NEWS


5:23 am
Updated: 6:55 pm. |    
Coordinators named for Spencer’s project
SCC roadwork recognized by sign

SCC roadwork recognized by sign

DOBSON — The N.C. Department of Transportation has recognized a portion of U.S. 601 being adopted by Surry Community College with a new sign.The...

August 16th, 2018 |  


Relay dinner honors cancer survivors

Relay dinner honors cancer survivors

Cancer survivors were honored by Relay for Life Surry County with a dinner Saturday at Faith Baptist Church.The annual dinner was attended by 175 to 1...

August 15th, 2018 |  


Pilot board addresses animals, grants

Pilot board addresses animals, grants

PILOT MOUNTAIN — Town commissioners again addressed the issue of animals and animal-related nuisances at their August board meeting on Monday ni...

August 15th, 2018 |  


Mountain Valley names new director

Mountain Valley names new director

Mountain Valley Hospice & Palliative Care has named Melissa Hiatt as director of development.“We are excited to have Melissa join our team,&...

August 15th, 2018 |  


Marsha Morgan Band to play

Marsha Morgan Band to play

The Marsha Morgan Band will be at the Blackmon Amphitheatre on Friday as part of the Surry Arts Council Summer Arts Series.The show is slated to begin...

August 15th, 2018 |  


SPORTS


12:07 am |    
Eagles bucked 30-0 by Elks
10:15 pm |    
Down, but not out
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 |  


Lady Eagles open with tough loss

Lady Eagles open with tough loss

DOBSON — Brittany Tolbert got everything she wanted out of her first official match as Surry Central’s head coach, except what she wanted ...

August 14th, 2018 |  


Tolbert, Lady Eagles ready for fresh start

Tolbert, Lady Eagles ready for fresh start

DOBSON — Brittany Tolbert’s volleyball journey has now come full circle. The 2010 graduate of Surry Central High School enters her first s...

August 13th, 2018 |  


Putting Down a Dream

Putting Down a Dream

Perhaps the finest hour in the history of Mount Airy women’s golf, to date, came on the evening of October 23, 2017, in Pinehurst.The Lady Bears...

August 13th, 2018 |  


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LIFE


2:39 pm |    
Marsha Morgan Band to play
9:18 am
Updated: 10:43 am. |    
Tomato pie, ‘one of life’s greatest gifts’
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 |  


Patent history runs deep

Patent history runs deep

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 5th, 2018 |  


OPINION


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 |  


Nursing home escape to music festival

Nursing home escape to music festival

Doesn’t this sound like the setup for an arguably tasteless joke?“So two elderly men escape a German nursing home and turn up later —...

August 10th, 2018 |  


You can’t take thoughts out of sports

You can’t take thoughts out of sports

On Tuesday, ESPN posted two baseball stories that seemed to contradict one another.One article told how the prevalence of defensive shifting was killi...

August 9th, 2018 |  


BUSINESS


11:35 am |    
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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