RALEIGH — Local educators will be spending time in the spring figuring out how to adjust to a North Carolina State Board of Education decision last week switching all high school students to a 10-point grading scale.
• A skateboard ramp valued at $400 has been stolen from a local church, according to Mount Airy Police Department reports. Police learned of the crime Saturday, which involved unknown suspects cutting a coated-steel cable at Mount Airy Church of...
A local reverend described as an activist, advocate for social justice and a community leader will be the keynote speaker for the annual Martin Luther King luncheon in Mount Airy on Monday.
The Surry County Board of Commissioners have cancel its meeting that was scheduled for Tuesday, Jan. 20 as well as the Board of Social Services meeting set for that day have been cancelled due to scheduling conflicts.
The Super Bowl is starting early in Mount Airy this year with a “Super Tailgate Saturday Night” at Cross Creek Country Club on the night before the big game.
Army Pvt. Abbagail S. Hooker, of Pilot Mountain, has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, South Carolina.
The Surry County Community Corrections office is seeking information on the whereabouts of the following individuals:
Northern Hospital of Surry County is temporarily banning visitors younger than the age of 12 as a result of a growing outbreak of influenza.
There's an amount of serendipity inherent in selling antiques, so it should come as no surprise Mayberry Antique Mall's celebration of the late Elvis Presley just all fell into place. The celebration was held to commemorate the 80th...
No one was injured and firefighters were able to contain a blaze to the attic of a two-story rental home Saturday afternoon.
Volunteers at a free dental services clinic Saturday got to prove their efforts were truly dentistry from the heart as a large crowd participated in the first such event for the new office of Dr. John L. Gravitte.
An early morning blaze Friday destroyed a longtime local business in the Pine Ridge community, Mountain Lumber & Pallet Co.
The retirement of the head of one of Mount's oldest and most-unique companies has been announced.
PILOT MOUNTAIN — For many businesses, the Christmas sales season has always been the most important time of the year and a barometer for things to come. And if recent comments from a trio of Pilot Mountain businesses are an indication, 2015...
For those who appreciate variety, December filled the bill when it came to the weather in Mount Airy.
A part-time middle school swim coach and lifeguard in Mount Airy has been charged with five counts of second-degree sexual exploitation of a minor and is jailed under a $200,000 bond.
Local firefighters are in the “mopping up” phase as they spread out debris and extinguish hot spots at Mountain Lumber Company on 3583 West Pine Street in Mount Airy. The call for the fire was received at 4:52 a.m. this...
DOBSON — The Surry County Schools Board of Education honored White Plains Elementary School for being named the Piedmont Triad Education Consortium 2014 Signature School for the Surry County School district when the board met earlier this...
There's apparently no shortage of suggestions for redeveloping the former Spencer's Inc. industrial property in downtown Mount Airy, and the sky is literally the limit concerning one presented Thursday night at a public input...
Call it fate or foresight but the Surry Arts Council's opening feature of the classic movie series will provide local frost fixated patrons a chance to contemplate better weather.
North Surry High School's theatre arts students are going to do their best to once again prove “the play is the thing,” with a production of William Shakespeare's “Hamlet.”
• Advance Auto Parts on West Pine Street was the scene of a theft Tuesday, according to Mount Airy Police Department reports. The crime involved a female suspect who stole a Metra 1,500-watt amp installation kit by concealing it in her purse.
Close but no cigar could describe the weather scenario in Mount Airy Thursday morning when single-digit temperatures occurred — but didn't quite break a record.
The Mount Airy Board of Education learned Tuesday night almost a half-million dollars in grant money has been secured for an after-school quality improvement project.
It's not every day that one can receive free dental services, but such a day is on tap Saturday courtesy of a practice in Mount Airy.This will occur at the new office of Dr. John L.