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 |  


Day of Prayer to be marked Thursday

This year’s annual National Day of Prayer ceremony will be observed locally on Thursday at noon on the front law of the Mount Airy Municipal Bui...

April 30th, 2018 |  


Mayberry Days looking for artists

Mayberry Days looking for artists

Surry Arts Council is inviting local and regional artists to participate as vendors at this year’s Mayberry Days festival.While Mayberry Days la...

April 30th, 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 |  


Gross and Inman wed

Gross and Inman wed

Mr. Gary and Dr. Pushpa Gross of Charlotte, and Ms. Karen Inman and Mr. Thomas Gambill, both of Mount Airy, are all pleased to announce the marriage o...

April 29th, 2018 |  


Understanding the love of God

Understanding the love of God

God, who created all things, loves us so much. He loves all of us even in our current condition. Everyone needs to know this. His love for us has been...

April 27th, 2018 |  


Attractions to open concert series

Attractions to open concert series

The Attractions Band will be at the Blackmon Amphitheatre on Friday to kick off the 2018 Surry Arts Council Summer Concert Series.The performance will...

April 26th, 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 |  


VOCE spring concert is April 30

Members of the choral ensemble VOCE are fine tuning the music they are planning to perform in the group’s upcoming spring concert, slated for Ap...

April 22nd, 2018 |  


The Lord our healer

The Lord our healer

Psalm 103:2-4 is an instruction to the believer, saying “Bless the Lord, O my soul, and forget not all His benefits: Who forgives all your iniqu...

April 20th, 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 |  


Pottery expert offers two-day workshop at SCC

Pottery expert offers two-day workshop at SCC

Internationally-known potter Susan Filley will visit Surry Community College’s campus for a free, two-day workshop.Pottery fanatics are invited ...

April 16th, 2018 |  


Simmons celebrate 75th anniversary

Simmons celebrate 75th anniversary

Lester and Wilma Flippin Simmons of Della Lane, Pilot Mountain, recently celebrated their 75th wedding anniversary. They were married on April 10, 194...

April 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 ...

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 |  


Tomchick celebrate anniversary

Tomchick celebrate anniversary

Shannon (Bowen) Tomchick and Damon Tomchick of Mount Airy are celebrating their anniversary after having been married for 26 years.The couple was marr...

April 8th, 2018 |  


Flatt Lonesome to play Historic Earle Theatre

Flatt Lonesome to play Historic Earle Theatre

International Bluegrass Music Association award-winners for 2017 Vocal Group of the Year, 2017 Album of the Year, and 2017 Song of the Year, Flatt Lon...

April 4th, 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 |