NEWS


12:05 am
Updated: 12:11 am. |    
Surry County Commissioner Buck Golding retires

Marriages

The following marriage licenses were issued in Surry County:- Johnny R. Hanks 57, of Traphill and Molli Johnson 49, of Elkin Issued Feb. 15- Austin T....

February 18th, 2018 |  


Real Estate Transfers

In recording deeds, the state of North Carolina does not require that the amount paid for a parcel be stated on the deed. However a tax stamp at the r...

February 18th, 2018 |  


Divorces

The following divorces were granted in Surry County:- Megan Bowman and Cody Bowman married August 4, 2008 divorce granted Feb. 15- Joseph Payne and Sh...

February 18th, 2018 |  


Surry County Most Wanted

Surry County Most Wanted

DOBSON — The Surry County Community Corrections office is seeking information on the whereabouts of the following individuals for probation viol...

February 18th, 2018 |  


Compromise found on Flat Rock name change

Compromise found on Flat Rock name change

Months of time spent in a grassroots effort resulted in a compromise on renaming a local school.Last summer a Pilot Mountain man approached the Surry ...

February 17th, 2018 |  


SPORTS


10:09 pm |    
State playoffs begin tonight
Eight local wrestlers are place-winners

Eight local wrestlers are place-winners

GREENSBORO — The last hour of the 2017-18 wrestling season for East Surry, Mount Airy and Surry Central came a little earlier Saturday evening t...

February 17th, 2018 |  


Lady Bears repeat as NW1A Champs

Lady Bears repeat as NW1A Champs

DANBURY — A night full of trophies and recognition for the Mount Airy Lady Bears was capped off by a second straight Northwest 1A Athletic Confe...

February 17th, 2018 |  


Phoenix rise from the ashes

Phoenix rise from the ashes

DANBURY — A clash between the state’s first- and fifth-ranked 1A squads lived up to the hype in the Northwest 1A Athletic Conference Champ...

February 16th, 2018 |  


13 local wrestlersstill alive at states

GREENSBORO — There won’t be any Surry County wrestlers who will come home with a state wrestling championship today, but there’s lik...

February 16th, 2018 updated: February 16th, 2018. |  


Lady Hounds take throne back

Lady Hounds take throne back

DOBSON — Meet the new boss, same as the old boss.North Surry’s girls’ basketball team had won or shared the Western Piedmont Athleti...

February 16th, 2018 |  


Atkins girls beat Central, face NS in WPAC final tonight

Atkins girls beat Central, face NS in WPAC final tonight

DOBSON — The Surry Central girls will have to wait until the weekend to see when, or even if, they will get to play another basketball game this...

February 15th, 2018 |  


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LIFE


10:24 pm |    
100 Years Young
Hints for Valentine procrastinators

Hints for Valentine procrastinators

If procrastination, winter blahs or just life in general has brought you to the sad state of Valentine’s Day morning with nothing to show for yo...

February 14th, 2018 |  


Bruner, Elliott engagement announced

Bruner, Elliott engagement announced

Carley Renee Elliott and Colton Ray Bruner, together with their families, announce their engagement and upcoming marriage.The bride-to-be is the daugh...

February 11th, 2018 |  


The road to success is being the best

The road to success is being the best

We greet each and every one of you in the name of the The Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. We appreciate so much the reading of the articles each week. W...

February 9th, 2018 |  


Lenten services to begin Feb. 14

The Mount Airy Ministerial Association will be sponsoring the 2018 Lenten Services this year.Mount Airy Wesleyan Church will be the host church for th...

February 8th, 2018 |  


Dessert as metaphor for love

Dessert as metaphor for love

From the late 1950s until March 7, 2004, the world was divided between those people who dined at La Côte Basque, and those who did not.Regular di...

February 7th, 2018 |  


Gross and Inman engaged

Gross and Inman engaged

Camille Rani Gross and Hayden Maxwell Inman, together with their families, announce their engagement and upcoming marriage.The bride-to-be is the daug...

February 4th, 2018 |  


OPINION


A cute face can obscure an ugly truth

A cute face can obscure an ugly truth

It’s often said that there is a fine line between genius and insanity, and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un could be the latest high-profile exam...

February 17th, 2018 |  


Let’s spread a little more love!

Let’s spread a little more love!

Greeting’s my friends; it is an absolute pleasure to speak with you for a moment. I would like to speak to you concerning the Lord and Savior Je...

February 16th, 2018 |  


Fashion Week, the news so far

Fashion Week, the news so far

At the risk of biting the hand that feeds me, I have to say the Mount Airy News is, as a general rule, woefully deficient in bringing fashion news to ...

February 16th, 2018 |  


Theater needs ‘Design on a Dime’ approach

Theater needs ‘Design on a Dime’ approach

As any readers of my weekly column knows, I’m a movie fanatic and sports nut.On the other hand, my best friend likes to watch a lot of the ̶...

February 15th, 2018 |  


Legislature lashes Cooper Jerry Springer-style

Legislature lashes Cooper Jerry Springer-style

RALEIGH — For a solid 30 minutes, it looked like state legislators might actually have a bill that everyone could support.House and Senate leade...

February 12th, 2018 updated: February 13th, 2018. |  


Advanced 3-D mammography available at Northern Hospital

Advanced 3-D mammography available at Northern Hospital

Northern Hospital of Surry County now offers breakthrough breast-cancer screening technology—called the Genius 3D Mammography exam — to re...

February 11th, 2018 updated: February 12th, 2018. |  


BUSINESS


1:49 am |    
AES named great workplace
Tickets available for the tour of homes

Tickets available for the tour of homes

PILOT MOUNTAIN — First United Methodist Church is looking to fund community outreach meals with the return of an old Christmas tradition —...

November 30th, 2016 |  


Surrey Bancorp reports 33 percent rise in net income

Surrey Bancorp (Pink Sheets: SRYB), the holding company for Surrey Bank & Trust, recently reported earnings for the second quarter had jumped a th...

July 31st, 2016 |  


First Community sees income growth, declares dividend

First Community Bancshares Inc. (NASDAQ:FCBC) recently reported net income that had grown more than 9 percent for the second quarter and first six mon...

July 31st, 2016 |  


Free seminars for those seeking job help

Surry Community College will be offering free workshops for unemployed and underemployed workers in August. No advance registration is required.#Using...

July 25th, 2016 |  


Small Business Center offering free seminars

Surry Community College’s Small Business Center will be holding free seminars and workshops in August at various locations in Surry and Yadkin c...

July 24th, 2016 |  


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