City’s long-range needs are many

City’s long-range needs are many

A retired police officer and a former dentist-turned Realtor each embarked on a new role for the city of Mount Airy Friday — that of navigator.C...

January 8th, 2017 |  


Post article spurs debate over race relations in Mount Airy

Race relations have taken center stage in local discussions and social media posts after an unflattering article about Mount Airy and its residents wa...

January 8th, 2017 updated: January 8th, 2017. |  


Board approves bids for roofing work

Board approves bids for roofing work

Roofing work at two schools draw close after Surry County Schools approved two bids last week.Four roofing companies submitted sealed bids to perform ...

January 8th, 2017 |  


Most Wanted

Most Wanted

The Surry County Community Corrections office is seeking information on the whereabouts of the following individuals:• Heather Kathleen Bosze, 2...

January 8th, 2017 |  


Meet ‘Baby New Year’ of Mount Airy

Meet ‘Baby New Year’ of Mount Airy

Mount Airy’s first baby of 2017, Harper Reece Bowman, was born Jan. 4 at 4:05 p.m. at Northern Hospital of Surry County.Having arrived at the ho...

January 8th, 2017 |  


Property transfers

In recording deeds, the state of North Carolina does not require that the amount paid for a parcel be stated on the deed. However, a tax stamp at the ...

January 8th, 2017 |  


Local bar votes on new judge recommendations

Members of the local bar voted Wednesday and determined which five attorneys will be recommended to the governor to fill a vacant District Judge seat....

January 7th, 2017 |  


Covington retires from county schools

Covington retires from county schools

DOBSON — Betty Covington has retired from Surry County Schools as its preschool coordinator after a decade in the role.The county Board of Educa...

January 7th, 2017 |  


Despite snow, few problems reported

Despite snow, few problems reported

Things held up pretty well in the Surry County winter wonderland, according to John Shelton, emergency services director.The National Weather Service ...

January 7th, 2017 updated: January 7th, 2017. |  


Airport request divides county board

DOBSON — The airport’s request for a surplus car sharply divided county commissioners Tuesday evening.After denying the Mount Airy-Surry C...

January 7th, 2017 |