Police reports

• A local woman is being held without privilege of bond after an encounter with Mount Airy police early Wednesday revealed she was wanted by the...

July 16th, 2015 |  


‘Murder in Coweta County’ visits Earle Theatre

In February of 1983, Dick Atkins and Gary Nelson released a movie starring Andy Griffith and Johnny Cash.“Murder in Coweta County” was a m...

July 16th, 2015 updated: July 17th, 2015. |  


River run on tap for July 25

River run on tap for July 25

CLAUDVILLE, Va. — The venue for the Kibler Valley River Run is officially called the headwaters of the Dan River, but sections of the course hav...

July 16th, 2015 |  


City filings may feature last-minute surprises

DOBSON — Time is running out for candidates to file for the 2015 municipal election in Mount Airy, but some major developments could be in store...

July 16th, 2015 |  


Possible kidnapping halted

Possible kidnapping halted

A Mount Airy man who allegedly doused a woman with lighter fluid, flicked lit cigarettes at her and bound her feet with duct tape is being held at the...

July 15th, 2015 |  


Young firefighter overcoming severe burns

Young firefighter overcoming severe burns

The evening of July 6 started relatively uneventful for Austin Branch, but would end with him being hospitalized in Winston-Salem with severe burns to...

July 15th, 2015 |  


Police reports

• A Mount Airy man was jailed on felony drug and other charges after officers investigated a disturbance call at Riverside Park Monday, accordin...

July 15th, 2015 updated: July 15th, 2015. |  


Volunteers critical at park

Volunteers critical at park

PILOT MOUNTAIN — The Friends of Sauratown Mountains is an environmental group committed to preserving the Sauratown Mountain range, including Pi...

July 15th, 2015 |  


City may rescind house demolition

City may rescind house demolition

A dilapidated house in Mount Airy which was slated to be torn down, then granted a stay of execution only to face demolition again, apparently will be...

July 15th, 2015 |  


Hike takes aim at hunger

Hike takes aim at hunger

PILOT MOUNTAIN — In this world of plenty, there are still many who have little. One local man put his foot down to help his neighbors in need. H...

July 15th, 2015 |