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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 |  

Police reports

• A device that had been installed at a Mount Airy residence to prevent crime was itself stolen earlier this …

July 30th, 2015 |  

Millennium hires baker’s dozen

Millennium hires baker’s dozen

Recently, Millennium Charter Academy hired 13 new teachers. This is the most additions to the staff since the school first …

July 30th, 2015 |  

Mount Airy named a top retirement spot

A website named smartassets.com has named Mount Airy as a top retirement destination. SmartAsset, which is a financial technology company, …

July 30th, 2015 |  

Local vet missing, last seen in La.

Local vet missing, last seen in La.

A multi-state search continues for Shawn Anthony Eubanks, a 20-year-old combat veteran from Mount Airy who has been missing for …

July 30th, 2015 |  

‘Sound of Music’ opens Saturday

‘Sound of Music’ opens Saturday

The hills — or at least the foothills — will be alive with “The Sound of Music” this weekend when …

July 30th, 2015 updated: July 30th, 2015. |  

The Tams to perform here tonight

The Tams to perform here tonight

The legendary vocal group The Tams, shown here at a past show, will open for The Holiday Band tonight at …

July 30th, 2015 |  

SCC helps kids be their own heroes

SCC helps kids be their own heroes

DOBSON – Thirty-eight children ages 3 to 6 recently attended Super Hero Training day camp at Surry Community College. Campers …

July 30th, 2015 |  

Rotary learns about Golden LEAF programs

Rotary learns about Golden LEAF programs

Julie Griffin, Program Director for Golden LEAF Scholars Leadership, spoke about the internship programs available to students in our county …

July 30th, 2015 |  

Museum plans events for Teacher Day

Museum plans events for Teacher Day

The Mount Airy Museum of Regional History is holding a Teacher Appreciation Day on Wednesday. The museum is inviting all …

July 30th, 2015 updated: July 30th, 2015. |  

Police reports

• A Mount Airy man who is alleged to have nearly struck a child at a fast-food restaurant early Tuesday …

July 30th, 2015 |  

Grand Jury Indictments

A Surry County Grand Jury returned the following felony indictments on Monday: James Christopher Akers, 43, of Austin Drive, Mount …

July 30th, 2015 |  

City candidates declare their financial intent

City candidates declare their financial intent

DOBSON — Running for public office in Mount Airy this year could be compared to poker, where one player might …

July 30th, 2015 |  

‘Handicamp’ celebrating 30 years

A weekend camp for handicapped individuals is set to take place at Homeplace campground this weekend. On Saturday a long …

July 30th, 2015 |  

Stevens awarded for foster-care efforts

Stevens awarded for foster-care efforts

RALEIGH — Efforts to improve conditions for foster children and parents have resulted in special recognition for Rep. Sarah Stevens …

July 30th, 2015 |  

State emission tests could end

State emission tests could end

Emission inspections could become a thing of the past for Surry County residents, if a bill making its way through …

July 30th, 2015 |  

‘Rocks & Runs’ on tap for Saturday

United Fund of Surry is holding a fundraising 5K run this Saturday in and around the downtown area. Downtown Rocks …

July 28th, 2015 |  

Suspect identified in Pinnacle stabbing

PINNACLE — Law enforcement has identified the stabbing suspect who was shot and killed by officers during an hours-long police …

July 28th, 2015 |  

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