Consider it something of an “it worked so well the first time, let's do it again,” scenario.
Northern Hospital of Surry County was recently honored with an “A” grade in the Fall 2014 Hospital Safety Score, which rates how well hospitals protect patients from errors, injuries and infections, according to an independent industry...
DOBSON — The public will have the opportunity to make its voice heard on three proposed rezoning requests when the county board of commissioners meet tomorrow night.
“Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works and glorify your Father in Heaven.”Matthew 5:16
Organizers have announced “A Mayberry Christmas” will be the theme for the annual Mount Airy Christmas Parade. Downtown Business Association spokesperson Jennie Lowry said the highly anticipated parade is scheduled for Nov. 29 at 9 a.m.
• Olde Mill Music, a business on North Main Street downtown, was broken into during the early morning hours Thursday, according to Mount Airy Police Department reports. A window was broken to gain entry, with the damage put at $800, enabling the...
A Mount Airy man has been charged with two counts of felonious common-law robbery after allegedly trying to take purses from women this week at Walmart.
One day recently 24 National Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (JROTC) cadets from East Surry High School arrived on campus at 5 a.m., but not in preparation for a day at school.
Surry County Commissioner Paul Johnson was arrested this morning by the State Bureau of Investigation (SBI) on charges stemming from what began as an internal county investigation but led to scrutiny by the North Carolina Attorney...
Every Thanksgiving for the past 20 years, local families — totaling about 3,350 to date — have heard knocks on the door from smiling people eager to give them a bag full of items for a free holiday feast.
Two economic development projects are in the works that, if they come to fruition, could result in nearly 100 additional jobs in the area.
Sailors who served aboard Landing Ship Tanks (LSTs) will remember that the stern (or back) anchor was attached to a very formidable 2-inch diameter steel cable on the back of the ship which allowed that anchor to be “let go and played out”...
A State Road man is facing three felony charges after police say he broke into a home last week.According to Sheriff Graham Atkinson, the incident involved the theft of thousands of dollars worth of property.
Unless there's a generous allowance or a genie at their disposal, a new skateboard or clothes can be out of reach for some children — but an upcoming event will make such wishes a reality.
DOBSON — Surry Community College Director of Customized Industrial Programs Sam Brim told Surry County Schools Business Advisory Council meeting participants Wednesday that cooperation between local schools and the college is critical to meet...
DOBSON — The public is invited to a meeting tonight that could determine what features are available at Fisher River Park in Dobson.
PILOT MOUNTAIN — The key note speaker Boy Scouts of America (BSA) Dogwood District Annual Recognition Banquet offered his own look from the perspective of an educator, viewing scouting as a moral obligation passing valuable knowledge to the next...
The people who own businesses in Mount Airy are your friends. Your neighbors. Your church family. And they need your support.
The weekend before Thanksgiving thousands of people around the world gather in small towns, big cities, living rooms and fellowship halls to enjoy an evening of storytelling.
County health officials say they are taking every precaution in monitoring for any potential Ebola cases in Surry County, but say at this point there is no reason for the public to worry.
PINNACLE — Jim and Joyce Dickerson's recent donation to Surry Community College represents equal parts paying back kindness from the college and paying it forward for the school's future.
Sue Greaves Johnson moved to North Carolina from Australia only a few months ago but she has already learned a few things about the local culture.
STUART, Va. — A Mount Airy man is serving a lengthy prison sentence stemming from his recent conviction for a string of burglaries reported in the Ararat area of Patrick County last year.
Mount Airy's Veterans Day Service message was summed up by featured speaker Monroe Donathan, a retired veteran, United States Air Force Intelligence Command.
Think of it as a chance to walk back in time while moving forward.A one-night-only screening of a movie documenting America's musical heritage is set for the Historic Earle Theater Tuesday.