New assistant clerk of courts sworn in

New assistant clerk of courts sworn in

Sonia Schmidt, clerk of Surry County Superior Court, was sworn in Thursday morning as assistant Clerk of Courts.Teresa O’Dell, Surry County Cler...

August 7th, 2015 |  


Raise delayed for city attorney

Raise delayed for city attorney

The Mount Airy Board of Commissioners voted 3-2 Thursday afternoon to table a vote on a proposed 66 percent raise for the city attorney in response to...

August 6th, 2015 |  


Outdoor classroom ready for school year

Outdoor classroom ready for school year

Meadowview Magnet Middle school has completed phase one of its outdoor education center.Earlier this summer the Surry County Education Foundation fund...

August 6th, 2015 updated: August 6th, 2015. |  


Rescue demo headlines National Night Out

Rescue demo headlines National Night Out

Tuesday evening the town of Dobson held its first National Night Out celebration in more than 10 years, according to Police Chief Shawn Myers. ‘...

August 5th, 2015 |  


Modern Gardeners prepare salad buffet

Modern Gardeners prepare salad buffet

Hot summer days call for light salad luncheons that include fruits, vegetables and pastas served with iced tea. With temperatures hitting the 90s, mem...

August 5th, 2015 |  


Greenway project to start soon

Greenway project to start soon

Three bicyclists on the Ararat River Greenway in Mount Airy reached the end of the line at Tharrington Park Tuesday, requiring them to turn around and...

August 4th, 2015 |  


Cold murder case at ‘critical’ stage

Cold murder case at ‘critical’ stage

DOBSON — Investigators have fielded hundreds of responses since a stepped-up effort began in March to solve the cold-case murder of a 14-year-ol...

August 4th, 2015 |  


Still no state decision on assistants

Still no state decision on assistants

The Surry County School Board of Education again discussed the effect losing teacher assistant might have in the classrooms, though no one yet knows i...

August 4th, 2015 |  


Rockford Street repaving under way

Rockford Street repaving under way

Motorists might be advised to avoid Rockford Street in Mount Airy for the next few days while a resurfacing project is under way there.The work got un...

August 3rd, 2015 |  


Hospital workers run for fellow employee

Hospital workers run for fellow employee

On Saturday, the United Fund of Surry held its eighth annual “Downtown Rocks and Runs” fundraiser. The event raised nearly $20,000 for loc...

August 2nd, 2015 |