Thousands walk for autism

Thousands walk for autism

In the event’s sixth year, the Autism Walk of Surry County raised more than $50,000.Though clouds loomed overhead and a mist was in the air on S...

April 29th, 2017 |  


Sheriff’s deputies, staff take oath

Sheriff’s deputies, staff take oath

DOBSON — Surry County Sheriff Jimmy Combs told his staff he expects no more of them than he expects out of his own family.“We have 18 mont...

April 29th, 2017 |  


Board to consider engineering fees

DOBSON — County commissioners will consider an allocation of more than $100,000 for planning work at a newly acquired county property.On Monday ...

April 29th, 2017 |  


Mountain View welcomes Ron Morris

Mountain View welcomes Ron Morris

Members of the Mountain View Gardeners Garden Club were delighted to have Ron Morris as guest speaker for their March meeting held at the Historic Moo...

April 29th, 2017 |  


County schools interview TOY nominees

County schools interview TOY nominees

DOBSON — A Surry County Schools group met this week to discuss its 2017-18 teacher of the year award.All 19 schools in the district have selecte...

April 29th, 2017 |  


Combs assumes sheriff position

Combs assumes sheriff position

DOBSON — It’s official: there’s a new sheriff in town — or in Surry County.On Friday afternoon the Surry County Board of Commi...

April 29th, 2017 |  


Hundreds take part in Special Olympics

Hundreds take part in Special Olympics

DOBSON — In its 39th year, the Special Olympics Spring Games is as popular as ever among a group of Surry County’s most special athletes.O...

April 28th, 2017 |  


Pilot Mountain spilled 15,000 gallons of raw sewage into Tom’s Creek

PILOT MOUNTAIN —Tuesday morning an estimated 15,000 gallons of untreated wastewater spilled into Tom’s Creek in Pilot Mountain.The pump st...

April 28th, 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...

April 28th, 2017 |  


Hargrave to visit Surry Violin Making class

Hargrave to visit Surry Violin Making class

World-renowned violin maker Roger Hargrave will visit Surry Community College’s Violin Making – Violin Luthier class at the Center for Pub...

April 28th, 2017 |