A Mount Airy councilman is concerned that the preliminary identification of a blighted area in the city will cause “anger” among citizens, although it's still at the proposal stage.
PILOT MOUNTAIN — East Surry's United States Army Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps will host the annual Military Appreciation Night Sept. 5 as the event moves back this year to the school which debuted the observance...
Northern Hospital of Surry County has a new CEO. Or at least it will come October.
A local couple has been charged with possessing a stolen box truck that Mount Airy police say they were using as a makeshift home.
Although school systems across the state have reportedly cut thousands of teacher assistant jobs as a result of state education budget cuts, Mount Airy City Schools opened the school year this week with no teaching or teaching assistant positions...
PILOT MOUNTAIN — JOLO Winery & Vineyards recently won four medals in the French Broad Vigneron category from the Asheville Food and Wine Festival.
Millennium Charter Academy officials and a local parent who wants her daughter, a special needs student requiring a service animal, mainstreamed in the school, continue to work towards finalizing an Independent Educational Plan for the child following...
The Mount Airy Alumni Association (MAAA) is seeking nominations for another round of awards for its Granite Bear graduates.
The North Carolina Division of Tourism, Film and Sports Development has announced domestic visitors to Surry County spent $110.66 million in 2013, an increase of 3.4 percent from 2012.
They could easily have been mistaken for coal miners or cave explorers — being issued dust masks and flashlights before beginning a 90-minute trek into the deep, dark catacombs.
• Two women from Pilot Mountain were charged with larceny and possession of stolen goods after an incident at Walmart Sunday, according to Mount Airy Police Department reports. They were identified as Penny Michelle Childress, 35, of 146 Toyland...
The key to a good food is freshness, said Todd Hiatt, owner of the Chase and Charli Mount Airy restaurant.In addition, he puts some of his burgers on Kaiser rolls to make them even tastier and distinctive.
Mount Airy and Surry County officials met Tuesday morning to hammer out lingering details on a joint agreement to extend city sewer lines along the N.C. 89 corridor to the Interstate 77/74 area.
DOBSON — Results of a recent survey prove one thing: Surry County residents love their parks.
Technology has proved to be more of a uniting force for those organizing the Mount Airy High School All Classes Reunion.
Their mission is simple. To provide clean, safe housing for those in need.Now, the Greater Mount Airy Area Habitat for Humanity is asking for your help in raising much-needed money to continue its mission.
United Fund of Surry Executive Director Beth Pequeno reports an annual school supplies drive through Walmart in Mount Airy has amassed “a pickup truck full” of items to benefit needy city and county students.
A rezoning decision by the Mount Airy Board of Commissioners will allow a veterinary hospital to expand, including an increased capacity for larger animals.
• The larceny of a motor vehicle was discovered Sunday at Colonial Care on Snowhill Drive, according to Mount Airy Police Department reports. The case involves a scooter valued at $400 being taken from that location along with a Capital One...
They gently sway in the breeze against the Mount Airy skyline, flashing catchy slogans and colorful designs to promote some festival or other upcoming event. But the overhead street banners erected downtown aren't always safe.
The retirement committee is dead — long live the retirement committee, could describe recent action by the Mount Airy Board of Commissioners to continue efforts aimed at luring older persons here.
A local parent wants her daughter, a special needs student who requires the use of a service animal, to be mainstreamed in classes at Millennium Charter Academy.
Superintendents from both Mount Airy City and Surry County Schools report the first day of school for students in the 2014-2015 school year Monday went smoothly.
The Surry County Republican Party Headquarters and Victory Center recently opened in Mount Airy, attracting an audience for the opening that included local and state officials.
PILOT MOUNTAIN — Four new Student Resource Officers (SROs) joined the ranks of those preparing for students returning to county schools last week during the district's annual convocation.