VIDEO: Local quilters keep tradition, hope alive

VIDEO: Local quilters keep tradition, hope alive

Throughout the year members of the Foothills Quilters busy their hands and hearts in order to hold safe the traditions contained in their craft as wel...

January 23rd, 2018 |  


Board rescinds mall-closure order

Board rescinds mall-closure order

With the sale of Mayberry Mall all but assured, the Mount Airy Board of Commissioners officially rescinded an order Monday night which would have clos...

January 22nd, 2018 |  


Government shutdown effects vary

North Carolina is faring better than most states in the 19th shutdown of the United States government, placing 43 out of 51 (50 states plus the Distri...

January 22nd, 2018 |  


Meadowview takes Mathcounts title

Meadowview takes Mathcounts title

Recently selected middle school students from Surry Central Middle, Gentry Middle, and Meadowview Magnet Middle participated in the Surry County Mathc...

January 22nd, 2018 |  


Heart of a Child fundraiser coming soon

Heart of a Child fundraiser coming soon

Imagine losing your family and everything you own in one day. Last year, this was a reality for 96 children. They went to the Surry County Children...

January 22nd, 2018 |  


Mount Airy downtown is state’s #1

Mount Airy downtown is state’s #1

Facing formidable competition from the likes of a mansion, a warship and the natural wonders of mountains and seashore, Mount Airy Main Street prevail...

January 20th, 2018 |  


Police force at full strength – finally

Police force at full strength – finally

It was a simple ceremony, the swearing in Friday of a new city policeman which went off quickly and quietly in the Municipal Building.However, that un...

January 20th, 2018 |  


Deal disclosed for Mayberry Mall sale

Deal disclosed for Mayberry Mall sale

Exactly two weeks before its scheduled closure, a deal has been announced to save Mayberry Mall in Mount Airy.The iconic local shopping center that op...

January 18th, 2018 |  


Snow disrupts school calendar

Local school systems were thrown a curve ball by a larger-than-expected snowfall coming in the middle of exams as they were winding down the first sem...

January 18th, 2018 |  


Snowfall wreaks havoc in Surry

Snowfall wreaks havoc in Surry

The five inches of snow dropped on Mount Airy, as measured at the city water plant, far outstripped the forecasts of television meteorologists of a &#...

January 18th, 2018 |