NEWS


No charges against board candidate

PILOT MOUNTAIN — Despite both parties signaling that charges would be forthcoming after a heated discussion during a town meeting last week, the...

August 24th, 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...

August 24th, 2016 |  


Grounds manager suspended by city?

A well-known employee of the city of Mount Airy has been subjected to disciplinary action in recent days, according to sources who say this supposedly...

August 24th, 2016 |  


Flea market reps appeal to city hall

Flea market reps appeal to city hall

Concerned about possible regulation that could be detrimental to their business, local flea market representatives have appealed to city hall to make ...

August 24th, 2016 |  


New venue hosts wedding expo

DOBSON — The first event for a farm doubling as a banquet center is right around the corner.The Barn at Heritage Farm will host a wedding exposi...

August 24th, 2016 |  


Series encourages readers to ‘Find Your Park’

The first national park, Yellowstone, was so designated 144 years ago, but the National Park Service as an organization will celebrate its centennial ...

August 24th, 2016 |  


SPORTS


Eagles escape with win over Vikings

WINSTON-SALEM — Even without two starting defenders, the Surry Central soccer team is finding a way to make statement victories in the beginning...

August 23rd, 2016 |  


Cards just miss first victory

Cards just miss first victory

PILOT MOUNTAIN — There were plenty of positives for East Surry in its Tuesday night soccer match with visiting South Stokes.The Cardinals played...

August 23rd, 2016 |  


Lady Hounds blank rival East Surry

Lady Hounds blank rival East Surry

PILOT MOUNTAIN — Early deficits didn’t derail the North Surry volleyball team on Tuesday night, as the Lady Hounds swept aside their rival...

August 23rd, 2016 |  


East Surry stays unbeaten in girls tennis

WINSTON-SALEM — The East Surry tennis team opened up play in the Northwest Conference on Tuesday, and the Lady Cardinals kept their stellar star...

August 23rd, 2016 |  


Lady Bears overpower Surry Central

Lady Bears overpower Surry Central

DOBSON —The Mount Airy volleyball team came into this season with a pair of known commodities at the net in Madeline Mayfield and Sadie Brooks.O...

August 22nd, 2016 |  


Bears bounce back, beat N. Wilkes 7-2

Bears bounce back, beat N. Wilkes 7-2

The Mount Airy soccer team still has some work to do, but the Granite Bears bounced back nicely in their first match of the new week, defeating North ...

August 22nd, 2016 |  


LIFE


Passing the torch in the church

Passing the torch in the church

Statistics reveal that church attendance is on the decline in America. Many Christian denominations and fellowships report stagnant growth. As one loo...

August 19th, 2016 |  


Barnett, Thomas wed

Barnett, Thomas wed

Amanda Brooke Thomas and Eric Gregory Barnett were united in marriage on July 9, 2016, at 2 p.m. at Flat Rock Baptist Church in Mount Airy. Jon Cawley...

August 14th, 2016 |  


Passing the torch of biblical truth

Passing the torch of biblical truth

Teaching our children and grandchildren Biblical truth is one of the greatest responsibilities that we have as Christian adults in the home. With the ...

August 12th, 2016 |  


Some like it hot

Some like it hot

It all comes down to supply and demand.Sriracha sauce was little more than a specialty product found mostly in Asian grocery stores and restaurants un...

August 10th, 2016 |  


Passing the torch

Passing the torch

One of the most exciting things about summer is the anticipation of Vacation Bible School! It has been a wonderful encouragement for me to watch our t...

August 5th, 2016 |  


New life for an old house

New life for an old house

LuRosa Atkins Manor, the new name for the old house at 1002 South Franklin Road, has seen a lot of changes in its 164 years. Rooms have been added, ro...

August 3rd, 2016 updated: August 4th, 2016. |  


OPINION


NBA adds insult to injury in Charlotte

NBA adds insult to injury in Charlotte

Rumors had been circulating for a couple of weeks, so it was no real surprise when the NBA announced that it was offering the 2017 All-Star Game to Ne...

August 20th, 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...

August 20th, 2016 |  


Passing the torch in the church

Passing the torch in the church

Statistics reveal that church attendance is on the decline in America. Many Christian denominations and fellowships report stagnant growth. As one loo...

August 19th, 2016 |  


Beware social media if you want a job

Beware social media if you want a job

A couple of days ago, my friend Nicole posted a thought-provoking public service announcement on her Facebook page.She works for a law firm but she is...

August 19th, 2016 |  


Teflon Hillary keeps dodging scandals

Teflon Hillary keeps dodging scandals

In last week’s column I mentioned Hillary Clinton.A friend and staunch supporter wanted to know why I didn’t love Hillary as much as she d...

August 17th, 2016 |  


We can’t hide the character of our city

We can’t hide the character of our city

Flea markets represent the American entrepreneurial spirit at its most basic level. People assemble to sell stuff. There’s little regulation in ...

August 17th, 2016 |  


BUSINESS


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 |  


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 |  


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