NEWS


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Art Matters
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Surry County Most Wanted
Legacy of helping others to continue

Legacy of helping others to continue

The dog days of summer have brought some unpleasantly high temperatures, but thanks to The Kitty Seivers Helping Others Fund, more families will be ab...

July 21st, 2018 |  


Filing ends for municipal races

DOBSON — The candidates’ filing period for 2018 municipal elections across Surry County ended at noon Friday with last-minute entries incl...

July 20th, 2018 |  


Surry County Sheriff Reports

Surry County Sheriff Reports

DOBSON — The Surry County Sheriff’s Office has released the following arrest reports:• Matthew Lee Senter, 31, of Old U.S. 52, Mount...

July 20th, 2018 |  


Man takes kids hostage in Holly Springs

Man takes kids hostage in Holly Springs

Surry County deputies defused a potentially tragic situation early Friday morning after a man took four children hostage in a Mount Airy home.Chief De...

July 20th, 2018 |  


Barter blasted at meeting

Barter blasted at meeting

A meeting of the Mount Airy Board of Commissioners turned into an unofficial public hearing on a proposed Barter Theatre expansion in the city, with m...

July 20th, 2018 |  


Mount Airy Police Reports

• A traffic stop Wednesday on Greenhill Road at Plantation Place Lane led to a Claudville, Virginia, woman being jailed on felony drug charges, ...

July 20th, 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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Art Matters
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How will you be remembered
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 |  


Cuppa, cuppa, cuppa cobbler

Cuppa, cuppa, cuppa cobbler

Put aside the great Sonker vs. Cobbler debate which inevitably rears its ugly head whenever either of these delicious desserts presents itself in Surr...

July 18th, 2018 |  


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 |  


OPINION


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How will you be remembered
It came like ‘a pie in the night’

It came like ‘a pie in the night’

“It came to me like a pie in the night.”Such was a favorite expression of my old friend Claire, known to my daughter as Aunt Boo, for reas...

July 20th, 2018 |  


Apple does fall far from tree

Apple does fall far from tree

“You are so much like your father.”I’ve had people say this to me, and I just don’t get it. It’s crazy — we are no...

July 19th, 2018 updated: July 19th, 2018. |  


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 |  


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