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Surry EDP official says gains made in 2016

Surry EDP official says gains made in 2016

DOBSON — Baseball season won’t get until full swing for another couple of months, but that didn’t stop a local …

February 13th, 2016 |  

Flowers and candy common gifts on Valentine’s Day

Flowers and candy common gifts on Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is a special holiday for couples across America and beyond. It’s a day on which romance is quite …

February 13th, 2016 |  

No races for the unopposed

No races for the unopposed

DOBSON — Thursday’s candidate forum wasn’t just for the five men fighting for one spot on the county Board of …

February 13th, 2016 |  

Co-defendant in multiple vehicle break-in case convicted in Surry County Superior Court

DOBSON — One of three young men accused of breaking into a series of unlocked vehicles in March 2015 was …

February 13th, 2016 |  

Farmer’s market vendor meeting scheduled

Farmer’s market vendor meeting scheduled

DOBSON — It’s hard to think about anything green growing this time of year, especially with below-freezing temperatures and snow …

February 12th, 2016 |  

Surry Offers New LPN-ADN Program This Summer

Surry Offers New LPN-ADN Program This Summer

DOBSON — Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs) can earn the associate degree in nursing (ADN) by taking part-time classes at Surry …

February 12th, 2016 |  

Copeland Class of 1953 has 62nd reunion

Copeland Class of 1953 has 62nd reunion

Copeland High School Class of 1953 had their 62nd class reunion at Lone Star Steakhouse Restaurant in Mount Airy on …

February 12th, 2016 |  

Three new Guardians ad Litem in Surry

Three new Guardians ad Litem in Surry

On Monday, December 3, 2015, three Surry County residents were sworn in by Judge Spencer Key to be Guardian ad …

February 12th, 2016 |  

Northern Hospital of Surry County earns stroke certification

Northern Hospital of Surry County earns stroke certification

About 795,000 Americans suffer a stroke each year, according to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). Now a local hospital …

February 12th, 2016 |  

CEO: companies must ‘grow or die’

CEO: companies must ‘grow or die’

DOBSON — Nothing is certain these days in the business world, even for a local company more than 50 years …

February 12th, 2016 |  

Candidates field direct questions

Candidates field direct questions

DOBSON — The second half of Thursday’s candidate forum at Surry Central High got a little more personal. The five …

February 12th, 2016 |  

School leaders smooch pigs for fundraiser

School leaders smooch pigs for fundraiser

DOBSON — Copeland Elementary faculty members puckered up for a good cause, celebrating a milestone in a school fundraiser. Several …

February 12th, 2016 |  

DOBSON — Schools and jobs were a frequent topic for the five candidates running for the Mount Airy District on …

February 11th, 2016 |  

Surry Arts Council kicks off fund drive

Surry Arts Council kicks off fund drive

One of the points made during a Thursday afternoon kickoff event for the annual Surry Arts Council (SAC) fund drive …

February 11th, 2016 |  

January was rough weather month

Mount Airy began 2016 with a 62-degree temperature on New Year’s Day, then proceeded to go downhill from there in …

February 11th, 2016 |  

Beginning genealogy classes offered in Mount Airy, Dobson

Beginning genealogy classes offered in Mount Airy, Dobson

Genealogy was so important in biblical times that people never left home without carrying a copy of their family tree. …

February 11th, 2016 |  

Police reports

• Gaming items valued at $396 were stolen from a vehicle in Mount Airy Saturday, according to city police department …

February 11th, 2016 |  

Three musicians make All-District Band

Three musicians make All-District Band

BOONE — Three local high school students will travel to Appalachian State University to participate in the Northwest N.C. All-District …

February 11th, 2016 |  

Commissioners discuss Cody Creek

DOBSON — County commissioners met for nearly three hours Wednesday morning behind closed doors. Following the meeting, County Attorney Ed …

February 10th, 2016 |  

Officials say city board ‘broken’

Officials say city board ‘broken’

Apart from the usual responsibilities of a small-town mayor, Mount Airy’s David Rowe admittedly has an extra task on his …

February 10th, 2016 |  

Beatles scholar to present at Mount Airy Public Library on Friday

Beatles scholar to present at Mount Airy Public Library on Friday

A man touted as the only full-time professional Beatles scholar in the country is scheduled to speak at the Mount …

February 10th, 2016 |  

Local candidate forum is Thursday night

DOBSON — Thursday night Surry County voters will have an opportunity they don’t often get — a chance to see …

February 10th, 2016 |  

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