NEWS


Summerdaze Band coming to Blackmon

Summerdaze Band coming to Blackmon

The Summerdaze Band will be at the Blackmon Amphitheatre Saturday at 7:30 p.m. as part of the 2018 Surry Arts Council Summer Concert Series. Admission...

June 21st, 2018 |  


Man’s body found off N.C. 89 in Lowgap

Man’s body found off N.C. 89 in Lowgap

LOWGAP — Authorities have discovered a body off N.C. 89 here which may be a man reported missing over the weekend.A silver 2012 Honda Accord was...

June 21st, 2018 updated: June 21st, 2018. |  


Surry County Sheriff Reports

Surry County Sheriff Reports

DOBSON — The Surry County Sheriff’s Office has released the following arrest reports:• William Dean Nelson, 28, of Simpson Road, Mou...

June 20th, 2018 |  


Eat a pie, help the homeless

Eat a pie, help the homeless

“Look Ma, no hands” could very well be the cry heard from downtown Mount Airy on the Fourth of July as folks of all ages chow down face fi...

June 20th, 2018 |  


Catalinas in concert Friday

Catalinas in concert Friday

The 2018 Surry Arts Council Summer Concert Series continues this week with another Friday evening concert.The Catalinas will be at the Blackmon Amphit...

June 20th, 2018 |  


Seniors compete in annual games

Seniors compete in annual games

A month of athletic events culminated recently with a day of celebrating the arts for seniors from Surry, Yadkin and surrounding areas.After a delayed...

June 20th, 2018 |  


SPORTS


Opinion: Done with “One-and-Done”

Tonight’s draft is sure to turn some heads with surprise picks and absurdly expensive outfits donned by the future booms and busts of the Nation...

June 20th, 2018 |  


County sports reshuffling continues

County sports reshuffling continues

Mount Airy head baseball coach Jon Cawley has resigned, the school announced on Wednesday morning.Cawley, the Granite Bears’ head coach since 20...

June 20th, 2018 updated: June 20th, 2018. |  


Kiser, Wilson earn All-State Honors

Kiser, Wilson earn All-State Honors

PILOT MOUNTAIN — Spring sports may be over, but the accolades keep piling in for two East Surry baseball players. Senior Kain Kiser and junior A...

June 19th, 2018 |  


Bears third in Wells Fargo Cup

Bears third in Wells Fargo Cup

RALEIGH — Mount Airy’s bid for a second straight 1A Wells Fargo Cup came up a little short, not that finishing as the third-best high scho...

June 19th, 2018 |  


Forbush coach suspended

Forbush coach suspended

Yadkin County Schools have taken action against a teacher and coach there after discovering what it called “inappropriate communication” b...

June 19th, 2018 |  


Local players, coaches take silver

Local players, coaches take silver

GREENSBORO — It had to be one of the most heart-stopping finishes ever seen in a Powerade State Games of North Carolina men’s soccer tourn...

June 18th, 2018 |  


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LIFE


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You are never alone
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Catalinas in concert Friday
Sour and salty like her soul

Sour and salty like her soul

PILOT MOUNTAIN — Niki Farrington is quietly building a pickle empire from a large commercial kitchen she leases at The Pilot Center.Farrington&#...

June 20th, 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...

June 17th, 2018 |  


Self promoted in NY National Guard

LATHAM, N.Y. — James Self, of Dobson and assigned to the B Troop, 2-101 Cavalry (Reconnaissance, Surveillance and Target Acquisition) with the N...

June 17th, 2018 |  


Preserving the old time music

Preserving the old time music

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...

June 17th, 2018 |  


Strong in body, strong in God

Strong in body, strong in God

For bodily exercise profits little: but godliness is profitable to all things, having promise of the life that now is, and of that which is to come. 1...

June 15th, 2018 |  


Carson Peters, Iron Mountain to play

Carson Peters, Iron Mountain to play

Carson Peters & Iron Mountain will bring their heartfelt old-time, bluegrass, and gospel music to the Historic Earle Theatre Saturday at 7:30 p.m....

June 14th, 2018 |  


OPINION


9:06 am |    
You are never alone
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Updated: 2:51 pm. |    
Graduation is not too late to learn a lesson or two

Opinion: Done with “One-and-Done”

Tonight’s draft is sure to turn some heads with surprise picks and absurdly expensive outfits donned by the future booms and busts of the Nation...

June 20th, 2018 |  


Preserving the old time music

Preserving the old time music

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...

June 17th, 2018 |  


Shepherd’s House: Use facts, not feelings

To the Editor,We are writing regarding the Shepherd’s House request for rezoning of adjacent land, on Spring Street, for the building of a new f...

June 17th, 2018 |  


Strong in body, strong in God

Strong in body, strong in God

For bodily exercise profits little: but godliness is profitable to all things, having promise of the life that now is, and of that which is to come. 1...

June 15th, 2018 |  


Even non-famous people kill themselves

Even non-famous people kill themselves

In the hubbub following a two-celebrity suicide week, it struck me as odd that so much was said, so many heartfelt messages were tearfully blasted int...

June 15th, 2018 updated: June 15th, 2018. |  


Trump, N Korea is history in making

To say President Trump is one of the more polarizing figures to inhabit the White House might well be the understatement of the decade. He has a core ...

June 14th, 2018 |  


BUSINESS


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 |  


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 |  


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