Driver’s ed cuts affect students, teachers, and SCC

A move by the General Assembly to eliminate funding for driver’s education programs in North Carolina public high schools — and possibly p...

August 8th, 2015 |  


Crash claims 1 life

Crash claims 1 life

A Myrtle Beach vacation came to a tragic end for a Pennsylvania family Saturday morning when the SUV they were driving crashed at the U.S. 52-Intersta...

August 8th, 2015 updated: August 10th, 2015. |  


One dead, another injured in Surry crash

One dead, another injured in Surry crash

At least one person was injured and another was reportedly killed in a late morning wreck near Mount Airy.Although details are sketchy at this time, a...

August 8th, 2015 updated: August 10th, 2015. |  


Schools ramping up for the new year

Schools ramping up for the new year

As another school year is about to begin students, parents and school systems are gearing everyone towards a successful year.Millennium Charter Academ...

August 8th, 2015 |  


Yet another sales tax plan introduced

A North Carolina Senate proposal to change the way sales tax revenues are distributed has once again been changed. Senate Bill 369 was changed to legi...

August 8th, 2015 |  


Sheriff’s Office Report

Surry Yadkin Electric reported that power had been illegally obtained by meter tampering on July 31, according to a report filed with the Surry County...

August 8th, 2015 updated: August 8th, 2015. |  


Postal parking project price is $78,000

Postal parking project price is $78,000

Mount Airy officials have given the green light for repaving and safety improvements at a large parking lot beside the city post office, which has a p...

August 7th, 2015 |  


Assistant principals named at county schools

Assistant principals named at county schools

The Surry County Schools Board of Education approved assistant principal positions at a recent board meeting.Jenny Alyn Key will be the assistant prin...

August 7th, 2015 |  


New assistant clerk of courts sworn in

New assistant clerk of courts sworn in

Sonia Schmidt, clerk of Surry County Superior Court, was sworn in Thursday morning as assistant Clerk of Courts.Teresa O’Dell, Surry County Cler...

August 7th, 2015 |  


Local merchants recreate tax free weekend

Local merchants recreate tax free weekend

North Carolina ended its tax-free weekend two years ago, causing business owners to miss the big boon and shoppers to miss the big savings.Heading int...

August 7th, 2015 |