City pushing for quicker tennis funding

City pushing for quicker tennis funding

County commissioners are discussing $30 million for school capital needs, but that money is still at least a year away and won’t help a current ...

February 27th, 2017 |  


County gets estimate for school administration building

County gets estimate for school administration building

STATE ROAD — The costs associated with moving the administration offices of the Mount Airy City Schools could top $1.6 million.“I sure hop...

February 27th, 2017 |  


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

February 27th, 2017 |  


Liebenow, WW II hero, has died

Liebenow, WW II hero, has died

William F. “Bud” Liebenow, who captained the PT boat that rescued John F. Kennedy after a Japanese destroyer sank the future presidentR...

February 27th, 2017 updated: February 27th, 2017. |  


Local man given probation after police chase

Local man given probation after police chase

DOBSON — A Mount Airy man who led police on a chase in January 2016 was convicted on associated charges last week in Superior Court.Gregory Wayn...

February 27th, 2017 |  


National Geographic Adventurer of the Year Jennifer Pharr Davis to be speaker at Gathering of the Friends of the North Carolina Mountains-to-Sea Trail

National Geographic Adventurer of the Year Jennifer Pharr Davis to be speaker at Gathering of the Friends of the North Carolina Mountains-to-Sea Trail

The Gathering of the Friends of the North Carolina Mountains-to-Sea Trail March 24-26 is expected to bring more than 300 people to Elkin. One of those...

February 27th, 2017 updated: February 27th, 2017. |  


Roberts makes under-40 business list

Roberts makes under-40 business list

GREENSBORO — A Mount Airy tourism official has made a top-40 list of business leaders in this region as selected by a Greensboro-based publicati...

February 26th, 2017 |  


City making play for field ownership

City making play for field ownership

Unlike a beloved Hollywood movie, no one has built a world-class baseball diamond in a cornfield in Mount Airy, but the city can lay claim to its own ...

February 26th, 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 26th, 2017 |  


Will Trump trigger local job growth?

Will Trump trigger local job growth?

The first weeks of Donald Trump’s presidency have been dominated by issues such as immigration, but officials in Surry hope he soon gets around ...

February 26th, 2017 |