Charges filed in hospice store break-in

Charges filed in hospice store break-in

A Surry County man has been charged with felony violations stemming from the break-in and ransacking of a hospice store in Mount Airy last week just b...

September 20th, 2017 |  


Sweet Potato Festival is relaxed affair

Sweet Potato Festival is relaxed affair

As street festivals go, the sweet potato festival in Rockford is a laid-back affair. In its 20th year of celebrating the harvest of North CarolinaR...

September 20th, 2017 |  


Bettina Linke returning to ‘Mayberry’

Bettina Linke returning to ‘Mayberry’

The name Richard O. Linke might be unfamiliar to the average person, but “Andy Griffith Show” fans readily recall him as a guiding force b...

September 19th, 2017 |  


Relay for Life draws 200 people

Relay for Life draws 200 people

An estimated 200 people turned out at Veterans Memorial Park for the Relay for Life of Surry County event Saturday.“We had a great turnout,̶...

September 18th, 2017 |  


Wright wins preservation award

Wright wins preservation award

Often the people excelling at something are those who love what they do and don’t consider it work — and that is the case with a longtime ...

September 16th, 2017 |  


A perfect day to celebrate agriculture

A perfect day to celebrate agriculture

DOBSON — “I’ve been out here in the pouring rain, and I’ve been out here in 95-degree heat.”Bryan Cave, Surry County Ext...

September 14th, 2017 |  


Council debates appointment process

Council debates appointment process

City government isn’t a military organization, but for purposes of filling certain positions Mount Airy officials have decided in recent days to...

September 13th, 2017 |  


Local airport closed for runway work

Local airport closed for runway work

If things sound a little quiet around Mount Airy-Surry County Airport these days, it’s because the facility is closed temporarily as part of a r...

September 13th, 2017 |  


Carroll buys Cana Rescue buildings

Carroll buys Cana Rescue buildings

CANA, Va. — Two months after Carroll County officials announced they would be stationing full-time EMS workers in or near Cana, Virginia, the co...

September 12th, 2017 |  


Fair biggest storm casualty locally

Fair biggest storm casualty locally

As the outer bands of Hurricane Irma swept through North Carolina, taking the usual intense-weather toll in Surry with trees being felled and threaten...

September 12th, 2017 updated: September 12th, 2017. |