NEWS


‘Real Mayberry’ opens to rave reviews

‘Real Mayberry’ opens to rave reviews

Mount Airy has had its version of a Hollywood premiere, which produced rave reviews about the documentary “The Real Mayberry.”The Earle Th...

December 5th, 2016 |  


Local B&B owners win top award

Local B&B owners win top award

BedandBreakfast.com, which bills itself as the world’s largest B&B travel site, recently recognized Cindy and Gary Hoback of the 100-acre Wo...

December 5th, 2016 |  


Crash claims life of 18-year-old

Crash claims life of 18-year-old

DOBSON — Brianna Marie Voland, an 18-year-old Dobson high school student, was killed Sunday night in a head-on collision.The incident occurred a...

December 5th, 2016 updated: December 5th, 2016. |  


Library photo show on display at East Bend

The 2016 Show Us Your Best Northwestern Regional Library Traveling Photography Exhibit is on display at the East Bend Public Library in East Bend duri...

December 5th, 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...

December 5th, 2016 |  


Shoals students visit magnet school

Shoals students visit magnet school

Fourth grade students from Shoals Elementary recently visited Meadowview Magnet Middle School’s Science Center. Students was engaged in learning...

December 5th, 2016 |  


SPORTS


11:19 pm |    
East Surry goes deep for win
Greyhounds clobber Ashe County, now 4-0

Greyhounds clobber Ashe County, now 4-0

The North Surry Greyhounds boys’ basketball team stayed unbeaten at 4-0 after hosting and defeating the Huskies of Ashe County on Monday night. ...

December 5th, 2016 updated: December 5th, 2016. |  


Lady Hounds blank Ashe in first, win in rout

Lady Hounds blank Ashe in first, win in rout

The Lady Greyhounds advanced to a record of 3-2 with their triumph over Ashe County on Monday night.One might say it took a little bit to get the play...

December 5th, 2016 |  


Eagles rout N. Wilkes for first win

Eagles rout N. Wilkes for first win

DOBSON — The night didn’t start out the way Surry Central fans would have liked, but the ending more than made up for it Monday night.The ...

December 5th, 2016 |  


MA swimmers split with Atkins

MA swimmers split with Atkins

WINSTON-SALEM —Conference play got an early start this season for the Mount Airy swimming teams.The Granite Bears traveled to Winston-Salem Stat...

December 3rd, 2016 |  


Cardinals squeak past Eagles

Cardinals squeak past Eagles

DOBSON — Resilient.That’s the word East Surry head coach Jason Anderson uttered about his team’s 46-45 road victory over Surry Centr...

December 3rd, 2016 |  


Bears make first regional final since ‘09

Bears make first regional final since ‘09

The rock outside Wallace Shelton Stadium was painted with the words “Ring Chasin’” back in August, before the Mount Airy football te...

December 3rd, 2016 |  


MULTIMEDIA


LIFE


5:29 pm |    
Moser, Danley to wed
Hospital Chili Cook-Off yields great recipes

Hospital Chili Cook-Off yields great recipes

It took two years, but this month Northern Hospital finally hosted its first Chili Cook-Off for employees.When all the votes were cast and tallied, Da...

November 29th, 2016 |  


He is my king

He is my king

One of the most famous kings in human history was born in 1341 BC in Egypt. He was the 12th king of the 18th Egyptian dynasty and given the name Tutan...

November 25th, 2016 updated: November 25th, 2016. |  


Cookie Swap is sweet night at library

Cookie Swap is sweet night at library

A dozen people and a dozen plates of cookies made for a very sweet gathering at Mount Airy Public Library’s Cookie Swap on Nov. 14.The premise w...

November 23rd, 2016 |  


Don’t rebel against God: reconcile with Him

Don’t rebel against God: reconcile with Him

Q: I’ve heard preachers say that when someone puts their faith in Jesus, then they become a child of God. But I’m not sure I agree with th...

November 22nd, 2016 |  


The Bible is God’s Word in language we can understand

The Bible is God’s Word in language we can understand

Q: My friend believes that the Bible was written in some kind of a secret code, and that it contains all kinds of hidden messages about the future. He...

November 19th, 2016 |  


The mystery of suffering

The mystery of suffering

A few years ago George Barna conducted a national survey where people were asked to respond to the following question: “If you could ask God one...

November 18th, 2016 updated: November 18th, 2016. |  


OPINION


5:20 pm
Updated: 12:07 pm. |    
Street Scene
Prologue to the Gospel of John

Prologue to the Gospel of John

Advent Season is a time to prepare for the Coming of the Lord. During the first week we rekindle our desire for the second coming of Christ. Then we m...

December 2nd, 2016 |  


Free drinks: a blessing and a curse

Free drinks: a blessing and a curse

“Don’t drink all the drinks just because they’re free,” is easy for Greta Gerwig to say. A beautiful young movie star undoubte...

December 2nd, 2016 |  


Concussions causing Panthers headaches

Despite a growing concern about head injuries in football, dozens of NFL players are still being diagnosed with concussions every year. And this seaso...

December 1st, 2016 |  


Reader takes issue with letter

To the Editor,I feel that I need to respond to Mr. Harris’s concerns in regards to the Greenway Extension (Letter to the Editor, Nov. 22, 2016)....

December 1st, 2016 |  


Can’t wrap my mind around vandalism

Can’t wrap my mind around vandalism

I’ve never understood mindless destruction of property.I just don’t get it. Why damage or destroy someone else’s possessions in orde...

December 1st, 2016 |  


No changing table for my new P.I.C.

No changing table for my new P.I.C.

There has been a lot of controversy about bathrooms of late, and even more controversy about the so called “bathroom bill,” which has led ...

November 30th, 2016 |  


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 |  


SOCIAL MEDIA