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Gun scare suspect pleads guilty

Gun scare suspect pleads guilty

As far as stories about guns and emotional 9-1-1 calls go, this one had a happy ending — no one …

September 5th, 2015 |  

The man with the biggest ‘office’ in Dobson

The man with the biggest ‘office’ in Dobson

Dobson has a new face in town hall. Appalachian State University Public Administration student Joseph Johnson is interning with the …

September 5th, 2015 |  

Surry County Superior Court results

A charge of discharging a weapon into occupied property against Michael Ray Mazingo, 41, of Workhorse Lane, Advance, was dismissed …

September 5th, 2015 updated: September 5th, 2015. |  

Fallen officers honored

Fallen officers honored

A crowd of about 100 set work and life aside for a moment Friday to attend a ceremony honoring law …

September 4th, 2015 |  

Candidates question CDBG grants

Candidates question CDBG grants

It seemed like a slam-dunk — approving applications for two grants that could lead to the city of Mount Airy …

September 4th, 2015 |  

Board declines to buy Koozies site

Board declines to buy Koozies site

Sherlock Holmes might have called it The Case of the Phantom Agenda Item — but as it was, a bizarre …

September 3rd, 2015 |  

Church Calendar

Submissions to the community calendar should be sent to [email protected] before 5 p.m. on Tuesday before the event should appear …

September 3rd, 2015 |  

Teacher’s revoked driver’s license is upheld

A local teacher’s driver’s license will remain revoked after the state Supreme Court sided with the NC Department of Motor …

September 3rd, 2015 |  

Budget may be around the corner

Budget may be around the corner

RALEIGH — Recent reports from the state capitol are that a drawn-out budget process might be coming to a close. …

September 3rd, 2015 |  

Police reports

• An attempt by an unknown suspect to steal a keg of beer from a local Mexican restaurant was thwarted …

September 3rd, 2015 |  

Dating site scam

Dating site scam

They met online at SeniorPeopleMeet.com, a dating site for seniors aged 50 and older. He said his name was Oscar …

September 3rd, 2015 updated: September 3rd, 2015. |  

Wellness program changing lives

Wellness program changing lives

Assistant Surry County Manager Sandy Snow said the county’s wellness program, since its 2006 inception, has been changing lives in …

September 3rd, 2015 |  

Students share experience of trip to China

Students share experience of trip to China

Four students from Mount Airy High school shared the experience they had on a summer educational trip to China. Randall …

September 3rd, 2015 |  

Removal of Stuart portrait riles board members

Removal of Stuart portrait riles board members

STUART, Va. — For many years, a portrait of Gen. J.E.B. Stuart peered down from a wall inside the Patrick …

September 2nd, 2015 |  

Arson suspected in Tuesday fires

Arson suspected in Tuesday fires

Investigators suspect arson is the cause of two fires that broke-out almost simultaneously and in close proximity in Mount Airy …

September 2nd, 2015 |  

VanHoy named captain at MAPD

VanHoy named captain at MAPD

Barry VanHoy has held multiple positions during his 16 years with the Mount Airy Police Department, and now captain can …

September 2nd, 2015 |  

Suspect at large in shooting

PILOT MOUNTAIN — Surry County authorities were still on the lookout Saturday for a suspected shooter they considered armed and …

September 2nd, 2015 |  

The following incidences were reported to the Surry County Sheriff’s Office: Mary Susan Lowry Dawson, 60, of McBride Road, Mount …

September 2nd, 2015 |  

MAFD gets $205,868 equipment grant

The receiving of a $205,868 federal grant for new equipment including air packs will have Mount Airy Fire Department members …

September 2nd, 2015 |  

Prescribed burns set for state park

Prescribed burns set for state park

PILOT MOUNTAIN — Passersby at Pilot Mountain State Park shouldn’t necessarily be alarmed if they see fire on the mountain …

September 2nd, 2015 |  

September is library card month

According to the Northwestern Regional Library (NWRL), September is “Library Card Sign-up Month” across the nation. The NWRL is encouraging …

September 2nd, 2015 updated: September 2nd, 2015. |  

‘Tis the season’ for signs

‘Tis the season’ for signs

Signs publicizing the names of local office-seekers are beginning to pop-up on just about every street corner as the October …

September 2nd, 2015 |  

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