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Library photo contest opens for entries

The Northwestern Regional Library is accepting entries for its 10th annual traveling photography contest to be held on April 12 …

January 20th, 2016 |  

VOCE holiday concert slated

The Choral ensemble VOCE will be presenting its 14th holiday concert on Dec. 21. “Spending the Holidays with Friends, Old …

December 13th, 2015 |  

Area troopers promoted

RALEIGH — Two local North Carolina State Highway Patrol officers were among 45 Highway Patrol recently recognized for promotions during …

December 9th, 2015 |  

Christmas with the Embers set for Friday

Christmas with the Embers set for Friday

The Embers Band featuring Craig Woolard, winner of the 2015 Cammy Awards “Group of the Year,” returns to Mount Airy …

December 2nd, 2015 |  

Mount Airy Marching Band practicing, holding fund-raisers for Russell Athletic Bowl

Mount Airy Marching Band practicing, holding fund-raisers for Russell Athletic Bowl

The Mount Airy marching band is hard at work learning three pieces that it will perform at a college football …

November 28th, 2015 |  

Community Thanksgiving service set

Flat Rock Pentecostal Holiness Church and its pastor, Dr. David Sparks, will host a multi-denominational Thanksgiving Worship Service on Sunday, …

November 15th, 2015 |  

Bannertown Baptist Church annual shoebox collection still a go after church fire

Bannertown Baptist Church annual shoebox collection still a go after church fire

Bringing hope and joy to children in need around the world is what Bannertown Baptist Church has been doing the …

November 12th, 2015 |  

Tractor-trailer accident forces U.S. 52 exit ramp to close near W. Pine Street.

Tractor-trailer accident forces U.S. 52 exit ramp to close near W. Pine Street.

A tractor-trailer wreck held up traffic at the intersection of U.S. 52 and West Pine Street Wednesday morning. The semi …

November 11th, 2015 updated: November 11th, 2015. |  

Local entities feed those in need this Thanksgiving holiday by offering free meals.

Local entities feed those in need this Thanksgiving holiday by offering free meals.

In the season of giving thanks, several charitable organizations are preparing to help the less fortunate with holiday feasts. Over …

November 11th, 2015 |  

School Lunch Menus for Surry County, Mount Airy City and Patrick County schools.

School Lunch Menus for Surry County, Mount Airy City and Patrick County schools.

B.H. Tharrington Primary and J.J. Jones Intermediate Schools Thursday — Lasagna w/ Garlic Toast Or Pork Chop Sandwich Romaine Salad …

November 10th, 2015 |  

The Surry Community College Ambassadors Scholars Program recognized five students.

The Surry Community College Ambassadors Scholars Program recognized five students.

DOBSON — Surry Community College recently named five students to its Ambassadors Scholars Program. Jameire Tyron Bryant, Kaitlin Kidd, Jennifer …

November 9th, 2015 |  

Mount Airy City Schools held their annual community night at Mount Airy High School.

Mount Airy City Schools held their annual community night at Mount Airy High School.

Students, parents and Mount Airy school officials turned out for a chance to mingle and — in the case of …

November 5th, 2015 |  

Holiday job outlook

Holiday job outlook

Recently, Wal-Mart said it would be hiring 2.0000 seasonal workers for their North Carolina stores to meet expected holiday demand …

November 2nd, 2015 |  

Mount Airy and Surry County schools respond to President Barack Obama’s testing statements

Over the past week President Barack Obama stirred educators with the thought of lowering the time students spend on standardized …

October 31st, 2015 |  

Trick-or-treaters abound in Dobson Square Park during Halloween Spooktacular

Trick-or-treaters abound in Dobson Square Park during Halloween Spooktacular

DOBSON — The Town of Dobson’s first Halloween Spooktacular event brought hundreds of families to enjoy games and trick-or-treating Saturday …

October 31st, 2015 |  

Mount Airy’s downtown Trick-or-Treating sees the largest crowd yet

Mount Airy’s downtown Trick-or-Treating sees the largest crowd yet

Trick-or-Treating on Main Street in Mount Airy was bigger than ever, according to local business owners. Thousands of children lined …

October 31st, 2015 |  

Pilot students trick or treat

Pilot students trick or treat

Pilot Elementary School Kindergarten students visit downtown businesses and Trick or Treat, Friday morning. Students and parents line up to …

October 31st, 2015 |  

Millennium Charter Academy hosts 7th-annual blood drive with American Red Cross

Millennium Charter Academy hosts 7th-annual blood drive with American Red Cross

Millennium Charter Academy collected 36 pints of blood at this year’s Halloween blood drive. Partnering with American Red Cross for …

October 29th, 2015 |  

Mount Airy Middle School receives sponsorship for Interact Club

Mount Airy Middle School receives sponsorship for Interact Club

Mount Airy became the first middle school in the area to launch an Interact Club recently. On Friday, the school …

October 28th, 2015 |  

School Lunch Menus for Surry County, Mount Airy City, and Patrick County schools Oct. 29- Nov. 4

School Lunch Menus for Surry County, Mount Airy City, and Patrick County schools Oct. 29- Nov. 4

B.H. Tharrington Primary and J.J. Jones Intermediate Schools Thursday — Bag Lunch Chicken Filet Sandwich Carrot Sticks w/ Ranch Apple …

October 27th, 2015 |  

Are North Carolina teachers leaving for better pay in other states?

The narrative is a familiar one: North Carolina doesn’t pay its teachers enough, so they are leaving the state in …

October 27th, 2015 updated: October 28th, 2015. |  

Halloween events on tap

Halloween events on tap

Mount Airy and surrounding areas will be hosting events for all ages throughout the Halloween weekend. “Fall is in the …

October 26th, 2015 |  

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