NEWS


9:50 pm
Updated: 9:50 pm. |    
Herrera Vineyards annexed by Dobson

Police reports

• A Mount Airy man was jailed Monday on charges including counterfeit currency, according to city police department reports. Jonas Garcia, 21, o...

April 26th, 2017 |  


What you missed

What you missed

Terri Flagg | News file photoCrowds gather under a spring sky for the 2016 Autism Walk of Surry County, a scene that will be repeated at this yearR...

April 26th, 2017 updated: April 26th, 2017. |  


Summer Concert Series kicks off this weekend

Summer Concert Series kicks off this weekend

The 13th annual Surry Arts Council Summer Series at the Blackmon Amphitheatre kicks off with a weekend featuring two concerts.On Friday, April 28, The...

April 26th, 2017 updated: April 26th, 2017. |  


Surry Arts Council scholarship deadline is Friday

The Surry Arts Council is still accepting applications for the 2017 Scholarship Program.Applications are available at the Surry Arts Council office, 2...

April 26th, 2017 |  


SCC graduates truck drivers

SCC graduates truck drivers

Surry Community College’s Truck Driver Program held its 12th graduation ceremony on March 29 at The Yadkin Center. One hundred twenty-one studen...

April 26th, 2017 |  


Surry County 4-H Holds Awards Program

Surry County 4-H Holds Awards Program

The Surry County 4-H Achievement program was held recently at the Shelton-Badgett North Carolina Center for Viticulture and Enology of Surry Community...

April 26th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


9:49 pm |    
Lady Cardinals down Camels
Bear golfers repeat as NW champs

Bear golfers repeat as NW champs

Tuesday’s Northwest 1A Conference championship golf meet might as well have been titled the Surry County Shootout.The final league showdown of t...

April 27th, 2017 |  


No sharing for Lady Cards

No sharing for Lady Cards

PILOT MOUNTAIN — Six bright red banners hang from the outfield fence at East Surry High School’s softball field. The last one proclaims th...

April 26th, 2017 |  


Cardinals walk off with 5-4 win

Cardinals walk off with 5-4 win

PILOT MOUNTAIN — Mount Airy’s baseball team both lived and died by aggressive baserunning in its 5-4 loss to Northwest 1A Conference rival...

April 26th, 2017 |  


Both Bear singles players, one doubles team in semis

Mount Airy will be represented in both the singles and doubles semifinals when the Northwest 1A Conference Tournament resumes today on the Bears’...

April 26th, 2017 |  


Panthers in prime spot in NFL Draft

Panthers in prime spot in NFL Draft

The days leading up to the NFL Draft are like the days before an election. You can’t believe anything anyone is saying.The Carolina Panthers are...

April 25th, 2017 |  


NW1A tennis tournament opens today

NW1A tennis tournament opens today

When it comes time to contest the individual conference tournament for tennis, teams almost always face a dilemma as to whether or not to send their t...

April 25th, 2017 |  


MULTIMEDIA


LIFE


3:15 pm |    
Potts, Marion to wed
11:29 am
Updated: 4:29 pm. |    
When pizza goes outside the box
Keys celebrate 65 years of marriage

Keys celebrate 65 years of marriage

Ray and Lorene Key of Mount Airy marked the 65th anniversary of their April 5, 1952, marriage with a surprise celebration with family on Sunday, April...

April 15th, 2017 |  


Local boy creates monsters

Local boy creates monsters

What started as an ordinary Easter egg dyeing project made a unique turn when Caiden Soots, 12, of Mount Airy, took a commercial egg dye kit into unch...

April 15th, 2017 |  


Easter services

Local churches are planning a wide array of church services and activities to celebrate Easter Sunday. The following have been submitted to the Mount ...

April 14th, 2017 |  


Taylors mark 60th anniversary

Taylors mark 60th anniversary

Robert and Bonnie Taylor celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on March 30 with a trip to the Outer Banks. They were married in York, S.C., on Mar...

April 14th, 2017 |  


Town facing big sewer repair bill

Town facing big sewer repair bill

PILOT MOUNTAIN — A sewer line on Lola Lane was deemed by town officials to be in need of emergency repair, which is likely to cost the town near...

April 14th, 2017 |  


Egg tree sighting in Mount Airy

Egg tree sighting in Mount Airy

Janet and Garrison Hawks of Mount Airy don’t wait for Christmas to get in the spirit of holiday lawn decorating.The Hawks’ Mantle Avenue h...

April 13th, 2017 |  


OPINION


4:28 pm
Updated: 6:29 pm. |    

Laws banning hate speech are wrong

Street Scene

Street Scene

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April 23rd, 2017 |  


Dying for attention on Facebook

Dying for attention on Facebook

At its best, Facebook is a valuable Internet resource that provides a worthwhile public service.It can allow families on different sides of the countr...

April 22nd, 2017 |  


Lent is over, welcome back to Facebook

Lent is over, welcome back to Facebook

For all you folks who gave up Facebook for Lent, despite the fact that you get most of your news and news-ish information (this column being of the la...

April 21st, 2017 updated: April 21st, 2017. |  


Australia suffers from a Fender bender

Australia suffers from a Fender bender

Hobbies are an interesting thing. When we care about something, we will spend much more time studying up on that subject that we ever did in school.No...

April 20th, 2017 |  


Seeking my own damages from United

Seeking my own damages from United

In light of the latest issues which have surfaced regarding United Airlines, I want to levy my own complaints against the airline.Most seem to know th...

April 19th, 2017 |  


Street Scene

Street Scene

How do you feel about the recent U.S. attack in Syria? .neFileBlock { margin-bottom: 20px; } .neFileBlock p { margin: 0px 0px 0px 0px; } .neFileBloc...

April 15th, 2017 |  


BUSINESS


1:49 am |    
AES named great workplace

Surrey Bancorp reports 33 percent rise in net income

Surrey Bancorp (Pink Sheets: SRYB), the holding company for Surrey Bank & Trust, recently reported earnings for the second quarter had jumped a th...

July 31st, 2016 |  


First Community sees income growth, declares dividend

First Community Bancshares Inc. (NASDAQ:FCBC) recently reported net income that had grown more than 9 percent for the second quarter and first six mon...

July 31st, 2016 |  


Free seminars for those seeking job help

Surry Community College will be offering free workshops for unemployed and underemployed workers in August. No advance registration is required.#Using...

July 25th, 2016 |  


Small Business Center offering free seminars

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

July 24th, 2016 |  


Leonards names operations manager

Leonards names operations manager

Leonard Building and Truck Accessories has announced the hiring of Joe Robbins as operations manager.Leonard is a manufacturer and seller of trailers,...

June 25th, 2016 |  


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