Courthouse project moving forward

Courthouse project moving forward

DOBSON — A $532,000 project at the historic courthouse got the go-ahead from county commissioners Monday evening, and the low-bidder for the pro...

May 3rd, 2016 |  


Banjos ‘revealed’ at event

Banjos ‘revealed’ at event

A new year, headlined by a new instrument, is off and running for a Mount Airy Downtown Inc. (MAD) fundraiser.Friday evening the banjos, which will be...

May 3rd, 2016 |  


Event to teach how to be advocate

Many people have strong opinions about how things should operate — including governmental programs — but how does one ensure that his or h...

May 3rd, 2016 |  


Police reports

• A crime involving the obtaining of property by false pretense has occurred at Walmart, according to Mount Airy Police Department reports. It i...

May 3rd, 2016 |  


City to observe Day of Prayer

City to observe Day of Prayer

Mount Airy will join thousands of other communities and millions of people around the country Thursday in celebrating a National Day of Prayer.The ann...

May 2nd, 2016 |  


Photo exhibit at library

The 2016 Show Us Your Best Northwestern Regional Library Traveling Photography Exhibit will be on display at the Mount Airy Public Library in Mount Ai...

May 2nd, 2016 |  


Local linemen compete in rodeo

Local linemen compete in rodeo

Most folks are taught to steer clear of power lines, but line technicians do the opposite, handling heights and high voltages daily to maintain a comm...

May 2nd, 2016 |  


Real property transfers in Surry County

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 ...

May 2nd, 2016 |  


Marriage licenses issued in Surry County

The following marriage licenses were issued in Surry County.• John M. Prudente, 40, and Lora B. Yerger, 33, of Hellertown, Pennsylvania. Issued ...

May 1st, 2016 |  


GAL program stands up for children

GAL program stands up for children

The voices of those most affected by child neglect or abuse are often the hardest to hear.Many parties become involved when a child is separated from ...

May 1st, 2016 |