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Health Department Scores

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

August 5th, 2015 |  

Raise proposed for city attorney

Mount Airy officials will consider a new contract for City Attorney Hugh Campbell this week which calls for a 66 …

August 5th, 2015 |  

Modern Gardeners prepare salad buffet

Modern Gardeners prepare salad buffet

Hot summer days call for light salad luncheons that include fruits, vegetables and pastas served with iced tea. With temperatures …

August 5th, 2015 |  

Work begins at Franklin ball fields

Work begins at Franklin ball fields

Last Friday work began at the Franklin Youth Foundation baseball field complex. Surry County Parks and Recreation employees and a …

August 5th, 2015 |  

Nominations to sports hall of fame sought

The Surry County Parks and Recreation Department is now accepting nominations for the county’s Sports Hall of Fame. Nominations will …

August 5th, 2015 |  

Alleged pick-axe attacker evaluated

A Mount Airy man who allegedly attacked a Dobson attorney with a pick-axe was evaluated for mental competency at Central …

August 5th, 2015 |  

Ex-spouses plea in family crime spree case

Ex-spouses plea in family crime spree case

Getting caught up in the wrong crowd can lead to trouble — even if your father is the leader of …

August 5th, 2015 |  

Greenway project to start soon

Greenway project to start soon

Three bicyclists on the Ararat River Greenway in Mount Airy reached the end of the line at Tharrington Park Tuesday, …

August 4th, 2015 |  

Cold murder case at ‘critical’ stage

Cold murder case at ‘critical’ stage

DOBSON — Investigators have fielded hundreds of responses since a stepped-up effort began in March to solve the cold-case murder …

August 4th, 2015 |  

Still no state decision on assistants

Still no state decision on assistants

The Surry County School Board of Education again discussed the effect losing teacher assistant might have in the classrooms, though …

August 4th, 2015 |  

Rockford Street repaving under way

Rockford Street repaving under way

Motorists might be advised to avoid Rockford Street in Mount Airy for the next few days while a resurfacing project …

August 3rd, 2015 |  

The importance of TOD & JTWROS designations

The importance of TOD & JTWROS designations

TOD, JTWROS…what do these obscure acronyms signify? They are shorthand for transfer on death and joint tenancy with right of …

August 2nd, 2015 |  

Marriages

The following marriage licenses were issued in Surry County. • Joshua R. Seawell, 27, and Maria I. Leonides, 27, of …

August 2nd, 2015 |  

Property Transfers

In recording deeds, the state of North Carolina does not require that the amount paid for a parcel be stated …

August 2nd, 2015 |  

Hospital workers run for fellow employee

Hospital workers run for fellow employee

On Saturday, the United Fund of Surry held its eighth annual “Downtown Rocks and Runs” fundraiser. The event raised nearly …

August 2nd, 2015 |  

‘Handicamp’ offers fun times for participants

‘Handicamp’ offers fun times for participants

ARARAT — Saturday was the first full day of an Eldora “Handicamp” offered at Homeplace Recreational Park. The camp gave …

August 2nd, 2015 |  

Fashion show benefits school food programs

Fashion show benefits school food programs

An enthusiastic crowd greeted those modelling the attire of local businesses at the “Rock the Runway” fashion show for hunger …

August 1st, 2015 |  

ES student spends week in capitol

WASHINGTON, D.C. — An East Surry student took part in a national program this week to study the federal government. …

August 1st, 2015 |  

A tale of city starving for restaurants

A tale of city starving for restaurants

“You can see a lot just by looking” is one of those cockeyed bits of wisdom from longtime baseball legend …

August 1st, 2015 |  

Missing veteran found in Texas

A local veteran missing for weeks has been found living in Texas, said Brent Trivette, a detective with the Surry …

July 31st, 2015 |  

Trails program making tracks here

Trails program making tracks here

The introduction of a “TRACK Trail” program on Mount Airy’s two greenways is meeting its goals of getting young people …

July 31st, 2015 updated: July 31st, 2015. |  

Matthew’s Five and Dime opens in Mount Airy

Matthew’s Five and Dime opens in Mount Airy

According to Matthew’s Five and Dime owner Matthew Laraviere, more than 500 visitors turned out for the opening of the …

July 31st, 2015 |  

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