Student News

Jessica Jones was recognized on March 30 at the Chancellor’s List of Students Program of Recognition held at the J.W. Seabrook Auditorium at Fayetteville State University. Jessica, of Mount Airy, was named to the Spring […]



The following marriage licenses were issued in Surry County. • Gerardo Torres-Hernandez, 32, and Tomasa I. Martinez, 23, of Dobson. Issued April 20. • Ricardo Delgado-Mojica, 44, of Dobson, and Maria G. Hernandez-Patino, 38, of […]



The following titles have been received at the library, and are available for checkout: The Fix by David Baldacci, fiction Any Day Now by Robin Carr, fiction The Lost Order by Steve Berry, large print […]


Surry County Most Wanted

The Surry County Community Corrections office is seeking information on the whereabouts of the following individuals: • Matthew Alexander Thomas, 19, white male, wanted on probation violations and is on probation for felony second-degree burglary, […]


Street Scene

What is your favorite flavor of ice cream and why? Chocolate chip cookie dough. It tastes like cookie dough because it has real bites of cookie dough in it. Jerry Wall Mount Airy chip […]

High School Baseball

Eagles stun No. 2 Forbush

EAST BEND — It appears as if Surry Central’s baseball team is peaking at just the right time. The Golden Eagles paid a visit to already-crowned Western Piedmont Athletic Conference champion Forbush on Friday night, […]

College Sports

Hawks signs with Salem

A change of heart by North Surry senior Maggie Hawks last month means that the volleyball team at Salem College will have a decidedly local flavor come fall. Hawks, whose varsity basketball and volleyball teams […]


Police reports

• Two people were jailed on felony drug charges early Monday on Angel Street after officers responded to a civil disturbance call there, according to Mount Airy Police Department reports. Natasha Kay Hiatt, 34, of […]

High School Softball

No sharing for Lady Cards

PILOT MOUNTAIN — Six bright red banners hang from the outfield fence at East Surry High School’s softball field. The last one proclaims that the Lady Cardinals won the state championship six years ago. That […]