Flat Rock students visit Charlotte museum

Flat Rock students visit Charlotte museum

Fifth grade students at Flat Rock Elementary School recently visited the Discovery Place Science in Charlotte.The students, members of Pedro Caro and ...

April 16th, 2018 |  


Early voting begins Thursday

Early voting begins Thursday

DOBSON — Surry County residents wanting to get an early start in making their choices for the May 8 primary election can do so beginning Thursda...

April 16th, 2018 |  


Pottery expert offers two-day workshop at SCC

Pottery expert offers two-day workshop at SCC

Internationally-known potter Susan Filley will visit Surry Community College’s campus for a free, two-day workshop.Pottery fanatics are invited ...

April 16th, 2018 |  


Llamas a hit at Canine Carnival

Llamas a hit at Canine Carnival

Millennium Charter Academy’s Junior Humane Society held a Canine Carnival on Saturday, which apparently was a hit — except for the high wi...

April 16th, 2018 |  


Flat Rock announces honor roll

Flat Rock Elementary School recently announced its most recent honor roll. Those making the grade were:A Honor RollFifth grade: Cheyenne AlligoodFourt...

April 16th, 2018 |  


Hospice holding fundraiser

Mountain Valley Hospice & Palliative Care is now selling raffle tickets for its sixth-annual Days of Giving fundraiser. The raffle is designed to ...

April 16th, 2018 |  


SURRY COUNTY SHERIFF REPORTS

SURRY COUNTY SHERIFF REPORTS

DOBSON — The Surry County Sheriff’s Office has released the following arrest reports:• Amanda Golding Barneycastle, 26, Gilmer Mille...

April 15th, 2018 |  


SCC to hold computer repair day Friday

SCC to hold computer repair day Friday

DOBSON — A computer or laptop that is not working properly can cause a lot of frustration, so Surry Community College’s Technology Club is...

April 15th, 2018 |  


Meet the volunteers

Meet the volunteers

Editor’s Note: A handful of the Northern Hospital of Surry County volunteers are profiled here.Mary Alice Payne“I love volunteering,”...

April 15th, 2018 |  


Celebrating volunteers

Celebrating volunteers

Four years ago, when Tina Beasley accepted the job as coordinator of the Volunteer Program at Northern Hospital of Surry County, little did she know t...

April 15th, 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 for probation violations:• ...

April 15th, 2018 |  


Barter appeal still waiting in wings

Barter appeal still waiting in wings

Plans are still up in the air for a return visit to Raleigh by Mount Airy officials seeking to make another pitch for the Barter Theatre project, but ...

April 15th, 2018 |  


NAUW honors ‘Phenomenal Women’

NAUW honors ‘Phenomenal Women’

“Phenomenal Women” were honored on Saturday at a fundraising luncheon hosted by Surry County’s branch of the National Association of...

April 14th, 2018 |  


City hosts State Quiz Bowl for first time

City hosts State Quiz Bowl for first time

The annual North Carolina State Public Library Quiz Bowl was held at the Andy Griffith Playhouse for the first time on Saturday. Davidson County’...

April 14th, 2018 |  


Scholarship in memory of Caudle established

Scholarship in memory of Caudle established

DOBSON — Surry Community College has announced a new scholarship in memory of a former athlete who died last summer.Starmount graduate Sydney Ca...

April 14th, 2018 |  


Special Olympics marks 40 years

Special Olympics marks 40 years

PILOT MOUNTAIN — Special Olympics Surry County marked its 40th anniversary on Friday at East Surry High School with 268 competitors along with a...

April 13th, 2018 |  


SURRY COUNTY SHERIFF REPORTS

SURRY COUNTY SHERIFF REPORTS

DOBSON — The Surry County Sheriff’s Office has released the following arrest reports:• Jonathan Reid Brindle, 33, listed as homeless...

April 13th, 2018 |  


City wins finance award for 24th year

City wins finance award for 24th year

Pro basketball’s Philadelphia 76ers are on a 16-game winning streak, but the city of Mount Airy’s streak stands at 24.That’s the num...

April 13th, 2018 |  


Businesses network, collaborate at annual BizFest

Businesses network, collaborate at annual BizFest

BizFest exhibitors from businesses and nonprofits across Surry County attend a seminar on collaboration at The Liberty in Elkin Thursday afternoon.Ama...

April 12th, 2018 |  


SURRY COUNTY SHERIFF REPORTS

SURRY COUNTY SHERIFF REPORTS

DOBSON — The Surry County Sheriff’s Office has released the following arrest reports:• James Dean Sawyers, 36, of Belton Road, Mount...

April 12th, 2018 updated: April 12th, 2018. |  


Mount Airy Police Reports

• A Dobson woman was taken into custody in Mount Airy early Thursday on a charge of resisting, obstructing or delaying a public officer and an o...

April 12th, 2018 |  


Storm debris ‘taxing’ city crews

Storm debris ‘taxing’ city crews

Recent weather events have taken a severe toll on trees and shrubs in this area, and also haven’t been kind to local cleanup crews dealing with ...

April 12th, 2018 |  


Library’s spring book sale returns

Library’s spring book sale returns

The Mount Airy Public Library’s spring used book sale has returned this week after an absence of a few years. The sale began on Wednesday with a...

April 12th, 2018 |  


Mount Airy Police Reports

• Property valued at $3,360 was discovered stolen Sunday from a Mount Airy residence, according to city police department reports. The crime occ...

April 11th, 2018 |  


Voter-registration deadline is Friday

DOBSON — Friday the 13th is known as an unlucky day, but for would-be primary voters in Surry County who are not registered, beating a 5 p.m. de...

April 11th, 2018 |  


Women’s Association hosting rummage sale Saturday

The Surry Community College Women’s Association is hosting a rummage sale on Saturday from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the parking lot near the T-Buildi...

April 11th, 2018 |  


Botany Class visits Pilot Mountain State Park

Botany Class visits Pilot Mountain State Park

Surry Community College’s BIO 120 or Introductory Botany class learned about the importance of controlled burns during a recent field trip to Pi...

April 11th, 2018 |  


Bowed dulcimer festival is Saturday

Bowed dulcimer festival is Saturday

The opportunity to learn under local resident Ken Bloom will attract aspiring musicians from across the country to Pilot Mountain this weekend for a m...

April 11th, 2018 |  


SCC offering Notary Public classes

Surry Community College’s two-night, seven-hour course prepares students to become a Notary Public in North Carolina and will be offered on vari...

April 11th, 2018 |  


‘Phenomenal women’ to be honored

At a time when women are becoming more prominent in business and other fields, five individuals who have distinguished themselves in Surry County will...

April 11th, 2018 |  


Mount Airy Police Reports

• Three people have been arrested on drug and other violations after vehicle and foot pursuits, according to Mount Airy Police Department report...

April 10th, 2018 |  


BizFest returns for 7th outing Thursday

BizFest returns for 7th outing Thursday

ELKIN — The seventh-annual BizFest will be held at The Liberty in Elkin on Thursday from noon to 6 p.m.The event alternates between Mount Airy a...

April 10th, 2018 |  


Town board meets without fanfare

Town board meets without fanfare

Pilot Mountain’s regularly scheduled town board meeting was devoid of fireworks Monday evening.Unlike the public hearing and special meeting hel...

April 10th, 2018 updated: April 10th, 2018. |  


Ramblers win band honors at convention

Ramblers win band honors at convention

DOBSON — The Slate Mountain Ramblers, a local group, won top honors in band competition during the Surry Old-Time Fiddlers Convention.A total of...

April 10th, 2018 |  


Stone Golf Tourney April 21

The Pinnacle Lions Club is planning its third-annual Bill Stone Memorial Golf Tournament and registration is now open.The tournament will take place A...

April 10th, 2018 updated: April 10th, 2018. |  


Westfield fire department hosting Community Say

Westfield fire department hosting Community Say

WESTFIELD — The Westfield Volunteer Fire Department will host a Community Day event on Saturday from 1-5 p.m. at the fire department, inviting c...

April 10th, 2018 updated: April 10th, 2018. |  


Pilot police reports

Pilot police reports

The following reports were filed by the Pilot Mountain Police Department in recent weeks:• A collision report dated April 2 reports a collision ...

April 10th, 2018 updated: April 10th, 2018. |  


SCC offering series of viticulture classes

SCC offering series of viticulture classes

DOBSON — For anyone with an interest in grape planting and wine production, Surry Community College is offering a series of one-day classes on v...

April 10th, 2018 updated: April 10th, 2018. |  


Hospice offers varying levels of care

Hospice offers varying levels of care

Local hospice officials say one of their main tasks is trying to demystify end-of-life care, so that individual entering hospice, and their families, ...

April 10th, 2018 |  


Students make living ‘wax’ museum

Students make living ‘wax’ museum

Several B.H. Tharrington Primary students recently took a more personal approach to learning about key historical figures.Second-grade students in Ela...

April 9th, 2018 |  


10 Years to hold benefit concert in Critz

10 Years to hold benefit concert in Critz

CRITZ, VA — 10 Years, an alternative rock band whose song “Novocaine” recently peaked at number 5 on Billboard’s US Mainstream...

April 9th, 2018 |  


College hosts Construction Awareness Day Thursday

College hosts Construction Awareness Day Thursday

Surry community college is highlighting careers in construction technology, electrical systems technology, and air conditioning, heating, and refriger...

April 9th, 2018 |  


Same company, new name

Same company, new name

DOBSON — Surry Telephone Membership Corporation customers might soon notice a different look to their bills, or to service vehicles driving arou...

April 8th, 2018 |  


Mountain Valley Hospice raising money for truck

Mountain Valley Hospice & Palliative Care is raising money to purchase a box truck that will be used by volunteers to make pick-ups and deliveries...

April 8th, 2018 |  


Hospital holding career expo

Hospital holding career expo

Northern Hospital of Surry County will host a Career Expo & Recruitment Open House on Thursday from 5 to 7 p.m. The event is free and open to the ...

April 8th, 2018 |  


Surry convention an old-time Mecca

Surry convention an old-time Mecca

DOBSON — They came from different places Saturday, all drawn to the same spot in Dobson to share their common appreciation for music known as &#...

April 8th, 2018 |  


12-year-old run-away found safe

12-year-old run-away found safe

Surry County authorities have found a boy who had run away from the Children’s Home of Surry County, though few additional details are forthcomi...

April 8th, 2018 updated: April 8th, 2018. |  


Most Wanted

Most Wanted

The Surry County Community Corrections office is seeking information on the whereabouts of the following individuals:• Marcus Lawson, age 26, a ...

April 8th, 2018 |  


Marriages and Divorces

MarriagesThe following marriage licenses were issued in Surry County:- Levi P Collins 20, and Lillian M Rychetsky 19, of Elkin issued Apirl 5- Paul R ...

April 8th, 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...

April 8th, 2018 |