Surry County Sheriff’s Reports

Surry County Sheriff’s Reports

DOBSON — The Surry County Sheriff’s Office has released the following incident reports:- Billy Gray Gillespie, of Zephyr Road, Dobson, rep...

January 13th, 2018 |  


MLK birthday party set for Monday

MLK birthday party set for Monday

Community members will gather Monday for a birthday party in honor of the late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., to be held at L.H. Jones Auditorium in Moun...

January 13th, 2018 |  


Rotary donates $16k to schools

The Surry Sunrise Rotary club recently donated more than $16,000 to the Surry County and Mount Airy school systems for use in their respective backpac...

January 13th, 2018 |  


SURRY COUNTY SHERIFF REPORTS

SURRY COUNTY SHERIFF REPORTS

DOBSON — A local man has been jailed with no bond after two new charges were added to a long list of pending counts.Christopher Kyle Wilson, 32,...

January 12th, 2018 |  


Cold weather begets record energy use

An unpleasant surprise could be waiting in the mailbox when this month’s power bills are delivered.The recent, and so far unnamed, stretch of br...

January 12th, 2018 |  


Marriages

The following marriage licenses were issued in Surry County. - Seth F Freeman 23, of Forsyth and Ashley D Wright 22, of Rockingham Issued Jan.8- Doyle...

January 12th, 2018 |  


Divorces

The following divorce was granted in Surry County- Darrin L Davis and Terri A Davis Married June 7, 1997, Divorce Granted Jan.11- Teresa A Clayton and...

January 12th, 2018 |  


Pilot student named to Dean’s List

Kimberly Lawson, of Pilot Mountain, was named to the UNC Asheville’s fall Dean’s List. In order to be name to the list, a student must be ...

January 12th, 2018 |  


Family searching for missing therapy dog

Family searching for missing therapy dog

LAUREL FORK, Va. — A Carroll County, Virginia, family with some ties to Mount Airy is searching for a therapy dog that went missing on Monday mo...

January 12th, 2018 |  


S.C. developer may buy local mall

S.C. developer may buy local mall

Scott Smith wasn’t wearing shining armor and didn’t ride into town on a horse, but the shopping center developer from South Carolina could...

January 11th, 2018 |  


City ends year with precipitation surplus

While some areas were dealing with drought conditions during 2017, Mount Airy finished the year with a precipitation surplus.Despite below-average out...

January 11th, 2018 |  


Surry County Sheriff’s Reports

Surry County Sheriff’s Reports

DOBSON — The Surry County Sheriff’s Office has added three more charges to a Dobson man facing several counts over the next month and a ha...

January 11th, 2018 |  


Sheriff looking for sex offender

Sheriff looking for sex offender

DOBSON — The Surry County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s help in locating a convicted felon.Joseph Odell Spencer, 43, was ...

January 11th, 2018 |  


Fire hits Haymore Street home in Mount Airy

Fire hits Haymore Street home in Mount Airy

A blaze sparked by combustibles being too near a heat source has caused major damage to a home on Haymore Street in Mount Airy and displaced a couple ...

January 11th, 2018 updated: January 11th, 2018. |  


Vaccination, handwashing to fight flu

Vaccination, handwashing to fight flu

There have been 24 cases which tested positive for flu at Northern Hospital since Jan. 1, according to Kitty Horton, RN, infection prevention manager ...

January 11th, 2018 |  


Polar plungers brave icy waters to bring in 2018

Polar plungers brave icy waters to bring in 2018

It was a memorable start to 2018 for 35 polar plungers who sprinted into icy water Monday afternoon at the fourth annual Hanging Rock Polar Plunge hos...

January 11th, 2018 |  


Disappearing trees get a helping hand

Disappearing trees get a helping hand

PILOT MOUNTAIN — Due to the suppression of wildfires — normally considered a good thing — and changing land use, there has been a 53...

January 10th, 2018 |  


Surry County Sheriff’s Reports

Surry County Sheriff’s Reports

DOBSON — The Surry County Sheriff’s Office has released the following incident reports:- Adrian Chrisshun Clark, of Urban Garden Lane, Mou...

January 10th, 2018 |  


County to hold hearing on project funding

County to hold hearing on project funding

DOBSON — County officials have scheduled a public hearing as they prepare to borrow money to pay for approved projects like the historic courtho...

January 10th, 2018 |  


SCC Offering Wellness Classes

In the spirit of the new year, Surry Community College is offering several classes in January with a focus on wellness to help students achieve their ...

January 10th, 2018 |  


Ruritan holding benefit bingo Saturday

The Westfield Ruritan Club will be seeking to warm up the winter this Saturday with a hot bowl of soup followed by an evening of bingo. Proceeds for t...

January 10th, 2018 |  


Three cadets honored at East Surry

Three cadets honored at East Surry

A trio of students from the East Surry High School JROTC program has been honored for their performance after a competition for the Cadet of the Semes...

January 10th, 2018 |  


New Nester VP stepping up Farm to Feet line

New Nester VP stepping up Farm to Feet line

In recently hiring a new sales executive, Nester Hosiery of Mount Airy went with an individual who seems more suited to the Great Outdoors than a coat...

January 10th, 2018 |  


Surry fair receives state award

Surry fair receives state award

Extra efforts to improve its animal exhibits led to the Surry County Agricultural Fair receiving an award during a state convention held this past wee...

January 9th, 2018 |  


POLICE REPORTS

• Food items valued at $2,033 were stolen during a break-in at Speedy Chef on South Main Street, according to Mount Airy Police Department repor...

January 9th, 2018 |  


Businessman sentenced on tax fraud

ABINGDON, VA – A Carroll County business owner, who paid some of his employees in cash to avoid paying taxes to the Internal Revenue Service and...

January 9th, 2018 |  


Opioid effort prescribes locking up meds

Opioid effort prescribes locking up meds

Some new resources are being unleashed to combat the growing opioid crisis in Surry County, including a “Lock Your Meds” initiative to pre...

January 9th, 2018 |  


Alliance owner earns certification

Alliance owner earns certification

Christopher Cook, of Alliance Insurance Services, has earned the designation of Construction Risk and Insurance Specialist.A Construction Risk and Ins...

January 9th, 2018 |  


Lewis honored by congresswoman

Lewis honored by congresswoman

Having your name mentioned during a session of the U.S. Congress is not something that happens to everyone, but this distinction has brought special r...

January 8th, 2018 |  


Expected ice, low temps prompt preparation

Expected ice, low temps prompt preparation

Surry County public school students can rest easy. The few hours they spent at school early Monday morning before classes were dismissed at 10:30 a.m....

January 8th, 2018 |  


Nurse aide students mark completion of classes

Nurse aide students mark completion of classes

DOBSON — Surry Community College Nurse Aide recently completed their coursesSCC offers Nurse Aide Level I and II certification courses throughou...

January 8th, 2018 |  


Haynes wins recount by one vote

Haynes wins recount by one vote

Fancy Gap’s School Board Representative Joey Haynes spoke of the importance of finding “common ground” in the upcoming budget proces...

January 7th, 2018 |  


Randleman tapped for judicial committee

Randleman tapped for judicial committee

North Carolina Senate Leader Phil Berger (R-Rockingham) and House Speaker Tim Moore (R-Cleveland) have agreed to create the Joint Select Committee on ...

January 7th, 2018 |  


Booksmarts

The following books have recently been received at the Mount Airy Public Library, and are available for checkout:Firefly Cove by Davis Bunn, fictionDe...

January 7th, 2018 |  


Marriages

The following marriage licenses were issued in Surry County.- Michael L. Healy 24, of Hillsdale and Hanah M. Lee 22, of Salem Issued Jan. 4- Patrick M...

January 7th, 2018 |  


Real Estate Transfers

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 r...

January 7th, 2018 |  


Mall owner puts up funds for repairs

Mall owner puts up funds for repairs

Most of the recent developments surrounding Mayberry Mall have been negative, but finally there’s some good news for the Mount Airy shopping cen...

January 7th, 2018 |  


Mount Airy Police Reports

• A man listed as homeless has been charged with a felony for allegedly stealing unspecified items from Walmart and returning that merchandise f...

January 7th, 2018 |  


SURRY COUNTY SHERIFF’S REPORTS

SURRY COUNTY SHERIFF’S REPORTS

DOBSON — The Surry County Sheriff’s Office has released the following arrest reports:Kenneth Dewayne Edwards, 21, of Imogene Church Road, ...

January 7th, 2018 |  


Surry County Most Wanted

Surry County Most Wanted

The Surry County Community Corrections office is seeking information on the whereabouts of the following individuals:• Richard Loyd Draughn, 58,...

January 6th, 2018 |  


Citizen of the Year to be named

Citizen of the Year to be named

One of the great mysteries of the year will be revealed on Jan. 25 when the Greater Mount Airy Chamber of Commerce announces the winner of its Citizen...

January 6th, 2018 |  


MLK program to focus on Surry County

MLK program to focus on Surry County

A program to be presented at Mount Airy Museum of Regional History on Jan. 13 in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day will focus on Surry County and ho...

January 6th, 2018 |  


Lefevre Quartet to perform Sunday at local church

Lefevre Quartet to perform Sunday at local church

Mount Airy Wesleyan Church will be holding A Day of Praise and Worship on Sunday, beginning at 8:30 a.m., featuring the award winning LeFevre Quartet....

January 6th, 2018 |  


County planning several office shifts

County planning several office shifts

Two upcoming renovation projects for the county will have an impact on where county employees are stationed, creating a game of musical chairs.With wo...

January 6th, 2018 |  


SURRY COUNTY SHERIFF’S REPORTS

SURRY COUNTY SHERIFF’S REPORTS

DOBSON — The Surry County Sheriff’s Office has released the following arrest reports:Marvin Lopez, 26, of Florida Avenue, Mount Airy, was ...

January 5th, 2018 |  


Shepherd’s House tailgate tickets going fast

Shepherd’s House tailgate tickets going fast

Dinner tickets for The Shepherd’s House’s annual tailgate fundraiser are going fast, according to Shepherd’s House executive directo...

January 5th, 2018 |  


Crash claims truck driver’s life

Crash claims truck driver’s life

A Florida man was killed Friday in a single-vehicle wreck in Carroll County, Virginia, when the tractor-trailer he was driving left the road and crash...

January 5th, 2018 |  


Divorces

The following divorce was granted in Surry County- Timothy Baker and Kristen Baker Married September 5, 2009, Divorce granted Jan. 4Compiled By Robert...

January 5th, 2018 |  


Museum premieres new WWI exhibit

Museum premieres new WWI exhibit

“North Carolina in the Great War” opens Saturday at the Mount Airy Museum of Regional History. The display, which will run through March 2...

January 5th, 2018 |  


Deputies well after flipping car

DOBSON — Two Surry County Sheriff’s Office employees are doing well and can return to duty after a wreck Wednesday.A deputy’s patrol...

January 4th, 2018 |