ROCKFORD —Organizers of the tenth Annual Civil War Battle and Living History Weekend in Rockford will once again exemplify Benjamin Franklin's adage “involve me and I learn” with the March 7 and 8...
There are those who may consider an upcoming talk, on co-existing with coyotes, by Marilyn McGee, to be an oxymoron. McGee's approach stands in contrast to a recent contest in Yadkin County for hunters to shoot and kill as many coyotes as...
The Surry Arts Council (SAC) Arts Ball set a new attendance record Friday night as the black tie optional evening raised money to benefit school cultural arts programs. One hundred percent and opportunity were two recurring words for the annual event...
The year 2015 is an important one for the J.J. Jones High School Class of 1965, which not only is celebrating its 50th anniversary but launching a fundraising effort to benefit the community.
Thursday night marked the beginning of Mount Airy's annual Tommy Jerrell Festival. Though the presentation by David Holt that was supposed to kick off this year's celebration was postponed due to weather, the winter storm didn't...
Musician, songwriter and entertainer Pokey LaFarge is scheduled to be in concert Saturday at the Historic Earle Theatre in Mount Airy.
Given that things can't be too perfect when one is having to discuss the “latest” snowstorm to hit Surry County, the area did get lucky this time around, a local official said.
Wintry weather continues to play havoc with sanitation operations in Mount Airy, including trash and recycling collections being canceled on Thursday.
The Charles H. Stone Memorial Library in Pilot Mountain will be hosting its annual traveling photography contest this spring. The contest, which is the ninth of its kind, is sponsored by the Northwest Regional Library.
The Surry Arts Council will host is annual Arts Ball on Friday at Cross Creek Country Club with proceeds benefiting the council's local school programs.
The Surry Arts Council will host auditions for “Jesus Christ Superstar” on Saturday and Sunday at 2 p.m. each day at the Andy Griffith Playhouse.
The weekly community-wide Lenten services continue each Wednesday through April 1 at Central United Methodist Church.
Friday evening's Tommy Jarrell Festival events will be headlined with a Tommy Jarrell birthday concert hosted by Lew Bode. The 7 p.m. event will feature three regional bands — The Slate Mountain Ramblers, The Buckstankle Boys, and The...
Downtown businessman Gene Rees has been granted an option to buy a portion of the old Spencer's Inc. manufacturing complex, now owned by the city government, for possible development.
• A Mount Airy man was arrested Monday on charges of possession of a firearm (a handgun) by a convicted felon and resisting a public officer, according to city police department reports. Mikle Eugene Dixon, 39, of 210 Mountain View Road, was...
A fire department typically deals with situations such as burning structures, but in Mount Airy's case diversification has allowed it to also make a difference in medical emergencies.
State Secretary of Cultural Resources Susan Kluttz's scheduled visit to Mount Airy on Thursday has been postponed as a result of snowy weather forecast to hit the area overnight.
PNC Mortgage, a division of PNC Bank, NA, has appointed David Stone as loan officer, serving as the contact for residential loans in the Triad.
Although Diane Bowman has lived in Mount Airy for most of her life, her coastal heritage still plays a big part in the food she puts on her table.
Mount Airy officials have announced a revised schedule for city garbage collections, which have been disrupted by bouts of wintry weather over the past week.
DOBSON — Lisa Clague, an internationally-known clay artist and sculptor, will be holding a free workshop on March 4 and 5. Both events are slated to be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Ceramics Studio in Building E-162 at Surry Community...
The 14th annual Tommy Jarrell Festival will kick off in Mount Airy on Thursday.
Mount Airy will be getting a “grapple” truck — but not without some wrestling among city officials beforehand, leading to a 4-1 vote on the acquisition.
B.H. Tharrington Primary SchoolThursday — Chicken nuggets or Ground steak sandwich, Mashed potatoes, coleslaw, Sliced peaches, Milk.
Surry Countians can count on being a way station on the Siberian Express's as forecasters call for Tuesday's snow to be topped off Wednesday and Thursday with more of the white stuff. National Atmospheric and Oceanic Administration (NOAA)...
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