Bray, Cook wed

Bray, Cook wed

Rebecca Foil Williams Cook and Vincent Lee Bray were united in marriage on Friday, July 26, 2015 at 5 p.m. at The Historical Drake House in Mount Plea...

August 2nd, 2015 |  


Smiths celebrate 50 years

Smiths celebrate 50 years

Gerald M. and Bonnie Ball Smith of King recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. They were married on June 5, 1965 at the Jefferson Church ...

August 2nd, 2015 |  


Summey, Reynolds wed

Summey, Reynolds wed

Brandi Marion Reynolds and Elam Thomas Flynt Summey were united in marriage on Saturday, July 18, 2015 at 5 p.m. in an outdoor beach themed wedding in...

August 2nd, 2015 |  


Chef honored for mission work

Chef honored for mission work

Chris Wishart took it personally when his pastor announced that a survey ranked Winston-Salem “dead last” when it came to feeding the hung...

August 1st, 2015 |  


Rogers earns 2nd in national competition

Rogers earns 2nd in national competition

Mount Airy’s Dustin Rogers recently competed in the National Auctioneer Conference, where he placed first runner-up.Rogers was a state champion ...

July 31st, 2015 |  


TDA discusses old Spencer’s lot

TDA discusses old Spencer’s lot

The old Spencer’s property, located behind the Renfro lofts has the potential for a new hotel and convention center.The Mount Airy Tourism Devel...

July 31st, 2015 |  


Reach out to non-churched neighbors with love, compassion and concern

Reach out to non-churched neighbors with love, compassion and concern

Q: We moved to a new town recently, and we seem to be the only family in our neighborhood that goes to church. Those I’ve talked with say they d...

July 30th, 2015 |  


SCC helps kids be their own heroes

SCC helps kids be their own heroes

DOBSON – Thirty-eight children ages 3 to 6 recently attended Super Hero Training day camp at Surry Community College.Campers learned how to chan...

July 30th, 2015 |  


Museum plans events for Teacher Day

Museum plans events for Teacher Day

The Mount Airy Museum of Regional History is holding a Teacher Appreciation Day on Wednesday.The museum is inviting all educators to come and explore ...

July 30th, 2015 updated: July 30th, 2015. |  


Sooner or later, our sins will catch up with us

Sooner or later, our sins will catch up with us

Q: Does God always discipline us when we do something wrong? We discipline our children when they misbehave, but it seems like God lets some people ge...

July 30th, 2015 updated: July 30th, 2015. |  


Community wide VBS

Community wide VBS

July 13-15, 2015 the Greater Mount Airy United Methodists in Mission offered a first ever Community Vacation Bible School at the Flat Rock Ruritan Clu...

July 29th, 2015 |  


Sounds fancy, easy to make, tastes good

Sounds fancy, easy to make, tastes good

Insalata Caprese is a very fancy name for a very simple dish. More commonly known as Caprese salad in this country, the fancy name doesn’t give ...

July 29th, 2015 |  


You can point others to Christ by the way you live

You can point others to Christ by the way you live

Q: I want to be a good Christian, and I really do believe in Jesus. But when I get around some of my buddies I start acting like they do, instead of t...

July 28th, 2015 updated: July 28th, 2015. |  


A variety of classes offered during August, at Surry Community College

A variety of classes offered during August, at Surry Community College

DOBSON — Surry Community College will be offering three unique classes during the month of August — hand quilting work, journal crafting a...

July 28th, 2015 updated: July 30th, 2015. |  


Medical Classes Enrolling at SCC

Surry Community College will be starting several medical classes in August. “These classes are very popular and fill up quickly,” says Deb...

July 27th, 2015 |  


Bible, banjo author to sign books

Bible, banjo author to sign books

Johnnie Taylor doesn’t remember exactly how old he was when he picked up his uncle’s banjo as a child, but he does remember how it felt.&#...

July 27th, 2015 |  


Salvation is not a reward for good works

Salvation is not a reward for good works

Q: I’ve been a member of my church for almost 50 years, but recently I’ve been thinking about death and heaven, and I wonder if I’ve...

July 27th, 2015 |  


Gammons, Ray wed

Gammons, Ray wed

Lindsay Nicole Ray and T.C. Ashton Gammons were united in marriage on Saturday, July 25, 2015 at 6 p.m. at The Barn at Blueberry Hill in Elkin. Michae...

July 26th, 2015 updated: July 26th, 2015. |  


Draughn, Wilkerson to wed

Draughn, Wilkerson to wed

Claire Bethany Wilkerson and Dustin Lee Draughn, together with their families, announce their engagement and upcoming marriage.The bride-to-be is the ...

July 26th, 2015 |  


Ratatouille is summer perfection

Ratatouille is summer perfection

Whether you have your own vegetable garden or depend on the farmer’s market for seasonal local produce, there comes a moment in high summer when...

July 22nd, 2015 updated: July 22nd, 2015. |  


Corregan’s celebrate 50 years

Corregan’s celebrate 50 years

Bruce and Betsey Corregan celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Friday, July 17, 2015. They were married at Presbyterian Church of Chatham Town...

July 20th, 2015 |  


Freeman, Sisson to wed

Freeman, Sisson to wed

Ms. Tamera Miles of Mount Airy, is pleased to announce the engagement of her daughter Miss Sydney Amalia Sisson to Mr. Devin Gray Freeman, son of Dona...

July 19th, 2015 |  


Hooker, Jordan wed

Hooker, Jordan wed

Nicole Leigh Jordan and Benjamin Michael Hooker were united in marriage on Saturday, July 11, 2015 at 2 p.m. at First Baptist Church in Mount Airy. Ke...

July 19th, 2015 |  


‘Murder in Coweta County’ visits Earle Theatre

In February of 1983, Dick Atkins and Gary Nelson released a movie starring Andy Griffith and Johnny Cash.“Murder in Coweta County” was a m...

July 16th, 2015 updated: July 17th, 2015. |  


One pot pasta is a modern miracle

One pot pasta is a modern miracle

Cooking pasta and sauce all together in the same pot is such a great idea that it’s hard to believe that no one thought of it before. It means a...

July 15th, 2015 |  


Museum readying for Casino Royale

Museum readying for Casino Royale

The Museum of Regional History is preparing for its fifth annual Casino Royale Fundraiser.The event is held at Cross Creek Country Club, this year sch...

July 15th, 2015 updated: July 17th, 2015. |  


Fourth Dobson crusie-in spurs memories

Fourth Dobson crusie-in spurs memories

The fourth cruise-in of the season in Dobson was held Saturday, drawing a varied field of classic and antique vehicles, a crowd of people, and raising...

July 14th, 2015 |  


Saving lives and throwing flags

Saving lives and throwing flags

Surry County resident Randy Westmoreland has seen it all.If not all, then he must be pretty close to all after more than 16 years as both a paramedic ...

July 12th, 2015 |  


Koubenec, Cooke to wed

Koubenec, Cooke to wed

Mr. and Mrs. Charles Koubenec of Pilot Mountain, NC, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Miss Naomi Noel Koubenec to Christopher ...

July 12th, 2015 |  


Bringing the community together

Bringing the community together

Carol Voss was hoping for around 800 people to show up at Dobson Square Park Saturday for the first Community Hope International event.It looked like ...

July 12th, 2015 |  


Annual Lowery concert set for Friday

Annual Lowery concert set for Friday

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July 9th, 2015 |  


Your kids are wrong — squash aren’t slimy

Your kids are wrong — squash aren’t slimy

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July 8th, 2015 |  


Dessert as metaphor for love

Dessert as metaphor for love

From the late 1950s until March 7, 2004, the world was divided between those people who dined at La Côte Basque, and those who did not.Regular di...

July 6th, 2015 updated: February 7th, 2018. |  


God is calling you to a life full of purpose

God is calling you to a life full of purpose

Romans 8:1-4, 28-30 “There is therefore now no condemnation to them which are in christ jesus, who walk not after the flesh, but after the spiri...

July 6th, 2015 updated: January 19th, 2018. |  


Westfield News

Happy, Happy 77th Wedding Anniversary to Lorene and Marion Vaden. Simply “Awesome,” and what a milestone that so very few accomplish!! Man...

July 6th, 2015 updated: January 2nd, 2018. |  


Soup for the soul, and the waistline

Soup for the soul, and the waistline

It’s been two centuries since Beethoven said “Only the pure in heart can make a good soup.” And he wasn’t the first to be begu...

July 6th, 2015 updated: January 4th, 2017. |  


Local woman turns 106

Local woman turns 106

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July 6th, 2015 |  


Haynes, Hill wed

Haynes, Hill wed

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July 5th, 2015 |  


Calling all chocolate lovers

Calling all chocolate lovers

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July 1st, 2015 |  


Haynes, Hill wed

Haynes, Hill wed

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June 28th, 2015 |  


Couple celebrates 40th anniversary

Couple celebrates 40th anniversary

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June 27th, 2015 |  


You are never alone

You are never alone

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June 26th, 2015 |  


Charcuterie and cheese: What’s not to love?

Charcuterie and cheese: What’s not to love?

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June 24th, 2015 |  


A Passion for horses

A Passion for horses

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June 21st, 2015 updated: June 22nd, 2015. |  


Coblers mark 50 years

Coblers mark 50 years

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June 21st, 2015 |  


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June 20th, 2015 |  


Beating the heat

Beating the heat

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June 18th, 2015 |  


Mix it up on the grill

Mix it up on the grill

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June 17th, 2015 |  


Rotary receives Budbreak check, hears of exchange program

Rotary receives Budbreak check, hears of exchange program

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June 17th, 2015 |  


The more we lie, the easier it becomes

The more we lie, the easier it becomes

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June 15th, 2015 |