Hundreds take part in Special Olympics

Hundreds take part in Special Olympics

DOBSON — In its 39th year, the Special Olympics Spring Games is as popular as ever among a group of Surry County’s most special athletes.O...

April 28th, 2017 |  


Pilot Mountain spilled 15,000 gallons of raw sewage into Tom’s Creek

PILOT MOUNTAIN —Tuesday morning an estimated 15,000 gallons of untreated wastewater spilled into Tom’s Creek in Pilot Mountain.The pump st...

April 28th, 2017 |  


Health Department Inspections

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

April 28th, 2017 |  


Hargrave to visit Surry Violin Making class

Hargrave to visit Surry Violin Making class

World-renowned violin maker Roger Hargrave will visit Surry Community College’s Violin Making – Violin Luthier class at the Center for Pub...

April 28th, 2017 |  


City explores farming out operations

City explores farming out operations

One tidbit tucked away in a lengthy budget discussion by Mount Airy officials this week was a report regarding a recent feasibility study on contracti...

April 28th, 2017 |  


Sheriff, staff to be sworn in

DOBSON — Surry County Sheriff’s Office Chief Deputy Jimmy Combs is expected to be sworn in today as the county’s next sheriff.At a s...

April 28th, 2017 |  


Herrera Vineyards annexed by Dobson

Herrera Vineyards annexed by Dobson

DOBSON — Dobson officials welcomed Herrera Vineyards to town.On Tuesday, the Dobson Board of Commissioners voted unanimously to approve Herrera ...

April 27th, 2017 updated: April 27th, 2017. |  


Police reports

• Two people were jailed on felony drug charges early Monday on Angel Street after officers responded to a civil disturbance call there, accordi...

April 27th, 2017 |  


Budbreak beer, wine fest on tap May 6

Budbreak beer, wine fest on tap May 6

A showcase of North Carolina wineries and breweries will uncork in downtown Mount Airy on May 6, when the eighth-annual Budbreak event is scheduled.Th...

April 27th, 2017 |  


Laws banning hate speech are wrong

From the Richmond County Journal/Civitas MediaHoward Dean is wrong, but he isn’t alone.The former Vermont governor and onetime Democratic presid...

April 27th, 2017 updated: April 27th, 2017. |