Mount Airy Downtown (MAD) Inc.'s annual community meeting featured nine groups sharing what they are doing for the city.
Mount Airy officials foresee an upcoming reality television show focusing on the former Spencer's industrial site possibly causing a “stampede” of redevelopment interest there, in the words of one.
The Surry County Community Corrections office is seeking information on the whereabouts of the following individuals:
The L.H. Jones Family Resource Center once again promises a “Hunka hunka” food and fun at its second “Eatin' With Elvis” covered-dish meal and karaoke auction on Wednesday beginning at noon.
DOBSON — The American Legion 18th District 2015 Oratorical Contest Saturday morning at Surry Community College had succeeded before it began by the mere presence of a high school senior prepared to speak passionately about the U.S.
• A vehicle valued at $14,000 was discovered missing Thursday from Simmons Nissan on Rockford Street, according to Mount Airy Police Department reports. The $13,000 Honda Fit was stolen from a parking area at the dealership, with the keys to the...
Mount Airy City Schools Superintendent Dr. Gregory Little gave participants at the system's second community night Thursday three challenges.
Two Dobson men were arrested by the The Surry County Sheriff's Office and charged with multiple offenses related to the manufacture of methamphetamine, according to a statement released by the sheriff's office.
The chairman of the Mount Airy-Surry County Airport Authority has responded to a federal lawsuit filed against that group by a former member who is a local businessman and pilot, saying it lacks merit.
A local man is in jail on child abuse charges after authorities found a 4-year-old boy in his care had been severely beaten. The boy's mother also has been charged in the case, though she has posted bail and is no longer in...
Sleet early this morning led to city and county schools closing early.
In terms of fire losses, Mount Airy has seen better years than 2014, according to an annual report released by Fire Chief Zane Poindexter.
There is an inherent contradiction in improvisation. To strike a cord in the audience, a performer's seemingly original deeds must already exist in their imaginations. Mount Airy High School's Theatre Department promises its own spin next...
Northern Hospital of Surry County has named Julia K. Nelson as its new vice president of Human Resources. Nelson brings more than 18 years of human resources and business leadership experience to Northern Hospital.
Officials wrapping up their investigation into a Jan. 9 blaze which destroyed Mountain Lumber & Pallet Company in the Pine Ridge Community are listing the cause as undetermined.
After I retired at the end of more than a half-century of pastoring, I needed something to keep me occupied. So it was that I took up woodworking.
Insteel Industries Inc. has reported growth in both overall sales and in net earnings for the first quarter of fiscal year 2015.
DAVIDSON — Civitas Media, a publisher of more than 100 community newspapers in 12 states including The Mount Airy News, this week announced the appointment of Ralph James Martin as chief executive officer. Martin was recruited by Versa Capital...
A local pilot and former member of the Mount Airy airport governing board is suing its present members alleging that he wrongfully was forced off the group and ordered to relinquish his hangar space.
The Mount Airy Board of Education has thrown its hat in the ring with a grant proposal to create a regional mathematics institute aimed at the improvement of mathematics instruction by teachers.
DOBSON — A Surry County resident who was employed as a Winston-Salem police officer recently was charged with stealing three farm tractors in Stokes County.
Tuesday's State Of The Union speech by President Barack Obama wasn't the call to work together some expected November's Democratic losses which gave Republicans control of both chambers of Congress.
• A break-in of a motor vehicle Tuesday resulted in no property being taken but $300 in damage to a 2003 Ford F-350 pickup, according to Mount Airy Police Department reports. The crime occurred while the vehicle, owned by Aubrey Loyd Johnson of...
Mount Airy Mayor Deborah Cochran has a dual role as a local radio personality — but she'll be leaving the airwaves next month after nearly 35 years at the microphone.
Mount Airy High School seniors Madison Pence and Jai Daniels explained the purpose of the “Purple Pinky Project” to Surry Sunrise Rotary Club members Wednesday morning at the Holiday Inn Express. The two Interact Club members are entering...
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