Baseball

Cardinals finish as runners-up

MORGANTON — The East Surry Little League U12 All-Stars ended their run through the North Carolina Little League championship series as state runners-up. The Cardinals reached the half-way point of the tournament at Morganton’s Catawba […]

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Booksmarts

The following titles have recently been received at the Mount Airy Public Library, and are available for checkout: The Late Show by Michael Connelly, fiction Look Behind You by Iris Johansen, fiction Distant View of […]

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Maude Booker marks 94 years

Maude Booker celebrated her 94th birthday at Sarah’s Beauty Boutique recently. Her daughter, Carol Beasley, hosted the party. Several of Maude’s friends and family attended and had a good time. Pictured, from left, are Annie […]

Crime

Surry County Sheriff Reports

DOBSON — The Surry County Sheriff’s Office has released the following incident reports: • Richardson Brothers Logging, of Lowgap, reported larceny and vandalism at a location in Dobson. Reported stolen were three linchpins (valued at […]

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Divorces

The following divorces were granted in Surry County. • Debra L. Connor and Nelson E. Connor. Married Sept. 29, 2007. Divorce granted July 10. • Tiffany L. Pierce and Rodney K. Pierce. Married Dec. 22, […]

Weddings

Jackson, Utt

Exactly six years after beginning their relationship, Courtney Dawn Utt and Seth Woodson Jackson were united in marriage on July 1, 2017, at 2:30 p.m. at First Baptist Church in Mount Airy. Rev. Mitch Nichols […]

Anniversaries

Mustins mark 50 years

Kenneth and Shirley McCraw Mustin, of Red Brush Road, Mount Airy, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with 16 members of their family on Saturday, July 29, 2017. The party was held at 13 Bones in […]

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Marriages

The following marriage licenses were issued in Surry County. • Robert E. Troutman, 35, of Mount Airy, and Amanda D. Surratt, 35, of King. Issued July 6. • Jesus I. Rivera-Leyva, 22, of Mount Airy, […]

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Most Wanted

The Surry County Community Corrections office is seeking information on the whereabouts of the following individuals: • Rickey Odell Whitaker, age 44, a white male who is wanted on a post-release warrant and is on […]

Crime

Deputies raid Dobson home

DOBSON — Deputies arrested a Dobson woman after a search of her car and home this week. Surry County Sheriff’s Office detectives received information that Olivia Ramirez-Hernandez, 49, was in possession of methamphetamine. On Monday, […]

AP Wire

Mount Airy completes a touchdown pass against Surry Central in a past 7-on-7 drill at Wallace Shelton Stadium. Friday’s big event was canceled because of afternoon showers that soaked the field and made the turf […]

Editorials 
Editorials

You Said It

You Said It is a periodic feature of The Mount Airy News, where we share comments we’ve received on Facebook, via Twitter, or on our website, mtairynews.com, on articles and opinion pieces we’ve published. The […]

Crime

Murder suspect arrested

DOBSON — The suspect in an arson and homicide investigation has been apprehended, and the victim in the alleged crime has been identified. Surry County Sheriff Jimmy Combs announced Matthew Ray Lawson, 29, of Soldier […]

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Police reports

• A Mount Airy husband and wife are facing multiple violations as a result of two separate incidents Sunday at Walmart, according to city police department reports. Police initially were summoned to the store regarding […]