Toy run offers ‘entertainment for all’

Toy run offers ‘entertainment for all’

The annual Rosy Cheeks 5K could be considered two events in one — a race, as its name implies, and also a kind of outdoor costume party, which c...

December 7th, 2016 |  


Mount Airy citizen of the year nominations open

Mount Airy citizen of the year nominations open

Every year for more than a half-century, one local resident has been honored for exemplary service to the community with the Citizen of the Year Award...

December 7th, 2016 |  


Lid closed on Mount Airy septic saga

Lid closed on Mount Airy septic saga

DOBSON — The Surry County Board of Commissioners voted Monday to place a lien against property at 158 Toast Road to cover its cost in replacing ...

December 7th, 2016 |  


Three get chance at principal training

Three get chance at principal training

DOBSON — Three county school teachers have been nominated for a leadership program that will prepare them to become principals.The three nominee...

December 7th, 2016 |  


Comer starts fourth term as register

Comer starts fourth term as register

DOBSON — It was a low-key affair, according to Carolyn Comer, that saw her reach her 40th anniversary in a county office this week.District Atto...

December 6th, 2016 |  


Surry County Sheriff reports

DOBSON — Several thousands of dollars worth of property was stolen during a Nov. 18 break-in on White Pines Country Club Road, according to repo...

December 6th, 2016 |  


Surry County commissioners elect new chairman

Surry County commissioners elect new chairman

DOBSON — In what appeared to be a seamless transition of power, the Surry County Board of Commissioners elected new officers Monday night.Commis...

December 6th, 2016 |  


Mount Airy Girl Scouts advance to state Lego tourney

Mount Airy Girl Scouts advance to state Lego tourney

One Mount Airy Girl Scout troop has proved they are some tough cookies, especially when it comes to First Lego League.The group of four middle school ...

December 6th, 2016 |  


Shoals third graders enjoy feast

Shoals third graders enjoy feast

Shoals Elementary School third graders enjoyed learning about Thanksgiving this year, especially with their very own Thanksgiving Feast.This year̵...

December 6th, 2016 |  


‘Real Mayberry’ opens to rave reviews

‘Real Mayberry’ opens to rave reviews

Mount Airy has had its version of a Hollywood premiere, which produced rave reviews about the documentary “The Real Mayberry.”The Earle Th...

December 5th, 2016 |