Haynes wins recount by one vote

Haynes wins recount by one vote

Fancy Gap’s School Board Representative Joey Haynes spoke of the importance of finding “common ground” in the upcoming budget proces...

January 7th, 2018 |  


Randleman tapped for judicial committee

Randleman tapped for judicial committee

North Carolina Senate Leader Phil Berger (R-Rockingham) and House Speaker Tim Moore (R-Cleveland) have agreed to create the Joint Select Committee on ...

January 7th, 2018 |  


Booksmarts

The following books have recently been received at the Mount Airy Public Library, and are available for checkout:Firefly Cove by Davis Bunn, fictionDe...

January 7th, 2018 |  


Marriages

The following marriage licenses were issued in Surry County.- Michael L. Healy 24, of Hillsdale and Hanah M. Lee 22, of Salem Issued Jan. 4- Patrick M...

January 7th, 2018 |  


Real Estate Transfers

In recording deeds, the state of North Carolina does not require that the amount paid for a parcel be stated on the deed. However a tax stamp at the r...

January 7th, 2018 |  


Mall owner puts up funds for repairs

Mall owner puts up funds for repairs

Most of the recent developments surrounding Mayberry Mall have been negative, but finally there’s some good news for the Mount Airy shopping cen...

January 7th, 2018 |  


Mount Airy Police Reports

• A man listed as homeless has been charged with a felony for allegedly stealing unspecified items from Walmart and returning that merchandise f...

January 7th, 2018 |  


SURRY COUNTY SHERIFF’S REPORTS

SURRY COUNTY SHERIFF’S REPORTS

DOBSON — The Surry County Sheriff’s Office has released the following arrest reports:Kenneth Dewayne Edwards, 21, of Imogene Church Road, ...

January 7th, 2018 |  


Surry County Most Wanted

Surry County Most Wanted

The Surry County Community Corrections office is seeking information on the whereabouts of the following individuals:• Richard Loyd Draughn, 58,...

January 6th, 2018 |  


Citizen of the Year to be named

Citizen of the Year to be named

One of the great mysteries of the year will be revealed on Jan. 25 when the Greater Mount Airy Chamber of Commerce announces the winner of its Citizen...

January 6th, 2018 |  


MLK program to focus on Surry County

MLK program to focus on Surry County

A program to be presented at Mount Airy Museum of Regional History on Jan. 13 in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day will focus on Surry County and ho...

January 6th, 2018 |  


Lefevre Quartet to perform Sunday at local church

Lefevre Quartet to perform Sunday at local church

Mount Airy Wesleyan Church will be holding A Day of Praise and Worship on Sunday, beginning at 8:30 a.m., featuring the award winning LeFevre Quartet....

January 6th, 2018 |  


County planning several office shifts

County planning several office shifts

Two upcoming renovation projects for the county will have an impact on where county employees are stationed, creating a game of musical chairs.With wo...

January 6th, 2018 |  


SURRY COUNTY SHERIFF’S REPORTS

SURRY COUNTY SHERIFF’S REPORTS

DOBSON — The Surry County Sheriff’s Office has released the following arrest reports:Marvin Lopez, 26, of Florida Avenue, Mount Airy, was ...

January 5th, 2018 |  


Shepherd’s House tailgate tickets going fast

Shepherd’s House tailgate tickets going fast

Dinner tickets for The Shepherd’s House’s annual tailgate fundraiser are going fast, according to Shepherd’s House executive directo...

January 5th, 2018 |  


Crash claims truck driver’s life

Crash claims truck driver’s life

A Florida man was killed Friday in a single-vehicle wreck in Carroll County, Virginia, when the tractor-trailer he was driving left the road and crash...

January 5th, 2018 |  


Divorces

The following divorce was granted in Surry County- Timothy Baker and Kristen Baker Married September 5, 2009, Divorce granted Jan. 4Compiled By Robert...

January 5th, 2018 |  


Museum premieres new WWI exhibit

Museum premieres new WWI exhibit

“North Carolina in the Great War” opens Saturday at the Mount Airy Museum of Regional History. The display, which will run through March 2...

January 5th, 2018 |  


Deputies well after flipping car

DOBSON — Two Surry County Sheriff’s Office employees are doing well and can return to duty after a wreck Wednesday.A deputy’s patrol...

January 4th, 2018 |  


County OK’s $3.7 million on projects

County OK’s $3.7 million on projects

DOBSON — County officials approved almost $3.7 million for two renovation projects in the county seat this year.The Board of Commissioners agree...

January 4th, 2018 |  


Frigid weather hard on infrastructure

With the local weather rarely making it above freezing in recent weeks, and the daily low temperatures sinking further and further into the teens and ...

January 4th, 2018 |  


Sheriff seeking man after raid

Sheriff seeking man after raid

DOBSON — County authorities are searching for a Dobson man wanted on drug- and theft-related charges — a man they had in custody not long ...

January 4th, 2018 |  


City OKs water deal with Carroll

City OKs water deal with Carroll

Water normally doesn’t flow from south to north much, but will do so in a big way from Mount Airy to Carroll County, Virginia, through action ta...

January 4th, 2018 |  


Police reports

• Robby’s Sales on North Main Street downtown was the scene of a New Year’s Eve break-in, according to Mount Airy Police Department ...

January 4th, 2018 |  


Hear and listen, God is calling you!

Hear and listen, God is calling you!

This New Year, we have a new opportunity for a fresh start. As we look back, we see where we’ve had some struggles, some failures, but hopefully...

January 4th, 2018 |  


County schools hold recognitions

County schools hold recognitions

In keeping with January being National School Board Appreciation Month, most of Tuesday’s Surry County Board of Education meeting was taken up b...

January 3rd, 2018 |  


Tax collections slipping in Carroll

HILLSVILLE, Va. — The percentage of real estate taxes collected in Carroll County has decreased every year since 2001, and the Carroll County Bo...

January 3rd, 2018 |  


UPDATED: Deputies sent to hospital following morning wreck

UPDATED: Deputies sent to hospital following morning wreck

DOBSON — A Surry County Sheriff’s deputy and a deputy trainee were transported to a local hospital Wednesday morning after the patrol car ...

January 3rd, 2018 updated: January 3rd, 2018. |  


CITY POLICE REPORTS

• Creekside Cinemas on East Bluemont Road was the scene of a theft last week, according to Mount Airy Police Department reports. The Dec. 26 inc...

January 2nd, 2018 |  


City seeking Hall nominations

City seeking Hall nominations

After sitting out last “season” in order for a special event to be conducted, the Greater Mount Airy Sports Hall of Fame is back in action...

January 2nd, 2018 updated: January 2nd, 2018. |  


Peanut butter, jelly donations sought

Peanut butter, jelly donations sought

Eating a peanut butter and jelly sandwich is part of the fun of being a kid (and an adult, too), but some youngsters are denied that simple treat due ...

January 2nd, 2018 |  


Surry County Schools celebrate School Board Appreciation Month by presenting original artworks to members of the county Board of Education at Tuesday&...

January 2nd, 2018 |  


Shoals students visit Wake basketball game

Shoals students visit Wake basketball game

WINSTON-SALEM — Shoals Elementary School students recently took in the first quarter Positive, Behavior, Intervention and Support reward trip to...

January 2nd, 2018 |  


PILOT MOUNTAIN POLICE REPORTS

PILOT MOUNTAIN POLICE REPORTS

The following reports were filed by the Pilot Mountain Police Department in recent weeks:• A Department of Motor Vehicles report filed on Dec. 4...

January 2nd, 2018 updated: January 3rd, 2018. |  


Fire crew gives annual awards

Fire crew gives annual awards

WESTFIELD — Firefighters and their families came together at the Westfield Volunteer Fire Department station on Dec. 18 for their annual Christm...

January 2nd, 2018 |  


Firefighters brings Christmas to homes

Firefighters brings Christmas to homes

WESTFIELD — Christmas came one day early for some 100 youngsters in one local community as the Westfield Volunteer Fire Department served as San...

January 2nd, 2018 |  


Surry DSS announces local fraud hotline

Surry DSS announces local fraud hotline

DOBSON — The Surry County Department of Social Services has announced a new local hotline that will allow people to anonymously report instances...

January 2nd, 2018 |  


Local students compete in FBLA gathering

Local students compete in FBLA gathering

NEWTON — Students from around the Northwest region traveled to Fred T. Foard High School in Newton to showcase their talents as future business ...

January 2nd, 2018 |  


Two charged with murder in October shooting

Two charged with murder in October shooting

WILKESBORO — Two men (including a Dobson resident) have been charged with murder in an October shooting that took place in the Roaring River com...

January 2nd, 2018 updated: January 2nd, 2018. |  


Wrecked chicken truck cuts power in Dobson area

Wrecked chicken truck cuts power in Dobson area

DOBSON — Several homes were without electricity for hours on New Years Day after a tractor-trailer clipped a power pole in Dobson.John Shelton, ...

January 1st, 2018 |  


Cold doesn’t stop museum party

Cold doesn’t stop museum party

The weather outside was frightful, but that didn’t stop the museum from drawing a crowd downtown Sunday night.The Mount Airy Museum of Regional ...

January 1st, 2018 |  


Surry County Sheriff Reports

Surry County Sheriff Reports

DOBSON — The Surry County Sheriff’s Office has released the following incident reports.• Jeremy Allen Spaugh, of Culler Road, Pinnac...

January 1st, 2018 |  


Area libraries offering tax help

Looking for reliable, free tax help this tax season?The IRS Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program (VITA) has assistance available at several branche...

January 1st, 2018 |  


Free job search classes offered

Surry Community College will be offering free workshops for unemployed and underemployed workers in January. No advance registration is required. The ...

January 1st, 2018 |  


New Year’s Eve comes early

New Year’s Eve comes early

Several area events on Sunday made it possible to celebrate the new year without staying up until midnight on New Year’s Eve. JOLO Winery and Vi...

January 1st, 2018 |  


Police reports

• A Mount Airy teen was arrested on felony drug charges Thursday while officers were investigating an apparently unrelated matter, according to ...

December 31st, 2017 |  


Break-ins on the rise at holidays

Break-ins on the rise at holidays

DOBSON — The season of gift-giving made homes a target for crooks this past week. Several home and business robberies were reported to the Surry...

December 31st, 2017 |  


Haynes wins Fancy Gap recount by single vote

Haynes wins Fancy Gap recount by single vote

After a recount last week in Carroll County Circuit Court, Joey D. Haynes has won the Fancy Gap District seat on the Carroll County School Board by a ...

December 31st, 2017 |  


Mount Airy barber inspired by ‘Real Floyd’

Mount Airy barber inspired by ‘Real Floyd’

“I was meeting people who came in for Mayberry before Mayberry became Mayberry, ” Donna Hiatt says with a laugh. She is speaking of her ea...

December 31st, 2017 |  


Most Wanted

Most Wanted

The Surry County Community Corrections office is seeking information on the whereabouts of the following individuals:• Tyler Blake Daughenbaugh,...

December 31st, 2017 |