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Open House offers glimpse to the past

Area residents will have the opportunity to step back in time Saturday afternoon to witness and learn about an almost forgotten slice of Stokes County…

Important educational relics fading away

The history of a major staple in African-American education in North Carolina is quietly, but quickly, disappearing. Eight hundred and thirteen Rosenwald School buildings were…

Juneteenth celebration planned downtown

Independence Day won’t come until July, but in the meantime a special celebration of freedom is planned in downtown Mount Airy next Saturday in the…

Renfro sold to New York holding company

Under the leadership of CEO Stan Jewell, Mount Airy’s Renfro Brands — formerly Renfro Corp. — has been slowly moving its corporate headquarters from Mount…

Competition headlines convention

While COVID-19 travel restrictions kept most of the international fans from attending the Mount Airy Bluegrass and Old Time Fiddler’s Convention over the weekend, there…

Workshops to highlight music convention

After COVID-19 forced the cancellation of the 2020 Mount Airy Blue Grass and Old-Time Fiddlers Convention, many musicians, music-lovers, and fans throughout the region were…

Never forgotten

A slight drizzle gave way to blue sky and brilliant sunshine during Sunday’s dedication ceremony for the new Gold Star monument in Elkin Municipal Park.…