Yokeley takes aim at commercial sites

Yokeley takes aim at commercial sites

Mount Airy officials have stepped up efforts in recent years to rid the city of dilapidated houses, and are now targeting commercial properties.Commis...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


Battle lines drawn for Mount Airy election

Battle lines drawn for Mount Airy election

With the candidates’ filing period still nearly five months away, there’s already some rumblings about the 2017 municipal election in Moun...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


Flat Rock School fire survivors tell their stories

Flat Rock School fire survivors tell their stories

FLAT ROCK — Wednesday marked the 60th anniversary of an event which ended two lives, changed multiple lives and shook the Flat Rock community.Fo...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


Meadowview students provide vest for canine cop

Meadowview students provide vest for canine cop

It’s not just men and women who patrol the streets of Surry County.Man’s best friend also has a hand — or paw — in keeping res...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


Satake to hold pottery workshop at SCC

Satake to hold pottery workshop at SCC

North Carolina resident and award winning potter Akira Satake will conduct a two-day workshop on March 15 and 16 at Surry Community College, 630 S. Ma...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


Southern explains court system to woman’s club

Southern explains court system to woman’s club

District Court Judge Bill Southern recently addressed the Dobson Woman’s Club during the group’s February meeting. Southern presides over ...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


Police reports

• A Mount Airy man was arrested Monday night on outstanding warrants for charges filed by Surry County authorities, including a second offense o...

February 21st, 2017 |  


Board split on architectural survey

Board split on architectural survey

Historic preservation appeals to many, but not everyone on the Mount Airy Board of Commissioners is on the same page with updating an architectural su...

February 21st, 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...

February 21st, 2017 |  


Contractor confronts board about grading payment

Contractor confronts board about grading payment

DOBSON — A local contractor showed up Monday night to ask the Surry County Board of Commissioners what its problem is with him and his work.In N...

February 21st, 2017 |