NEWS


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A pixie dust-covered life
Seniors having fun at Senior Fun Day

Seniors having fun at Senior Fun Day

Senior Fun Day was indeed a fun day.The fellowship hall of Faith Baptist Church in Mount Airy was filled to capacity on Sept. 8 with seniors dancing, ...

September 20th, 2017 |  


SCC medical assistants garner 100 percent pass rate

The most recent cohort of Medical Assisting program graduates at Surry Community College recently received results from their national licensure exam ...

September 20th, 2017 |  


Local artist is ‘Best in Show’

Local artist is ‘Best in Show’

Mount Airy artist Jan Atkins won the Best in Show award for her mixed media painting “From Earth to Earth” at the J.E.B. Stuart Art Show h...

September 20th, 2017 |  


Garden club hosts flower show expert

Garden club hosts flower show expert

The Mountain View Gardeners Garden Club resumed its monthly meeting on Thursday, Sept, 7 with Beth Leonard from Lexington, as the guest speaker. Leona...

September 20th, 2017 |  


Bestselling author to visit Mount Airy library

New York Times bestselling author Sharyn McCrumb will present a program on her new Ballad novel on Sunday, Sept. 24, at 2 p.m. at the Mount Airy Publi...

September 20th, 2017 |  


Council to vote on appointments

The Mount Airy Board of Commissioners is scheduled to vote Thursday night on appointments and reappointments to four different groups in the city affe...

September 20th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


10:34 pm |    
Lady Cards soar to the top

Bears bounce back against Forbush

Following a tough loss to rival East Surry on Tuesday, the Mount Airy Lady Bears needed a decisive victory to get back on track. That’s just wha...

September 20th, 2017 |  


Lady Eagles enter polls, beat Camels

Lady Eagles enter polls, beat Camels

WINSTON-SALEM — Three of the state’s top six 1A teams in the latest N.C. High School Tennis Coaches Association can’t stop Surry Cen...

September 20th, 2017 |  


Lady Bears take another win

Lady Bears take another win

WALNUT COVE — Make it 2-for-2 for the Lady Bears.The four teams who play Northwest 1A Conference golf were back on the links for round two at He...

September 20th, 2017 |  


Hounds tame Cats with 2-1 win

Hounds tame Cats with 2-1 win

It didn’t look good for North Surry’s soccer team when West Stokes earned a goal on its very first shot on goal.One of the things the Grey...

September 20th, 2017 |  


Bears overcome Cougars 4-1

Bears overcome Cougars 4-1

Mount Airy entered Tuesday’s match against Calvary Day with two streaks on the line: no goals allowed and wins. Though only one of those streaks...

September 19th, 2017 |  


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LIFE


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Senior Fun Day delivers as promised
Cupcake trend turns 21, cupcakes survive

Cupcake trend turns 21, cupcakes survive

It’s been 21 years since Magnolia Bakery opened their doors on Bleeker Street in New York’s West Village, and almost as long since “...

September 6th, 2017 |  


Museum hosts members ice cream social

Museum hosts members ice cream social

With ice cream to the left of them, hot dogs to the right of them, museum members seemed happy to be stuck in the middle on Thursday night at the Moun...

August 30th, 2017 |  


Museum hosts members ice cream social

Museum hosts members ice cream social

With ice cream to the left of them, hot dogs to the right of them, museum members seemed happy to be stuck in the middle on Thursday night at the Moun...

August 30th, 2017 |  


Edwards celebrate 50 years

Edwards celebrate 50 years

Thomas and Brenda Jarrell Edwards of Mount Airy marked 50 years of marriage on July 14. They were married on July 14, 1967, and were surprised with a ...

August 26th, 2017 |  


With eggplant, it’s all or nothing

With eggplant, it’s all or nothing

Eggplant is much like the little girl with a curl in the middle of her forehead. When it’s good, it’s very, very good. But when it’s...

August 23rd, 2017 |  


Edwards celebrate 50 years

Edwards celebrate 50 years

Thomas and Brenda Jarrell Edwards of Mount Airy marked 50 years of marriage on July 14. They were married on July 14, 1967 and were surprised with a 5...

August 20th, 2017 |  


OPINION


Amos — the farmer-prophet

Amos — the farmer-prophet

One of the most colorful minor prophets in the Old Testament was the prophet Amos. Amos admitted to the palace court in Israel that he was just a shep...

September 15th, 2017 |  


What’s the best QB class ever?

What’s the best QB class ever?

With the NFL season now underway, my mind drifts to football.ESPN had a feature last week about a bumper crop of good college quarterbacks coming up. ...

September 14th, 2017 |  


Our own kids are ‘Dreamers,’ too

Our own kids are ‘Dreamers,’ too

I don’t want to get into a big debate about how great the so-called “Dreamers” are, the young people in the Deferred Action for Chil...

September 9th, 2017 |  


The prophecy of Nahum – take God seriously

The prophecy of Nahum – take God seriously

The story of ancient Ninevah, according to the commentary by Matthew Henry, was a magnificent display of God’s judgment and mercy, his sovereign...

September 8th, 2017 |  


Childhood cancer, ‘Shake it off’

Childhood cancer, ‘Shake it off’

On April 25, 2017, I breathed in the smell of Tatyana’s hair for the last time. She died early that morning after battling brain cancer for thre...

September 8th, 2017 |  


City could learn from the movies

City could learn from the movies

I was at a school board meeting Tuesday night when my phone quietly buzzed.I discreetly checked my screen to see a message from a friend that the city...

September 6th, 2017 |  


BUSINESS


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AES named great workplace
Tickets available for the tour of homes

Tickets available for the tour of homes

PILOT MOUNTAIN — First United Methodist Church is looking to fund community outreach meals with the return of an old Christmas tradition —...

November 30th, 2016 |  


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 |