County board takes no action on Cana water

County board takes no action on Cana water

DOBSON — A proposed water line extension to deliver public water to the state line failed to garner any traction among members of the Surry Coun...

February 20th, 2017 |  


Dinosaurs on display at museum

Dinosaurs on display at museum

Dinosaurs have returned at the Mount Airy Museum of Regional History.The museum is playing host to a Tiny Titans: Dinosaurs Eggs & Babies exhibit ...

February 20th, 2017 |  


Flood program planned at library

Flood program planned at library

There are few remaining who played witness to it, but the great flood of 1916 was one of the worst natural disasters in the history of Western North C...

February 20th, 2017 |  


Jarrell festival returning for 16th year

Jarrell festival returning for 16th year

On March 1, 1901, at the foot of Fisher Peak, a baby was born whose influence in the world of traditional music would survive long after his nearly 81...

February 20th, 2017 |  


City alters verbatim minutes mandate

City alters verbatim minutes mandate

Two weeks after deciding that records from its meetings should be verbatim — or word-for-word of everything said — the Mount Airy Board of...

February 18th, 2017 |  


Citizens rally for unity, activism

Citizens rally for unity, activism

Carrying signs and chanting slogans such as “We are Mount Airy!” which echoed through the downtown area Saturday, a group of marchers set ...

February 18th, 2017 |  


Most Wanted

Most Wanted

The Surry County Community Corrections office is seeking information on the whereabouts of the following individuals for probation violations:• ...

February 18th, 2017 |  


Local leader excited about economy

Local leader excited about economy

DOBSON — In serving up forecasts for the local business climate, the Surry County Economic Development Partnership (EDP) naturally relied on the...

February 17th, 2017 |  


Dobson man pleads guilty in hit-and-run

Dobson man pleads guilty in hit-and-run

DOBSON — A Dobson man was sent to prison in connection with a 2016 hit-and-run that seriously injured a Mount Airy motel owner.Joshua David Sawy...

February 17th, 2017 |  


Board questions grant to market city water

Board questions grant to market city water

The Mount Airy Board of Commissioners gave approval Thursday night to seek a grant to help the city market its massive surplus of water, but dove into...

February 16th, 2017 |