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Marriage licenses issued in Surry County

The following marriage licenses were issued in Surry County. • John Cody Hutchens, 30, and Andrea Lee Speight, 29, of …

February 7th, 2016 |  

Spanish learning ahead of schedule

Tharrington Primary School recently gave a lengthy update to the Mount Airy Board of Education on its groundbreaking dual-language immersion …

February 7th, 2016 |  

Community Lenten services begin on Wednesday

For 95 years the Mount Airy Ministerial Association has sponsored the annual community-wide Lenten Services for the area. In recent …

February 7th, 2016 |  

Real property transfers in Surry County

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

February 7th, 2016 |  

Health Department Inspections

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

February 7th, 2016 |  

Most Wanted

Most Wanted

The Surry County Community Corrections office is seeking information on the whereabouts of the following individuals: • Jasmine Nicole Jackson, …

February 7th, 2016 |  

ASU students, Rep. Foxx visit Omega Construction site

ASU students, Rep. Foxx visit Omega Construction site

Omega Construction of Pilot Mountain recently welcomed U.S. Rep. Virginia Foxx, R-NC 5th, along with 15 students from the Appalachian …

February 7th, 2016 |  

WPAQ to get new call sign letters for building

WPAQ to get new call sign letters for building

WPAQ got a brand new set of call sign letters for its birthday. Kelly Epperson, co-owner of the Mount Airy …

February 6th, 2016 |  

Gen. Stuart party brings history buffs together

Gen. Stuart party brings history buffs together

Major General J.E.B. Stuart wasn’t at his 183rd birthday party held Saturday in Mount Airy, but his edible image peered …

February 6th, 2016 |  

Youth actors hit their mark at Mount Airy Public Library performance

Youth actors hit their mark at Mount Airy Public Library performance

Though no count was kept of the children who attended Take Your Kid to the Library Day on Saturday, librarian …

February 6th, 2016 |  

School board approves bus driver bonuses

School board approves bus driver bonuses

Surry County Schools opted to reach into its own coffers to fund a bonus for part-time employees. The state approved …

February 6th, 2016 |  

Police reports

• The theft of items from Lowes Foods late Thursday night — including a wheelchair — led to the arrest …

February 6th, 2016 |  

Surry Friends Of Youth bowling party

Surry Friends Of Youth bowling party

The Surry Friends of Youth’s Best Friends and Special Friends Programs recently enjoyed their fourth annual Holiday Bowling Party at …

February 6th, 2016 |  

Tobacco contract cuts hurt Surry County farmers

Tobacco contract cuts hurt Surry County farmers

Tobacco buyers cut several contracts in Surry County this year, delivering a blow to the industry with local farmers taking …

February 6th, 2016 |  

City council sheds RDC role

After recently deciding to dismantle the controversial Mount Airy Redevelopment Commission (RDC), the city council has now gone a step …

February 6th, 2016 |  

Vet center to visit Mount Airy

Surry County officials are bringing a great resource for veterans to Mount Airy once a month. Staff from the Greensboro …

February 6th, 2016 |  

Marching Bears play in Orlando bowl game

Marching Bears play in Orlando bowl game

ORLANDO — Mount Airy High School’s marching band recently returned from a trip to Orlando. The Granite Bears were one …

February 6th, 2016 |  

Health Department Inspections

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

February 6th, 2016 |  

Identities released of five arrested in raid on Oak Grove Church Road in Mount Airy

Identities released of five arrested in raid on Oak Grove Church Road in Mount Airy

DOBSON — Five Mount Airy residents arrested following a narcotics raid at two Oak Grove Church Road homes were identified …

February 5th, 2016 |  

Lovell murder news frenzy hits Surry County

Lovell murder news frenzy hits Surry County

LOWGAP — The winding roads and chilly, windswept hills near the Virginia border where the body of a brutally murdered …

February 5th, 2016 |  

Lunch kicks off March for Babies

Lunch kicks off March for Babies

Premature birth is the number one cause of death among newborn babies, and one organization has been leading the way …

February 5th, 2016 |  

Police reports

• An encounter with a city officer on West Lebanon Street Tuesday led to a felony drug charge against a …

February 5th, 2016 |  

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