This area is mourning the death of Thurmond Midkiff, a decorated World War II veteran whose wartime exploits were followed in later years by his Honor Guard leadership at more than 1,000 military funerals.
DOBSON — County school children got to bust a move for personal fitness Wednesday morning as the system participated in All Children Exercise Simultaneously (ACES).
The Mount Airy City Schools Board of Education learned at its Tuesday work session it's not the amount of classroom technology, that matters, it's how you use it.
DOBSON — Monday evening Surry County Parks and Recreation Director Daniel White presented a modified plan to create additional parking at the Franklin Youth Foundation's little league baseball fields.
A local airport official plans to ask the Mount Airy Board of Commissioners today for a “special appropriation” of nearly $80,000 for lawsuit-related costs surrounding a city appointee to the airport's governing board.
DOBSON — A special kind of road racing, in more ways than one, will be on tap for area runners on May 16 when Shelton Vineyards near Dobson holds the “Running the Vines” 5K and 10K.
The message at the fourth Surry County Schools “Steam for STEM” event Tuesday was the system is comitted to economic development and growing team players and problem solvers.
What are your plans for Mother's Day? Buy your Mom some flowers? Take her to brunch?
DOBSON — Kathy White will be stepping down from her position of Director of Virtual Learning with the Surry County School System, retiring from the position effective July 1.
DOBSON — Surry County Commissioner Paul Johnson was not present for his scheduled Tuesday morning court appearance. Johnson's attorney was present in his stead at the proceedings and was granted a continuance in the case. Johnson had...
Moving along U.S. 601 at 5 mph, Rodger Howell catches the attention of every motorist on the road. Sitting atop his specially designed wagon next to his dog Banjo and lead by two white horses, Howell is exactly where he wants to be.
WESTFIELD — The Surry County Schools Board of Education honored a Battle of the Books team for regional honors, students placing the state science Olympiad and an East Surry student receiving notice in a statewide art competition at its regular...
PINNACLE – People who want to learn the basics to begin crafting their own natural soaps can sign up for a crash course on the subject. The workshop will be held at the Horne Creek Farm Visitor Center on Monday, May 11 from 1 p.m. to 3...
B.H. Tharrington Primary SchoolThursday — Lasagna with garlic bread or Pork chop sandwich, cucumbers, Romaine salad with tomatoes, Pineapple tidbits, Milk.
PILOT MOUNTAIN — The Surry County Schools Educational Foundation third annual Make A Difference (MAD) Dash 5k and Fund Run was hitting on all cylinders Saturday. The event started and finished at the East Surry High School football stadium...
DOBSON — The Surry County Register of Deeds office has implemented a new system that allows those who submit paperwork to her office to do so from afar.
The eleventh year of the Surry Arts Council Summer Series continues this week with three concerts slated Thursday, Friday and Saturday.
DOBSON — Surry County Commissioners again delayed a final resolution on the interstate sewer project,opting instead to let Commissioner Larry Phillips head an economic impact study on the project before taking up the issue again at the May 18...
Nathan DiBagno has been named publisher of The Mount Airy News.
The recent annual Surry County Honors Band Concert encouraged participants to hit a high note by combining their musical interests with a career.
An estimated 800 to 900 people took advantage of an opportunity Saturday to get “unplugged” and go outdoors during the sixth-annual Kidsfest in Mount Airy.
Eighteen people from across North Carolina, including several from Surry County, gathered at the Elkin Rescue Squad last week to get their national certification as child seat safety inspectors, in hopes of helping parents and caregivers they come...
The Surry County Community Corrections office is seeking information on the whereabouts of the following individuals:
Mount Airy Vision Center recently celebrated the retirement of Robin Atkins, who has served with the company for 17 years. They held the retirement dinner at Old North State Winery. Pictured here are, from left, Gale Saunders, Ashley Leonard, Jane...
Food Lion recently presented the staff at St. Paul's School in Cana, Va., and the staff at Meadowview Middle School in Mount Airy, cakes bearing the words “Thanks for all you do” in recognition of Teacher Appreciation Week. Pictured...
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