Storm cell downs trees across county

Storm cell downs trees across county

A series of storms passed through the western half of North Carolina early Monday evening, including a reported “tornado cell.”A tornado r...

October 23rd, 2017 updated: October 23rd, 2017. |  


Surry County Sheriff Reports

Surry County Sheriff Reports

DOBSON — The Surry County Sheriff’s Office has released the following arrest reports:• Alexander Scott Gullatt, 26, of Duluth Lane, ...

October 23rd, 2017 |  


Police reports

• A Mount Airy woman was jailed under a $6,000 secured bond during a recent wanted-person investigation in the U.S. 52/Carter Street area, accor...

October 23rd, 2017 |  


Booksmarts

The following books have recently been received at the Mount Airy Public Library, and are available for checkout:Children of the Fleet by Orson Scott ...

October 23rd, 2017 |  


A season for giving

A season for giving

What started as a small garden on a 40-by-80 plot of land off Dutchman Creek in Elkin has grown to a two-acre field of rotating crops in Ronda, with t...

October 23rd, 2017 |  


Surry County Sheriff Reports

Surry County Sheriff Reports

DOBSON — The Surry County Sheriff’s Office has released the following arrest reports:• Dino Dennis Greene Jr., 30, listed as homeles...

October 22nd, 2017 |  


Aldi grocery store coming here

Aldi grocery store coming here

The site of a long-closed cafeteria will get new life while Mount Airy gains a discount grocery store operated by the Aldi chain based in Germany, und...

October 22nd, 2017 |  


Runners evade zombies for charity

Runners evade zombies for charity

Running 3.1 miles can be difficult enough, but having to dodge the “walking dead” adds another dimension to that feat as participants in t...

October 22nd, 2017 |  


Cruise-in scares up crowds, cars

Cruise-in scares up crowds, cars

What a difference one week made in downtown Mount Airy, which on Saturday, Oct. 14, was filled with the sights and sounds of the Autumn Leaves Festiva...

October 21st, 2017 |  


‘Storage Wars’: Police probe thefts from units

‘Storage Wars’: Police probe thefts from units

For people with possessions for which they have no room at home, locking the property away in a storage unit is an appealing alternative — unles...

October 21st, 2017 |