Stoplight removal sought downtown

Stoplight removal sought downtown

Traffic patterns in downtown Mount Airy could be in store for major changes, based on a request to the city board of commissioners Thursday night.Two ...

August 4th, 2017 |  


Foxx pays visit to city park

Foxx pays visit to city park

Congress hasn’t exactly been a fun place recently with debates over health care and other issues, so Thursday seemed a perfect time for Rep. Vir...

August 3rd, 2017 |  


Authorities bust Pilot pub

Authorities bust Pilot pub

PILOT MOUNTAIN — Authorities brought down a “criminal enterprise” on Wednesday in Pilot Mountain.Pilot Mountain Police Chief Darryl ...

August 3rd, 2017 updated: August 3rd, 2017. |  


Carroll County road chase turns deadly

Carroll County road chase turns deadly

An Ararat, Virginia, man was killed during a chase Tuesday afternoon while he was attempting to elude a Carroll County, Virginia deputy, according to ...

August 3rd, 2017 updated: August 3rd, 2017. |  


Stand-off ends in shooting death

Stand-off ends in shooting death

State law enforcement officials fatally shot a man after an hours-long hostage situation on Tuesday.The shooting concluded a tense, day long stand-off...

August 2nd, 2017 |  


Night Out proves popular again

Night Out proves popular again

DOBSON — Visitors and residents packed Dobson Square Park for the town’s third consecutive National Night Out event.According to Dobson Po...

August 2nd, 2017 |  


Folks stampede to livestock sale

Folks stampede to livestock sale

If streets, stores, parks or other local venues seemed a little devoid of people Tuesday, it might have been because everybody and his brother (and th...

August 2nd, 2017 |  


Big, bad greens; arugula out of control

Big, bad greens; arugula out of control

Within minutes of tomatoes beginning to ripen in the garden, all of the leaf lettuces and salad greens shrivel up and die in a hot, muggy conspiracy o...

August 2nd, 2017 |  


Five join city police ranks

Five join city police ranks

After struggling with ongoing vacancies for about three years, the Mount Airy Police Department is nearly back at full strength — thanks to the ...

August 1st, 2017 |  


Standoff ends deadly on Red Brush Road

Standoff ends deadly on Red Brush Road

An 11-hour standoff ended in a shooting death on Red Brush Road Tuesday afternoon.The N.C. State Bureau of Investigation reported that around 3 p.m. T...

August 1st, 2017 updated: August 1st, 2017. |