Senior Games moving along

Senior Games moving along

DOBSON — Rainy weather hasn’t dampened the spirits of area seniors.The Yadkin Valley Senior Games are about halfway complete, according to...

May 26th, 2017 |  


City fire department announces promotions

City fire department announces promotions

Some personnel changes have been announced within the ranks of the Mount Airy Fire Department, for which a promotional pinning ceremony was conducted ...

May 26th, 2017 |  


Foundation raises $25,000 at run

Foundation raises $25,000 at run

DOBSON — A 5k race raised more than $25,000 for the Surry County Schools Education Foundation.In late April more than 600 runners took part in t...

May 25th, 2017 |  


‘Starring’ locally – movie prop money

‘Starring’ locally – movie prop money

A touch of Hollywood has infiltrated Mount Airy, but in contrast to the latest blockbuster playing at Creekside Cinemas or producers wielding fat movi...

May 25th, 2017 |  


City to host Memorial Day program

City to host Memorial Day program

A Memorial Day tradition will return to Mount Airy Monday when the city hosts a special program in honor of military members who have died in service ...

May 24th, 2017 |  


Rockford to honor Memorial Day

Rockford to honor Memorial Day

Area Memorial Day observances will get off to an early start Saturday with a 31st-annual event in the historic village of Rockford in southern Surry C...

May 24th, 2017 |  


Motto to be placed on county buildings

Motto to be placed on county buildings

DOBSON — The national motto will appear on two additional buildings in Surry County.At last week’s meeting of the Surry County Board of Co...

May 23rd, 2017 |  


Water-hookup mandate effort fails

Water-hookup mandate effort fails

After an earlier decision by Mount Airy to provide water service out of town without requiring mandatory hookups, two council members have attempted u...

May 23rd, 2017 |  


‘Whittling Wall’ adding African-American

‘Whittling Wall’ adding African-American

Plans for a project in downtown Mount Airy to honor key figures in city history, by erecting statues of them, included local music icons, a legendary ...

May 23rd, 2017 |  


Runway project over budget

Runway project over budget

DOBSON — A runway expansion at the local airport will continue, but not without an extra $1 million.Last Wednesday, the Mount Airy-Surry County ...

May 22nd, 2017 |