High School Basketball

Parade of Champions coming Saturday

By any standard, Mount Airy High School had a remarkable season of athletic competition. Student-athletes representing the Granite Bears won nine state championships during the 2016-17 academic year, including two team championships. With all the […]

Crime 
Crime

Police reports

• A 73-year-old woman was served Tuesday with criminal summonses for charges including breaking and entering, according to Mount Airy Police Department reports. Barbara Edmonds Simmons of 201 Circle View Road additionally is accused of […]

Surry Scene

What you missed

A broken down shell of a building at Courtney Elementary School is all that remains of the gym after powerful storms on May 24, which included several tornado touchdowns in Yadkin County, where the school […]

Surry Scene

Northern recognizes volunteers

Northern Hospital of Surry County held its annual Volunteer Appreciation Banquet on April 27= during National Volunteer Week. With 120 volunteers and guests in attendance, the group enjoyed dinner, fellowship, and fun at The Banquet […]

College Sports

Hinson chooses Lady Knights

DOBSON — Hope Hinson might have drawn college interest in another sport if she’d so desired, but the Surry Central two-sport standout’s first love has always been softball. The senior, who earned All-Conference honors in […]

News

City honors fallen, WWI vet

Hundreds of people attended Mount Airy’s Memorial Day service Monday to honor military members who’ve given the supreme sacrifice — but one local veteran’s contribution was front and center. The morning program included a “long-overdue” […]

News

Student news

Webster recognized by sorority D’Onna Webster, daughter of Herman and Deana Richmond and Bryan Webster and the granddaughter of Steve and Donna Flippen, Ross and Janice Webster and the late Herman and Lena Richmond, has […]

News

Mayberry Magazine debuts

The Mount Airy News has launched Mayberry Magazine, the region’s only monthly, full-color, comprehensive visitor’s guide to Mount Airy and the surrounding region. The magazine, which will be published monthly May through September, debuts this […]

Crime

Surry County Most Wanted

The Surry County Community Corrections office is seeking information on the whereabouts of the following individuals: • David Michael Edwards, 42, white male, wanted on a post-release warrant and is on supervision as a habitual […]

Opinion

Street Scene

How do you honor America’s fallen heroes? My husband was a veteran. If you see somebody in the military, buy them lunch or a drink and thank them for their service. I tell them I […]

News

Early College graduates 66

DOBSON — Students at the Surry County Schools’ non-traditional high school took their final “journey” together on Friday. On Friday evening, the Surry Early College held its graduation ceremony in the Surry Community College gymnasium. […]

News

Senior Games moving along

DOBSON — Rainy weather hasn’t dampened the spirits of area seniors. The Yadkin Valley Senior Games are about halfway complete, according to Bradley Key, who coordinates the events for the Surry County Parks and Recreation […]

Crime 
Crime

Police reports

• A theft of wheels and tires was discovered Tuesday at McCreary’s Auto Sales on North Andy Griffith Parkway, according to Mount Airy Police Department reports. A Chevrolet Trailblazer in the parking lot there was […]