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July 7th, 2015 |  


Parents invited to ‘Drugs Uncovered’ events

Parents invited to ‘Drugs Uncovered’ events

Already this year, more Surry County residents have died from drug overdoses than in all of 2016 and with that in mind events are scheduled next week ...

July 6th, 2015 updated: May 18th, 2017. |  


Surry County Sheriff Graham Atkinson retiring to pursue new opportunity

Surry County Sheriff Graham Atkinson retiring to pursue new opportunity

DOBSON — Surry County Sheriff Graham Atkinson will leave his post next month to accept a job with the state.Atkinson said his resignation will b...

July 6th, 2015 updated: March 21st, 2017. |  


Rain brings flood of problems to area

The area is recovering from persistent rains Wednesday which brought a torrent of problems to Surry County, including flooded roadways and numerous ac...

July 6th, 2015 updated: August 4th, 2016. |  


Day of events on tap at state park

PILOT MOUNTAIN — A full day of celebration and activities is planned at Pilot Mountain State Park.On Saturday the park — along with parks ...

July 6th, 2015 updated: June 2nd, 2016. |  


Families In Need cruise in is Saturday

Area classic car owners are invited to bring their vehicles out of hibernation Saturday as the local group Families In Need hosts its spring cruise-in...

July 6th, 2015 updated: April 20th, 2016. |  


Two arrested in hit-and-run

Two arrested in hit-and-run

DOBSON — Two arrests have been made in a hit-and-run incident at a school bus stop which left an area teen badly hurt.The Dobson Police Departme...

July 6th, 2015 updated: April 5th, 2016. |  


Zika virus confirmed in North Carolina

DOBSON — The first case of a virus which can cause major birth defects in pregnant women has been confirmed in North Carolina, according to the ...

July 6th, 2015 updated: February 22nd, 2016. |  


Man in custody after allegedly holding people captive in Pilot Mountain gas station

DOBSON — An armed man who allegedly held several people captive in a Pilot Mountain gas station is in the custody of the Surry County Sheriff...

July 6th, 2015 updated: February 2nd, 2016. |  


Area schools closing early today

Area schools closing early today

Officials with both Mount Airy City and Surry County schools have announced they will be closing schools early today because of “impending”...

July 6th, 2015 updated: January 20th, 2016. |