Meadowview takes Mathcounts title

Meadowview takes Mathcounts title

Recently selected middle school students from Surry Central Middle, Gentry Middle, and Meadowview Magnet Middle participated in the Surry County Mathc...

January 22nd, 2018 |  


Heart of a Child fundraiser coming soon

Heart of a Child fundraiser coming soon

Imagine losing your family and everything you own in one day. Last year, this was a reality for 96 children. They went to the Surry County Children...

January 22nd, 2018 |  


Mount Airy downtown is state’s #1

Mount Airy downtown is state’s #1

Facing formidable competition from the likes of a mansion, a warship and the natural wonders of mountains and seashore, Mount Airy Main Street prevail...

January 20th, 2018 |  


Police force at full strength – finally

Police force at full strength – finally

It was a simple ceremony, the swearing in Friday of a new city policeman which went off quickly and quietly in the Municipal Building.However, that un...

January 20th, 2018 |  


Deal disclosed for Mayberry Mall sale

Deal disclosed for Mayberry Mall sale

Exactly two weeks before its scheduled closure, a deal has been announced to save Mayberry Mall in Mount Airy.The iconic local shopping center that op...

January 18th, 2018 |  


Snow disrupts school calendar

Local school systems were thrown a curve ball by a larger-than-expected snowfall coming in the middle of exams as they were winding down the first sem...

January 18th, 2018 |  


Snowfall wreaks havoc in Surry

Snowfall wreaks havoc in Surry

The five inches of snow dropped on Mount Airy, as measured at the city water plant, far outstripped the forecasts of television meteorologists of a &#...

January 18th, 2018 |  


Wind, wrecks have caused I-77 shutdown in Carroll County, Virginia

Wind, wrecks have caused I-77 shutdown in Carroll County, Virginia

FANCY GAP, Va. — Officials have shut down I-77 northbound from Cana to Fancy Gap after high winds have caused several tractor-trailers to overtu...

January 18th, 2018 updated: January 18th, 2018. |  


Winter wonder land?

Winter wonder land?

Wednesday’s storm had even some forecasters scratching their heads a bit at the amount of snow falling.“Hopefully, the snow will end soone...

January 17th, 2018 updated: January 17th, 2018. |  


Snow causes multiple accidents

Snow causes multiple accidents

Today’s snow — while good for local youths enjoying a day off from school, has caused a number of problems on area highways.“There a...

January 17th, 2018 |