A member of the Surry County Board of Commissioners has been tapped to chair a committee that will look at how state government can be more effective and efficient.
County Educators Of the Year were told “passing the light” is sharing, not taking away their light, at the annual Educators of the Year Breakfast Friday morning at Cross Creek Country Club.
ARARAT, Va. — Laurel Hill, the birthplace of Gen. J.E.B. Stuart, is getting a new feature, an activity pavilion that will host lectures, receptions and other special events.
DOBSON — The Surry County Board of Commissioners unanimously gave the nod to a proposed rezoning that will clear the way for a new business in the county.
In the not to distant future folks making calls locally will have to dial 10 digits to make any phone call, even for calls in the same neighborhood.
PILOT MOUNTAIN — The official unveiling of the Surry County Schools new logo at its annual convocation ceremony literally took center stage as Superintendent Dr. Travis Reeves told participants “We stand tall and we shine...
Participants are being sought for the Third Annual Philip Mappa Memorial Ride Saturday. Organizers say all the proceeds from the event will benefit a Mount Airy child diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia.
Mount Airy High School came alive for another year Thursday morning as hundreds of teachers, administrators and elected officials gathered for the school district's annual convocation ceremony.
Paul Bunyan would be proud of the Mount Airy Board of Commissioners, which voted unanimously Thursday night to launch a logging project at Westwood Industrial Park.
• A retired local dentist has become the victim of identity theft, according to Mount Airy Police Department reports. Police were told Wednesday that an unknown suspect had used the Social Security number of John Crane of Robin Road to file...
The investigation of an alleged sexual assault of a patient at Northern Hospital of Surry County by an employee there has led to a misdemeanor charge against a Dobson man.
As part of its mission of injecting new life into a blighted industrial area in Mount Airy, a recently formed group is going right to the source.
DOBSON — Organizers of Surry Community College's Week of Welcome for new students say the effort has been well received, in spite of weather earlier in the week literally raining on their best-made plans.
No lines have been drawn in the sand, but lines have been drawn in the woods — at least on paper, as Mount Airy officials prepare to sell timber at the city-owned Westwood Industrial Park.
A greenway connector in Mount Airy which officials already have said could cost up to $4.5 million apparently will have an even higher price tag due to related stream stabilization.
• A Mount Airy man is facing violations of shoplifting, possession of stolen goods and second-degree trespassing after an incident Sunday at Dollar General on North Renfro Street, according to city police department reports. Brandon Wilson Key,...
Business seemed to be swarming at the Mount Airy Farmer's Market this week. Here are a few scenes from Tuesday.
Welcome to Surry County, Buckeyes.
Mount Airy officials are posed to order the demolition of four houses in the city limits which have been ruled unfit for human habitation.
Mount Airy Rotary speaker Dale Draughn opened his member profile talk by telling his fellow club members Rotary is not so much about any one “me,” and is all about “we.”
• A traffic stop late Sunday led to a Mount Airy man being served with an outstanding felony warrant for possession of stolen property, according to city police department reports. Tommy Dean McMillian Jr., 21, of 171 Pottery Trail, was arrested...
DOBSON — Interested contractors may soon be bidding on a half-million-dollar construction project on the historic Dobson courthouse.
It didn't take long for the feelings about the current immigration crisis to be known Monday night.
PILOT MOUNTAIN — A medicinal herb hike Saturday at Pilot Mountain State Park was more of a meditation on a decline of naturalists in forests than a dissertation on knowledge once the domain of a select few local persons before modern medicine...
An industrial park in Mount Airy is getting a new tenant — a propane storage and distribution facility to be developed by an existing local company.
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