• A traffic stop in Mount Airy has led to a local man being served with outstanding warrants for four felony charges, according to city police department reports. After Francis Edward Brown, 51, of 332 Eleanor Ave., was pulled over on Hamburg...
A new city redevelopment commission held a public meeting Monday night aimed at informing citizens about its goals and giving them a chance to comment — and local residents certainly did their part in the latter regard.
ARARAT, Va. — More than three years after a local Marine was severely wounded in Afghanistan, he is getting the keys to a “smart home” that will enable him to enjoy a better quality of life.
EVANSTON — Ofﬁcials of National Merit Scholarship Corporation in Evanston, Illinois recently announced that Surry Central High School student Micah Cozzens has been named as a semifinalist in the 60th annual National Merit Scholarship...
GREENVILLE — Handy Insurance's Jennie Handy was recognized in Greenville, South Carolina by Trademark Who's Who for dedication, leadership and excellence in the Insurance Industry, according to the company.
The message stressed at the Mayberry Days Chapel service on Sunday was God's comforting eyes on everyone carries the obligation for people to return the favor.
The following divorces have been granted by the Surry County Clerk of Courts:• Shannon M. Broome and James A. Broome. Granted Sept. 25.• Robin Simons Boulding and John Thompson Boulding. Granted Sept. 22.
The following marriage licenses have been issued by the Surry County Register of Deeds office:• Christopher Robert Hice, 27, of Lowgap, and Molly Justine Stanley, 22, of Lowgap. Issued September 25.
The Surry County Sheriff's Office has reported the following arrests:
ARARAT, Va. — The sights and sounds of the War Between the States will come alive next weekend during a 24th-annual gathering at Laurel Hill in Ararat, the birthplace of Confederate hero J.E.B. Stuart.
The awarding of a $400,000 state grant means that nearly all funding needed for a greenway connector project and related stream restoration in Mount Airy is now in hand, a spokesman for the effort said Friday.
DOBSON — The sixth annual “Women in the Outdoors” day held by the Tri County Ridge Runners Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation signals a change is in the future for fishing and hunting as the number of lady participants...
The 20th annual Surry County, Mount Airy Relay for Life Friday night represented a “dialing back” of the critical fundraising effort so that simple and family friendly frees up even more money for research and treatment. Organizers...
Mayberry Days contests, such as checkers and apple peeling, draw on American culture before computers and cell phones. Dennis Beal, Mayberry Rerun Watchers Club of Knoxville, Tennessee, will tell it straight, there's a lot of checkers in The...
The tradition of serendipity once again proved a winning formula Saturday morning as large crowds turned out to watch the 25th Mayberry Days Parade in downtown Mount Airy.
DOBSON — In a meeting that lasted only minutes, the board of commissioners for the town of Dobson received a brief update on projects including the town's water treatment plant and Dobson Square Park.
The 25th Annual Mayberry Days in the Blackmon Amphitheatre opened Friday morning with a rare moment when audience and actors took the time to appreciate that little bit of small town in everyone that is the core of “The Andy Griffith...
Since 1776, America has exhibited a well-documented aversion to royalty — but if anyone deserved to be crowned queen of Mayberry, it is Betty Lynn.
DOBSON —First responders and the Vehicle Injury Prevention for a Very Important Person (VIP for a VIP) group held a distracted driving event Thursday at Surry Central High School in the hopes of directly connecting choices to consequences for...
There's no fighting City Hall, it's been said — but in Mount Airy, City Hall is trying to do its part to fight hunger.
DOBSON — County health officials are taking a “keep an eye out” approach to the news that the enterovirus, which has sickened children across the country, is now in North Carolina. Testing by federal health officials...
DOBSON — The Surry County Sheriff Office has arrested two people on methamphetamine charges.
These days, stories abound about the troubled children of Hollywood actors struggling with their lives, trying to cope with fame and fortune.They, however, aren't dealing with Mayberry.
The American Cancer Society's Relay For Life event is celebrating a milestone this year, and organizers say they couldn't have done it without the help of the community.
WorkForce Carolina, a full-service employment firm based in Mount Airy, has been recognized as one of the 50 fastest-growing, privately held businesses in North Carolina's Triad region.
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