At the Surry County Board of Commissioners' Tuesday night budget workshop Public Works Director Dennis Bledsoe asked commissioners to consider an increase to the county's trash fee.
Northern Hospital of Surry County is looking to again honor the volunteers who are often the first and last faces patients see as they check in and out.
Mount Airy Downtown Inc. has been designated as an accredited National Main Street Program for meeting the commercial district revitalization performance standards set by the National Main Street Center.
Surry Community College will be holding a Health and Wellness Fair for staff, students and the community on April 28, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the gymnasium and at the Betty Kay Vaughn Clock Tower on the campus at 630 S. Main Street,...
Q: How will the world come to an end, according to the Bible? I worry about things like nuclear war, asteroids crashing into the earth, and things like that. Is this the way the world will end? — Mrs. L.T.
While Mount Airy experienced more than its share of cold weather during the first three months of 2015, the same can't be said for precipitation.
DOBSON — Mountain Park Elementary fifth grade student Joseph Snow is slated to be honored at the Surry County Schools Board of Education Monday meeting. His artwork has been chosen to appear in the 2015-2016 North Carolina “Farm to...
As its name suggests, Rockford Street can subject travelers to a rocky ride due to its rough surface, but relief is in store for the heavily used route.
Two developers are giving the former Spencer's Inc. property in downtown Mount Airy a hard look, one considering a hotel/convention center project and the other market-rate housing.
The Mount Airy City Schools approved its budget presentation for the Surry County Commissioners at a work session Tuesday night. The district's wish list of capital improvement projects includes a $2.5 million heating and air conditioning and...
DOBSON — A public meeting will be held in Mount Airy next week regarding a proposal to combine voting precincts in the city as a cost-saving measure.
It would be easy to believe that “Meatless Monday” is a new agey, environmentally correct concept dreamed up by the public relations department of the health industry. But you'd be wrong.
A newly announced partnership between a Mount Airy company and FloydFest could be music to the ears for this area's hosiery industry.
All food vendors for the annual Hillsville Memorial Day Flea Market and Gun Show must submit an application for a temporary food permit, along with food safety certifications and fees, in order to take aprt in the show. Landowners who lease space to...
CANA — Carroll County Sheriff's Department School Resource Officer Gator King's plunge into a mud-filled baby pool at St. Paul School Thursday exemplified the concept of “a rising tide lifts all boats.” Even if it meant...
YVEDDI Senior Enrichment Services recently received a $900 grant from Meals on Wheels America for its participation in Subaru of America's seventh annual “Share the Love” event.
Increased manning for the county's emergency responders headlined the discussion during a budget workshop Tuesday night for the Surry County Board of Commissioners.
PILOT MOUNTAIN — The town of Pilot Mountain may soon find itself targeted by an influx of hunters.Scavenger hunters, that is.
B.H. Tharrington Primary SchoolThursday —Spring Break.Friday — Spring Break.
After a year beset with problems, a new public hearing procedure used for rezoning requests in Mount Airy seems on its way to being zoned out.
Monday night the Surry County Board of Commissioners approved a motion to match a North Carolina Department of Commerce grant that is supposed to create eight more jobs in Surry County.
Today marks the one-week anniversary of Deborah Cochran's resignation as mayor of Mount Airy, but there is still a bit of “business” awaiting her at City Hall later this week.
The Surry County Republican Party recently held its annual convention, where it elected precinct captains and new officers for the upcoming year.
On Saturday Mayberry Spirits, located on North South Street, opened its doors to the public, which isn't necessarily a unique occurrence, given that businesses open all the time.
A “person” recently went missing in Mount Airy — not by any usual way, but in the sense of the combined pounds shed during a weight-loss program at Reeves Community Center — 160.