LAUREL FORK, Va. — A Carroll County, Virginia, family with some ties to Mount Airy is searching for a therapy dog that went missing on Monday morning, and they’re hoping folks in Surry County can help. Emily Goad said Mount Airy area residents might know her and another dog she once had, Sable. “We lost Sable three years ago to cancer,” she said.
Surry County Schools has been awarded a grant of more than $40,000 for a digital learning initiative. The N.C. State Board of Education announced earlier this month that the school system is one of 10 that will receive Showcase Grants through the Department of Public Instruction; the grants are so named because they are aimed at showcasing digital learning practices from across the state.
Mount Airy’s Main Street has been nominated as one of the Top 20 attractions in North Carolina — and local residents can help put the downtown throughway at the top of the list. USA Today’s 10 Best, a website operated by USA Today which allows readers to rank places, attractions, and items by category — such as best cruises, best culinary places around the world — has put Mount Airy in contention for the Top 10 attractions in the Tar Heel state. The city is competing with 19 other locations.
Muck Rack makes it simple to find people, tweets, or articles that mention any name, keyword, company, hashtag etc. We've compiled this guide to help you make the most of your search.
Selecting a term
Start searching tweets, articles from media outlets, articles mentioned in tweets, journalists'
names, titles and bios with some suggested searches:
Companies or Topics (e.g. iPhone, Microsoft)
Phrases (e.g. "cloud computing") — use quotes to keep the terms together
Twitter handles (e.g. @username) — returns those who have mentioned or replied to
Names (e.g. "David Pogue")
Hashtags (e.g. #sxsw, #london2012)
Bio details (e.g. vegan, Olympics, father)
Muck Rack's Advanced Search allows for many boolean operators.
Find results that mention multiple specified terms, use AND or
+. For example, ensure each result contains both Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg by
searching Musk AND Zuckerberg or Musk + Zuckerberg.
Use the operators OR or , to broaden your search when you'd like either of
multiple terms to appear in results. (This is the default behavior of our search when no operators
are used). For example, results will contain either cake or cookie by searching cake OR cookie or cake,cookie
Use NOT or - to subtract results from your search. For
example, searching Disney will yield results about the Walt Disney Company as well as Walt Disney
World Resort. To exclude mentions of Disney World, search for Disney -World or Disney
When using one of these operators with a phrase, enclose it in quotation marks. For example, you can
find results about smartphones excluding Apple's iPhone 4S by searching smartphone -"iPhone
Exact case matching or punctuation
If you're searching for a brand name or keyword that relies on specific punctuation marks or capitalization, you can
find results that match your exact query by adding matchcase: before the keyword you're searching for, like matchcase:E*TRADE .
Use parentheses to separate multiple
boolean phrases. For example, to find journalists talking about having fun in Disney World or
Disneyland, search for ("disney world" OR disneyland) AND fun.
An asterisk can be used to search for any variation of a root word truncated by the asterisk. For example, searching for admin* will return results for administrator, administration, administer, administered, etc.
A near operator is an AND operator where you can control the distance between the words. You can vary the distance the near operation uses by adding a forward slash and number (between 0-99) such as strawberries NEAR/10 "whipped cream", which means the strawberries must exist within 10 words of "whipped cream".