosted the seventh annual Offensive/Defensive Lineman Challenge last Thursday and welcomed East Surry, North Surry, and old c...

July 16th, 2018 |  


Free Fallin’

Free Fallin’

“Why would you want to jump out of a perfectly good plane?”Explaining the logic (or lack thereof) of skydiving to my 100-year-old great-gr...

July 16th, 2018 |  


Greene win special race at Antioch

Greene win special race at Antioch

MORGANTON — Steve Greene #39 from Bostic led every lap on his way to victory in the Tire Plus/Tires Pros Thunder Bombers/PSV8 Special $600-to-wi...

July 14th, 2018 |  


Lady Cards host Elite Camp

Lady Cards host Elite Camp

PILOT MOUNTAIN — In order to build an elite program, schools must provide an elite level of training.More than 40 young women between first and ...

July 14th, 2018 |  


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LIFE


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How will you be remembered
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Cuppa, cuppa, cuppa cobbler
Breig and Hutson wed

Breig and Hutson wed

Jacob Joseph Breig and Demi Lee Hutson were united in holy matrimony on May 5, 2018 at 5 p.m. at The Historic 1927 Lake Lure Inn and Spa in Lake Lure....

July 15th, 2018 |  


A way of life

A way of life

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...

July 15th, 2018 |  


A closer look at choices

A closer look at choices

Last week we talked about how that Jesus came to this earth so that we, as His followers, could have eternal life and how we could also experience abu...

July 13th, 2018 |  


Submissions to the church calendar should be sent to [email protected] before 5 p.m. on Tuesday before the event should appear in the ...

July 12th, 2018 |  


Legacy Motown Revue, Envision concerts set

Legacy Motown Revue, Envision concerts set

The Legacy Motown Revue will be at the Blackmon Amphitheatre on Thursday to perform for local fans, while Envision will be on the same stage in concer...

July 11th, 2018 |  


Possets, simple and ripe for a revival

Possets, simple and ripe for a revival

Maybe it’s time to bring back posset.Possets were all the rage in the Middle Ages. Not that there was all that much competition in the way of de...

July 11th, 2018 |  


OPINION


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How will you be remembered
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Apple does fall far from tree

Repair monument, grave stones now

For more than two months, a World War I monument honoring local residents who were killed during that conflict, along with the headstones of two indiv...

July 19th, 2018 |  


A way of life

A way of life

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...

July 15th, 2018 |  


A closer look at choices

A closer look at choices

Last week we talked about how that Jesus came to this earth so that we, as His followers, could have eternal life and how we could also experience abu...

July 13th, 2018 |  


Finding your ‘happy place’

Finding your ‘happy place’

“So you’re going to the Comic Con?” asked a co-worker after I’d given him a rundown of the Mount Airy events I was covering th...

July 13th, 2018 |  


David, good luck with that Goliath

David, good luck with that Goliath

My first bit of online news Wednesday was a story that some former players from the University of Louisville are suing the NCAA over the loss of their...

July 12th, 2018 |  


Mount Airy museum pieces help tell local history’s story

Mount Airy museum pieces help tell local history’s story

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...

July 8th, 2018 |  


BUSINESS


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 |  


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 |  


Games & Puzzles