Surry County Sheriff Reports

Surry County Sheriff Reports

DOBSON — The Surry County Sheriff’s Office has released the following arrest reports:• Amanda Hazelwood Fosner, 37, of Mocksville, w...

November 26th, 2017 |  


Booksmarts

The Board of Trustees for the Mount Airy Public Library has initiated a “More Books, Please!” campaign, to supplement our book budget. As ...

November 26th, 2017 |  


Marriages

The following marriage licenses were issued in Surry County.- Micheal P. Hutchens, 32, and Meagan D. Slate, 28, of Siloam issued Nov. 14- Frederick Ra...

November 26th, 2017 |  


Real Estate Transfers

In recording deeds, the state of North Carolina does not require that the amount paid for a parcel be stated on the deed. However a tax stamp at the r...

November 26th, 2017 |  


House Tour celebrates fresh starts

House Tour celebrates fresh starts

Mount Airy Restoration Foundation presents the 31st edition of its Christmas Holiday House Tour on Saturday, Dec. 2, and Sunday, Dec. 3. Three homes o...

November 25th, 2017 |  


Surry County Most Wanted

Surry County Most Wanted

The Surry County Community Corrections office is seeking information on the whereabouts of the following individuals for probation violations:• ...

November 25th, 2017 |  


‘Small Business’ celebrates its own day in Mount Airy

‘Small Business’ celebrates its own day in Mount Airy

The Christmas shopping season was in full swing downtown this weekend with Small Business Saturday.Last year, 112 million customers reported shopping ...

November 25th, 2017 |  


Christmas parade, something for everyone

Christmas parade, something for everyone

Even without 76 trombones leading the big parade, the Mount Airy Christmas Parade was a very big event indeed.Clocking in at 2 hours, 10 minutes, the ...

November 25th, 2017 |  


School plans path to math success

School plans path to math success

When the Mount Airy Board of Education meets each month, recognitions are a common part of the meeting.Those who have performed well are celebrated, p...

November 25th, 2017 |  


All-girl LEGO team advances to state

All-girl LEGO team advances to state

CONCORD — The Loopholes, a First Lego League team from Mount Airy, competed in regional competition here on Nov. 19. The team won a trophy for C...

November 25th, 2017 |  


Police reports

• Being implicated in multiple criminal matters, and then allegedly providing officers with false identities when encountered, led to a Lowgap w...

November 24th, 2017 |  


Wanted: Citizens Police Academy applicants

Wanted: Citizens Police Academy applicants

The Mount Airy Police Department is on the hunt for about 30 people — not to arrest, but as students for its upcoming Citizens Police Academy.Ap...

November 24th, 2017 |  


Pilot ready for Christmas season to begin

Downtown Pilot Mountain will officially launch the Christmas shopping season on Saturday as the Pilot Mountain Tourism Development Authority (TDA) and...

November 24th, 2017 |  


City schools accepting bids for Pike building

City schools accepting bids for Pike building

Mount Airy City Schools is now accepting bids for the renovation of the former Pike Electric building on Riverside Drive.The county government owns th...

November 24th, 2017 |  


Sheriff’s office gets ballistic helmets

Sheriff’s office gets ballistic helmets

DOBSON — The Surry County Sheriff’s Office will soon be ordering new tactical helmets for its version of a SWAT team thanks mostly to dona...

November 23rd, 2017 |  


Raising money for the homeless

Raising money for the homeless

Among the greatest ongoing tragedies in the United States is the fact that in a nation of plenty, with more than enough riches to take care of everyon...

November 23rd, 2017 |  


First Baptist feeds 300 in 21st meal

First Baptist feeds 300 in 21st meal

Thanks to “The Turkey Lady” and “Fonzie” more than 300 people got a hot Thanksgiving lunch and entertainment at First Baptist ...

November 23rd, 2017 |  


Author visits Surry County students

Author visits Surry County students

Surry County School officials wanted to bring a North Carolina author to their students.They managed to do just that.Joyce Hostetter, a Newton-based a...

November 23rd, 2017 |  


Police reports

• A firearm was stolen Monday afternoon at Granite City Gold and Pawn, according to Mount Airy Police Department reports. A known suspect is sai...

November 23rd, 2017 |  


Outreach Center hopes to help families

PILOT MOUNTAIN — The hustle of the holidays is well underway at the Pilot Mountain Outreach Center as volunteers prepare to host the 15th annual...

November 23rd, 2017 |  


Man urges Flat Rock school name change

Man urges Flat Rock school name change

B.H. Tharrington Primary School. J.J. Jones Intermediate School. Cora Beasley Elementary?A group of local residents would like to see a county grade s...

November 23rd, 2017 |  


Rezoning issue delayed at dentist’s urging

Rezoning issue delayed at dentist’s urging

The atmosphere wasn’t exactly great for a public hearing on a rezoning request during the most recent meeting of the Mount Airy Board of Commiss...

November 22nd, 2017 |  


31st Christmas House Tour approaches

31st Christmas House Tour approaches

Mount Airy’s Christmas Holiday House Tour gets underway Saturday, Dec. 2, and Sunday, Dec. 3, when Mount Airy Restoration Foundation presents th...

November 22nd, 2017 |  


Gardeners prepare For Christmas

Gardeners prepare For Christmas

The Mountain View Gardeners Garden Club got an early start preparing for the holiday season on Thursday, Nov. 2.Frances Beasley, vice president of dev...

November 22nd, 2017 |  


Safety urged during holiday weekend

Thanksgiving is a time to enjoy family and friends and show appreciation for what people have.Unfortunately, it can also be a time of tragedy for many...

November 22nd, 2017 |  


IRS probes Pilot business

IRS probes Pilot business

The Pilot Mountain Police Department assisted the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) with a federal agent investigation at the premises of A Plus Carports...

November 22nd, 2017 |  


Maple Grove UMC honors Driggers

Maple Grove UMC honors Driggers

Recently Maple Grove UMC selected Marc Driggers as the recipient of the Laity Service of the Year Award for 2017.Driggers grew up in Mount Airy, gradu...

November 22nd, 2017 |  


Franklin students dress up for Spirit Week

Franklin students dress up for Spirit Week

The Franklin Elementary School Student Council recently sponsored Spirit Week to raise money for the local Christmas Angels program.Everyone dressed u...

November 22nd, 2017 |  


City holiday parade to roll Saturday

City holiday parade to roll Saturday

One sure-fire way of knowing the holiday season is here is the coming of the Mount Airy Christmas Parade, which will make its annual trip through town...

November 22nd, 2017 |  


Surry County Sheriff Reports

Surry County Sheriff Reports

DOBSON — The Surry County Sheriff’s Office has released the following incident reports:• Samuel and Christine Ausband, of Lincolnton...

November 21st, 2017 |  


Board balks, but then pays lawyer

Board balks, but then pays lawyer

After initially balking at the idea of paying additional money to a Charlotte attorney than he originally estimated to provide legal services for the ...

November 21st, 2017 |  


Parade of Trees marches across street

Parade of Trees marches across street

Parade of Trees 2017, the holiday fundraiser for Surry SCAN (Stop Child Abuse Now) is moving across the street from its longtime location at Old North...

November 21st, 2017 |  


County rezones land for Eagle expansion

County rezones land for Eagle expansion

The Surry County Board of Commissioners rezoned a piece of property in Holly Springs where Eagle Carports is preparing to expand.Attorney Hugh Campbel...

November 20th, 2017 |  


Pilot parade plans proceeding

Pilot parade plans proceeding

PILOT MOUNTAIN — Plans have been announced for the annual Pilot Mountain Christmas Parade, which will be held on Dec. 2.“This is the 47th ...

November 20th, 2017 |  


Surry County Sheriff Reports

Surry County Sheriff Reports

DOBSON — The Surry County Sheriff’s Office has released the following arrest reports:• Heather Melissa Linville, 38, of Simpson Mill...

November 20th, 2017 |  


‘Not just a bake sale’ supports charities

‘Not just a bake sale’ supports charities

The annual Harvest Bake Sale and Luncheon that takes place at Central United Methodist Church in Mount Airy every autumn, the most recent one on Wedne...

November 20th, 2017 |  


Candlelight Christmas around the corner

Candlelight Christmas around the corner

ROCKFORD — With Thanksgiving just a few days away, an annual Christmas tradition is just around the corner in the Historic Village of Rockford.O...

November 19th, 2017 |  


Thanksgiving meal to connect community

Thanksgiving meal to connect community

A holiday tradition in Mount Airy will be continued Thursday when a free community Thanksgiving meal is served at the First Baptist Church fellowship ...

November 19th, 2017 |  


Marriages

The following marriage licenses were issued in Surry County.- Micheal P. Hutchens, 32, and Meagan D. Slate, 28, of Siloam issued Nov. 14- Dustin T. Ha...

November 19th, 2017 |  


Real Estate Transfers

In recording deeds, the state of North Carolina does not require that the amount paid for a parcel be stated on the deed. However a tax stamp at the r...

November 19th, 2017 |  


Divorces

The following divorces were granted in Surry County• Katrina Maria Walls and Kelsey Allyn Walls married July 7, 2012. Divorce granted Nov. 9Comp...

November 19th, 2017 |  


Surry County Sheriff Reports

Surry County Sheriff Reports

DOBSON — A woman awaiting trial for alleged crimes resulting from a drug bust was picked Friday for two other counts.Leilani Hope Jeffcoat, 28, ...

November 18th, 2017 |  


591 run in half-marathon events

591 run in half-marathon events

People might go over the river and through the woods later this week for Thanksgiving, but on Saturday 591 runners trekked through Mount Airy for the ...

November 18th, 2017 |  


‘Antiques on Parade’ yields surprises

‘Antiques on Parade’ yields surprises

DOBSON — “Then you get the Roadshow to sell it.”Those were the words from Todd Leinbach, of Leinbach Auction and Realty in Clemmons....

November 18th, 2017 |  


Board tables massive rezoning plan

Board tables massive rezoning plan

With a roomful of people watching, the Mount Airy Board of Commissioners has tabled a plan to alter the zoning of 942 different parcels of property in...

November 17th, 2017 updated: November 19th, 2017. |  


Fall weather full of contrasts

Recent weather conditions in Mount Airy have been a study in contrasts — unusually hot days in one month and just the opposite in another, but o...

November 17th, 2017 |  


IRS probes Pilot business

The Pilot Mountain Police Department assisted the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) with a federal agent investigation at the premises of A Plus Carports...

November 17th, 2017 |  


Surry County upgrades 911 emergency equipment

Surry County upgrades 911 emergency equipment

DOBSON — The Surry County Board of Commissioners will hold its next meeting Monday at Mount Airy Middle School at 6 p.m.The satellite meeting wi...

November 17th, 2017 |  


Pair cited for saving fire victim

Pair cited for saving fire victim

When a Mount Airy Fire Department member and a city police officer showed up at a home on West Lebanon Street in early September, the men thought they...

November 16th, 2017 |  


Local woman appears on ‘Wheel of Fortune’

Local woman appears on ‘Wheel of Fortune’

All in all, it has been a good month when it comes to people from Surry County appearing as contestants on nationally televised game shows.In a Nov. 6...

November 16th, 2017 |