NCFI Polyurethanes, and its parent company, Barnhardt Manufacturing Co. (BMC), said the board of directors has named Chip Holton as the company's president. Holton joined NCFI as director of operations in 2012.
The casseroles that were first appropriated from the French by the English in the early 1700s would be unrecognizable to today's cooks. Cooked rice was molded into the shape of its namesake pan, the “casserole,” a hole was scooped...
DOBSON — An elderly shooting victim has died, but an investigation of the case remains open, a Surry County Sheriff's Office spokesman said Tuesday.
B.H. Tharrington Primary SchoolThursday — Beef nachos or Chicken Quesadilla pizza, Pinto beans, Romaine salad, Pineapple tidbits, Milk.
An area agency on aging program planner said on Tuesday that this could be a difficult budget year for the organization, and that it's members should take concerns over available funding directly to their state legislators.
Mount Airy City School officials are flipping the format of their second annual Community Night as they look to improve the event, which is slated for Thursday from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Mount Airy High School.
A local, family owned restaurant has announced shut its doors after 30 years.Owner David Nelson and General Manager Lisa Martin confirmed Prime Sirloin on 1018 Rockford Street broke the news to its employees late Sunday.
PILOT MOUNTAIN —It was a move as surprising as Seattle's comeback Sunday evening in the NFL playoffs. The highly praised Pilot Mountain Pride LLC has announced it is suspending operations at its aggregation facility in Pilot...
The Surry County Chapter-NAACP's theme of “Renewed Commitment for Justice in 2015” was best explained in the keynote speakers exhortation to “look in the mirror” when injustice is seen because it is everyone's turn...
Looking around a meeting room containing a number of young faces Saturday night, a moderator for a program honoring Martin Luther King Jr. acknowledged the generation gap between the late Dr. King and some audience members.
Orthopaedic surgeon Dr. Robyn Hakanson was presented with the Physician Innovator of the Year Award on Jan. 6 by Medtronic Advanced Energy.
PILOT MOUNTAIN — Local farmer Jane Morgan Smith is using her unique product — truffles — to make a difference in the community.
Organizers of the Guardian Ad Litem program locally have indicated they are in desperate need of volunteers to support children when they are removed from their homes due to abuse or neglect.
Along with the “usual suspects” such as education and taxes, the two Republican legislators who represent Surry County in the N.C. General Assembly want to tackle other issues during its upcoming session.
From the Autumn Leaves and Budbreak Wine and Craft Beer festivals to its parades and cruise-ins, Mount Airy has no shortage of annual events — but the question is, which are “good for business?”
DOBSON — Whether President Barack Obama's recent proposal to establish a government program to make community college tuition free for qualified students was to press states to beef up their investments in high quality education or not,...
The Surry County Sheriff's Office is seeking information on the whereabouts of the following people:
Monday's observance of the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday will be accompanied by some changes in Mount Airy's sanitation schedule.
Local library patrons may soon find their choice of books, CDs, and other materials becoming significantly larger.
• More damage has been reported to a display along Carter Street near Woltz Street which was erected in memory of a boy who died in a car crash there. The latest crime was discovered Wednesday and reported by Brian Sheldon Wright of Van Hoy Way...
The bulwark of North Surry High School Director of Bands Blake McCraw's musical program is a sustainable approach to supporting lifelong musicians.
The Mount Airy Board of Commissioners awarded a $1,591,088 contract to Smith-Rowe LLC, to connect Mount Airy's two greenways. The action came during a Thursday night meeting.
DOBSON — The future of green energy in Surry County is getting brighter with the construction of a solar farm by Surry-Yadkin Electric Membership Corp.
City officials are seeking a $70,000 grant to help an out-of-town company that builds cars launch an operation at a vacant former textile facility here and supply 14 jobs.
After months of debate, the Mount Airy Board of Commissioners approved an amendment to the city utility ordinance Thursday night.