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 |  


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 |  


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 |  


Submissions to the church calendar should be sent to [email protected]s.com 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 |  


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 |  


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 |  


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 |  


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 |  


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. |  


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 |  


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 |  


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 |  


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 |  


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 |  


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 |  


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 |  


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 |  


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 |  


Community steps up for new bike

Community steps up for new bike

“Seventh grade has been hard,” admits Hailey Crotts, as she nears the end of the difficult year.But things are looking up for the 13-year-...

April 29th, 2018 |  


Skillet lasagna, making a favorite fast

Skillet lasagna, making a favorite fast

Who doesn’t love lasagna? When it comes to lasagna, most people agree with Garfield the Cat. It’s delicious.There’s sauce and cheese...

April 25th, 2018 |  


Wildflower expert talks in city

Wildflower expert talks in city

On April 5, the Mountain View Gardeners Garden Club was visited by Don Smith from Raleigh with the NC Department of Transportation (NC DOT) Roadside E...

April 23rd, 2018 |  


Kung Pao, not just chicken anymore

Kung Pao, not just chicken anymore

For a lot of people, Kung Pao Chicken is a gateway drug to the Szechuan section of a Chinese take-out menu, an initial first dance with the alluring, ...

April 18th, 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 ...

April 12th, 2018 |  


Westfield News

• Lloyd and Jennie Joyce’s children got together for another weekend. That makes 40 years straight. Just the girls this time, and the girl...

April 11th, 2018 |  


At long last, spring becomes edible

At long last, spring becomes edible

If you are lucky enough to have planted some cool-weather vegetables during the warm February days or between the March snows and freezes, you’r...

April 11th, 2018 |  


Find warmth with island-inspired food

Find warmth with island-inspired food

In a year when spring is exhibiting a shocking lack of commitment, and Easter egg hunts are canceled, postponed or seriously impeded by snow, it’...

April 4th, 2018 |  


Easter pies to break a lenten fast

Easter pies to break a lenten fast

As religious holidays go, Easter catches the short end of the stick as far as holiday-specific foods. Sure, there are chocolate bunnies and Peeps, and...

March 28th, 2018 |  


Westfield News

April is starting off with Easter and April Fool’s Day this year. This is the first time Easter has fallen on April Fool’s Day since 1956....

March 27th, 2018 |  


Master Gardener addresses garden club

Master Gardener addresses garden club

Garden Gate Garden Club members gathered at Cross Creek Country Club on Tuesday, March 20, to hear an informative talk by Master Gardener Christina Co...

March 25th, 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 ...

March 22nd, 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...

March 21st, 2018 |  


A chocolate cake with a secret

A chocolate cake with a secret

Chocolate cakes with secret ingredients are nothing new. Chocolate Mayonnaise Cake has been around since the Depression and Chocolate Coca-Cola Cake h...

March 21st, 2018 |  


Expert delivers secret of ‘Goldilocks’ plant

Expert delivers secret of ‘Goldilocks’ plant

The Mountain View Gardeners Garden Club was visited by District 4 Director Charlotte Croft, on Thursday, March 1, at the William Alfred Moore House.Cr...

March 17th, 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...

March 16th, 2018 |  


Westfield News

St. Patrick’s Day is celebrated on March 17. This day honors Ireland’s patron saint, St. Patrick, and the day marks the death of the saint...

March 14th, 2018 |  


Slow cookers, perfect for every course

Slow cookers, perfect for every course

Casseroles are not something to be messed with, in the opinion of Bob Ward, who both reads the News and works in its marketing department, after last ...

March 14th, 2018 |  


Not your Meemaw’s casserole

Not your Meemaw’s casserole

“We eat with our eyes,” says everyone from scientists in laboratories to the lady next door who puts a little marzipan carrot on each slic...

March 7th, 2018 |  


Garden Club learns about wildlife

Garden Club learns about wildlife

At the Feb. 20 meeting of Garden Gate Garden Club, club members listened and learned while Cheryl Ward, a local biologist, shared her expertise on att...

March 5th, 2018 |  


Westfield News

Don’t forget the sixth annual donkey basketball game Friday night, March 2, at North Stokes High School at 7 p.m. This year’s game is dedi...

February 28th, 2018 |