NEWS


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Surry County Sheriff Reports
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Truck strikes, kills pedestrian, flees the scene

Police reports

• Three men are facing violations of discharging a firearm in the city limits as the result of an incident Tuesday night, according to Mount Air...

August 17th, 2017 |  


SCC offering new online series

The Small Business Center at Surry Community College is now offering a new online, on demand series for entrepreneurs and aspiring business owners loo...

August 17th, 2017 |  


New Guardians ad Litem are sworn in

New Guardians ad Litem are sworn in

Several new Guardians ad Litem have been sworn in at the court house. These are people who volunteer eight hours or more a month to advocate for an ab...

August 17th, 2017 |  


Mount Airy prayer vigil

Mount Airy prayer vigil

Salem United Methodist Church in conjunction with Central United Methodist Church and Epworth United Methodist Church hosted a community prayer vigil ...

August 17th, 2017 |  


Pact for greenway work on city agenda

Pact for greenway work on city agenda

A new baseball practice field, restroom facilities, picnic area and a “pocket park” will soon be built along Mount Airy’s greenway s...

August 17th, 2017 |  


City may deliver water to Cana

City may deliver water to Cana

Water sales that have led to a spirit of interstate cooperation between Mount Airy and Carroll County, Virginia, could be greatly expanded under a pla...

August 16th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


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Lady Eagles roll past Mount Airy
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Greyhounds run past Vikings
Elkin breaksstreak againstGolden Eagles

Elkin breaksstreak againstGolden Eagles

DOBSON — Elkin snapped a 17-game losing streak by beating Surry Central on the road 31-14 in the season opener Friday night.On Oct. 5, 2015, the...

August 18th, 2017 |  


Big plays lead Bears to victory

Big plays lead Bears to victory

Coming into the season, Mount Airy head coach Kelly Holder knew he had a receiving corps that was the envy of almost anyone in the state.Following the...

August 18th, 2017 updated: August 19th, 2017. |  


Strong serving helps Cards sweep Eagles

Strong serving helps Cards sweep Eagles

PILOT MOUNTAIN — The East Surry Lady Cardinals volleyball team flew higher than the Surry Central Lady Golden Eagles in the battle of the birds ...

August 17th, 2017 updated: August 18th, 2017. |  


Lady Bears rally past Wilkes

Lady Bears rally past Wilkes

Defending Mountain Valley 2A Conference champ North Wilkes came to play on Thursday night.Fortunately, so did their hosts, the Lady Bears of Mount Air...

August 17th, 2017 updated: August 18th, 2017. |  


Lady Hounds rally for first win

DANBURY — North Stokes head tennis coach Mark Parsons promised that his young, but enthusiastic team would get better as the season went along.C...

August 17th, 2017 |  


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LIFE


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Stretching the harvest
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Gough, Rogers
Veggies on the grill

Veggies on the grill

As satisfying as it is to sizzle big hunks of meat on a grill, it’s easy to forget that side dishes and vegetables also deserve some grill space...

August 9th, 2017 |  


Big, bad greens; arugula out of control

Big, bad greens; arugula out of control

Within minutes of tomatoes beginning to ripen in the garden, all of the leaf lettuces and salad greens shrivel up and die in a hot, muggy conspiracy o...

August 2nd, 2017 |  


DAR chapter elects new officers

DAR chapter elects new officers

The Jonathan Hunt Chapter, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, recently installed new officers during a gathering at Cross Creek Co...

July 31st, 2017 |  


Jackson, Utt

Jackson, Utt

Exactly six years after beginning their relationship, Courtney Dawn Utt and Seth Woodson Jackson were united in marriage on July 1, 2017, at 2:30 p.m....

July 30th, 2017 |  


Mustins mark 50 years

Mustins mark 50 years

Kenneth and Shirley McCraw Mustin, of Red Brush Road, Mount Airy, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with 16 members of their family on Saturda...

July 30th, 2017 |  


Faithful soldiers of the cross, part 2

Faithful soldiers of the cross, part 2

Editor’s Note: This is the second of a two-part column by Rev. Tim Burton.Last week we began to look at Paul’s second letter to Timothy. P...

July 28th, 2017 |  


OPINION


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My next sports Hall crusade
Streaking bares naked truth about society

Streaking bares naked truth about society

As a reporter for a small-town newspaper, I get to write about a little bit of everything that happens in our community, be it related to local govern...

August 12th, 2017 |  


Dress for the job you want

Dress for the job you want

There are rich people weddings and there are rich people weddings and then there’s a rich people wedding with Hillary Clinton in a caftan.She Wh...

August 11th, 2017 |  


Spiritual renewal

August 13 marks a historic anniversary.In 1727 the villagers in Herrnhut, Saxony, experienced a spiritual awakening that was so broad sweeping it lead...

August 11th, 2017 |  


Rich folks running out of names

Rich folks running out of names

It’s said that money can’t buy happiness.Perhaps that’s true, but the kind of problems well-off people have are a bit different than...

August 10th, 2017 |  


All good things must come to an end

All good things must come to an end

All good things must come to an end.I’ve been told that before, and I’ve repeated it many times to loved ones and friends. When the vacati...

August 9th, 2017 |  


Haven’t we seen this before?

Haven’t we seen this before?

My mother was one of the wisest people I’ve ever known, often able to offer insights or gentle guidance to family members when the need arose. W...

August 5th, 2017 |  


BUSINESS


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AES named great workplace

Surrey Bancorp reports 33 percent rise in net income

Surrey Bancorp (Pink Sheets: SRYB), the holding company for Surrey Bank & Trust, recently reported earnings for the second quarter had jumped a th...

July 31st, 2016 |  


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 |  


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 |