Holiday affecting garbage schedule

Even though Veterans Day falls on a Saturday this year, it will affect sanitation schedules for the city of Mount Airy.This will include Friday’...

November 7th, 2017 |  


It’s Operation Christmas Child time again

It’s Operation Christmas Child time again

“This is fun,” said Bonnie Mannon as she stuffed toys and gifts into a shoebox at Surry Community College Health and Rehabilitation Center...

November 7th, 2017 |  


Grant giving students career education

Grant giving students career education

DOBSON — A grant from the Golden Leaf Foundation is helping Surry County Schools prepare kids for the workplace.Crystal Folger-Hawks appeared be...

November 6th, 2017 |  


State storytellers spin yarns

State storytellers spin yarns

Unlike an ideal autumn period offering crisp air and colorful foliage framed by a blue sky, this past weekend was misty, cool and dreary — in ot...

November 6th, 2017 |  


Kids build Lego robots, people skills

Kids build Lego robots, people skills

DOBSON — As some residents of Surry County were catching a few extra winks of sleep Saturday morning or maybe heading out on shopping trips, stu...

November 5th, 2017 |  


Hurricanes may hurt local food banks

Hurricanes may hurt local food banks

Area food banks could be facing a reduction in supplies of food in the coming weeks due to emergency need resulting from the severity of Hurricanes Ha...

November 5th, 2017 |  


Appler (re)appearing on ‘Jeopardy!’

Appler (re)appearing on ‘Jeopardy!’

Local “Jeopardy!” fans might recall Hunter Appler’s appearance on the television series in June 2016, when the former Mount Airy res...

November 5th, 2017 |  


Galax murders yield 2 life sentences

Galax murders yield 2 life sentences

HILLSVILLE, VA – A man who killed a woman and her infant daugther in Galax, Virginia, will spend the rest of his life behind bars.Richard Denny ...

November 4th, 2017 |  


Police reports

• A break-in was discovered Tuesday at a local business, Paint Protective Inc., which involved the theft of property valued at $380, according t...

November 4th, 2017 |  


Yokeley: ’21st-century’ jobs needed in city

Yokeley: ’21st-century’ jobs needed in city

The Mount Airy News is publishing a series of profiles on candidates for contested races in Tuesday’s election in the city.Those vying for a Sou...

November 4th, 2017 |