Police force at full strength – finally

Police force at full strength – finally

It was a simple ceremony, the swearing in Friday of a new city policeman which went off quickly and quietly in the Municipal Building.However, that un...

January 20th, 2018 |  


County Extension announces workshops

Surry County Cooperative Extension is offering several classes and workshops in the next few weeks for prospective produce growers, beekeepers both ad...

January 20th, 2018 |  


SURRY COUNTY SHERIFF REPORTS

SURRY COUNTY SHERIFF REPORTS

DOBSON — The Surry County Sheriff’s Office has released the following arrest reports:• Amy Lynn Mears, 33, of Chatham Road, Mount Ai...

January 19th, 2018 |  


Authors to make appearance at library

Authors to make appearance at library

A visit by author Beverly Lewis to the Mount Airy Public Library in September went so well that her publisher contacted the library to discuss sending...

January 19th, 2018 |  


County: Projects won’t raise taxes

DOBSON — Surry County’s finances are in good shape and capable of taking on some massive debt over the next year and a half.That’s t...

January 19th, 2018 |  


Police reports

• An alleged trespassing incident at Northern Hospital of Surry County has led to a Mount Airy man being jailed under a $10,000 secured bond, ac...

January 19th, 2018 |  


Deal disclosed for Mayberry Mall sale

Deal disclosed for Mayberry Mall sale

Exactly two weeks before its scheduled closure, a deal has been announced to save Mayberry Mall in Mount Airy.The iconic local shopping center that op...

January 18th, 2018 |  


Snow disrupts school calendar

Local school systems were thrown a curve ball by a larger-than-expected snowfall coming in the middle of exams as they were winding down the first sem...

January 18th, 2018 |  


Snowfall wreaks havoc in Surry

Snowfall wreaks havoc in Surry

The five inches of snow dropped on Mount Airy, as measured at the city water plant, far outstripped the forecasts of television meteorologists of a &#...

January 18th, 2018 |  


City meeting postponed by Old Man Winter

Inclement weather including snow and cold has caused the machinery of city government to grind to a halt with the postponement of a scheduled Thursday...

January 18th, 2018 |