Most drugs ‘dropped’ locally aren’t OTC

Most drugs ‘dropped’ locally aren’t OTC

When local residents dispose of unused medication in a drop box at the Mount Airy Police Department, they are definitely making a difference — o...

January 12th, 2017 |  


Museum event to honor spirit of Dr. King

Museum event to honor spirit of Dr. King

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. had a dream for America, and an annual event Saturday night at the Mount Airy Museum of Regional History will illustrate ho...

January 12th, 2017 |  


Students perform well at science fairs

Students perform well at science fairs

A group of Millennium Charter Academy students will head to Raleigh to compete in state science fairs.The state fairs, which will take place in March,...

January 12th, 2017 |  


Police reports

• A motor vehicle was stolen Tuesday in Mount Airy, according to police department reports, coming on the heels of at least three other vehicle ...

January 12th, 2017 |  


MLK holiday to affect trash schedules

Monday’s observance of the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday will be accompanied by some changes in the sanitation schedule for Mount Airy.This wil...

January 11th, 2017 |  


Stevens named to leadership post

Stevens named to leadership post

RALEIGH — A local legislator landed a leadership position in the N.C. House of Representatives on Wednesday.N.C. Rep. Sarah Stevens, who represe...

January 11th, 2017 |  


Ruritans donate $500 to food pantry

Ruritans donate $500 to food pantry

President of the Copeland Ruritan Club, Wilma Simpson (left) and Treasurer, Denise Ward (right) present a $500 donation to the Foothills Food Pantry. ...

January 11th, 2017 |  


Child critical after sledding incident

Child critical after sledding incident

A child is in critical condition after he was badly injured in a sledding accident on Tuesday.At 4:51 p.m. on Tuesday EMS crews were dispatched to 103...

January 11th, 2017 updated: January 11th, 2017. |  


Beamer to speak at MLK luncheon

Beamer to speak at MLK luncheon

A 27th-annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day event in Mount Airy is scheduled Monday, when the keynote speaker will be a local resident who serves as a pa...

January 11th, 2017 |  


Urgent appeal for blood issued

Urgent appeal for blood issued

Though the official season of giving is past, area Red Cross officials are asking Surry County residents to roll up their sleeves for one more offerin...

January 11th, 2017 |