Dobson plans tree lighting, parade

Dobson plans tree lighting, parade

DOBSON — As the county seat, the town of Dobson is centrally located in Surry and this week it also will be Christmas Central with two major hol...

November 28th, 2017 |  


City Hall tree lighting is Thursday

City Hall tree lighting is Thursday

A popular holiday tradition will be continued in Mount Airy Thursday night when the lighting of the city’s official Christmas tree is staged for...

November 28th, 2017 |  


Disc golf takes flight at city school

Disc golf takes flight at city school

With most of Mount Airy High School’s sports focus now on its football squad’s state playoff run, there’s still room for a new game ...

November 28th, 2017 |  


House Tour celebrates fresh starts

House Tour celebrates fresh starts

Mount Airy Restoration Foundation presents the 31st edition of its Christmas Holiday House Tour on Saturday, Dec. 2, and Sunday, Dec. 3. Three homes o...

November 25th, 2017 |  


‘Small Business’ celebrates its own day in Mount Airy

‘Small Business’ celebrates its own day in Mount Airy

The Christmas shopping season was in full swing downtown this weekend with Small Business Saturday.Last year, 112 million customers reported shopping ...

November 25th, 2017 |  


Christmas parade, something for everyone

Christmas parade, something for everyone

Even without 76 trombones leading the big parade, the Mount Airy Christmas Parade was a very big event indeed.Clocking in at 2 hours, 10 minutes, the ...

November 25th, 2017 |  


Wanted: Citizens Police Academy applicants

Wanted: Citizens Police Academy applicants

The Mount Airy Police Department is on the hunt for about 30 people — not to arrest, but as students for its upcoming Citizens Police Academy.Ap...

November 24th, 2017 |  


City schools accepting bids for Pike building

City schools accepting bids for Pike building

Mount Airy City Schools is now accepting bids for the renovation of the former Pike Electric building on Riverside Drive.The county government owns th...

November 24th, 2017 |  


Sheriff’s office gets ballistic helmets

Sheriff’s office gets ballistic helmets

DOBSON — The Surry County Sheriff’s Office will soon be ordering new tactical helmets for its version of a SWAT team thanks mostly to dona...

November 23rd, 2017 |  


First Baptist feeds 300 in 21st meal

First Baptist feeds 300 in 21st meal

Thanks to “The Turkey Lady” and “Fonzie” more than 300 people got a hot Thanksgiving lunch and entertainment at First Baptist ...

November 23rd, 2017 |