A start-up technology company has opened in downtown Mount Airy, which its owner and a local economic-development official hope will lead to similar businesses being launched here.
When the Reeves Community Center Foundation and the Mount Airy Junior Woman's Club first got together in 2005 to hold a fundraising 5K race on the recently completed Emily B. Taylor Greenway, it was a novel idea.
Editor's Note: This is the first in a new monthly series of columns by Michella Jones Huff, who is Parks, Cemetery & Grounds Maintenance supervisor for Mount Airy Parks and Recreation focusing on local plant health, gardens, and...
DOBSON – The national convention of the Vintage Triumph Registry comes to Surry County this month, giving auto fans a chance to see the largest North America gathering of Triumph cars in two decades.
The following marriage licenses have been issued by the Surry County Register of Deeds office:• Kyle Myron James, 37, of Dobson, and Kayla Amanda Kite, 25, of Dobson. Issued September 3.
In recording deeds, the state of North Carolina does not require that the amount paid for a parcel be stated on its deed. However, a tax stamp at the rate of $2 per $1,000 in value, or fraction thereof, is affixed to each deed.
The Surry County Sheriff's Office has reported the following arrests:
The following incidents are under investigation by the Surry County Sheriff's Office:
Despite above-average rainfall in August, Mount Airy continues to have a precipitation deficit for 2014 as a whole.
DOBSON — The Surry County School System is operating like many in the state, having to reduce the number of teaching assistants in the classrooms because of state budget cuts.
PILOT MOUNTAIN — Downtown Pilot Mountain teemed with Race Car Friday Night on Main participants getting in touch with their inner race car driver. It was the first such closed car show held by the Hot Nights and Hot Cars Cruise-In...
Next week's History Talks event at the Mount Airy Museum of Regional History promises to be one for the record books.
A first-time effort by Food Lion Supermarket on West Lebanon Street has netted more than $1,000 in food items to benefit Franklin Elementary School's “HungerEnds” weekend backpack program.
Imagine, for a moment, that your job entailed keeping tabs on 600 people every month.
DOBSON —Celebrating Agriculture organizer Extension Agent Joanna Radford will be the first to cut to the chase describing the annual event's purpose — participants have fun with a small slice of farmers' perspective on the...
• A break-in and larceny was discovered Tuesday at Mount Airy Elks Lodge, according to city police department reports. Someone used a spare key to enter the lodge building on Elks Drive and gained access to a room that led to the theft of a cash...
DOBSON — The Surry County Board of Education acknowledged a proposal for improvements to the Franklin Elementary School athletic field at its regular meeting on Tuesday and named a Franklin Elementary Teacher's Aid (TA) as the employee of...
Mount Airy officials approved their part of a city-county agreement to extend sewer service to the Interstates District Thursday afternoon, but rejected last-minute changes sought by Surry leaders.
A candidate for the Pilot Mountain Board of Commissioners is scheduled to appear in General District Court today on charges that he broke into a garage owned by his stepmother, the town's mayor pro tempore.
Presidential term limits are in place to prevent any one leader from becoming too powerful, and members of a new redevelopment group in Mount Airy are facing similar limitations.
DOBSON — While officials note they are still trying to get the kinks worked out regarding the process, they say efforts to aggressively go after money owed the county's emergency medical services (EMS) department. are under...
Kids in school have plenty to keep them busy, but officials at the Mount Airy Museum of Regional History want to remind the public that there are programs for those left at home as well.
ATLANTA, Ga. — The National Society of High School Scholars recently announced East Surry High School student Ashley M. Lowry from Pilot Mountain has been selected for membership in the organization.
A 33-year-old Mount Airy man has been booked into the Surry County Jail on robbery charges following an incident in Ararat Saturday, Sheriff Graham Atkinson announced this week.
DOBSON — Human trafficking, an issue one member of the Surry County Board of Commissioners called “morally wrong, reprehensible and inexcusable,” is happening all around us, and the board took action Tuesday night to do what it can...