Early tourist destination

Early tourist destination

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 19th, 2018 |  


Old Time Dance concert slated

Old Time Dance concert slated

The Surry Arts Council is holding an Old-Time Dance featuring The New Smokey Valley Boys & Zephyr Lightning Bolts Saturday at the Historic Earle T...

August 16th, 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 |  


Tomato pie, ‘one of life’s greatest gifts’

Tomato pie, ‘one of life’s greatest gifts’

Ask a dozen people about tomato pie, and you could very well get a dozen different answers.And those answers can range from Robbin King, who said, ...

August 15th, 2018 updated: August 15th, 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...

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 |  


Rotisserie chicken saves time and money

Rotisserie chicken saves time and money

Ever wondered why the price of a whole uncooked chicken, giblets tucked inside in a little bag, costs more than a whole rotisserie chicken that is alr...

August 1st, 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...

July 29th, 2018 |  


Twins left a lasting, vibrant legacy

Twins left a lasting, vibrant legacy

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 29th, 2018 |  


Spiritual eyesight

Spiritual eyesight

Some years ago I went for my yearly eye examination. The doctor said, “Let me take a look at your close-up vision because you are getting older....

July 27th, 2018 |  


No one needs to know you used a mix

No one needs to know you used a mix

If you grew up in the third quarter of the 20th century, you no doubt ate many a cake mix cake in your formative years.Though patent applications for ...

July 25th, 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...

July 22nd, 2018 |  


Letters from the Western Front

Letters from the Western Front

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 22nd, 2018 |  


How will you be remembered

How will you be remembered

Throughout life we all have dreams of how we would like to be remembered. When I was a child my dream was to be remembered as a great athlete, and the...

July 20th, 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 |  


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 |  


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 |  


Best ground steak?

Best ground steak?

Ask three people in Mount Airy where to get the best ground steak sandwich, and you’ll get three different answers, according to Troy Combs, a M...

July 10th, 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 |  


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...

July 7th, 2018 |  


Basic choices

Basic choices

The Green Bay Packers in 1958 were a terrible football team. They had the worst record of any Packer team in history 1-10-1. In 1959 the Packers hired...

July 6th, 2018 |  


Holiday Band concert set for Saturday

Holiday Band concert set for Saturday

The Holiday 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 is ...

July 5th, 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 4th, 2018 |  


Community Calendar

Submissions to the community calendar need to be in writing and be received by 5 p.m. Tuesday for the event to be in Sunday’s newspaper. The cal...

July 4th, 2018 |  


Westfield News

Anyone can turn 80, but very few people can turn 80-plus with grace like you. Happy Birthday Aunt Mycleta Burwell!Trinity Baptist Church would like to...

July 4th, 2018 |  


Mother nature’s treat for summer

Mother nature’s treat for summer

After the morning festivities of Independence Day have been dispensed with — you’ve already listened to a reading of the Declaration of In...

July 4th, 2018 |  


Mount Airy fire department: Keeping city safe for decades

Mount Airy fire department: Keeping city safe for decades

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 3rd, 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...

July 1st, 2018 |  


Williams celebrate 50th anniversary

Williams celebrate 50th anniversary

Tony and Polly Williams of 279 Miller Road, Mount Airy will be celebrating 50 years of marriage with a special vacation sponsored by their children an...

July 1st, 2018 |  


Tim Clark Band coming to Blackmon

Tim Clark Band coming to Blackmon

The Tim Clark Band will be at the Blackmon Amphitheatre Saturday, June 30, 7:30 p.m. as part of the 2018 Surry Arts Council Summer Concert Series.Admi...

June 29th, 2018 |  


Easier said than done

Easier said than done

And Peter answered him and said, “Lord, if it be you, bid me come to you on the water.” And he said, “Come.” And when Peter wa...

June 29th, 2018 |  


Tonez coming to Blackmon

Tonez coming to Blackmon

The Tonez will be at the Blackmon Amphitheatre Friday at 7:30 p.m. as part of the 2018 Surry Arts Council Summer Concert Series. On Saturday night, Th...

June 28th, 2018 |  


Embers playing on stage tonight

Embers playing on stage tonight

The Embers featuring Craig Woolard will be in concert tonight, June 28, beginning at 7:30 p.m. at the Blackmon Amphitheatre. Admission is $15 or Surry...

June 28th, 2018 |  


Modern Gardeners honor charter member

Modern Gardeners honor charter member

Modern Gardeners recently presented a national life membership to Eleanor Powell-Hines in honor of her more than 60 years as a club member at a lunche...

June 27th, 2018 |  


Hospital Bake-Off results in tie

Hospital Bake-Off results in tie

Northern Hospital of Surry County continued its tradition of semi-annual cooking competitions recently with an “All Things Fruity Bake-Off.̶...

June 27th, 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 24th, 2018 |  


Warehouse had long history in city

Warehouse had long history in city

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 24th, 2018 |  


You are never alone

You are never alone

Let your conduct be without covetousness; be content with such things as you have. For He Himself has said “I will never leave you nor forsake y...

June 22nd, 2018 |  


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 |  


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 |  


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 |