Local group may join National organization

Local group may join National organization

Recently a group of area women met to discuss the possibility of becoming a part of the National Association of University Women (NAUW).The NAUW was f...

July 25th, 2015 |  


Dobson wins beautification award

Dobson wins beautification award

DOBSON — Thursday evening Dobson Town Manager Josh Smith highlighted the fact that Dobson had received the Yadkin Valley Chamber of CommerceR...

July 24th, 2015 |  


Board discuss assistant, driver’s ed cuts

Board discuss assistant, driver’s ed cuts

Earlier this week the Mount Airy Board of Education learned five of the city’s teacher assistant positions could be eliminated as a result of st...

July 24th, 2015 |  


Siamese Twins descendants to reconnect

Siamese Twins descendants to reconnect

Similar to any family reunion, the annual gathering of Original Siamese Twins descendants in Mount Airy is a time for great-great-grandchildren or dis...

July 23rd, 2015 updated: July 23rd, 2015. |  


Commissioner balks at syringe exchange program

Commissioner balks at syringe exchange program

DOBSON — Monday evening Surry County Board of Commissioners Vice Chairman Larry Phillips relayed his concerns regarding a federal program that m...

July 23rd, 2015 |  


Bluegrass festival features Lost & Found Band

Bluegrass festival features Lost & Found Band

WESTFIELD — Live bluegrass music will return to the Nunn Brothers Music Park beginning today at 7 p.m., and will remain for much of the weekend....

July 23rd, 2015 |  


‘Otis’ severely burned in squad car incident

‘Otis’ severely burned in squad car incident

A Mount Airy resident well-known for portraying Otis the town drunk as part of the local Mayberry culture is hospitalized in Winston-Salem with severe...

July 22nd, 2015 |  


Crowds greeting Cracker Barrel opening

Crowds greeting Cracker Barrel opening

Usually, a certain retail chain — the name of which begins with “W” — owns bragging rights for the largest customer traffic of...

July 22nd, 2015 |  


Pie contest raises thousands for homeless

Pie contest raises thousands for homeless

On the surface, an annual pie-eating contest held in downtown Mount Airy was a fun activity on the Fourth of July.But as it turns out, there also was ...

July 22nd, 2015 |  


Local ‘moonshine’ hits the shelves

Local ‘moonshine’ hits the shelves

On April 4 Vann McCoy started offering tours at Mayberry Spirits on North South Street in Mount Airy. More than three months after the public took the...

July 22nd, 2015 updated: July 22nd, 2015. |