City seeking grant for water-sewer studies

Mount Airy is seeking two state grants totaling $150,000 which have a dual purpose — to assess the municipality’s water and sewer systems ...

April 29th, 2016 |  


Sheriff’s briefs

DOBSON — Garcia Antonio, of Green Street, Mount Airy, made a report to the Surry County Sheriff’s Office of a breaking and entering at pro...

April 29th, 2016 |  


Enjoying a blessed life

Enjoying a blessed life

In the previous columns, we have discussed in detail God’s great love for us His children, and how valuable that is in a real way. We have talke...

April 29th, 2016 |  


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 29th, 2016 |  


Local meeting planned on ABLE Act

Local meeting planned on ABLE Act

Local residents unfamiliar with the Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Act — designed to help those with disabilities — have a chan...

April 28th, 2016 |  


Rotary told of local Boy Scout council’s top ranking

Rotary told of local Boy Scout council’s top ranking

The regional Boy Scouts council is one of the best in the nation, according to an executive from the organization who addressed the Mount Airy Rotary ...

April 28th, 2016 |  


‘Theater blitz’ offered by local group

A local theater group is offering a “blitz” of events this weekend.On Friday the Nonesuch Playmakers’ vocal quartet, the Treblemaker...

April 28th, 2016 |  


March of Confederacy planned in city

A March of the Confederacy is planned soon in downtown Mount Airy.It is scheduled for May 7 at 12:30 p.m., to be led by Southern Cross, a Dobson-based...

April 28th, 2016 |  


Teens launch business in city

Teens launch business in city

The Mount Airy retail community has a new kid on the block — make that two kids.Kaley Brooke Umstead and Austin Juno haven’t even graduate...

April 28th, 2016 |  


Airport needs funds for runway, legal costs

Airport needs funds for runway, legal costs

DOBSON — The airport in Holly Springs could cost Surry County about a million dollars, according to a budget funding request presented to the Bo...

April 28th, 2016 |