Middle school principal stepping down

Middle school principal stepping down

Mount Airy Middle School’s principal has resigned, and an interim principal has been named.Susan Bunch, who joined Mount Airy City Schools a dec...

February 18th, 2017 |  


City alters verbatim minutes mandate

City alters verbatim minutes mandate

Two weeks after deciding that records from its meetings should be verbatim — or word-for-word of everything said — the Mount Airy Board of...

February 18th, 2017 |  


Two dog food brands recalled

SILVER SPRING, Md. — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is advising pet owners and caretakers not to feed their dogs certain lots of Evanger&...

February 18th, 2017 |  


Citizens rally for unity, activism

Citizens rally for unity, activism

Carrying signs and chanting slogans such as “We are Mount Airy!” which echoed through the downtown area Saturday, a group of marchers set ...

February 18th, 2017 |  


County to consider water for Cana

DOBSON — County officials will consider a new water project with the city of Mount Airy at Monday’s meeting.The Surry County Board of Comm...

February 18th, 2017 |  


Most Wanted

Most Wanted

The Surry County Community Corrections office is seeking information on the whereabouts of the following individuals for probation violations:• ...

February 18th, 2017 |  


Local company participates in protest

A local company owned by an immigrant family took part in a nationwide protest on Thursday.According to reports, what began as rumblings on social med...

February 17th, 2017 |  


Local leader excited about economy

Local leader excited about economy

DOBSON — In serving up forecasts for the local business climate, the Surry County Economic Development Partnership (EDP) naturally relied on the...

February 17th, 2017 |  


Dobson man pleads guilty in hit-and-run

Dobson man pleads guilty in hit-and-run

DOBSON — A Dobson man was sent to prison in connection with a 2016 hit-and-run that seriously injured a Mount Airy motel owner.Joshua David Sawy...

February 17th, 2017 |  


‘Citizens Unite’ march is Saturday

A group of local residents who were calling for Mount Airy Mayor David Rowe to resign just a few weeks ago over some racially insensitive remarks he m...

February 17th, 2017 |