DOBSON — A changing of the guard has occurred with the Surry County Board of Elections, which has a new member to replace board veteran Hugh Campbell.
DOBSON — Brad Easter, a student at Surry Community College, on Monday was recognized as the recipient of the Academic Excellence Award during the college's regular board of trustees meeting.
Two local writers will be holding book-signings this week, one in town with the release of her latest novel, while the other will be in Danbury where he will be signing copies of his stage production.
DOBSON — In an effort to make sure citizens never forget their sacrifices, an event is planned Friday in Dobson to honor six local law enforcement officers who died in the line of duty.
Clint Howard wore a cowboy suit and munched a peanut butter and jelly sandwich as the little boy known as Leon on five episodes of “The Andy Griffith Show.”
B.H. Tharrington Primary SchoolThursday — Beef nachos or Hot ham and cheese, Pinto beans, Romaine salad with tomatoes, Sliced peaches, Milk.
Time finally has run out for a dilapidated house in Mount Airy which was scheduled to be torn down last year, then received a reprieve after a plea by one its owners.
DOBSON — Former Mount Airy Mayor Deborah Cochran was sworn in as an assistant clerk of courts Monday morning. Cochran stepped down from her mayoral post at the end of March.
Chalk up Andy Griffith Show fan Diane Rose's tour of Mount Airy Monday as an activity proving she is a new generation of Helen Keller.
Mount Airy City Schools have received a $1.6 million dollar grant to support mathematics and leadership development for teachers.
MOUNT AIRY — A car accident on South Renfro Street blocked traffic at the Wilson Street intersection. According to Surry County Emergency Services Director John Shelton four people were transported to Northen Hospital as a result of minor...
OCALA, FL — Nearly two weeks after escaping from a work detail in Surry County, a North Carolina inmate was captured — in Florida.
A Clemmons woman has been charged with a stop sign violation and with driving while impaired in connection with a Saturday wreck which sent four people to area hospitals, including a 5-year-old child.
PINNACLE –One of the nation's foremost apple conservationist, Lee Calhoun, is scheduled to be at Horne Creek Living Historical Farm on Saturday, discussing the importance of apples to the South's agrarian heritage, the establishment...
The Surry County Early Childhood Partnership has achieved what it called a “clean bill” of financial health, according to an independent audit.
The Surry Community College Foundation will be holding its annual golf tournament on May 21. The event is the 19th of its kind.
GREENSBORO — Real-time technology is elevating the public transit experience for Piedmont-area bus riders through a partnership between TransLoc and the Piedmont Authority for Regional Transportation (PART)
In recording deeds, the state of North Carolina does not require that the amount paid for a parcel be stated on the deed. However, a tax stamp at the rate of $2 for every $1,000 in value is affixed to each deed.
The following divorces were granted by the Surry County Clerk of Courts.• Virginia Ward and Joseph Ward. Granted May 4.• Sherri Franklin and Donald Franklin. Granted May 4.
The following marriage licenses were issued in Surry County.• Jeremy Sams of Ararat, VA and Amanda Collins of Mount Airy. Issued April 28.
Northern Hospital of Surry will be holding a full slate of activities to spotlight its employees as part of National Hospital Week.
RALEIGH – Julia Southern, a student at Millennium Charter Academy, recently served as a page for the North Carolina House of Representatives.
VOCE, Surry County's Choral Ensemble, will be performing “Music to Stir Our Hearts” as its final concert of the 2014-2015 season on May 18 at 7 p.m.
DOBSON — Surry Community College will honor and celebrate the achievements of its students during spring commencement ceremonies.
WESTFIELD — The Surry County Board of Education has approved of a measure to allow students in grades K-2 exposure to a second language.