NEWS


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City gives support to apartment project

Legion to ride for cure

A group of local motorcyclists are offering their support for a cure to childhood cancer next month.The American Legion’s riders’ club wil...

July 26th, 2016 updated: July 26th, 2016. |  


Bench to honor ‘Mayberry’ barber

Bench to honor ‘Mayberry’ barber

Russell Hiatt was a fixture in downtown Mount Airy, giving haircuts to generations of “Andy Griffith Show” fans who knew him as a real-lif...

July 26th, 2016 |  


DNC 2016: Sanders, Mrs. Obama, Warren thrill convention

DNC 2016: Sanders, Mrs. Obama, Warren thrill convention

PHILADELPHIA — Ending months of animosity, Bernie Sanders robustly embraced his former rival Hillary Clinton Monday night as a champion for the ...

July 25th, 2016 |  


Park ranger leads creek exploration

Park ranger leads creek exploration

PILOT MOUNTAIN — Jesse Anderson, park ranger for Pilot Mountain State Park, led a Pilot Creek exploration last Thursday for those interested in ...

July 25th, 2016 |  


Middle school hosting summer camp

Mount Airy Middle School will host a national week-long summer camp next week.Camp Invention, a summer enrichment day camp program, is supported by th...

July 25th, 2016 |  


DNC 2016: Die-hard Sanders backers divided on backing Clinton

PHILADELPHIA — Bernie Sanders tried to calm tensions among his delegates Monday at the Democratic National Convention but some weren’t in ...

July 25th, 2016 |  


SPORTS


East Surry to host football clinic, camp

East Surry to host football clinic, camp

PILOT MOUNTAIN — East Surry High School and football coach David Diamont will host the seventh annual Little League Football Coaches Clinic on S...

July 22nd, 2016 |  


Dolphins take to the pool

Dolphins take to the pool

The Dobson Dolphins continued their season on Thursday evening with their second home meet of the week. The Dolphins will host the championship of the...

July 21st, 2016 |  


Armfield Dolphins finish summer season

Armfield Dolphins finish summer season

KERNERSVILLE – The Armfield Civic Center Dolphins finished the 2016 summer season with a fourth-place finish at the Tri-County Swimming finals a...

July 20th, 2016 |  


Hound linemen are top dogs

Hound linemen are top dogs

Several members of the North Surry High School football team took part in a Lineman Challenge at West Stokes High School earlier this week, claiming t...

July 16th, 2016 |  


Summer ball at Surry Central

Summer ball at Surry Central

Surry Central High School’s boys’ and girls’ basketball teams held a three-day youth hoops camp during the week in which dozens of c...

July 15th, 2016 |  


LIFE


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People needed to stand in the gap

People needed to stand in the gap

We find in Ezekiel 22 that the prophet Ezekiel is prophesying or preaching in a time where there was violence, crime, and immorality being practiced b...

July 15th, 2016 |  


Italians release best study ever

Italians release best study ever

In what has got to be the best scientific study ever done, it was recently found that pasta doesn’t make you fat and is, in fact, associated wit...

July 13th, 2016 |  


Health Department Inspections

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

July 8th, 2016 |  


Encouragers needed

Encouragers needed

In Acts 4:36 we read of a man named Joses, the disciples gave him a nickname, “Barnabas” which means “son of consolation” (KJV...

July 8th, 2016 |  


Herbs that go on you, not just in you

Herbs that go on you, not just in you

‘Natural skin care’ is big business today. There’s a huge demand for skin care products and other personal care items that are ̵...

July 6th, 2016 |  


Shelton leaves rich legacy at North

Shelton leaves rich legacy at North

Most every teacher has heard this question at some point. It changes slightly with the class being taught.“When am I ever going to use calculus/...

July 3rd, 2016 |  


OPINION


Charlotte is the leader in diversity?

Charlotte is the leader in diversity?

Charlotte became a hotbed of political fighting this year with the passing of HB 2, the bathroom law that has caused many groups to label North Caroli...

July 21st, 2016 |  


When will we start killing people?

Every now and then I read something in our publication which makes me shake my head.It’s usually not at the local level. The sort of things whic...

July 19th, 2016 |  


Convention needs to be more than pep rally for GOP

The hugs, handshakes and energizing sound bites that have become the hallmarks of national political conventions won’t be enough.The Republican ...

July 17th, 2016 |  


You Said It

You Said It is a periodic feature of The Mount Airy News, where we share comments we’ve received on Facebook, via Twitter, or on our website, mt...

July 15th, 2016 |  


People needed to stand in the gap

People needed to stand in the gap

We find in Ezekiel 22 that the prophet Ezekiel is prophesying or preaching in a time where there was violence, crime, and immorality being practiced b...

July 15th, 2016 |  


Riding down memory lane without a seat belt

Riding down memory lane without a seat belt

Pickup trucks had back seats long before extended cabs were invented. Additional seating was conveniently located in the bed of the truck and, in the ...

July 15th, 2016 |  


BUSINESS


WorkForce Unlimited acquires Laurinburg operation

WorkForce Unlimited, a full-service staffing firm based in Mount Airy, recently announced it had acquired the light industrial staffing division of As...

May 12th, 2016 |  


Free business seminars set for May

The Small Business Center at Surry Community College will be holding several free seminars and workshops in May at various locations in Surry and Yadk...

April 24th, 2016 |  


Leonard hosting job fair, open house Friday

With a number of positions ready to fill, Leonard Building and Truck Accessories, a manufacturing and sales business for trailers, storage buildings, ...

April 10th, 2016 |  


Golf Cart Outlet a firemen affair

Golf Cart Outlet a firemen affair

A local golf cart specialist is planning a ribbon cutting and open house to celebrate becoming an authorized dealer for a leading manufacturer.Golf Ca...

April 9th, 2016 |  


Northern Family adds to staff, extends hours

Northern Family adds to staff, extends hours

Charlotte Cassell, FNP, has joined Northern Family Medicine, the practice recently announced.Cassell joins Dr. Nelson Gardner and Dr. Challie Minton, ...

February 28th, 2016 |  


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