DOBSON — The Surry County Board of Commissioners took a “middle of the road” approach to a request by Elkin's Pittsburgh Glass Works (PGW) to extend the deadline on its incentive package, choosing to give the company a break on...
The Mount Airy City Schools Board of Education Tuesday recognized staff receiving teacher and classified employee of the year honors and received a positive report on its annual audit by the firm of Dixon, Hughes, Goodman.
A Westfield man found dead in the Walmart parking lot early Wednesday was an apparent victim of “huffing,” according to the Mount Airy Police Department.
DOBSON — Facing a probe by the State Bureau of Investigation (SBI) on alleged financial impropriety, county Commissioner Paul Johnson is asking the public to stand behind him while acknowledging he is not perfect.
• A breaking entering involving the felonious larceny of a car trailer valued at $4,000 has occurred in Mount Airy, according to city police department reports. Police were told of the crime Thursday, which occurred sometime in late August when...
After throwing down the gauntlet earlier this month regarding the city's financial participation in the interstates sewer project, Mount Airy officials now are willing to talk further with the county government that's also...
What makes a family? Love, obviously, but a family is also made by the things they have in common. Shared ancestors, shared history and even shared food.
DOBSON — An electronic door security system pilot project at White Plains Elementary School has proved successful and is being expanded to other elementary and middle schools.
History presenters Janet Pyatt and Cheryl Yellow Fawn explained Tuesday to the Central Methodist Church's Abigail Circle how individuals in both the North and South found relevancy through their faith during the Civil War.
The animated character Jiminy Cricket's adage of when you wish upon a star is being brought about through local efforts rallied by the Make-A-Wish Foundation. Three-year-old Cayden Talbert of Mount Airy's wish to go to DisneyWorld and...
A longtime member of the Surry County Board of Commissioners is the subject of a State Bureau of Investigation probe focusing on alleged financial irregularities, which could lead to grand jury action, sources say.
Although the sale of H&W Trucking Co. has been reported by local and state media outlets, a company official said Monday that the transaction doesn't involve a lock, stock and barrel situation.
County veterans advocates are planning an event they say is long overdue: A night of glitz and glamour to recognize the area's World War II veterans.
A month after rejecting the idea of a New York communications company producing a “video showcase” program for Mount Airy, city officials are poised to award the job to a local provider this week.
DOBSON — The county's board of commissioners is set to schedule another meeting with the city of Mount Airy's board in an effort to hammer out an agreement on the perpetually-on-the-horizon Interstates Sewer Project.
DOBSON —Surry Community's College Fair and Carnival attracted more than 2,000 participants Monday in a type of academic “one-stop shop” for students from local areas in economic transition.
The following divorces have been granted by the Surry County Clerk of Courts:• Zachary B. Darnell and Leslie D. McCann. Granted September 10.
The following marriage licenses have been issued by the Surry County Register of Deeds office:• Adam Miller Cox, 27, of Pilot Mountain, and Ashley Elizabeth Branch, 21, of Pilot Mountain. Issued September 11.
In recording deeds, the state of North Carolina does not require that the amount paid for a parcel be stated on its deed. However, a tax stamp at the rate of $2 per $1,000 in value, or fraction thereof, is affixed to each deed.
The following incidents are under investigation by the Surry County Sheriff's Office:
A county honors graduate is moving forward with her education, receiving the traditional “white coat” during a recent ceremony at the University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine.
Andy and Opie won't actually be there, but the thrill of going to the old fishing hole to catch a big one awaits participants of a gathering next weekend in Mount Airy.
• Assorted grocery and food items were stolen at Sheetz on U.S. 601 last Monday, according to Mount Airy Police Department reports. No dollar figure was listed for the loss.
Joey and Lisa Thomas Glass of Mount Airy announce the engagement of their daughter, Emily Suzanne, to William Joseph (Joey) Jones, the son of Ricky and Candy Lovill Jones of Mount Airy.
The Mount Airy Walk to End Alzheimer's won't happen until Oct. 4 but not everyone is waiting until then to start walking.
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