Surry County Sheriff Reports

DOBSON — Perpetrators of an IRS phone scam victimized a Siloam woman recently, according to Surry County Sheriff’s Office reports.On Jan. ...

January 22nd, 2017 |  


Auditions slated for ‘To Kill A Mockingbird’

Auditions slated for ‘To Kill A Mockingbird’

Auditions for the Surry Arts Council’s production of “To Kill a Mockingbird” are coming soon.The auditions are scheduled for Monday,...

January 22nd, 2017 |  


Booksmarts

Please continue to browse our new Friends of the Mount Airy Public Library used bookshop, Between the Covers, on Main Street. The shop is run by volun...

January 22nd, 2017 |  


School safety ramping up

School safety ramping up

Mount Airy officials have taken multiple steps forward to improve public safety, including plans for upgrading security at city schools and the approv...

January 21st, 2017 |  


Most Wanted

Most Wanted

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

January 21st, 2017 |  


Swap meet to feature ‘The Rock’

Swap meet to feature ‘The Rock’

An event next weekend will honor ‘The Rock’ — no, not the professional wrestler and action-movie actor with that nickname — bu...

January 21st, 2017 |  


Payne pleads guilty in Surry County break-in spree

Payne pleads guilty in Surry County break-in spree

DOBSON — Brian Kevin Payne admitted to having embarked on a storage building crime spree about a year ago, and he admitted it early.“That ...

January 21st, 2017 |  


Drug convictions lead to prison for Mount Airy man

Drug convictions lead to prison for Mount Airy man

DOBSON — A Mount Airy man was sent to prison after pleading guilty to several drug charges in Superior Court this week.Jamie Ray Gammons, 35, of...

January 21st, 2017 |  


Mountain Valley Hospice tests program expanding services

Mountain Valley Hospice tests program expanding services

A fledgling hospice program has local administrators excited about what could be a major shift in how people think about the service.Last January, Mou...

January 20th, 2017 |  


‘Massive’ inauguration thrills local residents

‘Massive’ inauguration thrills local residents

WASHINGTON — It is the stuff memories are made of: being part of a huge crowd gathered in the nation’s capital to witness a historic momen...

January 20th, 2017 updated: January 20th, 2017. |