Quarter-sized hail hits area

Quarter-sized hail hits area

Officials on Tuesday were monitoring the aftermath of a storm that caused a hail of a time Monday night across this area.A strong weather system lumbe...

March 28th, 2017 |  


Youth compete at Tommy Jarrell Festival in Mount Airy

Youth compete at Tommy Jarrell Festival in Mount Airy

The legacy of Tommy Jarrell lives on in the Mount Airy area and the world.That was no more evident than when a group of young musicians showed they ar...

March 28th, 2017 |  


Egg workshop a hit at museum

Egg workshop a hit at museum

A dozen people turned out on Saturday to learn a piece of Ukrainian heritage, and they left with a festive Easter decoration.On Saturday afternoon the...

March 28th, 2017 |  


Food trucks draw thousands downtown

Food trucks draw thousands downtown

Thousands flocked to Main Street in Mount Airy to get a little taste of a wide selection of foods and drinks on Sunday.Mount Airy Downtown Inc. hosted...

March 27th, 2017 |  


Robbery suspects caught after pursuit

Robbery suspects caught after pursuit

Two armed robbery suspects were in custody Monday after a Sunday night pursuit that originated in Mount Airy and ended in Carroll County, Virginia, wi...

March 27th, 2017 |  


N.C. Rep. Sarah Stevens speaks at the Mount Airy Public Library

N.C. Rep. Sarah Stevens speaks at the Mount Airy Public Library

A lawmaker from Surry County said she supports an increase in funding supporting the operations of libraries throughout the state.“We tightened ...

March 26th, 2017 |  


Local man wins lottery jackpot

A local man’s $1 investment in a lottery ticket has led to him winning a nearly $500,000 jackpot.Francisco Ponce-Estrada of Mount Airy beat odds...

March 25th, 2017 |  


Saturday blaze a training mission for fire fighters

Saturday blaze a training mission for fire fighters

Mount Airy Fire Department personnel and officials from the surrounding area spent their Saturday battling a blaze.A plume of smoke could be seen from...

March 25th, 2017 updated: March 25th, 2017. |  


JustSave store in Pilot Mountain to close by April 29

JustSave store in Pilot Mountain to close by April 29

PILOT MOUNTAIN — Town officials were surprised to learn that a local grocery store will be closing.Lowe’s Foods announced Wednesday that t...

March 23rd, 2017 updated: March 23rd, 2017. |  


Chamber presents 8 ‘overdue’ awards

Chamber presents 8 ‘overdue’ awards

The Greater Mount Airy Chamber of Commerce honored eight local businesses, non-profit organizations and individuals Thursday afternoon during its annu...

March 23rd, 2017 |