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. |  


School Lunches

School menus for Aug. 20-Aug. 26.Mount AiryB.H. Tharrington Primary SchoolThursday — N/AFriday —N/AMonday —Chicken Nuggets with Roll...

August 18th, 2015 |  


Mappa memorial ride set for Saturday

Mappa memorial ride set for Saturday

Motorcycles and other vehicles will be revving up Saturday for an annual charity ride held in memory of a local Boy Scout leader and to raise funds fo...

August 18th, 2015 |  


Billboards a hot topic for commissioners

Billboards a hot topic for commissioners

A proposed amendment to the Surry County zoning ordinance became a hot topic at Monday’s meeting of the Surry County Board of Commissioners, wit...

August 18th, 2015 |  


‘Nightmare on Hadley Street’ to end soon

‘Nightmare on Hadley Street’ to end soon

No serial killers or lunatics wielding axes have been terrorizing their neighborhood, but conditions for residences and businesses on a Mount Airy str...

August 18th, 2015 |  


Surry County Schools welcome new teachers

Surry County Schools welcome new teachers

Area youth entering school for the first time, or transitioning up to a higher-grade school, aren’t the only ones getting ready for new surround...

August 18th, 2015 |  


Paying at the pump in Mount Airy

Paying at the pump in Mount Airy

One subject that often seems to be a topic of conversation is gasoline prices and whether they are up sharply or back down.Lately, though, area reside...

August 17th, 2015 |  


Public works employee honored

Public works employee honored

Rodney Chappell, left, is shown receiving a plaque recognizing his selection as Mount Airy’s Public Works Employee of the Year from City Enginee...

August 17th, 2015 |  


Former VFW commander honored

Former VFW commander honored

Mount Airy Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2019 Commander David Raborn (right) presents a new cap to former commander Carlyle Whitaker. The post recogni...

August 17th, 2015 |