Library book stores closing in Mount Airy

Library book stores closing in Mount Airy

Between The Covers is closing its doors Nov. 1 after a nearly 18-month run.But don’t call the venture a failure.The local used book store has be...

September 14th, 2017 |  


A perfect day to celebrate agriculture

A perfect day to celebrate agriculture

DOBSON — “I’ve been out here in the pouring rain, and I’ve been out here in 95-degree heat.”Bryan Cave, Surry County Ext...

September 14th, 2017 |  


Council debates appointment process

Council debates appointment process

City government isn’t a military organization, but for purposes of filling certain positions Mount Airy officials have decided in recent days to...

September 13th, 2017 |  


Police reports

• Counterfeit currency was unknowingly passed by someone Monday afternoon at a Mount Airy business, according to city police department reports....

September 13th, 2017 |  


Truck driver orientation to begin at SCC

Surry Community College will be starting a new session of classes for people wanting to start a career in truck driving. Orientation will be held Sept...

September 13th, 2017 |  


Surry school districts fare well in state results

Local schools again showed well in statistics released by the state on Monday.The N.C. Department of Public Instruction stated in a release this week ...

September 13th, 2017 |  


Local airport closed for runway work

Local airport closed for runway work

If things sound a little quiet around Mount Airy-Surry County Airport these days, it’s because the facility is closed temporarily as part of a r...

September 13th, 2017 |  


Carroll buys Cana Rescue buildings

Carroll buys Cana Rescue buildings

CANA, Va. — Two months after Carroll County officials announced they would be stationing full-time EMS workers in or near Cana, Virginia, the co...

September 12th, 2017 |  


Fair biggest storm casualty locally

Fair biggest storm casualty locally

As the outer bands of Hurricane Irma swept through North Carolina, taking the usual intense-weather toll in Surry with trees being felled and threaten...

September 12th, 2017 updated: September 12th, 2017. |  


‘Mayberry’ goes to Jonesville

‘Mayberry’ goes to Jonesville

As a nationally known reality show producer and filmmaker, Mount Airy native Bill Hayes has a good idea of what will entertain and educate audiences, ...

September 12th, 2017 |