DOBSON —Residents in the Surry County seat would see their property tax rate remain the same under a 2015-16 budget proposed Thursday night by Dobson Town Manager Josh Smith, but water and sewer rates would climb.
Area farmers are ushering in the summer months by offering weekly farmer's markets at three locations in Surry County. Products sold at the markets include homegrown meats, produce, homemade foods and crafts.
he Mount Airy Museum of Regional History again this year will be offering a couple of tours that give participants a different look at the quiet streets of Mount Airy. One tour tells the stories of the ghosts that haunt the town, and the other reveals...
DOBSON — Preschool children celebrating the end of the year for “story-time” at the Dobson Community Library and students from Pilot Mountain Elementary School gathered at Dobson Square Park for a field trip found their event...
The Northwestern Regional Library (NWRL), which includes the Mount Airy Public Library, will be holding its annual “Ride for Readers” on Saturday June 13. The fundraiser will be the fourth of its kind.
A Surry County trooper this week was given the Meritorious Service Award by the North Carolina Highway Patrol for his actions in November 2014 at a call near Elkin.
Despite an appetite being expressed for outdoor dining in the downtown Mount Airy area, only one business has begun offering it since city officials approved the practice last month.
DOBSON — A Dobson attorney was attacked by a man wielding a pickaxe Wednesday morning.
MOUNT AIRY — At the Mount Airy Rotary Club's meeting Tuesday afternoon members heard a presentation from Finnish Rotarians. Additionally, some local non-Rotarians were recognized for their service in the community.
With Memorial Day behind us, the strawberry season has hit its peak. So if you didn't have the foresight to grow some and haven't gone out and picked some berries or just taken the easy way out and bought some already picked, better get...
An agreement has been reached between the city of Mount Airy and U.S. Postal Service which will allow a large parking lot beside the post office on South Main Street to be reopened.
This is graduation season, and along with the usual high school and college commencement ceremonies the Mount Airy Citizens Police Academy has sent its latest class into the world.
B.H. Tharrington Primary SchoolThursday — Spaghetti with garlic bread or Sloppy Joe, Green beans, Romaine salad with tomatoes, Pineapple tidbits, Milk.
Yadkin Valley Community Hospital employees and community members gathered at the facility Tuesday, holding a prayer vigil to show support for the hospital following its unexpected closing on Friday.
Jones Intermediate School's Memorial Day tribute to fallen soldiers Monday emphasized remembrance over the public's notoriously short memories of veterans' sacrifices. The video “Some Gave All” demonstrated that veterans...
The city of Mount Airy's annual Memorial Day service Monday underscored the price of freedom is certainly not free.
The Mount Airy Police Department, which has participated in several recent raids on suspected Internet gambling esbalishments in Mount Airy and Surry County, recently took part in another such raid in Stokes County.
Local Christians seeking to jump start feeling their faith anew through an old-fashioned camp meeting will have their chance as the Blue Ridge Baptist Camp Meeting marks its 50th anniversary June 1.
B.H. Tharrington Curriculum Coach Erette Bobbitt's enthusiasm and dedication earned him a Superintendent's Award at the Mount Airy Board of Education work session Tuesday at Jones Intermediate School.
The finance department of the city of Mount Airy has been awarded the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting, which the department has now received for 22 years in a row. Given by the Government Finance Officers Association...
Benjamin Rolison, with his father at his right, poses with Surry County commissioners Monday. Rolison was recognized by commissioners for recently becoming an Eagle Scout.
Tammy Joyce and Doug Draughn, both financial advisors with Edward Jones, recently attended the Edward Jones' Financial Advisor Leaders Conference held at the firm's headquarters in St. Louis, Missouri.
A special event to salute veterans which is scheduled next Saturday is geared toward all those who've served in the armed forces, but will have a decidedly 1940s flavor.
The following divorces were granted by the Surry County Clerk of Courts on May 18.• Sarah Potts and Brandon Potts• Kelsey Shelton and James Shelton• Kimberly Utt and Anthony Utt
In recording deeds, the state of North Carolina does not require that the amount paid for a parcel be stated on the deed. However, a tax stamp at the rate of $2 for every $1,000 in value is affixed to each deed.
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