ARC grant to help fund utility work

ARC grant to help fund utility work

An area of central Mount Airy that is home to key industrial and business operations will benefit from a major utility project to be partially funded ...

October 18th, 2017 |  


Commissioner takes issue with criticism of police

Commissioner takes issue with criticism of police

PILOT MOUNTAIN — On Monday, the Pilot Mountain board resolved a few issues, kicked a couple of cans down the road, one of which has been being k...

October 18th, 2017 updated: October 18th, 2017. |  


Eleven take part in talent show

Eleven take part in talent show

The Surry Early College Student Council recently held its annual talent show, with nine students and two faculty members performing with different tal...

October 18th, 2017 |  


Graham Field lease up for city vote

Graham Field lease up for city vote

After making a strong play for the county government to transfer its ownership of an athletic field in Mount Airy to the city, municipal officials now...

October 18th, 2017 |  


Police reports

• A Mount Airy man was arrested Monday and jailed under a $23,000 secured bond on eight different violations, including a felony charge of larce...

October 17th, 2017 |  


County deputies get body cameras

County deputies get body cameras

DOBSON — The Surry County Sheriff’s Office now has body-worn cameras for its deputies to wear in the field.Over the past week, the sheriff...

October 17th, 2017 |  


Shoals community center vandalized

Shoals community center vandalized

The Shoals Community Recreation Center was vandalized last week, causing significant damages and prompting the center’s board of directors to of...

October 17th, 2017 |  


Solutions surface for 601 snarl

Solutions surface for 601 snarl

It’s said that nothing is certain but death and taxes — but steadily increasing traffic on the U.S. 601 (Rockford Street) business corrido...

October 17th, 2017 |  


Police reports

• A 16-speed bicycle valued at $170 was discovered missing from a local residence last Wednesday, according to Mount Airy Police Department repo...

October 16th, 2017 |  


City election early voting starts Thursday

City election early voting starts Thursday

DOBSON — Citizens of Mount Airy who want to get a head start on the 2017 municipal election can begin casting ballots Thursday in Dobson.That...

October 16th, 2017 |