County schools push summer reading

County schools push summer reading

Surry County Schools’ book bus fleet has doubled this summer, with two buses now regularly delivering books to children in their respective comm...

June 29th, 2016 |  


Health Department Inspections

Health Department Inspections is a regular listing of inspections conducted in Surry County establishments by North Carolina health officials. The lis...

June 29th, 2016 |  


Police reports

• A Mount Airy man was jailed under a $20,000 secured bond after being arrested Sunday night on a felony probation violation and a larceny offen...

June 29th, 2016 |  


Ribbon cutting set Friday for playground

Ribbon cutting set Friday for playground

Work to install new playground equipment at Riverside Park in Mount Airy is wrapping up so the fun can begin after a ribbon-cutting event is held ther...

June 29th, 2016 |  


Dobson summer reading starts

DOBSON — Reading is about words, but going by the numbers, the Dobson Community Library summer program “Ready, Set, Read!” has gotte...

June 28th, 2016 |  


County gets more time

DOBSON — The mother of a 2014 suicide victim will have to wait a little longer for the response in her case against multiple first responders.Th...

June 28th, 2016 |  


Statewide education foundation collapses

DOBSON — Surry County Schools are looking for ways to fill the voids created by the collapse of a statewide educational foundation.Dr. Travis Re...

June 28th, 2016 |  


July 4 activities set

July 4 activities set

It’s easy for the true meaning of any holiday to get lost in the hubbub of its associated celebrations, and Independence Day is no exception.A r...

June 28th, 2016 |  


School boards announce new meetings

Despite the uncertainty over the NC New Schools collapse, local school districts must finalize their annual budgets.Mount Airy City Schools and Surry ...

June 28th, 2016 |  


Dobson approves budget

DOBSON — The town of Dobson passed the manager’s recommended budget with little fan fair and no comments from the public.On Thursday eveni...

June 28th, 2016 |