Assistant cuts now seem likely

State legislators took a step toward finalizing the long-overdue 2015-16 budget on Tuesday when House and Senate members agreed to a $21.74 billion bu...

August 20th, 2015 |  


Leonard Buildings and Truck Accessories sold

Leonard Buildings and Truck Accessories sold

After enjoying the same ownership for more than 50 years, Leonard Buildings and Truck Accessories has been sold.The company headquartered in the Holly...

August 19th, 2015 |  


First haircut goes to ‘Locks of Love’

First haircut goes to ‘Locks of Love’

Chloe Potts, 10, a fifth grader at Jones Intermediate School, got her first haircut this week. Chloe is donating the 19 inches ponytail that was cut t...

August 19th, 2015 |  


City may expand curbside recycling

City may expand curbside recycling

Mount Airy’s curbside recycling program that was launched in 2012 for city residences could be taking another step forward through a plan to als...

August 19th, 2015 |  


Local girl receives award

Local girl receives award

Addison Southern was recognized by Maple Grove United Methodist Church for the valuable services she has rendered through the End Hunger for Kids Back...

August 19th, 2015 |  


Police reports

• A Mount Airy woman was charged Sunday with a felony violation of obtaining property by false pretense, according to city police department rep...

August 19th, 2015 |  


Attorney raise to be reconsidered

Attorney raise to be reconsidered

Mount Airy officials will reconsider a raise for the city attorney during a meeting this week, when the 66 percent hike could win approval after being...

August 19th, 2015 updated: August 19th, 2015. |  


County has a ‘good tax year’

County has a ‘good tax year’

Monday evening Surry County Tax Administrator Michael Hartgrove told county commissioners that the most recent fiscal year was one of the best tax yea...

August 19th, 2015 |  


Hold onto summer as long as you can

Hold onto summer as long as you can

Even though it’s still plenty hot out, signs are everywhere that summer is almost over. It’s only a few weeks until Labor Day, most of the...

August 19th, 2015 |  


Health Department Scores

Health Department Inspections is a regular listing of inspections conducted in Surry County establishments by North Carolina health officials. The lis...

August 19th, 2015 |