DOBSON — Surry Community College honored a record-breaking number of HSE graduates during the 25th annual High School Equivalency Graduation on August 24 in the SCC Gymnasium.
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 Board of Commissioners is expected to pass strongly-worded resolutions Tuesday night urging the federal government, and several Central American governments, to enforce their immigration laws.
LOWGAP — Arriving at the fabled Lost Colony area on Roanoke Island in the late 1500s probably provided the same feeling people get today when visiting the site of Camp E-Mun-Talee at Lowgap.
Millennium Charter Academy (MCA) received Hillsdale College's Henry Salvatori Prize for Excellence in Teaching Thursday night during its annual curriculum night. According to Director of Charter School Development at Hillsdale Phillip Kilgore,...
DOBSON — Surry Community College is offering Violin-Making I/Luthier starting in the fall at the Center for Public Safety, 1220 State St., Mount Airy.
WESTFIELD — Remembrance will be the theme for the Ridge Westfield School reunion next weekend as former students recall its past, but they're also looking to the future and a campaign to preserve the old...
Mount Airy sanitation personnel will still be “laboring” on Labor Day to an extent, but the holiday will bring some changes in pickup operations.
The following divorces have been granted by the Surry County Clerk of Courts:• Richard Wayne Jones II, and Susan Y. Jones. Granted August 28.
The Surry County Sheriff's Office has reported the following arrests:
The Surry County Sheriff's Office is investigating the following incident reports:
DOBSON — Organizers of Dobson Elementary's first “Parade of Success” Friday morning say the jaunt around town's main goal was to show students the community is behind them as they open their school year. Media Specialist...
DOBSON — Facilities of Wayne Farms, including three in Surry County, were cited for outstanding safety performance by the Joint Industry Safety and Health Council during a conference this week in Florida.
The Greater Mount Airy Habitat for Humanity ReStore is moving, officials announced this week.
Crossing railroad tracks at the intersection of U.S. 52 and U.S. 601 (Rockford Street) in Mount Airy can be a bumpy proposition, but improvements will occur there soon.
A Mount Airy councilman is concerned that the preliminary identification of a blighted area in the city will cause “anger” among citizens, although it's still at the proposal stage.
PILOT MOUNTAIN — East Surry's United States Army Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps will host the annual Military Appreciation Night Sept. 5 as the event moves back this year to the school which debuted the observance...
Northern Hospital of Surry County has a new CEO. Or at least it will come October.
A local couple has been charged with possessing a stolen box truck that Mount Airy police say they were using as a makeshift home.
Although school systems across the state have reportedly cut thousands of teacher assistant jobs as a result of state education budget cuts, Mount Airy City Schools opened the school year this week with no teaching or teaching assistant positions...
PILOT MOUNTAIN — JOLO Winery & Vineyards recently won four medals in the French Broad Vigneron category from the Asheville Food and Wine Festival.
Millennium Charter Academy officials and a local parent who wants her daughter, a special needs student requiring a service animal, mainstreamed in the school, continue to work towards finalizing an Independent Educational Plan for the child following...
The Mount Airy Alumni Association (MAAA) is seeking nominations for another round of awards for its Granite Bear graduates.
The North Carolina Division of Tourism, Film and Sports Development has announced domestic visitors to Surry County spent $110.66 million in 2013, an increase of 3.4 percent from 2012.
They could easily have been mistaken for coal miners or cave explorers — being issued dust masks and flashlights before beginning a 90-minute trek into the deep, dark catacombs.
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