Mike Brannock of WorkForce Unlimited was selected as one of the 40 Leaders Under 40 by The Business Journal.
Mount Airy officials have given the green light to a grant application they hope will lead to an automotive business moving here and creating 14 jobs.
Americans spend $20 billion per year on footwear — but if all consumers had the same habit as Bishop Dr. Jon Hall, annual sales for that industry would be zero.
What looked to be a routine housekeeping measure to clean up language in Mount Airy zoning regulations became a mini-debate stemming from one city commissioner's concerns about opening up avenues for terrorist religious groups.
The Surry County Community Corrections office is seeking information on the whereabouts of the following individuals:•
DOBSON — Mount Airy jazz and blues performer Melva Houston is slated to perform songs from legendary jazz singer Billie Holiday or “Lady Day” on Feb. 25, as part of Surry Community College's Black History Month Celebration. The...
Last week's snow gave area residents a chance to build their own snowmen and snow-women, and several entered our snowman contest by posting pictures of them on the Mount Airy News Facebook page.
DOBSON — For their part in assisting needy children around the world, Surry Community College's softball team has received national recognition for the second year in a row.
Plenty of cold outside Friday night was offset by plenty of praise inside The Andy Griffith Playhouse during the Surry Arts Council's annual community celebration of African-American heritage.
Weather wearied Surry Countians were hit again early Saturday with snow as the Siberian Express rolled out of the area, which caused a few problems in the area.
• Two people were arrested on larceny charges Thursday stemming from the theft of an Emerson 46-inch flat-screen television set valued at $359 from Roses the day before, according to Mount Airy Police Department reports. An investigation of the...
An electrical short in the attic is being cited as the cause for a Friday night structure fire which damaged portions of the former Callaway Motel at 1142 North Andy Griffith Parkway.
Mount Airy's Tourism Development Authority Board (TDA) Friday signaled its willingness to support a feasibility study of a proposed downtown convention center and hotel in the former Spencers property.
Local plumbers are scrambling to meet the demands for their services brought on by recent frigid temperatures.
Five children and their aunt who was babysitting them escaped a burning residence in the Bannertown area Thursday night, when frigid conditions also presented major difficulties for firefighters.
Citing concerns about eroding private property rights and keeping “vigilante” behavior in check, the Mount Airy Board of Commissioners voted 4-1 Thursday not to lessen complaint requirements for alleged minimum housing...
• A breaking and entering at a city residence this week led to $1,250 in damage to electronic equipment and appliances, according to Mount Airy Police Department reports. The incident was discovered Tuesday at the home of Michael Preston Simpson...
Forecasters are predicting bitterly cold temperatures for Surry County as the “Siberian Express” rolls through with its cargo of frigid Arctic air.
With the Andy and Opie water tank on Rockford Street now a well-populated venue for communications antennas, the cell phone industry has turned its attention to a similar high spot in Mount Airy.
Mount Airy firefighters rescued a city woman from a burning home Thursday.
Van Lankford, owner of Home Instead Senior Care which serves Surry and Stokes counties, is encouraging seniors and their loved ones heed cold weather safety tips in light of dangerous winter weather in the local forecast.
While Surry County can look forward to the recent Arctic blast beginning its retreat this weekend, residents must brace themselves for unseasonably bitter weather tonight and Friday.
Many local residents know about Ralph Epperson and how he developed a Mount Airy radio station into a flagship for old-time and bluegrass music — after tonight, others in North Carolina will, too.
Cold temperatures outside won't necessarily mean a freeze on spending during tonight's meeting of the Mount Airy Board of Commissioners, which will consider projects with price tag tags totaling more than a half-million...
Local horse owners are encouraged to not let this week's impending cold snap catch their four-legged charges off guard. Animal Medical Services' Rene Sykes, DVM, acknowledges two important camps of thought on the...