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 |  


Too Much Sylvia to play Blackmon Friday

Too Much Sylvia to play Blackmon Friday

The 2018 Surry Arts Council Summer Concert Series continues this week with a Friday evening concert.Too Much Sylvia will be at the Blackmon Amphitheat...

June 13th, 2018 |  


A big sandwich needs a sturdy roll

A big sandwich needs a sturdy roll

New York is not just a city of big buildings and people with big personalities, though it is both of those things. It is also a city of big sandwiches...

June 13th, 2018 updated: June 13th, 2018. |  


Jim Quick & Coastline first of three shows this week

Jim Quick & Coastline first of three shows this week

The 2018 Surry Arts Council Summer Concert Series continues this week with another three concerts spread over three days.Jim Quick & Coastline get...

June 12th, 2018 |  


Pilot Mountain music camp begins Wednesday

Pilot Mountain music camp begins Wednesday

The 16th annual Joyce L. Collins Music Camp of First Presbyterian Church of Pilot Mountain will take place on Wednesday and Thursday from 10 a.m. unti...

June 12th, 2018 updated: June 12th, 2018. |  


Art, nature fest is Saturday

Art, nature fest is Saturday

Minglewood Farm and Nature Preserve and the Surry Arts Council are teaming up for the annual Art and Nature Festival on Saturday from 10 am until 3 pm...

June 12th, 2018 |  


Jones family left lasting legacy

Jones family left lasting legacy

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 10th, 2018 |  


City resident honored at coronation ball

City resident honored at coronation ball

The 86th annual Coronation Ball of the Rhododendron Royal Brigade of Guards took place Saturday at the Grove Park Inn in Asheville, honoring 12 young ...

June 10th, 2018 |  


The M&Ms of faith

The M&Ms of faith

“Then came the disciples to Jesus apart, and said, Why could not we cast him out? And Jesus said unto them, Because of your unbelief: for verily...

June 8th, 2018 |  


Attractions Band to appear Saturday

Attractions Band to appear Saturday

The Attractions Band will be on stage at the Blackmon Amphitheatre on Saturday as part of the 2018 Surry Arts Council Summer Concert Series.The show, ...

June 7th, 2018 |  


One tree of 1000s makes the best tart

One tree of 1000s makes the best tart

On a 60-acre farm on the outskirts of Mount Airy, there are thousands of fruit trees — so many varieties of peaches that not all of them have na...

June 6th, 2018 |  


The Magnificents Band to play Blackmon

The Magnificents Band to play Blackmon

The 2018 Surry Arts Council Summer Concert Series continues this week with a Friday evening concert.The Magnificents Band will be at the Blackmon Amph...

June 6th, 2018 |  


Pilot middle school holds DARE celebration

Pilot middle school holds DARE celebration

The Pilot Mountain Middle School seventh-grade class recently celebrated completing the school’s Drug Abuse Resistance Education, or DARE, progr...

June 5th, 2018 |  


Music students offer concert at church

Music students offer concert at church

Students of local music teachers Wilson Smith and Sherri S. Collins gathered at First Presbyterian Church in Pilot Mountain on two occasions over the ...

June 5th, 2018 |  


Shoals students, teachers run 5K

Shoals students, teachers run 5K

A number of Shoals Elementary School students participated in the Surry County Mad Dash 5K earlier this year.The school’s Grow Strong team was o...

June 5th, 2018 |  


Legacy Motown Revue kicks off musical week

Legacy Motown Revue kicks off musical week

The 2018 Surry Arts Council Summer Concert Series continues this week with three concerts.The Legacy Motown Revue gets the week’s music kicked o...

June 5th, 2018 |  


Bill and Barbara Wight celebrate anniversary

Bill and Barbara Wight celebrate anniversary

Bill and Barbara Wight celebrated 50 golden years on June 2, 2018.The family — David, Melissa, LindzeahAnn and Jackson — wishes them many ...

June 3rd, 2018 |  


Museum offers answers, mysteries from past

Museum offers answers, mysteries from past

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 3rd, 2018 |  


Bryant and Holyfield are wed

Bryant and Holyfield are wed

Jimmy Alan Bryant and Jessica Lea Holyfield were united in holy matrimony on August 12, 2017, at First Baptist Church in Elkin, N.C.The bride is the d...

June 3rd, 2018 |  


Mark chapter 5: Action and results

Mark chapter 5: Action and results

In last week’s column, we examined how Jairus and the woman with the issue of blood had pursued the Lord with purpose to get help in their dire ...

June 1st, 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 ...

May 31st, 2018 |  


The Main Event band taking the stage Friday

The Main Event band taking the stage Friday

The 2018 Surry Arts Council Summer Concert Series continues this week with a Friday evening concert.The Main Event Band will be at the Blackmon Amphit...

May 30th, 2018 |  


Students get hands-on visit to hospital

Students get hands-on visit to hospital

Dan Combs, RN, BSN, CERN, EMT-P and the Northern Hospital of Surry County staff provided some hands-on experience for Mount Airy High School Health Sc...

May 30th, 2018 |  


Eat Mediterranean, eliminate medication

Eat Mediterranean, eliminate medication

“Med instead of Meds,” the catchy-named program intended to use the Mediterranean diet as a way of reducing the need for medication, got a...

May 30th, 2018 |  


The Embers in concert Thursday

The Embers in concert Thursday

The 2018 Surry Arts Council Summer Concert Series brings another musical act to the stage on Thursday evening.The Embers featuring Craig Woolard will ...

May 29th, 2018 |  


Thompson and Nelson are wed

Thompson and Nelson are wed

John Chase Thompson and Victoria Anne Nelson were united in holy matrimony on May 5, 2018, at Absolutely Country in Siloam.The bride is the daughter o...

May 27th, 2018 |  


Mark chapter 5: The other two

Mark chapter 5: The other two

In last week’s article, we looked at how Jesus healed the possessed man of Gadera, delivering him from demonic influence. That man’s life ...

May 25th, 2018 |  


Bantam Rooster taking the stage Friday

Bantam Rooster taking the stage Friday

The 2018 Surry Arts Council Summer Concert Series continues on Friday with a second live performance. Bantam Rooster will be performing on the stage a...

May 23rd, 2018 |  


Korean Fried Chicken — the new KFC

Korean Fried Chicken — the new KFC

If you’re old enough to remember “The Mary Tyler Moore Show” or even if you’re you’re younger and have watched the show ...

May 23rd, 2018 |  


Westfield News

Memorial Day is Monday, and the day is designed to honor the U.S. military veterans that have died in the line of duty. The wearing of poppies in hono...

May 22nd, 2018 |  


Fantastic Shakers to play Thursday

Fantastic Shakers to play Thursday

The 2018 Surry Arts Council Summer Concert Series continues with more concerts this week.The Fantastic Shakers will be at the Blackmon Amphitheatre Th...

May 22nd, 2018 |  


Smith and King wed

Smith and King wed

Stephen Issac Smith and Taylor Brooke King were united in holy matrimony on Saturday, May 19, 2018, at 4 p.m.at The Barclay Villa in Angier, North Car...

May 20th, 2018 |  


What did Jesus do?

What did Jesus do?

Mark Chapter 5; What Did Jesus Do? The Lord’s character is clearly displayed in all 4 of the Gospels of Matthew Mark Luke and John. In Mark chap...

May 18th, 2018 |  


Chuck Wagon Gang performing Saturday

Chuck Wagon Gang performing Saturday

Mount Airy Wesleyan Church will be holding a gospel music concert Saturday featuring the Chuck Wagon Gang.”The Chuck Wagon Gang is one of the pr...

May 17th, 2018 |  


Band of Oz in Mount Airy Thursday

Band of Oz in Mount Airy Thursday

The 2018 Surry Arts Council Summer Concert Series continues with more concerts this week.The Band of Oz will be taking the stage at the Blackmon Amphi...

May 15th, 2018 |  


Arts council to start dance program

Arts council to start dance program

Beginning in September, Surry Arts Council will offer a variety of dance classes for ages 2 and older.“I am so excited for this,” said She...

May 14th, 2018 |  


Schultheis and Wright wed

Schultheis and Wright wed

Alexander Hastings Wright and Catherine Ross Schultheis Wright were united in holy matrimony on April 21, 2018, at 5 p.m. at St. James Chapel in Chica...

May 13th, 2018 |  


We are the apple of God’s eye

We are the apple of God’s eye

The New Testament is packed full of evidence of God’s love for us, and His great desire to bless us, His beloved children.I like that word belov...

May 11th, 2018 |  


Potatoes in bloom

Potatoes in bloom

Imagine if you took the idea for a “bloomin’ onion” and tried it with a potato, but instead of deep-frying, you baked it. Someone di...

May 9th, 2018 |  


RSVP volunteers honored

RSVP volunteers honored

The Yadkin Valley Economic Development District Inc. (YVEDDI) Senior Services team recently assisted the Retired Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) and M...

May 7th, 2018 |  


Hutchens Birth Announcement

Parents Rodney and Anna Hutchens of Mount Airy are proud to announce the arrival of Logan Dean Hutchens.Logan Hutchens was born November 20, 2017, at ...

May 5th, 2018 |  


Brannock, Eanes to wed

Brannock, Eanes to wed

Teresa D. Lewis announces the engagement and upcoming marriage of her son, R. Michael Brannock, Jr., to Alison Michelle Eanes of Charlotte. The bride-...

May 4th, 2018 |  


Connecting with God’s love

Connecting with God’s love

In the previous two articles, we have discussed God’s great love for us, and the overwhelming desire in His heart to bless and help His children...

May 4th, 2018 |  


Entertainers to play Saturday

Entertainers to play Saturday

The opening week of the Surry Arts Council Summer Concert Series continues on Saturday, with the third concert of the week.The Entertainers will be ta...

May 3rd, 2018 updated: May 3rd, 2018. |  


Concerts set for Thursday, Friday nights

Concerts set for Thursday, Friday nights

The Surry Arts Council Summer Concert Series kicks off with its first two concerts this week, playing Thursday and Friday.On Thursday, Jim Quick &...

May 2nd, 2018 |  


Blondies deserve to have more fun

Blondies deserve to have more fun

They say blondes have all the fun. Or at least more of it. But in the world of dessert bars, it’s all about the brunettes.That is, if you consid...

May 2nd, 2018 |