Letters 
Letters

To the Editor, I am not one who normally writes to the editor. But after reading the Wednesday, Feb. 15 Mount Airy News, I just could not sit silent any more. What is the matter […]

College Sports

Surry golf wins opener

FAYETTEVILLE — Surry Community College placed three golfers in the top six, including medalist Nick Gunnell, to easily win the Fayetteville Technical Trojan Invitational Golf Tournament on Feb. 19. Gunnell shot a two-day winning score […]

News 
News

Health Department Inspections is a regular listing of inspections conducted in Surry County establishments by North Carolina health officials. The listing includes restaurants, schools, day care facilities, adult care and other facilities. The listings give […]

Uncategorized 
Uncategorized

Eds: APNewsNow. RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina Republican House Speaker Tim Moore is accusing Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper of trying to sabotage a potential compromise that deletes a law limiting LGBT protections while placing […]

High School Basketball

20 in a row

BURNSVILLE — Make it twenty. Something had to give when North Surry’s girls’ basketball team hit the road for a third-round matchup against Mountain Heritage High School on Saturday evening. The host Lady Cougars, champions […]

News

Most Wanted

The Surry County Community Corrections office is seeking information on the whereabouts of the following individuals for probation violations: • Benjamin Shannon Hall, age 34, white male, on probation for felony assault with deadly weapon […]

News 
News

Booksmarts

Humans, Bow Down by James Patterson, fiction The Perfect Girl by Gilly MacMillan, large print fiction The following titles have been received at the library, and are available for checkout: ***** Special program at the […]

News 
News

Police reports

• A Mount Airy man was jailed Tuesday night on drug charges including possession of methamphetamine, according to city police department reports. In addition to that felony violation, Douglas Wayne Honeycutt, 26, of 1264 W. […]

High School Basketball

Release the Hounds!

LINCOLNTON — The saying ‘Survive and Advance’ is completely appropriate and applicable as the Greyhounds outlasted and routed the No. 3 Lincolnton squad 94-60 on Saturday night. The Wolverines suffered only their second loss of […]

High School Basketball

Over the hump

Mount Airy’s girls’ basketball team has no bigger fan this season than Angela Mayfield. The first-year head coach has watched her team compile a brilliant season that encompassed the Northwest 1A Conference regular-season and tournament […]

News 
News

Divorces

The following divorces were granted in Surry County. • Candace J. Gregory and Jeremy D. Gregory. Married April 25, 2014. Divorce granted on Feb. 20. • Robert W. Pickens and Elizabeth Parks Pickens. Married June […]

News 
News

Marriages

The following marriage licenses were issued in Surry County. • Arturo E. Agabo-Rojas, 44, of Mount Airy, and Heriberta Diaz-Ortega, 37, of Dobson. Issued Feb. 17. • Curtis R. Howlett, 45, and Dena A. Gertsch, […]

High School Basketball

Hounds hit the road

The No. 3-seeded Lincolnton Wolverines are hosting the third round of the NCHSAA 2A basketball playoffs today against the No. 5 Greyhounds of North Surry, and here is what you need to know. The Wolverines […]

Opinion

Street Scene

In honor of Presidents Day last Monday, who is your favorite president and why? Matt Edwards Mount Airy It’s a hard one for me to decide, but similar to taking a test, I’m going to […]