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...
State Secretary of Cultural Resources Susan Kluttz's is scheduled to visit Mount Airy on Feb. 26 as part of a statewide tour trying to drum up support for restoring the historic preservation tax credit. She is slated to visit McArthur's on...
Residential trash collections have been cancelled in Mount Airy for the rest of this week as a result of inclement weather.
When Adreann Belle moved to Mount Airy 20 years ago, she missed the culture and food of her native New Orleans. She missed Mardi Gras most of all. After meeting several families from Louisiana at Holy Angels Catholic Church, they decided to bring...
A 4-inch snowfall is one thing, but a local official warns that the worst is yet to come this week weather-wise — including record-breaking cold overnight Thursday when the mercury could plunge to zero.
Mount Airy officials will consider action Thursday night which would make it easier for city residents to report alleged minimum housing violations, along with seeking public input for an incentive grant in a separate matter.
The Traphill Fire Department will have a pinto bean supper and cake walk on Saturday at 6 p.m. Because one of the firefighters, Charlotte Sloan, lost her home to fire last Saturday night, proceeds from this supper will go to help her family. If you...
Hundreds of people braved the cold and predicted snow last Saturday night to show their support for the Children's Center of Surry and Yadkin's 7th Annual Heart of a Child Ball.
The 4 inches of snow that fell here during a snowstorm that began Monday afternoon have played havoc with sanitation schedules in Mount Airy.
B.H. Tharrington Primary SchoolThursday — (Early Release Day) Corn dog, Carrot sticks with dip, Fresh apple, Potato chips, Milk.Friday — No school. Teacher work day.
While the snow and cold temperatures made driving hazardous, there were plenty of opportunities for fun around Mount Airy and Surry County Monday and Tuesday.
The continuing threat from this week's snow storm is a simple black and white story. Officials urge caution for Surry County residents over the next two days as low temperatures turn melted snow into black ice.
When you get down to it, Mount Airy High School's first Chinese New Year Celebration will strike some familiar notes with local participants. The event is slated for Thursday in the MAHS Commons area from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., with a morning show...
Northern Hospital of Surry County has been designated a Lung Cancer Screening Center by the American College of Radiology (ACR).
DOBSON — Although there have been no cases of measles reported in Surry County or elsewhere in North Carolina, local officials are asking area residents to ensure they and their children have been properly vaccinated against the...
ARARAT — A single-wide trailer fire in the Ararat community that began when a can of spray paint erupted sent one occupant of the home to Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center.
DOBSON — Local motorists are encouraged to limit travel in light of forecasts — four to six inches of snow is expected in the Mount Airy area, while as much as eight inches possible in areas bordering Virginia.
In anticipation of winter weather forecast for this afternoon through the overnight hours, both Surry County and Mount Airy schools have decided to close at 11 a.m.
The Surry Arts Council (SAC) kicked off its 2015-2016 Fund Drive Thursday in the Andy Griffith Museum Theatre with it's official goal set at $170,000.
Chairing a fundraising activity is nothing new for longtime community leader Teresa Lewis of Mount Airy, but her most recent involvement with the March of Dimes stems from a traumatic event in her own life.