NEWS


2:26 am |    
100 counties set five goals
Foster care extended to older youths

Foster care extended to older youths

A new foster care program implemented statewide Jan. 1 aims to provide support to a group of young people otherwise at risk of falling through the cra...

January 14th, 2017 |  


Marriages

The following marriage certificates were issued in Surry County.• Matthew K. Stanley, 22, and Britny L. Fletcher, 21, of Mount Airy. Issued Jan....

January 14th, 2017 |  


Property transfers

In recording deeds, the state of North Carolina does not require that the amount paid for a parcel be stated on the deed. However, a tax stamp at the ...

January 14th, 2017 updated: January 14th, 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...

January 14th, 2017 |  


CDC: widespread flu in North Carolina

CDC: widespread flu in North Carolina

Flu-related deaths are rising in North Carolina, according to a statement issued by the state Department of Health and Human Services earlier this wee...

January 14th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


9:47 pm |    
Lady Cards hammer W. Stokes

North pulls away late to down Eagles

DOBSON — North Surry’s boys’ basketball team improved to 2-1 in Western Piedmont Athletic Conference play Friday night with a 70-56 ...

January 13th, 2017 |  


North Surry shuts down Lady Eagles

North Surry shuts down Lady Eagles

DOBSON — North Surry’s girls earned a road victory over Surry Central on Friday night, 52-34. Before Friday, both teams each carried a 2-0...

January 13th, 2017 updated: January 13th, 2017. |  


Bears tough it out

Bears tough it out

Anytime one of the Forsyth County teams comes to town, you can expect a lot of physical basketball.Friday night was no exception to the rule, as Mount...

January 13th, 2017 |  


King, Robertson named 1A All-State gridders

King, Robertson named 1A All-State gridders

Anytime a team goes through a season of football and finishes up with 13 victories, there had to have been a number of individual standouts who helped...

January 13th, 2017 |  


Hounds outscore Carver, even league mark

WINSTON-SALEM — North Surry evened its record at 1-1 in Western Piedmont Athletic Conference play on Thursday night at Carter High School. An of...

January 12th, 2017 |  


NFL Hall debate needs some context

The NFL playoffs are still going on, but behind the scenes, the NFL Hall of Fame committee is working on narrowing down its nominees to its Class of 2...

January 12th, 2017 |  


MULTIMEDIA


LIFE


11:15 pm
Updated: 11:15 pm. |    
Smith, King to wed
12:54 am |    
The name above every name
Snow cream guide to the galaxy

Snow cream guide to the galaxy

The South gets a lot of guff because a half inch of snow can close down an entire major metropolitan area for days and days — think Atlanta 2014...

January 11th, 2017 updated: January 11th, 2017. |  


Casey Parrish weds Will Hodges

Casey Parrish weds Will Hodges

Miss Casey Jo Parrish and Mr. William Daniel Hodges were united in marriage on Saturday, October 1, 2016, at one thirty in the afternoon at Daysprings...

January 8th, 2017 updated: January 8th, 2017. |  


Soup for the soul, and the waistline

Soup for the soul, and the waistline

It’s been two centuries since Beethoven said “Only the pure in heart can make a good soup.” And he wasn’t the first to be begu...

January 4th, 2017 |  


Several churches to host a watch-night service on New Year’s Eve

Several local churches are offering a safe, family-friendly alternative for ringing in the New Year tonight.It’s what they call a New Year’...

December 30th, 2016 |  


Still celebrating Christmas

Still celebrating Christmas

I am still celebrating Christmas. Christmas only began for me on Dec. 24 Before that was the holiday shopping season.I have spoken earlier that Christ...

December 30th, 2016 |  


The mystical, elusive ‘healthy’ dessert

The mystical, elusive ‘healthy’ dessert

When U.S Supreme Court justice Potter Stewart famously defined pornography in 1964 by simply saying “I know it when I see it,” he could we...

December 28th, 2016 |  


OPINION


11:08 am |    
Street Scene
The name above every name

The name above every name

Last week as we began our study of the names of GOD, we looked at the name I AM, found in Exodus 3:13-15. This is the name GOD introduced Himself as t...

January 13th, 2017 |  


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...

January 13th, 2017 |  


Writer: Actions show minitories not welcome in Mount Airy

To The Editor,As a black citizen of Surry County, I wanted to respond and express my own views to what has been in the Mount Airy News and Winston-Sal...

January 12th, 2017 |  


Finally, a leader in the governor’s mansion

With the General Assembly opening Wednesday, and Gov. Roy Cooper’s administration not yet two weeks old, a couple of things are becoming clear.F...

January 12th, 2017 |  


Zombie apocalypse or 6 inches of snow?

Zombie apocalypse or 6 inches of snow?

This is now my third winter in the area, and every winter the local reaction to snow, ice and overall wintry weather boggles my mind. You would think ...

January 10th, 2017 |  


As gay man, writer finds ‘Post’ article on target

To the Editor,I think the (Washington Post) article was pretty much spot on!I am a gay man and growing up in Dobson, I was a minority, but did not rea...

January 10th, 2017 |  


BUSINESS


1:49 am |    
AES named great workplace

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 |  


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 |  


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