NEWS


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Surry County indictments
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City school members visit China
City school members visit China

City school members visit China

A Mount Airy City Schools delegation recently returned from a visit to China.This wasn’t the first exchange between the local school district an...

December 7th, 2016 updated: December 7th, 2016. |  


Surry participating in statewide recount

DOBSON — Just when citizens thought the 2016 election season had finally ended, along comes word of a statewide recount involving a hard-fought ...

December 7th, 2016 |  


Mount Airy citizen of the year nominations open

Mount Airy citizen of the year nominations open

Every year for more than a half-century, one local resident has been honored for exemplary service to the community with the Citizen of the Year Award...

December 7th, 2016 |  


Lid closed on Mount Airy septic saga

Lid closed on Mount Airy septic saga

DOBSON — The Surry County Board of Commissioners voted Monday to place a lien against property at 158 Toast Road to cover its cost in replacing ...

December 7th, 2016 |  


Three get chance at principal training

Three get chance at principal training

DOBSON — Three county school teachers have been nominated for a leadership program that will prepare them to become principals.The three nominee...

December 7th, 2016 |  


SPORTS


Cardinals go inside, pound Rams

Cardinals go inside, pound Rams

PILOT MOUNTAIN — It appeared as if Starmount read the account of East Surry’s Tuesday night victory over North Stokes, and rightfully conc...

December 7th, 2016 |  


East Surry goes deep for win

East Surry goes deep for win

PILOT MOUNTAIN — The rain had all but stopped outside by the time that East Surry’s boys took to the court for their game with Northwest 1...

December 6th, 2016 |  


Unbeaten Hounds clobber W. Caldwell

Unbeaten Hounds clobber W. Caldwell

So far, the North Surry Greyhounds are living up to their name. The team is simply too swift for everyone who has tried to challenge it to date. On Tu...

December 6th, 2016 |  


Lady Cards break into win column

Lady Cards break into win column

PILOT MOUNTAIN — East Surry earned the first win of its 2016-17 girls’ basketball campaign Tuesday night, but visiting North Stokes didn&#...

December 6th, 2016 |  


Greyhounds clobber Ashe County, now 4-0

Greyhounds clobber Ashe County, now 4-0

The North Surry Greyhounds boys’ basketball team stayed unbeaten at 4-0 after hosting and defeating the Huskies of Ashe County on Monday night. ...

December 5th, 2016 updated: December 5th, 2016. |  


Lady Hounds blank Ashe in first, win in rout

Lady Hounds blank Ashe in first, win in rout

The Lady Greyhounds advanced to a record of 3-2 with their triumph over Ashe County on Monday night.One might say it took a little bit to get the play...

December 5th, 2016 |  


MULTIMEDIA


LIFE


5:29 pm |    
Moser, Danley to wed
Prologue to the Gospel of John

Prologue to the Gospel of John

Advent Season is a time to prepare for the Coming of the Lord. During the first week we rekindle our desire for the second coming of Christ. Then we m...

December 2nd, 2016 |  


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 |  


Hospital Chili Cook-Off yields great recipes

Hospital Chili Cook-Off yields great recipes

It took two years, but this month Northern Hospital finally hosted its first Chili Cook-Off for employees.When all the votes were cast and tallied, Da...

November 29th, 2016 |  


He is my king

He is my king

One of the most famous kings in human history was born in 1341 BC in Egypt. He was the 12th king of the 18th Egyptian dynasty and given the name Tutan...

November 25th, 2016 updated: November 25th, 2016. |  


Cookie Swap is sweet night at library

Cookie Swap is sweet night at library

A dozen people and a dozen plates of cookies made for a very sweet gathering at Mount Airy Public Library’s Cookie Swap on Nov. 14.The premise w...

November 23rd, 2016 |  


Don’t rebel against God: reconcile with Him

Don’t rebel against God: reconcile with Him

Q: I’ve heard preachers say that when someone puts their faith in Jesus, then they become a child of God. But I’m not sure I agree with th...

November 22nd, 2016 |  


OPINION


Ten best holiday meal planning tips

Ten best holiday meal planning tips

Let’s face it. When your 20 guests arrive for Christmas dinner, are they going to see the back of your disheveled head as you run from the room ...

December 6th, 2016 |  


Street Scene

Street Scene

Are you spending more or less this Christmas season, and why? .neFileBlock { margin-bottom: 20px; } .neFileBlock p { margin: 0px 0px 0px 0px; } .neF...

December 3rd, 2016 updated: December 4th, 2016. |  


Betsy Ross is spinning in her grave

Betsy Ross is spinning in her grave

I’ve heard no reports recently of strange rumbling noises coming from Arch Street in Philadelphia, where Betsy Ross, who’s widely credited...

December 2nd, 2016 |  


Prologue to the Gospel of John

Prologue to the Gospel of John

Advent Season is a time to prepare for the Coming of the Lord. During the first week we rekindle our desire for the second coming of Christ. Then we m...

December 2nd, 2016 |  


Free drinks: a blessing and a curse

Free drinks: a blessing and a curse

“Don’t drink all the drinks just because they’re free,” is easy for Greta Gerwig to say. A beautiful young movie star undoubte...

December 2nd, 2016 |  


Concussions causing Panthers headaches

Despite a growing concern about head injuries in football, dozens of NFL players are still being diagnosed with concussions every year. And this seaso...

December 1st, 2016 |  


BUSINESS


1:49 am |    
AES named great workplace

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 |  


WorkForce Unlimited acquires Laurinburg operation

WorkForce Unlimited, a full-service staffing firm based in Mount Airy, recently announced it had acquired the light industrial staffing division of As...

May 12th, 2016 |  


Free business seminars set for May

The Small Business Center at Surry Community College will be holding several free seminars and workshops in May at various locations in Surry and Yadk...

April 24th, 2016 |  


SOCIAL MEDIA