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Deputy shoots, kills man brandishing rifle

The State Bureau of Investigation is sending a bomb detecting robot into the home of a local man who was shot and killed by a Surry County deputy...

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    Deputy shoots, kills man brandishing rifle

    The State Bureau of Investigation is sending a bomb detecting robot into the home of a local man who was shot and killed by a Surry County deputy...

  • 'Joseph&#...

    The Biblical saga of Joseph and hi...

    'Joseph' on stage this weekend

    The Biblical saga of Joseph and his coat of many colors is a familiar story to many, and this weekend at the Andy Griffith Playhouse, the Surry...

  • Community Garde...

    According to the North Carolina Re...

    Community Garden used for education, demonstration

    According to the North Carolina Recreation and Park Association (NCRPA), research shows that when communities have access to fresh fruits and...

  • Home Instead st...

    Their motto: To them, it’s personal


    Some of the folks who work at Home...

    Home Instead staff shows love and caring

    Their motto: To them, it’s personal


    Some of the folks who work at Home Instead Senior Care created their favorite dishes recently.

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    Tourism is a major drive for Surry...

    Tourism summit is Thursday at SCC Viticulture Center

    Tourism is a major drive for Surry County's economy, and a Tourism Summit on Thursday evening will give everyone a chance to celebrate that...

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    DOBSON — Surry County School...

    County schools plan Read 5 Read 5 effort for literacy

    DOBSON — Surry County Schools are seeking the assistance of business and local communities to help avoid the perennial student literacy lag...

  • Autism walk to ...

    The third-annual Autism Walk of Su...

    Autism walk to fund teacher training

    The third-annual Autism Walk of Surry scheduled Saturday in Mount Airy will raise awareness of a developmental disorder that strikes one of every...

  • Early morning f...

    Smoke detector alerts residents to fire in home


    Smoke detectors alerted a homeowne...

    Early morning fire destroys mobile home

    Smoke detector alerts residents to fire in home


    Smoke detectors alerted a homeowner and resident to an early-Easter-morning house fire, which most likely saved their lives, according to local...

  • Police investig...

    Police are investigating this sing...

    Police investigating motorcycle wreck in Fancy Gap

    Police are investigating this single-vehicle motorcycle accident in Carroll County on Monday afternoon. Virginia State Police Trooper Shon...

  • Caviness to tak...

    WXII meteorologist to leave station, pastor Salem Fork Christian Church


    DOBSON —A well-known area te...

    Caviness to take helm of Dobson church

    WXII meteorologist to leave station, pastor Salem Fork Christian Church


    DOBSON —A well-known area television personality is stepping away from the green screen and stepping behind a county pulpit.

  • 'A specia...

    Special Olympics Spring Games set May 2


    “Let me win, but if I ca...

    'A special day'

    Special Olympics Spring Games set May 2


    “Let me win, but if I cannot win, let me be brave in the attempt.”Special Olympics Oath

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    The Mount Airy Board of Education ...

    Camp Invention program planned for summer

    The Mount Airy Board of Education received news Tuesday the system will offer “Camp Invention” to students from throughout the area...

  • City seeking ap...

    Two weeks after a controversial re...

    City seeking applicants for redevelopment group

    Two weeks after a controversial redevelopment commission was approved by Mount Airy officials, a procedure was unveiled Thursday night for...

  • Annual SCC Heal...

    DOBSON — Surry CommunityR...

    Annual SCC Health Fair broadens it focus

    DOBSON — Surry Community's third annual health fair broadened its scope Tuesday. The changes were fueled by the college's focus...

  • Local ingredien...

    It may ...

    Local ingredients, worldly cuisine

    It may seem odd, she said, but people should eat together at home much more than they do now.

  • Lighting the to...

    Senior games kick off May 9


    DOBSON — The competitive fir...

    Lighting the torch

    Senior games kick off May 9


    DOBSON — The competitive fire is alive and well among Surry County seniors, as the nearly 200 participants signed up to compete in this...

Opinion

McCrory’s community college plan right...

Gov. Pat McCrory has often been the target of ridicule and criticism since taking office, much of it of his own doing.

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Brandy Simmons and Brent Carter wed

Brandy Leigh Simmons, of Winston-Salem, and Brent Alden Carter, of Oak Ridge, were married at 6 p.m. on March 21, 2014, at Shady Grove Wesleyan...

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Willard playing for title, Holder in 3rd-pla...

KING — North Surry’s Corbin Willard pulled away in the second set to advance to the tennis final of the Western Piedmont Conference...

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