County hears $7 million project

County hears $7 million project

DOBSON — The expansion of the Surry County landfill could cost more than $7 million based off the latest estimates provided to county officials....

May 21st, 2018 |  


Marriages

MarriagesThe following marriage license was issued in Surry County:• Zachary W Ellis 25, and Abby R Mcbride 25, of Mount Airy, Issued May 17R...

May 20th, 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...

May 20th, 2018 |  


City schools bring in family therapist

City schools bring in family therapist

Mount Airy City Schools is giving its students and teachers access to a licensed therapist.The city Board of Education gave its approval this week to ...

May 19th, 2018 |  


Leonard picked for education board

Leonard picked for education board

After a month of considering candidates, the Mount Airy Board of Education has picked a new member.Kyle Leonard, who lives in the downtown area, takes...

May 16th, 2018 |  


County approves $79K more on projects

County approves $79K more on projects

DOBSON — Workers are getting to the end of demolition and removal at the historic courthouse.That was the word from contracted architect Tony Ch...

May 13th, 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...

May 13th, 2018 |  


Marriages

MarriagesThe following marriage license was issued in Surry County:• David G. Carter 24, and Elizabeth B. Holcomb 23, of Concord, issued May 9.&...

May 11th, 2018 |  


Birdhouses, terrariums and fairies on tap at Horne Creek

Birdhouses, terrariums and fairies on tap at Horne Creek

Horne Creek Living Historical Farm in Pinnacle will be holding a variety of workshops in May, June, July, and August, for people of all ages to enjoy....

May 8th, 2018 |  


Alzheimer’s Association hosting legislative lunch

The Alzheimer’s Association, Western Carolina Chapter is hosting a legislative luncheon on Monday, May 14, featuring an appearance by U.S. Rep. ...

May 5th, 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...

May 4th, 2018 |  


Divorces

The following divorce was granted in Surry County:• Penny D. Long and Michael E. Long, married July 31, 2013, divorce granted May 3.Compiled By ...

May 4th, 2018 |  


Marriages

MarriagesThe following marriage license was issued in Surry County:• Sergio Villegas Hernandez, 31, and Jessica J Gordillo, 26, of Mount Airy, i...

May 4th, 2018 |  


Marriages

MarriagesThe following marriage licenses were issued in Surry County:- Joseph E. Sikes 31, and Olivia C. Byerly 38, of Elkin, Issued April 24- Mitchel...

April 29th, 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 29th, 2018 |  


County getting grant for airport work

County getting grant for airport work

RALEIGH — Ten months after effectively saying “no thank you” to one state grant, Surry County has received a better deal from the N....

April 28th, 2018 |  


SCC employees help clean up highway

SCC employees help clean up highway

Surry Community College’s first ever Adopt-A-Highway trash pickup day was a success, the school said.A group of 13 faculty and staff members wer...

April 22nd, 2018 |  


Marriages and Divorces

MarriagesThe following marriage licenses were issued in Surry County:- Brittne A. Glidewell 20, and Alexandria N. Palacios 21, of Mount Airy, issued A...

April 22nd, 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 22nd, 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 16th, 2018 |  


Marriages and Divorces

MarriagesThe following marriage licenses were issued in Surry County:- Christopher L. Pelkey 38, and Amanda M. Ritchey 37, of Elkin, issued April 12- ...

April 13th, 2018 |  


Democrats hold county convention

Democrats hold county convention

DOBSON — The Surry County Democratic Party held its Democratic Convention Saturday morning at the courthouse.Among those attending were two cand...

April 13th, 2018 |  


Surry County commissioners hear benefits of trails

Surry County commissioners hear benefits of trails

DOBSON — The Surry County Board of Commissioners gave its seal of approval this month to a regional group for its trail work.Kayla Kohlmann is t...

April 11th, 2018 |  


County shopping for a new bank

County shopping for a new bank

DOBSON — A financial institution’s decision to close two local branches will cost it a big customer as county government is looking for a ...

April 4th, 2018 |  


Food Lion donates to soup kitchen

Food Lion donates to soup kitchen

Feeding Friends Soup Kitchen of First Baptist Church has received $2,800 from the Food Lion Feeds Charitable Foundation. The soup kitchen will use the...

March 28th, 2018 |  


Realtors meet at Ridgecrest

Realtors meet at Ridgecrest

The Surry Regional Association of Realtors met on March 15 at noon at Ridgecrest for the group’s monthly meeting.A meal was enjoyed by the membe...

March 25th, 2018 |  


Gentry claims Battle of Books title

Gentry claims Battle of Books title

Gentry Middle School both hosted the district middle school Battle of the Books competition earlier this month, and won the event, qualifying to advan...

March 21st, 2018 |  


Meadowview Magnet receives national recognition

Meadowview Magnet was recently recognized as a Project Lead The Way (PLTW) Distinguished School for providing what the school termed “broad acce...

March 20th, 2018 |  


Copeland celebrates reading

Copeland celebrates reading

Pre-kindergarten students at Copeland Elementary School recently celebrated Read Across America Day by dressing up as the Sr. Seuss figure, The Cat in...

March 15th, 2018 |  


Hospital holding medicine drop-off

Hospital holding medicine drop-off

Northern Hospital of Surry County, in conjunction with the Mount Airy Police Department, is hosting a Medication Take Back Event on Wednesday, March 2...

March 15th, 2018 |  


Remembering slain students

Remembering slain students

Surry County students took part in Wednesday’s national protest against school violence — but don’t call their actions a “walk...

March 14th, 2018 |  


Planning progresses with school projects

Planning progresses with school projects

DOBSON — School officials have met with architects to nail down problem areas for three schools that will be renovated next year.Mountain Park, ...

March 11th, 2018 |  


Most Wanted

Most Wanted

The Surry County Community Corrections office is seeking information on the whereabouts of the following individuals:• Karen Alisha Hart, age 33...

March 11th, 2018 |  


Wade Chilton

Wade Johnson Chilton, age 77, of Ararat, passed away on March 7, 2018, at his home. He was born on April 19, 1940, in Surry County to the late Jasper ...

March 8th, 2018 |  


County schools plan earlier fall start

DOBSON — Surry County Schools is working on a plan to change its school calendar to more closely resemble Surry Community College.County teacher...

March 6th, 2018 |  


ShadowGrass to perform at Reynolds Homestead

ShadowGrass to perform at Reynolds Homestead

CRITZ, Va. — The American Music Series at the Reynolds Homestead continues with its annual youth concert here featuring ShadowGrass on March 11 ...

February 28th, 2018 |  


Art show opens Sunday in Critz

CRITZ, Va. —The Reynolds Homestead will be holding its Opening Reception and Awards Ceremony for the third annual Student Art Show on Sunday, Ma...

February 28th, 2018 |  


County hears jail needs at retreat

County hears jail needs at retreat

PILOT MOUNTAIN — Surry County can either spend $25 million or so on a new jail or spend $650,000 annually — with that cost to rise each ye...

February 26th, 2018 |  


Attorney: Deputy thought gunfire was from outside school

Attorney: Deputy thought gunfire was from outside school

PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — The sheriff’s deputy assigned to guard the Florida high school that was the scene of a mass shooting never entered t...

February 26th, 2018 |  


Most Wanted

Most Wanted

The Surry County Community Corrections office is seeking information on the whereabouts of the following individuals:• Philgene Montgomery, Jr.,...

February 25th, 2018 |  


Spelling Bee champ crowned

Spelling Bee champ crowned

Imperative.Look that word up online and you get a fairly straight-forward definition: of vital importance; crucial.That’s about as concise and c...

February 20th, 2018 |  


Five teachers recognized for certification

Five teachers recognized for certification

Five Surry County teachers received recognition for obtaining National Board certification during the Monday night county school board meeting.The tea...

February 19th, 2018 |  


Jones Intermediate wins statewide award

Jones Intermediate School in Mount Airy was among four across the state for its improvement in student achievement.Several of the city school official...

February 15th, 2018 |  


Students learn about genetic engineering

Students learn about genetic engineering

Summer Cortinas of the Bionetwork of the North Carolina Community College System recently visited Melissa Hamlin’s classroom at Surry Central Mi...

February 15th, 2018 |  


Internship program off to rousing start

Internship program off to rousing start

A dozen local students are part of what local officials hope is a big step toward attracting high-tech business to Surry County, and maybe keeping tho...

February 12th, 2018 |  


Making furniture for a good cause

Making furniture for a good cause

Furniture Project Allows Construction Students to Give BackConstruction Management students taking carpentry at Surry Community College received more ...

February 12th, 2018 |  


College holding truck driver orientation Feb. 28

Surry Community College will soon be starting a new session of classes for people wanting to start a career in truck driving. Orientation will be held...

February 11th, 2018 |  


Most Wanted

Most Wanted

The Surry County Community Corrections office is seeking information on the whereabouts of the following individuals:• James Lee Meredith, age 4...

February 11th, 2018 |  


Southern States elects new board chairman

Southern States elects new board chairman

Curry Roberts has been elected chairman of the board of directors for Southern States Cooperative, one of the nation’s largest farmer-owned co-o...

February 5th, 2018 |  


Class to teach winter gardening basics

Class to teach winter gardening basics

PILOT MOUNTAIN — Surry Community College is offering a winter gardening workshop Feb. 26 to help folks learn to get more from their garden plot ...

February 3rd, 2018 |