Johnson, Haynes

Johnson, Haynes

Hannah Marie Haynes and Michael Sean Johnson, together with their families, announce their engagement and upcoming marriage.The bride-to-be is the dau...

May 22nd, 2016 |  


James King

Mr. James Elroy King the “Bluegrass Storyteller”, 57, of Salem, VA formerly of Cana, VA, passed away at Lewis Gale Hospital in Salem, VA o...

May 21st, 2016 |  


Longing for more? Slow dDown … and fast

Longing for more? Slow dDown … and fast

Longing for more? Have you ever tried going with less instead? Not too long ago, I asked my kids if they knew what it meant to fast. We tend to joke a...

May 20th, 2016 |  


An article in the May 19 edition of The Mount Airy News, “Dobson to get Interstates water business,” should have stated the Surry County B...

May 19th, 2016 |  


Enjoy strawberry season while it lasts

Enjoy strawberry season while it lasts

At some point in the past 30 years or so, it became possible to buy strawberries all year long. At first it was wonderful. The out-of-season berries w...

May 18th, 2016 |  


Strawberry fields forever

Strawberry fields forever

The aroma of fresh strawberries fills the air of the farm stand at Country Road Strawberries in Pinnacle but Patty Brown says of the sweet fragrance t...

May 15th, 2016 updated: May 15th, 2016. |  


Longing for more? Come to Jesus through His Word

Longing for more? Come to Jesus through His Word

Perhaps like the blind beggar longing to see, as I shared last Friday, are you longing for more? More love? More peace? More of an understanding of Go...

May 13th, 2016 |  


Key lime, a pie with a past

Key lime, a pie with a past

Behind every shortcut in the grocery store hides the fully homemade, from scratch original that the shortcut references. Before there was red velvet c...

May 11th, 2016 |  


Longing for more

Longing for more

Are you longing for more in your life? Whatever your longing or your desire, Jesus invites us to come to Him. In Mark’s Gospel 10:46-52, we hear...

May 6th, 2016 |  


142 years of mint, bourbon and big hats

142 years of mint, bourbon and big hats

Short attention spans are nothing new. America’s oldest continuously running sports event is over almost before it starts and it’s been th...

May 4th, 2016 |