When it comes to requiring residences forcibly annexed by Mount Airy to be connected to municipal water and sewer services, one affected property owner believes that's a two-way street.
The Surry County Community Corrections office is seeking information on the whereabouts of the following individuals:
DOBSON — The Surry County Beekeepers Association has announced its annual bee school, hoping to do its part to stem a tide of declining numbers of bees and beekeepers.
With the first Mount Airy Fiddle Crawl just a few months old, local organizers are already working on the 2015 edition of the new event.
The Mount Airy Museum of Regional History is going to end and begin its year with a bang at its fifth annual New Year's Eve fundraiser dance on Dec. 31 at Old North State Winery.
PILOT MOUNTAIN — To anyone desiring a way to get the new year off to a good start, the staff at Pilot Mountain State Park offers a possible solution: Take a hike.
DOBSON — With two major busts in the past week, Surry Sheriff Graham Atkinson thinks headway is being made in battling the county's methamphetamine problem — but the war is not over.
Nearly two years to the day since construction started on the Surry County Veterans Cemetery, the graveyard has its first occupant.
Surry County's “Breaking Up Christmas” tradition will be celebrated with free admission to old-time dances at the Historic Earle Theatre.
New data nationally from clinicians challenges the notion that depression and suicide rates increase during the holiday season. Experts stress this information points to the need for heightened awareness of risks in later winter after the...
DOBSON — It's commonly assumed that candidates who are successful in the modern political arena are those raising the most money, but this was not true with a recent election in Surry County.
No doubt about it, Christmas dinner is an important meal. For Christians it marks the birth of the savior and bears extreme religious significance. For everyone, it marks the culmination of a season burdened with celebrating the best that humanity has...
• A case combining larceny and trespassing has occurred at Wal-Mart, according to Mount Airy Police Department reports. Discovered last Wednesday, it involved a known female suspect stealing property valued at about $60, including two necklaces,...
Mount Airy Tourism Development Authority Director Jessica Icenhour Roberts to the North Carolina Travel and Tourism Board by North Caroloina House of Rep. Speaker Thom Tillis.
Pike Corp., one of Surry County's largest and oldest businesses, has become a private company, a move expected to solidify its market position for the future.
The Friends of the Mount Airy Public Library gave children a chance to step out of the seasonal fast lane and have a bit of quality time with Santa Claus at the annual Cookies and Milk with Santa on Tuesday.
Shoppers passing by Salvation Army kettles are being greeted by the usual bells this holiday season, but also a special sound if they're lucky enough to catch Brittany Gagne on duty: Christmas carols.
The hunger of needy residents in the area will be diminished — at least for a while — thanks to the efforts of Mount Airy's city government employees.
TOAST — The Franklin Ruritan Club has established a scholarship at Surry Community College to ensure the group's tradition of community service continues. A check for $60,000 was presented to Surry Community College Foundation Executive...
The arrival of Christmas this week also is bringing some changes to Mount Airy's sanitation operations.
A trucker has been charged with multiple felony violations stemming from a six-vehicle, chain-reaction crash on U.S. 52 in October that claimed three lives, including a couple from Mount Airy.
Ask any of the members of the Surry County Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 24 involved in the annual Cops and Kids shopping tour at Walmart in Mount Airy and they'll tell you it's not about gifts.
DOBSON — Greg Puckett, who serves as executive vice president and general manager at Surry-Yadkin Electric Membership Corporation, has been appointed by Gov. Pat McCrory to serve on the Underground Damage Prevention Review Board.
According to the report from the North Carolina Department of the Secretary of State, charitable giving is down considerably from last year.
Sales for many area merchants appear to be pleasingly steady thus far into the Christmas Season at a time when many retailers look to earn as much as 30 percent of their income in the holiday rush.
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