Located in Mount Airy, one thrift store aims to help those in need in the local community by using sales to support hospice and palliative care services. The Humble Hare is a boutique thrift store associated with Mountain Valley, a local nonprofit hospice and palliative care organization. All store proceeds provide hospice care and related services to those in the … [Read more...] about The Humble Hare
William Wagoner, a Mount Airy local, will be 100 years old on January 16. The centenarian was born and raised in Surry County and grew up on Durham Street. When he was a child, Wagoner played with homemade toys such as tom-walkers (stilts) or sacks filled with pinto beans. Money was tight during his growing up years. His father couldn’t afford to purchase him a bike, so he … [Read more...] about Happy 100th Birthday, Mr. Wagoner!
Main Street Market: Antiques, Artisans, Etc. has been a presence in downtown Mount Airy for four years. The store’s merchandise, including antiques and items made by local artists and artisans, draws both locals and tourists. Julie Russell is the owner of the store, which is located at 140 N. Main Street in Mount Airy. Russell started her business in 2018, but … [Read more...] about Artisans and Antiques: Exploring Main Street Market
Northern Rehab provides the local community with services including wound care, physical therapy, occupational therapy, and speech therapy. These services are provided as inpatient treatment and as outpatient at Northern Rehab and at Northern Wellness, which is equipped with a gym and with a pool for aquatic therapy. Doug Yarboro, director at Northern Wound Care, says … [Read more...] about Northern Rehab: Serving the Local Community
Blake Johnson, author of Surry Living’s "Blake’s Take” column, provides answers and insights on a variety of topics for readers who are facing difficult or conflicting situations. Johnson hopes to use his training and experiences to help others make informed decisions and to overcome adversity. Johnson was born and raised near Winston-Salem, NC. Describing himself as … [Read more...] about Meet the Columnist behind Blake’s Take