Local students walk to end summer hunger

Local students walk to end summer hunger

DOBSON — The Surry County Sheriff’s Office and several local schools helped kick off an annual summer food drive for the Second Harvest Fo...

May 5th, 2016 |  


New city super sworn in

New city super sworn in

Judge Bud Oliver made an appearance at Tuesday’s meeting of the city Board of Education to swear in a new superintendent.Dr. Don Martin, a Tobac...

May 5th, 2016 |  


Galax man charged in alleged grass seed larceny spree

DOBSON — Authorities recently arrested a Galax, Virginia, man in connection with a string of larcenies from two Mount Airy businesses.Joseph Ran...

May 5th, 2016 |  


What’s Is ECA Doing in May?

Surry County’s Extension and Community Association Clubs have a number of new opportunities for county residents to join in learning, fellowship...

May 4th, 2016 |  


Surry Announces Winners History Competition

Surry Announces Winners History Competition

Surry Community College recently hosted a regional National History Day competition for middle school and high school students. All of the winners wil...

May 4th, 2016 |  


Hiatt remembered as friend, city ambassador

Hiatt remembered as friend, city ambassador

Long-time Mount Airy icon Russell Hiatt, known for his similarities to the famous Floyd the Barber from “The Andy Griffith Show,” died Tue...

May 4th, 2016 updated: May 4th, 2016. |  


Area youth takes second in book trailer contest

Area youth takes second in book trailer contest

A Mount Airy youth placed second in a nationwide competition last month.Jane Ferry said she learned she had earned a second-place finish in a national...

May 4th, 2016 |  


State Cabinet official to visit city

State Cabinet official to visit city

On a previous visit to Mount Airy, Susan Kluttz drummed up support for reinstating historic tax credits that had aided restoration projects statewide ...

May 4th, 2016 |  


County water rates may climb

DOBSON — Some county water customers will likely see an increase in their rates.County Manager Chris Knopf relayed a plan to increase water rate...

May 4th, 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...

May 4th, 2016 |