Museum premieres new WWI exhibit

Museum premieres new WWI exhibit

“North Carolina in the Great War” opens Saturday at the Mount Airy Museum of Regional History. The display, which will run through March 2...

January 5th, 2018 |  


Frigid weather hard on infrastructure

With the local weather rarely making it above freezing in recent weeks, and the daily low temperatures sinking further and further into the teens and ...

January 4th, 2018 |  


City OKs water deal with Carroll

City OKs water deal with Carroll

Water normally doesn’t flow from south to north much, but will do so in a big way from Mount Airy to Carroll County, Virginia, through action ta...

January 4th, 2018 |  


UPDATED: Deputies sent to hospital following morning wreck

UPDATED: Deputies sent to hospital following morning wreck

DOBSON — A Surry County Sheriff’s deputy and a deputy trainee were transported to a local hospital Wednesday morning after the patrol car ...

January 3rd, 2018 updated: January 3rd, 2018. |  


City seeking Hall nominations

City seeking Hall nominations

After sitting out last “season” in order for a special event to be conducted, the Greater Mount Airy Sports Hall of Fame is back in action...

January 2nd, 2018 updated: January 2nd, 2018. |  


Peanut butter, jelly donations sought

Peanut butter, jelly donations sought

Eating a peanut butter and jelly sandwich is part of the fun of being a kid (and an adult, too), but some youngsters are denied that simple treat due ...

January 2nd, 2018 |  


Surry DSS announces local fraud hotline

Surry DSS announces local fraud hotline

DOBSON — The Surry County Department of Social Services has announced a new local hotline that will allow people to anonymously report instances...

January 2nd, 2018 |  


Two charged with murder in October shooting

Two charged with murder in October shooting

WILKESBORO — Two men (including a Dobson resident) have been charged with murder in an October shooting that took place in the Roaring River com...

January 2nd, 2018 updated: January 2nd, 2018. |  


Wrecked chicken truck cuts power in Dobson area

Wrecked chicken truck cuts power in Dobson area

DOBSON — Several homes were without electricity for hours on New Years Day after a tractor-trailer clipped a power pole in Dobson.John Shelton, ...

January 1st, 2018 |  


New Year’s Eve comes early

New Year’s Eve comes early

Several area events on Sunday made it possible to celebrate the new year without staying up until midnight on New Year’s Eve. JOLO Winery and Vi...

January 1st, 2018 |