Med take-back event offered Wednesday

Med take-back event offered Wednesday

Northern Hospital of Surry County, in conjunction with the Mount Airy Police Department, will be hosting a Medication Take Back event on Wednesday, Oc...

October 14th, 2017 |  


Pilot school holds fall festival

Pilot school holds fall festival

Pilot Mountain Elementary School recently held its annual fall festival.The festival, hosted by the Parent Teacher Organization, serves as a fundraise...

October 14th, 2017 |  


Franklin teacher honored

Franklin teacher honored

Christi Smith was recently chosen as the Surry County Schools Exceptional Teacher of Excellence for 2017-2018.The nine-year classroom veteran is in he...

October 13th, 2017 |  


SCC offering computer, technology classes

Several computer and technology classes will be starting soon at various Surry Community College locations throughout Surry and Yadkin counties.Techno...

October 13th, 2017 |  


SCC offering classes for music fans

Whether interested in making music or simply dancing to it, Surry Community College is offering several classes for the music enthusiast in October.A ...

October 11th, 2017 |  


Franklin fourth-graders help storm victims

Franklin fourth-graders help storm victims

Franklin Elementary School’s fourth grade classes recently adopted two Texas classrooms that were devastated by hurricane Harvey.The Franklin st...

October 9th, 2017 |  


Mount Airy native named chief petty officer

(MILLINGTON, TENN.) – Navy Chief Cryptologic Technician Sean Kontogianis from Mount Airy, was recently promoted to chief petty officer, an accom...

October 9th, 2017 |  


Free SBC seminars coming this month

Surry Community College’s Small Business Center will be holding free seminars and workshops in October at various locations in Surry and Yadkin ...

October 8th, 2017 |  


Two shows on tap in Stokes County

The Stokes County Arts Council will be holding several live stage performances in October.The council, in conjunction with Shared Radiance Theatre, wi...

October 8th, 2017 |  


Photo exhibit in King this month

The 2017 Transformation Northwestern Regional Library Traveling Photography Exhibit is on display at the King Public Library during the month of Octob...

October 8th, 2017 |  


Auditions set for “Magic Tree House” this week

Auditions set for “Magic Tree House” this week

Auditions for the Surry Arts Council’s production of “Magic Tree House: A Ghost Tale for Mr. Dickens JR.” will be held at the Andy G...

October 8th, 2017 |  


Workshops for jobless set for this month

Surry Community College will be offering several free workshops aimed at helping the unemployed and underemployed workers throughout this month. No ad...

October 7th, 2017 |  


Allegacy Credit Union coming to city

A new credit union will be opening soon in Mount Airy.Allegacy Federal Credit Union, which bills itself as “one of the largest credit unions in ...

October 4th, 2017 |  


White Plains holds crazy sock day

White Plains holds crazy sock day

On Friday, White Plains Elementary School students and staff wore crazy socks to raise money for Hurricane Harvey victims in Houston, Texas.The money ...

October 2nd, 2017 |  


This home at 253 East Lebanon St., owned by Matt and Gina Foreman, has received the Appearance Commission Award for Most Improved Residential Property...

September 16th, 2017 |  


August was hotter, drier here

After experiencing one of the summer’s traditionally hot months, local residents might be of the impression that August 2017 was much cooler, an...

September 15th, 2017 |  


Sweet Potato Saturday

Sweet Potato Saturday

The historic village of Rockford in southern Surry County usually is a sedate and uneventful place, but that will change Saturday when the annual Swee...

September 15th, 2017 |  


West Virginia earthquake felt in Mount Airy

If you thought you felt the ground move a bit shortly after lunch time on Wednesday, it wasn’t you’re imagination.An earthquake near the V...

September 14th, 2017 |  


Search leads to drug charges

A search of a residence on West Lebanon Street Thursday resulted in drug violations being issued against a resident there, according to Mount Airy pol...

September 14th, 2017 |  


VFW taking Harvey supplies on Saturday

The Mount Airy News is joining in with relief efforts for Hurricane Harvey victims in Houston.The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2019 and the VFW Auxil...

September 14th, 2017 |  


Lady Hounds start slow, down Forbush

Lady Hounds start slow, down Forbush

EAST BEND — North Surry hasn’t missed out on a Western Piedmont Athletic Conference volleyball title since its current players were in ele...

September 5th, 2017 |  


Most Wanted

Most Wanted

The Surry County Community Corrections office is seeking information on the whereabouts of the following individuals:• Savannah Pettitt, age 22,...

August 20th, 2017 |  


Lady Cards open with easy win

Lady Cards open with easy win

PILOT MOUNTAIN — It was nearly one year ago that the East Surry volleyball’s 24-win season was abruptly ended by the eventual winners of t...

August 14th, 2017 |  


Lady Cards eye repeat

Lady Cards eye repeat

PILOT MOUNTAIN — When a team has walked off the court victorious 131 times in the last six years, the expectations are high.Head coach Caleb Gil...

August 9th, 2017 |  


Four seniors lead Lady Bears

Four seniors lead Lady Bears

Mount Airy volleyball has been on an upward trajectory for the past few seasons.The Lady Bears won just six matches in 2013, head coach Chuck Morris&#...

August 7th, 2017 |  


Betty Weddle

It is with great sympathy to announce the passing of Mrs. Betty J. Weddle of Titusville, FL on Tuesday, July 4, 2017. She was born on May 19, 1930 to ...

July 8th, 2017 |  


Lady Bears hosting summer volleyball camp

Lady Bears hosting summer volleyball camp

Mount Airy High School will host its 14th annual summer volleyball camp on July 10-12, MAHS head coach Chuck Morris announced this week.Registration i...

May 24th, 2017 |  


Student news

Culler graduatesGREENEVILLE, TENN – Bailey A. Culler of Mount Airy was one of 292 students who took part in the May 6 Spring Commencement Ceremo...

May 21st, 2017 |  


Health Department Inspections

Health Department Inspections is a regular listing of inspections conducted in Surry County establishments by North Carolina health officials. The lis...

May 18th, 2017 |  


Peters

Ms. Janice May Phillips Peters, 65, of Mount Airy, died Sunday, May 14, 2017. Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, May 16, 2017, at ...

May 15th, 2017 |  


Health Department Inspections

Health Department Inspections is a regular listing of inspections conducted in Surry County establishments by North Carolina health officials. The lis...

April 12th, 2017 |  


Dessert inspired by cannoli

Dessert inspired by cannoli

I developed this recipe to take advantage of strawberry season. Some of you are naturally scratching your head. “Strawberry season? Name a time ...

April 4th, 2017 |  


Health Department Inspection

Health Department Inspections is a regular listing of inspections conducted in Surry County establishments by North Carolina health officials. The lis...

March 29th, 2017 |  


Faculty lacks perspective on politics

Faculty lacks perspective on politics

RALEIGH — See if you can follow this logic. The Faculty Assembly of the University of North Carolina has just asked a regional accreditation boa...

February 27th, 2017 |  


Eds: APNewsNow.RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina Republican House Speaker Tim Moore is accusing Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper of trying to sabota...

February 27th, 2017 updated: February 27th, 2017. |  


Christmas concert held at Shoals

Christmas concert held at Shoals

The second- and third-grade classes along with the fourth- and fifth-grade Honors Chorus at Shoals Elementary School recently showed off their collect...

December 29th, 2016 |  


Most Wanted

Most Wanted

The Surry County Community Corrections office is seeking information on the whereabouts of the following individuals:• Kimberly Shawn Bruner, 38...

November 7th, 2016 |  


Crime lab debate misses the point and culprits

From The Fayetteville ObserverThe state crime lab has been a political football for a long time now, so we probably should be accustomed to this. But ...

October 10th, 2016 |  


Lady Hounds go distance for win

HAYS — So far, the 2016 season has been more or less smooth sailing for the North Surry volleyball team, which entered Wednesday’s road ma...

September 8th, 2016 |  


Lady Bears clobber Walkertown

The Mount Airy volleyball team continued with its impressive start to the 2016 season on Tuesday evening, routing Walkertown in straight sets for its ...

September 6th, 2016 |  


Lady Hounds struggle, but down Starmount

Lady Hounds struggle, but down Starmount

The North Surry volleyball team was still celebrating Tuesday night’s victory over arch-rival Mount Airy when they returned to the court less th...

August 31st, 2016 |  


Surry Arts Council awards 9 grants

The Surry Arts Council recently awarded $11,540.50 to nine Surry County arts and culture organizations. These funds represent 50 percent of the North ...

August 29th, 2016 |  


Lady Hounds improve to 3-1

Lady Hounds improve to 3-1

SPARTA — The North Surry volleyball team closed out a successful week’s work on Thursday afternoon, traveling to defending 1A state champi...

August 27th, 2016 |  


Bolt says tight schedule slowed down 100-meter sprinters

Bolt says tight schedule slowed down 100-meter sprinters

RIO DE JANEIRO — Usain Bolt rarely complains about going too fast.After the rushed road to Sunday night’s 100-meter final, he had to make ...

August 15th, 2016 |  


Biles’ run at Olympic history ends with bronze on the beam

Biles’ run at Olympic history ends with bronze on the beam

RIO DE JANEIRO — Simone Biles felt her right foot slip. Then her left.As she reached down to steady herself on the balance beam — her firs...

August 15th, 2016 |  


Upset over Nadal puts del Potro in tennis final vs. Murray

Upset over Nadal puts del Potro in tennis final vs. Murray

RIO DE JANEIRO — Juan Martin del Potro ended Rafael Nadal’s bid for an unprecedented second Olympic singles gold medal in a thrill-a-minut...

August 13th, 2016 |  


Coxswain’s rallying cry spurs US women’s eight to more gold

Coxswain’s rallying cry spurs US women’s eight to more gold

RIO DE JANEIRO — The U.S. boat was in third place halfway through the race when coxswain Katelin Snyder shouted the magic words: “This is ...

August 13th, 2016 |  


Egyptian judoka refuses to shake Israeli opponent’s hand

Egyptian judoka refuses to shake Israeli opponent’s hand

RIO DE JANEIRO — Middle Eastern politics spilled onto the judo mat Friday at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics when an Egyptian competitor refused to ...

August 13th, 2016 |  


US ousted, Sweden wins 4-3 on penalties after 1-1 draw

US ousted, Sweden wins 4-3 on penalties after 1-1 draw

BRASILIA, Brazil — Taunted by local fans since the Olympics began and stinging from a surprising loss, Hope Solo called Sweden a “bunch of...

August 13th, 2016 |  


Boisterous Brazilian fans rewrite rules of Olympic etiquette

Boisterous Brazilian fans rewrite rules of Olympic etiquette

RIO DE JANEIRO — Forget the snarling traffic and unexpected rainstorms. Foreign spectators and athletes at the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro have s...

August 12th, 2016 |