Reeves named superintendent of year

Reeves named superintendent of year

DOBSON — Surry County Schools superintendent Dr. Travis Reeves was named a regional superintendent of the year.“This award symbolizes the ...

May 20th, 2017 |  


Farm culture comes to city

Farm culture comes to city

Sherry Greer used her cell phone Saturday to make videos of several children riding ponies in a circle, while a mechanical bull waited nearby for the ...

May 20th, 2017 |  


Police reports

• More counterfeit money has surfaced in Mount Airy, according to city police department reports. The latest incident was discovered Wednesday a...

May 20th, 2017 |  


Fire department grading bill to be paid

DOBSON — At their first meeting sitting as members of the Mount Airy-Surry County Airport Authority, county commissioners voted to pay a $55,000...

May 20th, 2017 |  


Health Department Inspections

Health Department Inspections is a regular listing of inspections conducted in Surry County establishments by North Carolina health officials. The lis...

May 20th, 2017 |  


City schools hire Niston for Tharrington

City schools hire Niston for Tharrington

Mount Airy City Schools is bringing back a familiar face to fill a void at Tharrington Primary School.Long-time Tharrington teacher Emily Niston is re...

May 20th, 2017 |  


SCC students turn park into learning experience

SCC students turn park into learning experience

Pilot Mountain State Park is home to more than 70 families of vascular plants, thus Instructor Jeff Jones recently decided to use the park as a plant ...

May 20th, 2017 |  


Market Street plan takes another turn

Market Street plan takes another turn

Despite numerous discussions about Market Street spanning more than a year and actually holding a meeting there on May 8, Mount Airy officials still c...

May 20th, 2017 |  


Primland taps Ted Horan as general manager

Primland taps Ted Horan as general manager

MEADOWS OF DAN — Primland, a 12,000-acre resort, recently announced it had appointed Ted Horan as general manager.According to information from ...

May 20th, 2017 |  


County’s oldest registered voter dies

County’s oldest registered voter dies

Elizabeth “Lizzie” Seal Hawks, the oldest registered voter in Surry County, died on Thursday at her home. She was 107 years old and just a...

May 19th, 2017 |