Northern Hospital of Surry County is one of 97 hospitals nationally to be named The Leapfrog Group's annual list of Top Hospitals. Northern is also the only one in the state to be named to this list.
DOBSON — “It's been a good week,” a tired Sheriff Graham Atkinson said Friday morning.
DOBSON — Only a brief portion of Monday night's meeting of the Surry County Board of Commissioners will be open to the public.
DOBSON — On the diamond, members of the Surry Community College baseball team unite in a common goal, doing everything in their power to help the Knights win.
• Property valued at nearly $2,000 — including a safe — was discovered missing from a Mount Airy home Thursday night, according to city police department reports. A “known” individual, described as an acquaintance of the...
Mount Airy will be starting 2015 without a new policy in place to require property owners to pay a monthly availability fee in lieu of utility hookups, which some might consider an early Christmas gift.
A Mount Airy woman has won a trip to Las Vegas and the chance to take home big money on a television game show taped there.
Millennium Charter Academy's featured speaker at its fifth grade Drug Abuse Resistance Education (DARE) graduation Friday morning borrowed from the tradition of the film character of Rocky Balboa.
Officials said recent paving work at the Surry County Landfill, despite going a little over budget, was a necessary project that was required by the state.
Austin Caviness told local elected officials Thursday night at Cross Creek Country Club he viewed them as a “room full of people who are doing what the Lord has called you to do.”
We draw closer to Christmas. On these middle Sundays of Advent, St. John the Baptist witnesses to the coming of the Lord. He comes to prepare the way of the Lord into human hearts. The way is made straight for Jesus to minister to us.
More than 100 North Surry students were treated to breakfast Thursday morning at Chick-fil-A to celebrate the Student Government Association's raising $4,000 to benefit the annual Sheriff's Toy Drive. The participants from four classes...
STUART, Va. — A company with a call center in Patrick County has announced plans to add more than 300 employees at that facility.
Mount Airy isn't changing horses in the middle of the stream, but is switching companies to ensure continued disposal of its single-stream recyclables at no cost to taxpayers.
• Scenic Ford in Mount Airy was the scene of a break-in this week involving the theft of tires valued at more than $4,000, according to city police department reports. The crime was discovered Monday at the auto dealership on Rockford Street,...
Embattled Surry County Commissioner Paul Johnson is set to make his first appearance before a judge Monday.
Meadowview Magnet Middle School's regional First Lego League (FLL) competition is set to continue Jan. 17 and on Jan. 18 at North Carolina A & T State University in Greensboro in the state FLL tournament.
DOBSON —A grant is being used by the Surry County Schools to “teach the teachers” in more effective teaching strategies as the district takes needed time to address what it considers more rigorous state standards and higher End of...
• Two violations have been filed against at Cana, Va., woman who allegedly brought a gun into Northern Hospital of Surry County Sunday, according to Mount Airy Police Department reports. Lisa Hobbs Leftwich, 41, of 1491 Old Pipers Road, is said...
HILLSVILLE, Va. — A southern Virginia man has been charged with stealing two vehicles, the attempted larceny of a third and breaking into a Carroll County store to steal cigarettes, among a long list of violations.
Downtown Mount Airy stands to become a more populated place, based on plans for two housing projects on former Spencer's Inc. property which were presented Wednesday during a meeting of the city redevelopment commission.
The Surry Arts Council's new, classic movie series is set to give patrons a chance to “get the big picture,” in a manner of speaking as it opens Dec. 19 with director Frank Capra's 1946 Christmas fantasy “It's a...
SHOALS —Shoals Elementary has announced its principal award winners for the first quarter. Each teacher chose a student from their class who followed the motto Care, Lead by example, I can, attitude, Model responsibility, Be safe (C.L.I.M.B.)...
With the holiday season here and time being in ever shorter supply, the thought of preparing even a simple dinner for a few close friends can be overwhelming. It doesn't have to be.
DOBSON — Copeland Elementary students who participated in the “Hour of Code” on Tuesday were getting the knack of telling a computer what to do instead of just doing what the computer says to do.