City may deliver water to Cana

City may deliver water to Cana

Water sales that have led to a spirit of interstate cooperation between Mount Airy and Carroll County, Virginia, could be greatly expanded under a pla...

August 16th, 2017 |  


Stretching the harvest

Stretching the harvest

“Everything she fixes is ten times better than anything else,” says Joe Cochran of the food prepared by his wife Melissa Cochran.“Yo...

August 16th, 2017 |  


Cruise-in gearing up to collect food

Cruise-in gearing up to collect food

Cruise-ins held monthly in downtown Mount Airy not only provide the chance to see fine examples of automotive technology up close and participate in a...

August 16th, 2017 |  


Car seat checkup planned Friday

Car seat checkup planned Friday

A grant awarded to the Safe Kids Surry County coalition is aimed at making sure local parents have proper child-restraint seats in vehicles, which wil...

August 15th, 2017 |  


Turn back the clock

Turn back the clock

In many ways, farming was the bedrock on which Surry County and the surrounding communities were built, serving as the foundation before textiles or o...

August 15th, 2017 |  


Surry Community College donates Dobson Fire Department’s 1958 fire truck to Tractor Brown’s Museum and Event Center in Yadkinville

Surry Community College donates Dobson Fire Department’s 1958 fire truck to Tractor Brown’s Museum and Event Center in Yadkinville

YADKINVILLE — After a year’s worth of repair and refurbishment by automotive students at Surry Community College, Dobson Fire Department&#...

August 15th, 2017 |  


Advice on viewing eclipse excites Elkinites

Advice on viewing eclipse excites Elkinites

A once-in-a-generation event is just a few days away — the total solar eclipse that will stretch from one end of the continental United States t...

August 14th, 2017 |  


Mappa ride heading into sunset

Mappa ride heading into sunset

An annual ride that has raised thousands of dollars for various charitable causes in recent years is headed to its last roundup.The Philip Mappa Memor...

August 13th, 2017 |  


U.S. 601 stretch to become ‘superstreet’

U.S. 601 stretch to become ‘superstreet’

All summer long, survey crews have occupied the Rockford Street area in Mount Airy, where temporary orange signs have appeared and disappeared while c...

August 13th, 2017 |  


New maps could push out incumbent

New maps could push out incumbent

RALEIGH — The plans to redraw legislative districts in the state will likely affect Surry County, according to one of the two legislators who re...

August 12th, 2017 |