City board to discuss Spencer’s option

City officials are scheduled this afternoon to discuss an option agreement that was entered into between the city and one of three developers seeking ...

October 4th, 2017 |  


Police reports

• Property damage estimated at $1,200 was discovered Monday at a local bank, according to Mount Airy Police Department reports. The incident occ...

October 4th, 2017 |  


Jessica Bortner-Harris competes in Retired Racehorse Project competition

Jessica Bortner-Harris competes in Retired Racehorse Project competition

THURMOND — Whoop Whoop De Do, a retired racehorse residing here, could conceivably surpass his entire career winnings many times over in one wee...

October 4th, 2017 |  


Girl Scouts clean up, plant flowers downtown

Girl Scouts clean up, plant flowers downtown

Girl Scouts and leaders from Troop 2655 visited downtown Pilot Mountain Saturday to clean out an overgrown area and plant flowers in some of the aband...

October 4th, 2017 |  


Inmate dies from suicide attempt

Inmate dies from suicide attempt

DOBSON — An inmate who attempted suicide in the Surry County Jail last week has died, authorities reported Wednesday.That person also has been i...

October 4th, 2017 |  


Northern Hospital earns national accolades

Northern Hospital of Surry County has earned three quality-care honors, all of which resulted from competitive comparisons with hospitals of similar s...

October 4th, 2017 |  


Race cars highlight cruise-in

Race cars highlight cruise-in

This year’s Hot Nights and Hot Cars cruise-in series in Pilot Mountain will draw to a close this weekend with a pair of shows that organizers ar...

October 4th, 2017 |  


Race cars highlight cruise-in

Race cars highlight cruise-in

PILOT MOUNTAIN — This year’s Hot Nights and Hot Cars cruise-in series will draw to a close here this weekend with a pair of shows that org...

October 4th, 2017 |  


House fire probe continues

Nearly a week after a mother and her daughter escaped a late-night house fire near Mount Airy, local officials have not determined the cause of the bl...

October 4th, 2017 |  


White Plains elects officers

White Plains elects officers

White Plains Elementary School recently held its school-wide election, with students choosing from fifth-grade candidates running for office.The stude...

October 4th, 2017 |