Commissioners look at new county policies

DOBSON — County commissioners are mulling over policies which will affect the way Surry County does business.On Jan. 2 Finance Officer Sarah Bow...

January 11th, 2017 |  


Local woman jailed after Carroll chase

Local woman jailed after Carroll chase

HILLSVILLE, Va. — A Mount Airy woman was arrested on a drug charge Monday night after a “dangerous” high-speed chase in Carroll Coun...

January 10th, 2017 updated: January 10th, 2017. |  


Local residents to attend inauguration

Along with all the business-related entries Teresa Lewis might have penciled in on her calendar for this month, the Jan. 20 date has special significa...

January 10th, 2017 |  


Anonymous donor aids sculpture project

The city of Mount Airy has received what could be considered a belated Christmas gift — an anonymous donation that will enable a project to prov...

January 10th, 2017 |  


Hospital district to ‘refinance’

DOBSON — The local hospital district is looking to “refinance” some debt, and county commissioners gave the go-ahead to do so.At the...

January 10th, 2017 |  


Police reports

• A criminal element with an apparent thirst for Pepsi soft drinks struck the D&J Galaxy store on Westfield Road Friday, when multiple cases...

January 10th, 2017 |  


Storm claims life in Flat Rock

Storm claims life in Flat Rock

The season’s first winter storm claimed a life in Surry County on Sunday.According to EMS Director John Shelton, a cold weather injury resulted ...

January 9th, 2017 |  


Reader snow pictures featured!

Reader snow pictures featured!

Charlotte Ehrenkaufer sent us a picture of the quiet, peaceful snowscape shot from her deck on Sheppard Knoll Lane in Mount Airy.Send us your snow pic...

January 9th, 2017 updated: January 9th, 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...

January 9th, 2017 |  


Local schools closed Monday

Both Mount Airy city and Surry County school systems are closed on Monday because of lingering snow and ice on area roadways.The county schools releas...

January 8th, 2017 |