Engagements

Karpenko, Jessup

Kalyn Lanae Jessup and Kenneth Alexander Karpenko, together with their families, announce their engagement and upcoming marriage. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Mitch and Sherrie Jessup of Mount Airy, NC. She is the granddaughter […]

Community

County schools unveil plan

PILOT MOUNTAIN — “Lighting Pathways to Global Success” is the theme of the Surry County Schools’ (SCS) 2015-2018 strategic plan, unveiled last week at a community meeting. The initial meeting took place at Pilot Mountain […]

Engagements

Hodges, Martin

Anna Rae Martin and Russell “Glendon” Hodges, together with their families, announce their engagement and upcoming marriage. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Tony and Deena Martin of Mount Airy. She is the granddaughter of […]

Community

County dodges a bullet

Despite forecasts that had local officials fearful, Surry County escaped major flooding and storm damage, according to John Shelton, emergency services director. Saturday, first responders mostly dealt with trees that had fallen across the county. […]

Engagements

Barnett, Thomas

Mark and Debbie Thomas announce the engagement of their daughter, Amanda Brooke Thomas, to Eric Gregory Barnett, son of Greg and Tammy Barnett, all of Mount Airy. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of William and […]

Community

Teachers become students

Mount Airy City Schools held its Second Annual STEAM Institute recently, with included an afternoon filled with learning, creating, and brainstorming, according to Carrie Venable, public information officer for Mount Airy City Schools. Teachers across […]

Weddings

Karpenko, Jessup

Kalyn Lanae Jessup and Kenneth Alexander Karpenko, together with their families, announce their engagement and upcoming marriage. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Mitch and Sherrie Jessup of Mount Airy, NC. She is the granddaughter […]