Police are still trying to find a motive in a Wednesday night stabbing that left a woman in the hospital and her brother facing felony charges.According to Mount Airy Police Chief Dale Watson, police were notified of the incident shortly before 10:30, with the report coming in as a stabbing.When they arrived on the scene, officers discovered Crystal Dianne Hall, 36, of Galloway Street, suffering from a stab wound to her chest.She was treated at the scene and was subsequently transported to Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center for additional treatment.Officers arrested her brother, Terry Lee Bramlett, 39, on charges of assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious injury.Bramlett has a listed address of 119 Galloway Street.
North Carolina Secretary of Commerce Sharon Decker, who also serves on the North Carolina Travel and Tourism Board, will visit Mount Airy on Jan. 9 as part of a recognition of the city’s official designation as a North Carolina Certified Retirement Community.Director of Tourism and Marketing for the Mount Airy Visitor’s Center Jessica Icenhour Roberts, who made the announcement at Tuesday’s Tourism Development Authority Board meeting, also serves on the board with...
As part of a partnership between the NoneSuch Playmakers and the Mount Airy Public Library’s Dewey Decimal Players Teen Theatre Troupe, “A Christmas Carol” will be performed in the auditorium at the Jones Family Resource Center on Saturday at 3 p.m. and 7 p.m., and Sunday at 3 p.m. Tickets are $5 each.“A Christmas Carol” will be performed at the Mount Airy Public Library on Dec. 16 and 17, at 6:30 p.m. each night. Admission is free at the library show,...
DOBSON — The Surry Knights Baseball team has kept alive a string of at bats, so to speak, as they and the Surry County Sheriff’s Department delivered food to needy local families.Team members marked their eighth consecutive year assisting Sheriff’s Department on Dec. 7 in organizing and delivering food to needy families in the area. The student-athletes distributed more than 250 boxes in the community that Saturday under the direction of Sheriff Graham Atkinson....
A request to help with the cost of an AAU basketball tournament, from Gerald Culler, president of Surry Storm Basketball Club, filled the discussion for much of The Mount Airy Tourism Development Authority Board meeting Tuesday morning.Culler’s letter, sent to Jessica Icenhour Roberts, director of tourism and marketing for the Visitor’s Center as well as a board member for the TDA, asked the board to consider that Surry Storm Basketball Club has hosted “over 30 to...
DOBSON — The adage “to give is better than to receive” rings true with Surry Community College’s Angel Tree program.Audrey Mahan, Student Government Association (SGA) president, and Jai Lor, SGA parliamentarian, know first hand what it is like to be a recipient of Angel Tree programs, which is why giving back to the community means so much to them.
DOBSON — A group of 26 Dobson and Copeland Elementary Academically and Intellectually Gifted (AIG) program students was focused on shopping Food Lion in Dobson Wednesday afternoon.They walked down the aisles, calculators drawn with coupons in hand and eyes studying the prices on the shelf labels. Unlike other holiday shoppers around them, their purchases go to help families they may not have even met.
DOBSON — A family in Dobson has done what very few have been able to accomplish — keep the family farm in the same family for more than a century.The year was 1901. The annual family salary was $769. About $327 a year was allocated for food, $108 for clothing and $179 for housing.And J. M. White bought 76 acres off of what is now Tobe Hudson Road in Dobson.Today the farm has been designated a Century Farm, signifying it has been in continuous agric...
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