DOBSON — Preliminary head count figures for Surry Community College indicate its enrollment will have no surprises for school officials.
Work on a blighted-area plan encompassing areas near downtown Mount Airy is just beginning, but members of a redevelopment group see a need to engage the public now — especially affected property owners.
A California man was conscious and talking with rescue personnel Wednesday after crashing his small, single-engine airplane into the median of Interstate 77 in Carroll County.
Emergency officials are on the scene of a small plane crash just over the Virginia boarder on Interstate 77.
The annual Surry County Agricultural Fair opens today, with expectations running as high as a Ferris wheel.
DOBSON — September is Library Card Sign-up Month, when the Northwestern Regional Library joins with the American Library Association and public libraries nationwide to make sure every student has perhaps the most import school supply of all, a...
Officials say they are at the point of praying for sunshine and waiting for a few more teams to sign up for a rite of summer in Surry County: The Garry Scearce Memorial Special Olympics Golf Tournament.
DOBSON — Investigators with the Surry County Health and Nutrition Center's Communicable Disease Department are screening more than 700 people after an active tuberculosis case has been discovered at a Dobson business.
• A Mount Airy man and his girlfriend were arrested at a local Rent-A-Center on felony charges after a false-pretense investigation, according to city police department reports. Donald Ray Hayslip, 31, of 695 Allred Mill Road, was taken into...
MEADOWS OF DAN, VA – Executive Chef Gunnar Thompson of Primland resort, has been chosen by the gourmet magazine Epicurious as the official Virginia celebrity chef.
The Mount Airy Fire Department has been named a recipient of the national Life Safety Achievement Award for its fire-prevention efforts.
RALEIGH — The North Carolina Extension Service at North Carolina State University, a century-old organization, is reorganizing itself to stay open and accessible to the public in the wake of funding cuts. According to Extension Service Director...
DOBSON — Local fire and rescue personnel have announced the Dobson 911 Remembrance Parade will be held on Thursday. Parade organizers Dobson Fire Chief David Hazelwood and firefighters Tara Hazelwood and David Jenkins said the event will be a...
It is not often students appear excited to be at school on a rainy, gray morning, but broad smiles were clearly visible as Millennium Charter Academy's new high school opened its doors Monday for its first day of...
A new mini-park in downtown Mount Airy not only has a name now, but a date for when it will be available for the public to enjoy.
A start-up technology company has opened in downtown Mount Airy, which its owner and a local economic-development official hope will lead to similar businesses being launched here.
When the Reeves Community Center Foundation and the Mount Airy Junior Woman's Club first got together in 2005 to hold a fundraising 5K race on the recently completed Emily B. Taylor Greenway, it was a novel idea.
Editor's Note: This is the first in a new monthly series of columns by Michella Jones Huff, who is Parks, Cemetery & Grounds Maintenance supervisor for Mount Airy Parks and Recreation focusing on local plant health, gardens, and...
DOBSON – The national convention of the Vintage Triumph Registry comes to Surry County this month, giving auto fans a chance to see the largest North America gathering of Triumph cars in two decades.
The following marriage licenses have been issued by the Surry County Register of Deeds office:• Kyle Myron James, 37, of Dobson, and Kayla Amanda Kite, 25, of Dobson. Issued September 3.
In recording deeds, the state of North Carolina does not require that the amount paid for a parcel be stated on its deed. However, a tax stamp at the rate of $2 per $1,000 in value, or fraction thereof, is affixed to each deed.
The Surry County Sheriff's Office has reported the following arrests:
The following incidents are under investigation by the Surry County Sheriff's Office:
Despite above-average rainfall in August, Mount Airy continues to have a precipitation deficit for 2014 as a whole.
DOBSON — The Surry County School System is operating like many in the state, having to reduce the number of teaching assistants in the classrooms because of state budget cuts.