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Book Smarts

New books available at the Mount Airy Public Library: Fiction The Midnight Library by Matt Haig A Matter of Life and Death by Phillip Margolin…

Holder brings passion to two jobs

Back in November, the Surry County Sports Hall of Fame announced the next inductees. The class, as usual, includes some of the best athletes in…

A lifetime of music

It’s a simple, cozy shop, a little dark in the shadowy corners, brightly illuminated where the sun spills through the front windows. Chock full of…

Helping Others

A little more than two-and-a-half years ago, Chris Lumsden walked out of his office in South Boston, Virginia, for the final time, after having served…

Dobson native finds his path in California

October is the month for ghouls and goblins, witch’s brew and ghost tales, horror movies and chilling novels. It’s also the time of year Rick…

Larger than life

No matter the size of the stage in which he competes, Carson Mounce continues to adapt and impress on the basketball court. Surry County got…

Former New Yorker is no ‘damn Yankee’

Most folks know Angela Shur as a successful businesswoman in downtown Mount Airy who also helps operate a family farm and orchard, while still finding…

September is Library Card Sign-Up month

The following books have recently been received and are available for check out at the Mount Airy Public Library: Fiction The Good Neighborhood by Therese…

Plenty of September activities to keep you busy

The following books have recently been received and are available for check out at the Mount Airy Public Library: Fiction Royal by Danielle Steel Bitter…