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 |  


Schools have no Confederate flag ban

Schools have no Confederate flag ban

Since the June 19 massacre of nine members of a historically black church in Charleston, South Carolina, the Confederate flag has been demonized by ci...

August 19th, 2015 |  


Sheriff’s Office Reports

A laptop computer was reported stolen from the U.S. Census Bureau on August 4 by George Edward Ashley, of Old Highway 21 in State Road. Ashely, a bure...

August 19th, 2015 |  


Dream Ride rolls through Dobson

Dream Ride rolls through Dobson

About 30 motorcycles cruised into the Depot Restaurant’s parking lot on Tuesday, and prior to leaving the Dobson restaurant riders presented loc...

August 18th, 2015 updated: August 18th, 2015. |