Authorities have determined the cause of the Sunday evening blaze that killed a 2-year-old boy as a cooking fire, and released the identity of the victim.
It was a streak no one wanted to see broken — with the death of a 2-year-old boy in a fire Sunday night, Mount Airy is experiencing its first tragedy of that type in decades.
An investigation into the cause of a Sunday night structure fire which claimed the life of a 2-year-old child is ongoing. According to Mount Airy Fire Chief Zane Poindexter, the location of the residential fire was 819 Banner Street, Apartment #2. A...
This weekend the Surry Arts Players will present “The Best Christmas Pageant Ever” at The Andy Griffith Playhouse.
Stefany O. Shaw has been appointed branch manager of the Carter Bank & Trust's Independence Boulevard office, located at 507 Willow Street in Mount Airy.
Firefighters and rescue personnel are on the scene of a house fire near 827 Banner Street in Mount Airy. First responders on the scene of the blaze included the Mount Airy Fire Department, Mount Airy Rescue Squad and the Mount Airy Police Department.
DOBSON — Earlier in the week before the scheduled Saturday start of the Dobson Christmas Parade, organizers with the town of Dobson said the parade would be on go unless “it was just terrible” weather.
The Surry County Community Corrections office is seeking information on the whereabouts of the following individuals:
The following marriage licenses have been issued by the Surry County Register of Deeds office:• Daniel Levi Shew, 25, of Pinnacle, and Katherine Elizabeth Mitchell, 21, of Pinnacle. Issued Dec. 1.
The Surry County Sheriff's Office has reported the following arrests:
The following incidents are under investigation by the Surry County Sheriff's Office:
If initial interest is any gauge, this year's Holiday Parade of Homes is set to be one for the record books.
Mount Airy's city government remains strong financially, but for the first time in at least several years the municipality has not added to what is commonly called its “savings.”
Organizers say this year's Parade of Trees, held Thursday night at Old North State Winery, was one for the record books.
DOBSON — The Surry County Sheriff's Office is warning county residents about a potential scam targeting taxpayers.Sheriff Graham Atkinson said it works like this:
Mount Airy officials have voted to alter a rule affecting the size of developments in a city industrial park, but the reasons behind this — including the possibility of a new tenant there — were unclear Friday.
The Dobson Lions Club Christmas Parade has been postponed until Sunday because of rain, organizers said around noon today.The parade will begin at 2 p.m. on Sunday.
This year's Surry Arts Council holiday season kicked off with a gingerbread house workshop Thursday. The workshop has been held by the council for 25 years.
DOBSON —The Foothills Food Pantry wants your vote. This campaign isn't about an elected office: it's about serving needy families for Christmas.
• Larceny violations were issued Thursday against two Mount Airy brothers who allegedly were seen stealing merchandise from the Belk department store in Mayberry Mall by an off-duty officer, according to city police department reports. Brandon...
The grey skies, cold temperatures and occasional droplet of rain mirrored the melancholy atmosphere of a candlelight vigil to honor the memory of those lost and support the survivors of the Nov. 25 fatal car wreck that claimed the lives of two county...
Mount Airy officials did not approve additional incentives Thursday night for a proposed industrial expansion in the city — which was a good thing.
• Motor vehicle break-ins occurred at four homes in a Mount Airy neighborhood earlier this week with money and other valuables taken, according to city police department reports. Each crime was discovered Monday in the area of Forrest Drive and...
Light — both real and symbolic — was the theme Thursday night when about 200 people gathered for a 19th-annual ceremony that officially kicked off the Christmas season in Mount Airy.
A meeting held Thursday afternoon in Mount Airy had been billed as a brainstorming session on future uses of former industrial property downtown — but the storm also sparked tensions among several citizens as “dreamers” debated...