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 |  


Credit union taps officers

State Employees’ Credit Union (SECU) recently elected new officers for the organization’s Board of Directors of the financial cooperative ...

January 18th, 2018 |  


Wind, wrecks have caused I-77 shutdown in Carroll County, Virginia

Wind, wrecks have caused I-77 shutdown in Carroll County, Virginia

FANCY GAP, Va. — Officials have shut down I-77 northbound from Cana to Fancy Gap after high winds have caused several tractor-trailers to overtu...

January 18th, 2018 updated: January 18th, 2018. |  


Mall discussion planned tonight

Assuming the city has recovered from Wednesday’s blast of wintry weather, the fate of Mayberry Mall could become clear tonight during a meeting ...

January 18th, 2018 |  


Winter wonder land?

Winter wonder land?

Wednesday’s storm had even some forecasters scratching their heads a bit at the amount of snow falling.“Hopefully, the snow will end soone...

January 17th, 2018 updated: January 17th, 2018. |  


Snow causes multiple accidents

Snow causes multiple accidents

Today’s snow — while good for local youths enjoying a day off from school, has caused a number of problems on area highways.“There a...

January 17th, 2018 |  


Death of homeless man in State Road sparks effort to provide warmth for others in Surry, Yadkin counties

STATE ROAD — The death of a homeless man found in State Road over the weekend has sparked a local movement to provide warmer places of refuge fo...

January 17th, 2018 |  


Pilot VFW recognizes essay winners

Pilot VFW recognizes essay winners

Pilot Mountain VFW Post 9436 and the VFW Auxiliary held a joint meeting Thursday to recognize a pair of area youths for their efforts in winning essay...

January 17th, 2018 |  


VIDEO: Regional director enjoying journey through library

VIDEO: Regional director enjoying journey through library

After nearly three decades of work in the system, the Northwest Regional Library system has seemed like home to director Joan Sherif.It was a visit wi...

January 17th, 2018 |