Mount Airy City Schools seeking more than $2 million in annual funding

Mount Airy City Schools seeking more than $2 million in annual funding

Mount Airy City Schools is seeking a $60 increase per student in county funding for the next fiscal year.The city Board of Education heard a presentat...

March 25th, 2017 |  


Dobson board looks to the future

DOBSON — Beautification of the downtown area will remain a goal for the town throughout the course of the next year.On Wednesday the Dobson Boar...

March 25th, 2017 |  


Local woman dies from burns

WHITE PLAINS — Authorities are treating the death of a local woman found near a trash fire as a accidental in nature.“At this time there a...

March 25th, 2017 |  


Local man wins lottery jackpot

A local man’s $1 investment in a lottery ticket has led to him winning a nearly $500,000 jackpot.Francisco Ponce-Estrada of Mount Airy beat odds...

March 25th, 2017 |  


Saturday blaze a training mission for fire fighters

Saturday blaze a training mission for fire fighters

Mount Airy Fire Department personnel and officials from the surrounding area spent their Saturday battling a blaze.A plume of smoke could be seen from...

March 25th, 2017 updated: March 25th, 2017. |  


Dobson met goals in past year

Dobson met goals in past year

DOBSON — The town of Dobson met many ambitious goals in the past year, with some others in the works.On Wednesday, the Dobson Board of Commissio...

March 25th, 2017 |  


Surry Cellars wins Fine Wines award

Surry Cellars wins Fine Wines award

WINSTON-SALEM — Surry Cellars, the label for wine produced through Surry Community College’s Viticulture and Enology program, was awarded ...

March 25th, 2017 |  


Progress made in Sechrist homicide

Surry County Sheriff Graham Atkinson says headway is being made in a homicide case in which a 52-year-old Bannertown woman was the victim.“Inves...

March 24th, 2017 |  


Sheriff’s Reports

Sheriff’s Reports

From the Surry County Sheriff’s Office arrest reports:• Willard Junior Asbury, 38, of Oak Grove Road in Elkin, was arrested on March 17 fo...

March 24th, 2017 |  


Police reports

• A Pinnacle man was arrested Tuesday after a disturbance in the parking lot of a local charitable organization, according to Mount Airy Police ...

March 24th, 2017 |