Central Continuing Care celebrates 25 years

Central Continuing Care celebrates 25 years

Central Continuing Care celebrated 25 years of long-term care service to the community recently. Bill Payne, along with his sons, Mark and David, buil...

April 12th, 2017 |  


Former resident inducted into UDC

Former resident inducted into UDC

Theresa Winesett Emery of Amelia Island, Florida,, formerly of Mount Airy, was recently inducted into the United Daughters of the Confederacy (UDC) or...

March 29th, 2017 |  


Red Bank Ruritans host Zone Meeting

Red Bank Ruritans host Zone Meeting

The Red Bank Ruritan Club, Claudville, Virginia, hosted The Dan River District Ruritan’s Winter Zone Meeting on Feb. 21, beginning with a buffet...

March 15th, 2017 |  


Farm Bureau receives award

Farm Bureau receives award

Surry County Farm Bureau was presented the President’s Award for sales recognition. David Haynes, president of Surry County Farm Bureau, accepte...

March 15th, 2017 |  


Shoals PTO holds Valentine’s dance

Shoals PTO holds Valentine’s dance

The Shoals Elementary PTO sponsored its annual Valentine Dance on Saturday Feb. 11. Everyone came out dressed in their finest and danced the night awa...

March 15th, 2017 |  


From Twelve Oaks, with love

From Twelve Oaks, with love

Love has been in the air, in the halls and on the hearts of residents at Twelve Oaks, a DePaul Senior Living Community in Mount Airy.Residents got int...

March 8th, 2017 |  


SCC Basic Law Enforcement graduates 20

SCC Basic Law Enforcement graduates 20

Twenty students graduated from Surry Community College’s Basic Law Enforcement Training (BLET) Program recently and passed the State Comprehensi...

March 8th, 2017 |  


Shoals fourth grade visits Science Center

Shoals fourth grade visits Science Center

The Shoals fourth graders had a wonderful time visiting the Greensboro Science Center recently. Students had the opportunity to attend a class to lear...

February 15th, 2017 updated: February 15th, 2017. |  


Garden Club hosts guests from Old Salem

Garden Club hosts guests from Old Salem

Members of the Mountain View Gardeners Garden Club were honored to have guests from Old Salem to present a program for their January meeting at the Wi...

February 15th, 2017 |  


Holly Springs Ruritans had busy 2016

Holly Springs Ruritans had busy 2016

Holly Springs Ruritan Club would like to inform the community of a few things that have been happening in the past year. We started having dances in M...

February 8th, 2017 |  


Surry Friends of Youth hold holiday party

Surry Friends of Youth hold holiday party

The Surry Friends of Youth’s Best Friends and Special Friends Programs recently enjoyed their fifth annual Holiday Bowling Party at Mount Airy L...

January 19th, 2017 |  


Ruritans donate $500 to food pantry

Ruritans donate $500 to food pantry

President of the Copeland Ruritan Club, Wilma Simpson (left) and Treasurer, Denise Ward (right) present a $500 donation to the Foothills Food Pantry. ...

January 11th, 2017 |  


Copeland Ruritan Christmas party

Copeland Ruritan Christmas party

The Copeland Ruritan Club met Dec. 1 at the Ruritan Building to celebrate their annual Christmas party with a delicious dinner prepared by Wilma Simps...

January 5th, 2017 |  


Class has Christmas party

Class has Christmas party

The Rise N’ Shine Water Aerobics group from the Edward Armfield Civic Center in Pilot Mountain had its Christmas party Tuesday, Dec. 13, at Moun...

December 28th, 2016 |  


Rogers Realty welcomes Santa to Open House

Rogers Realty welcomes Santa to Open House

Rogers Realty held its Christmas Open House on Nov. 28 from 2-4 p.m. Each agent decorated their own office to give the feeling of a winter wonderland....

December 14th, 2016 |  


Inman celebrates 103rd birthday

Inman celebrates 103rd birthday

For a person of 103 years old, Earl C. Inman is a very busy man.he celebrated his 103rd birthday on Oct. 18 at Dunmore Plantation in Dobson. His wife ...

November 3rd, 2016 |  


Whistler’s Cove celebrates fall

Whistler’s Cove celebrates fall

Residents of Whistler’s Cove Apartments recently celebrated fall with group pictures. Residents then enjoyed coffee and pastries in the communit...

November 2nd, 2016 |  


Bannertown blood drive honors big donors

Bannertown blood drive honors big donors

Bannertown Baptist Church recently had a blood drive and several donors received pins. .neFileBlock { margin-bottom: 20px; } .neFileBlock p { margin...

November 2nd, 2016 |  


Surry Cellars wins wine competition

Surry Cellars wins wine competition

Surry Cellars, the label for wine produced at Surry Community College, was recently awarded the title of Best Sparkling for its Lot 151 wine in the 20...

October 19th, 2016 |  


County Board honors retirees

County Board honors retirees

At the Oct. 3 meeting, the Surry County Board of Commissioners honored three recent county retirees.Johnny W. HiattJohnny W. Hiatt was employed from J...

October 19th, 2016 |  


Bienniel Moore reunion held in Winston-Salem

Bienniel Moore reunion held in Winston-Salem

Descendants of Willis and Ellen Moore celebrated their 19th biennial family reunion at the Hawthorne Inn in Winston–Salem July 1-3.Family patria...

September 21st, 2016 |  


Carolyn Nichols

Carolyn Nichols

Mrs. Carolyn Elizabeth Norman Nichols, age 70, of Mount Airy, passed away Thursday, September 15, 2016, at Forsyth Medical Center. Mrs. Nichols was bo...

September 16th, 2016 |  


SCC library receives grant

The Surry Community College Library recently received a grant from the State Library of North Carolina that will capture and preserve Surry County his...

August 25th, 2016 |  


37th annual Arts Alive was big

37th annual Arts Alive was big

The 37th annual Arts Alive festival was presented earlier this summer by the Surry Arts Council. This year’s theme was Arts and Nature.More than...

August 10th, 2016 |  


SCC instructor earns doctorate

SCC instructor earns doctorate

Surry Community College English Instructor Kathleen Fowler of Westfield recently earned her Doctor of Philosophy degree in English from the University...

August 10th, 2016 |  


Tomato Wars of 2016

Tomato Wars of 2016

The tomato wars of 2016 have begun.Recently, Larry Patterson brought one of his prize tomatoes to the offices of The Mount Airy News. It is a Burpee S...

August 10th, 2016 |  


Beekeepers Association receives gift

Beekeepers Association receives gift

At the Surry County Beekeepers Association (SCBA) July meeting, Blue Ridge Bee Supply presented the group with a four-frame honey extractor for use by...

August 10th, 2016 |  


Beulah Dog Show announces winners

Beulah Dog Show announces winners

The Beulah 4-H Club held the annual club pet show on July 14 at Beulah Methodist Church. Five members showed their pets. These members and pets won th...

August 4th, 2016 updated: August 4th, 2016. |  


Mary Jo’s Kids tour Hyannis

Mary Jo’s Kids tour Hyannis

Over the years (since 1982), Mary Jo’s After School Children have taken many educational trips. Among these trips have been ones to Washington, ...

August 3rd, 2016 updated: August 3rd, 2016. |  


Alleghany Fiddlers Convention names winners

Alleghany Fiddlers Convention names winners

The Alleghany County Fiddlers Convention had 197 individuals and 27 bands competing in Sparta on July 15-16, including junior and senior old time and ...

August 3rd, 2016 |  


Surry Saddles clean up trash

Surry Saddles clean up trash

Surry Saddles, a local horse-focused 4-H Club with kids aged nine to 16, recently spent some time doing clean-up work.On Saturday July 2, members of t...

July 13th, 2016 |  


Sigma Alpha Pi Inducts 51 SCC Students

Sigma Alpha Pi Inducts 51 SCC Students

Fifty-one students were inducted into Sigma Alpha Pi, Surry Community College’s chapter of the National Society of Leadership and Success recent...

July 13th, 2016 |  


Bennett graduates

Bennett graduates

Victoria Lane Bennett, a 2011 Patrick County graduate, graduated from Radford University on May 7 with a Bachelors of Science Degree in Recreation, Pa...

July 7th, 2016 |  


Bennett graduates Airborne school

Bennett graduates Airborne school

James Darron Bennett Jr., a 2015 graduate of Patrick County High School in Stuart, Virginia, has completed U. S. Army Basic Training and AIT as Horizo...

July 6th, 2016 |  


Elizabeth “Lizzie” Hawks is 107

Elizabeth “Lizzie” Hawks is 107

Elizabeth “Lizzie” Hawks recently celebrated her 107th birthday. The Good Samaritan, Median Adults and Women’s Sunday school classes...

June 29th, 2016 |  


Memorial Day marked at Tharrington Primary

Memorial Day marked at Tharrington Primary

Tharrington Primary School students showcased their leadership through their many skills, talents, and abilities at a Memorial Day event. Readers̵...

June 29th, 2016 |  


County board recognizes Special Olympics

County board recognizes Special Olympics

Surry County Board of County Commissioners handed out three Certificates of Recognition on June 6.2016 Volunteer of the YearTanya Davis, Special Olymp...

June 23rd, 2016 |  


WWII vet raises $450 for charity

WWII vet raises $450 for charity

Arbor Ridge Retirement of Stanleyville held a a “Stamp Out Hunger Walk” on May 31. Chuck Harmon of Second Harvest Food Bank, participated ...

June 23rd, 2016 |  


Garden Club installs officers

Garden Club installs officers

The Mountain View Gardeners Garden Club met at Cross Creek Country Club on May 4 for lunch and installation of officers for 2016-2017.Mary Ann Spainho...

June 22nd, 2016 |  


National Hospital Week spotlights people

National Hospital Week spotlights people

A hospital is more than a place where people go to heal, it is a part of the community that fosters health and represents hope. From providing treatme...

June 22nd, 2016 |  


Surry hosts welding society competition

Surry hosts welding society competition

The American Welding Society Regional Welding Competition was hosted by Surry Community College on April 22, when welding students from all over the s...

June 2nd, 2016 |  


Quest and Club GG mark end of year

Quest and Club GG mark end of year

Westfield Elementary fifth grade Quest and Club GG celebrated the end of the year recently. Quest had a Circle of Pain obstacle course where the cours...

June 1st, 2016 |  


College programs recognized

College programs recognized

Several curriculum and continuing education programs, along with staff and faculty members, were recognized by Surry Community College President Dr. D...

June 1st, 2016 |  


ECA ‘Savors the Flavor’ at achievement program

ECA ‘Savors the Flavor’ at achievement program

Surry County Extension and Community Associations marked their year’s achievements with a dinner meeting and awards presentation at the Shelton-...

June 1st, 2016 updated: June 1st, 2016. |  


Surry adds new music camp this summer

Surry Community College is offering several summer camps for children of various ages starting in July on the college’s campus at 630 S. Main St...

May 25th, 2016 |  


Westfield fourth grade tours Raleigh

Westfield fourth grade tours Raleigh

Westfield Elementary School’s fourth grade students from Betty France and DJ Sheets’ classes took a trip to Raleigh to learn more about th...

May 25th, 2016 |  


Dorothy Mitchell turns 90

Dorothy Mitchell turns 90

Dorothy Davis Mitchell turned 90 on Friday, May 13 and was honored by her family with a barbecue luncheon on Sunday, May 15, at New Hope Baptist Churc...

May 25th, 2016 |  


Scout breakfast honors Atkinson

Scout breakfast honors Atkinson

The Dogwood District of the Boy Scouts of America, Old Hickory Council recently held its Good Scout Award breakfast.Surry County Sheriff Graham Atkins...

May 25th, 2016 |  


Dobson Class of 59 holds 57th reunion

Dobson Class of 59 holds 57th reunion

The graduation class of Dobson High School 1959 recently held its 57th class reunion at Salem Baptist Church Fellowship Hall. The reunion was catered ...

May 12th, 2016 |  


What’s Is ECA Doing in May?

Surry County’s Extension and Community Association Clubs have a number of new opportunities for county residents to join in learning, fellowship...

May 4th, 2016 |