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)...
Mike Brannock of WorkForce Unlimited was selected as one of the 40 Leaders Under 40 by The Business Journal.
Mount Airy officials have given the green light to a grant application they hope will lead to an automotive business moving here and creating 14 jobs.
Americans spend $20 billion per year on footwear — but if all consumers had the same habit as Bishop Dr. Jon Hall, annual sales for that industry would be zero.
What looked to be a routine housekeeping measure to clean up language in Mount Airy zoning regulations became a mini-debate stemming from one city commissioner's concerns about opening up avenues for terrorist religious groups.
The Surry County Community Corrections office is seeking information on the whereabouts of the following individuals:•
DOBSON — Mount Airy jazz and blues performer Melva Houston is slated to perform songs from legendary jazz singer Billie Holiday or “Lady Day” on Feb. 25, as part of Surry Community College's Black History Month Celebration. The...
Last week's snow gave area residents a chance to build their own snowmen and snow-women, and several entered our snowman contest by posting pictures of them on the Mount Airy News Facebook page.
DOBSON — For their part in assisting needy children around the world, Surry Community College's softball team has received national recognition for the second year in a row.
Plenty of cold outside Friday night was offset by plenty of praise inside The Andy Griffith Playhouse during the Surry Arts Council's annual community celebration of African-American heritage.
Weather wearied Surry Countians were hit again early Saturday with snow as the Siberian Express rolled out of the area, which caused a few problems in the area.
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