NEWS


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 4th, 2016 |  


Downtown business seeks OK for kennel

Downtown business seeks OK for kennel

After attempting to open an indoor animal kennel downtown and learning this was not allowed under Mount Airy’s existing regulations, operators o...

May 4th, 2016 |  


Probation violations

DOBSON — Probation was revoked for Michael Shannon Gravely in the administrative session of Surry County Superior Court beginning April 25 with ...

May 4th, 2016 |  


Police reports

• A Mount Airy man was arrested Sunday on charges including breaking and entering of a motor vehicle, larceny and possession of stolen property,...

May 3rd, 2016 |  


Dual-language students perform for Rotary

Dual-language students perform for Rotary

The cuteness factor of the weekly Mount Airy Rotary Club luncheon spiked sharply on Tuesday when a group of Tharrington Elementary School kindergartne...

May 3rd, 2016 |  


Courthouse project moving forward

Courthouse project moving forward

DOBSON — A $532,000 project at the historic courthouse got the go-ahead from county commissioners Monday evening, and the low-bidder for the pro...

May 3rd, 2016 |  


SPORTS


Late goal propels Cards over Mount Airy

Late goal propels Cards over Mount Airy

The neck-and-neck race between Mount Airy and East Surry for second place in the Northwest Conference soccer standings had one final twist on Tuesday ...

May 3rd, 2016 |  


Bears take regional crown

Bears take regional crown

ELKIN — Make room in the case for another championship trophy earned by the 2016 Mount Airy Granite Bears golf team.A week after taking the Nort...

May 3rd, 2016 updated: May 3rd, 2016. |  


Cardinals’ Hancock to play college tennis

Cardinals’ Hancock to play college tennis

PILOT MOUNTAIN — For the last two seasons, Daniel Hancock has had quite a thankless challenge, playing as the No. 1 singles player for East Surr...

May 2nd, 2016 |  


Dorsett to play on with Knights

Dorsett to play on with Knights

The outcome of the 2016 Northwest 1A Conference golf race seemed pre-ordained before anyone even teed off this spring.Bishop McGuinness had not only w...

May 2nd, 2016 |  


Baseball, softball tournament pairings announced

Coaches from the various baseball and softball teams in the Northwest 1A Conference and the Western Piedmont 2A held their postseason meetings on Satu...

April 30th, 2016 |  


LIFE


Concern about heartburn?

Concern about heartburn?

As we watch television, read magazines, or speak with friends and family, we are constantly reminded about heartburn and reflux, also known as GERD (G...

April 24th, 2016 |  


A wonderful life with Father God

A wonderful life with Father God

In our last three columns, we have discussed in detail God’s great love for us, the truth of His character and how much He desires to help us, a...

April 22nd, 2016 |  


It’s not a dumpling, it’s a matzo ball

It’s not a dumpling, it’s a matzo ball

Passover comes late this year. Usually, Passover and Easter fall close together. The timing of the Christian holiday is, in fact, based on the Jewish ...

April 20th, 2016 updated: April 20th, 2016. |  


Faith: Our confident connection with God

Faith: Our confident connection with God

The New Testament word “faith” comes from the Greek word pistis, which means trusting in the truthfulness of God. So our faith is knowing ...

April 15th, 2016 |  


Try some street food at home

Try some street food at home

Street food is a beautiful thing. Walking up to a food cart on the street and grabbing a quick lunch can be a gamble but more often than not, it’...

April 13th, 2016 |  


Knowing God’s character

Knowing God’s character

The New Testament is packed full of evidence of God’s love for us, and His great desire to bless us, His beloved children.I like that word belov...

April 8th, 2016 |  


OPINION


Enjoying a blessed life

Enjoying a blessed life

In the previous columns, we have discussed in detail God’s great love for us His children, and how valuable that is in a real way. We have talke...

April 29th, 2016 |  


Russian roulette at the dinner table

Russian roulette at the dinner table

I love to eat as much as the next person. I would wager that more often than not, I love to eat more than the next person. At some point, I may die fo...

April 29th, 2016 |  


April means market time in High Point

It’s late April, so right on cue I can find some awesome photography on my friend Powell’s Facebook page.You see, Powell likes to celebrat...

April 28th, 2016 |  


Coke threatens America

Coke threatens America

There’s a lot of talk about how many things threaten the state of America today.Of course, the usual suspects are radical Islamic terrorism, dru...

April 27th, 2016 |  


Concern about heartburn?

Concern about heartburn?

As we watch television, read magazines, or speak with friends and family, we are constantly reminded about heartburn and reflux, also known as GERD (G...

April 24th, 2016 |  


BUSINESS


Sammons recognized by association

Sammons recognized by association

Macon Sammons Jr., of Mount Airy, has been awarded a life membership in the North Carolina City and County Management Association. The award was prese...

February 28th, 2016 |  


Hernandez joins local dental practice

Hernandez joins local dental practice

Dr. Zara Hernandez has joined the practice the dental practice of Dr. James Wells and Dr. Phillip Brintle in Mount Airy.Hernandez is a native of Jamai...

February 14th, 2016 |  


Northern Hospital of Surry County earns stroke certification

Northern Hospital of Surry County earns stroke certification

About 795,000 Americans suffer a stroke each year, according to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). Now a local hospital is prepared to help area r...

February 12th, 2016 |  


ASU students, Rep. Foxx visit Omega Construction site

ASU students, Rep. Foxx visit Omega Construction site

Omega Construction of Pilot Mountain recently welcomed U.S. Rep. Virginia Foxx, R-NC 5th, along with 15 students from the Appalachian State Sustainabl...

February 7th, 2016 |  


Chamber seeks Citizen of Year nominations

Chamber seeks Citizen of Year nominations

The Greater Mount Airy Chamber will soon be naming its 2015 Citizen of the Year, but not without help.The chamber is seeking nominations for the honor...

December 25th, 2015 |  


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