Time for Johnson to step down

The Mount Airy News this past week broke the story that Surry County Board of Commissioner Paul Johnson is being investigated by the North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation over what appear to be alleged irregularities in expense requests he submitted to the county.Those requests under suspicion go back at least until 2011.According to county officials, several of those requests raised some red flags, so the county commissioned an audit of all expense reimbursement ...

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County trying to kill interstate project?

The long-awaited, must-anticipated interstate water and sewer project appears to be near the brink of death — much to what we suspect is the secret delight of at least some Surry County officials.The project is one that has been in the works on some level since before the turn of the century, with the aim of extending water and sewer service along the N.C. 89 corridor to areas near interstates 77 and 74. There are a few businesses in that area who have claimed a desperate nee...

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Walker surprises Berger, takes GOP nomination

A harsh Republican Party fight for a shot at an open...

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