NEWS


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Mountain View ‘Plants It Pink’
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Mom Prom set for Saturday
Man shot in alleged domestic dispute

Man shot in alleged domestic dispute

DOBSON — A man is hospitalized and a woman jailed after an alleged domestic dispute escalated to gunshots.On Tuesday evening, Surry County Sheri...

June 21st, 2017 updated: June 21st, 2017. |  


Local district getting new school board member

Local district getting new school board member

STUART, Va. — A decision by a member of the Patrick County School Board not to seek re-election has opened the door for a new candidate to repre...

June 21st, 2017 updated: June 21st, 2017. |  


SCC graduates medical assistants

SCC graduates medical assistants

Nine recently graduated from Surry Community College with an Associate in Applied Science degree from the Medical Assisting program. Those pictured ar...

June 21st, 2017 |  


SCC offering computer, tech classes

Several computer and technology classes will be starting soon at various Surry Community College locations throughout Surry and Yadkin counties.Micros...

June 21st, 2017 |  


Hospital recognizes employee service

Hospital recognizes employee service

Northern Hospital of Surry County concluded its celebration of National Hospital Week with its annual employee service awards luncheon in May. These a...

June 21st, 2017 |  


Late local educator tapped for Whittling Wall

Late local educator tapped for Whittling Wall

A longtime local educator and leader of Surry County’s African-American community has been chosen as one of eight local citizens who’ll be...

June 21st, 2017 |  


SPORTS


Pickleball tourney comes to town

Pickleball tourney comes to town

The second annual Mayberry Pickleball Tournament was held this past weekend in Mount Airy. The tournament attracted 90+ players from across the state ...

June 21st, 2017 |  


PAC swimmers take 65 medals

PAC swimmers take 65 medals

GREENSBORO — Swimmers from the North Piedmont Aquatic Club (PAC) competed in the 30th annual Powerade State Games of North Carolina this past we...

June 20th, 2017 |  


Kiser, teammates eye medal

GREENSBORO — The Region 7 softball team at the Powerade State Games of North Carolina will return to action this morning in need of a victory.Th...

June 20th, 2017 |  


Bear basketball starts summer play

Bear basketball starts summer play

GREENSBORO — The high school basketball season doesn’t begin for another five months, but after a stupendously successful 2016-17 season, ...

June 19th, 2017 |  


No off-season for Cox

No off-season for Cox

BERMUDA RUN — Only 32 golfers in the state of North Carolina were good enough to make it to the match play round of the Carolina Golf Associatio...

June 17th, 2017 |  


Bringing back the gold

Bringing back the gold

Gold medals, gold trophies, golden awards. Going for the gold has been in style in Mount Airy lately. Eight year-old Nate Jones got in on the fun last...

June 16th, 2017 |  


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LIFE


9:06 am |    
A lesson from boy Jesus
1:19 pm |    
Sechrist, Gates to wed
A fond farewell

A fond farewell

PILOT MOUNTAIN — Lorrie Sawyers couldn’t help but wipe away a few tears.The East Surry High School principal is accustomed to bidding grad...

June 17th, 2017 |  


Inhabitants of a promise

Inhabitants of a promise

Inhabitants of a PromiseAnd now, Israel, what does the Lord your God require of you, but to fear the Lord your God, to walk in all His ways and to lov...

June 16th, 2017 |  


Tomato, mayo, bread: Summer is here

Tomato, mayo, bread: Summer is here

People who live in the South, or at least this part of the South, know that Louise Fitzhugh did not invent the tomato sandwich in 1964 when she wrote ...

June 14th, 2017 |  


Tuckers celebrate 59 years

Tuckers celebrate 59 years

Bill and Sharon “Pat” Tucker celebrate their 59th anniversary today. They were married on June 11, 1958. They have been blessed with seven...

June 11th, 2017 |  


You are never alone

You are never alone

Let your conduct be without covetousness; be content with such things as you have. For He Himself has said “I will never leave you nor forsake y...

June 9th, 2017 |  


‘Hysteria’ reigns at ECA awards night

‘Hysteria’ reigns at ECA awards night

“Who done it?” was the big question on June 1, when Surry County Extension and Community Association (ECA) members gathered to celebrate t...

June 7th, 2017 |  


OPINION


9:06 am |    
A lesson from boy Jesus
Some hard advice for graduates

Some hard advice for graduates

Last week I attended Surry Central’s graduation.Over the past 22+ years as a journalist I have covered a number of graduations either as the rep...

June 22nd, 2017 |  


When both chutes don’t open, what’s next?

When both chutes don’t open, what’s next?

I have a lot of random conversations in my average day at work. I talk to a lot of people.While most of my conversations with public officials regard ...

June 21st, 2017 |  


Mayor doesn’t like headline

To the Editor,Recognizing how important the truth is, I take exception to the headline in the Tuesday edition of the Mount Airy News. Sowers Construct...

June 17th, 2017 |  


Prescription for overdoses: more attention

Prescription for overdoses: more attention

At the risk of possibly getting readers’ day off to a depressing start, please allow me to begin this week’s column with some sobering fac...

June 16th, 2017 |  


Inhabitants of a promise

Inhabitants of a promise

Inhabitants of a PromiseAnd now, Israel, what does the Lord your God require of you, but to fear the Lord your God, to walk in all His ways and to lov...

June 16th, 2017 |  


Bright lights, big dance floor

Bright lights, big dance floor

The dance floor from “Saturday Night Fever” is going up for auction. You remember, bright lights flashing through clear plastic with a you...

June 16th, 2017 |  


BUSINESS


1:49 am |    
AES named great workplace

Surrey Bancorp reports 33 percent rise in net income

Surrey Bancorp (Pink Sheets: SRYB), the holding company for Surrey Bank & Trust, recently reported earnings for the second quarter had jumped a th...

July 31st, 2016 |  


First Community sees income growth, declares dividend

First Community Bancshares Inc. (NASDAQ:FCBC) recently reported net income that had grown more than 9 percent for the second quarter and first six mon...

July 31st, 2016 |  


Free seminars for those seeking job help

Surry Community College will be offering free workshops for unemployed and underemployed workers in August. No advance registration is required.#Using...

July 25th, 2016 |  


Small Business Center offering free seminars

Surry Community College’s Small Business Center will be holding free seminars and workshops in August at various locations in Surry and Yadkin c...

July 24th, 2016 |  


Leonards names operations manager

Leonards names operations manager

Leonard Building and Truck Accessories has announced the hiring of Joe Robbins as operations manager.Leonard is a manufacturer and seller of trailers,...

June 25th, 2016 |  


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