Along with the “usual suspects” such as education and taxes, the two Republican legislators who represent Surry County in the N.C. General Assembly want to tackle other issues during its upcoming session.
From the Autumn Leaves and Budbreak Wine and Craft Beer festivals to its parades and cruise-ins, Mount Airy has no shortage of annual events — but the question is, which are “good for business?”
DOBSON — Whether President Barack Obama's recent proposal to establish a government program to make community college tuition free for qualified students was to press states to beef up their investments in high quality education or not,...
The Surry County Sheriff's Office is seeking information on the whereabouts of the following people:
Monday's observance of the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday will be accompanied by some changes in Mount Airy's sanitation schedule.
Local library patrons may soon find their choice of books, CDs, and other materials becoming significantly larger.
• More damage has been reported to a display along Carter Street near Woltz Street which was erected in memory of a boy who died in a car crash there. The latest crime was discovered Wednesday and reported by Brian Sheldon Wright of Van Hoy Way...
The bulwark of North Surry High School Director of Bands Blake McCraw's musical program is a sustainable approach to supporting lifelong musicians.
The Mount Airy Board of Commissioners awarded a $1,591,088 contract to Smith-Rowe LLC, to connect Mount Airy's two greenways. The action came during a Thursday night meeting.
DOBSON — The future of green energy in Surry County is getting brighter with the construction of a solar farm by Surry-Yadkin Electric Membership Corp.
City officials are seeking a $70,000 grant to help an out-of-town company that builds cars launch an operation at a vacant former textile facility here and supply 14 jobs.
After months of debate, the Mount Airy Board of Commissioners approved an amendment to the city utility ordinance Thursday night.
DOBSON — Surry-Yadkin Electric Membership Corp. contributed $5,000 to the United Fund of Surry's 2014-2015 fundraising campaign Thursday, which increased the coop's total campaign contribution to $15,800. The donation came after the...
DOBSON — Surry County School officials are trying a new way to generate revenue — putting advertising on the division's activity buses.
Two Virginia men have been charged with stealing three vehicles in Mount Airy and other crimes locally including breaking and entering and safecracking.
DOBSON — A Trinity man has been charged with a string of felonies in Surry and Carroll, Va., counties after allegedly kidnapping his ex-girlfriend at gunpoint from her home in Surry.
Year-long efforts to revitalize the old Spencer's industrial property largely have been local, but will enter a national limelight due to being featured on a reality television show.
Organizers of “The Spirit of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr, Surry County Continues The Dream” will focus on youth as the eleventh such annual event is held Jan. 17 at the Mount Airy Museum of Regional History. The free celebration is open to...
DOBSON — The shooting of an elderly Surry County man earlier this week was still under investigation Wednesday, when new details about the incident emerged.
PINNACLE — While Shoals Elementary enjoys celebrations for being named a 2014 National Blue Ribbon School, Principal Dana Thomas' task becomes keeping the school from resting on its laurels.
At the age of 9 years, one month and two days, Garrett Billings killed his first deer. His parents, Katie and Barry Billings, both avid hunters, could not have been more proud. Hunt-to-table is not just a foodie movement in the Billings family.
DOBSON — Immediate North Carolina State Beekeepers Association Past President Julian Wooten's comments Monday night described beekeeping not only as a profession but an adventure.
It could be called the Flatiron Saga or the Battle of South Franklin Road, but regardless of the name, city involvement with an ill-fated apartment project is set to end Thursday night.
B.H. Tharrington Primary SchoolThursday — Ham and cheese Stromboli with Marinara sauce or Mini corn dogs, Romaine salad, Corn on the cob, Pineapple tidbits, Milk.
United Fund of Surry Executive Director Beth Pequeno will be leaving the organization to take a position in the marketing department at Surry Community College.