Local Features

Editor’s Note: This is part of a continuing series of stories called “Find Your Park,” where we will highlight local, state and federal parks within this region of North Carolina and nearby Virginia communities. Though […]


Gardner, Mayberry

Cassie Elisabeth Gardner and Brooks Franklin Mayberry were united in marriage on September 10, 2016, at JOLO Winery and Vineyards in Pilot Mountain. Dr. Jon Cawley was the officiating minister. The bride is the daughter […]


Most Wanted

The Surry County Community Corrections office is seeking information on the whereabouts of the following individuals: • William Andrew Bowman, 28, a white male who is wanted on a post-release warrant and is on supervision […]



The following divorces were granted in Surry County. • John W. Gillespie and Amanda S. Gillespie. Married Aug. 26, 2006. Divorce granted Sept. 8. • Kassandra Faries and Michael S. Faries. Married Sept. 12, 2014. […]

High School Soccer

Bears refuse to lose

On paper, this had all of the makings of an upset loss for the state’s eighth-ranked 1A soccer team. Mount Airy hosted Walkertown in its Northwest Conference opener Thursday night, playing without three starters on […]

Local News 5

RomaReady holds open house

Following her retirement from 35-year career in horse training, Jamie Renzi and her husband, Augusto, enrolled in a certificate program at Surry Community College that changed the trajectory of their blissful retirement. The certificate program […]