DOBSON — The Dobson Town Commission on Thursday night passed a resolution opposing a state senate bill that would restructure the state's sales tax, spreading more of the money to rural counties and hurting metro areas and smaller...
The cause of a Thursday night apartment fire in Mount Airy which displaced 35 residents has been ruled accidental.
• A series of incidents was reported this week in which a debit card stolen from a local man was used for unauthorized transactions, according to Mount Airy Police Department reports. Police were told Monday that the card of Curtis Ackers Clark...
Thursday, amidst a sea of Franklin Elementary School students, children who are participating in today's Special Olympics were introduced.
Public hearings held in Mount Airy on certain rezoning issues no longer will resemble court trials due to a decision to quash a “quasi-judicial” process.
MOUNT AIRY — Thirty-five people were displaced tonight when a fire broke out in a Mount Airy apartment building 35.
DOBSON — On Thursday Surry Community College held a student appreciation spring fling in the courtyard outside the Knight's Grill.
Author Larry C. York of Pinnacle will be holding a book signing Saturday at The Living Room Coffeehouse and Winebar, at 215 East Main Street in Pilot Mountain from 1 to 3 p.m.
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Friday night a series of summer concerts will kick off at the Blackmon Amphitheatre in Mount Airy.The concert will be a country music performance by Tim Elliott and CCB. That show begins at 7:30 p.m.
The Mount Airy City Schools honored the support of Aero-Care and Eagle Carports at its April 21 business meeting at B.H. Tharrington Elementary School. BHT students also presented their “commercials” supporting summer...
Greater Mount Airy Chamber of Commerce Administrative Professional of the Year honors were awarded to Cecania Branch on Wednesday afternoon during the annual Administrative Professionals Day Luncheon at Cross Creek Country Club.
DOBSON — On Wednesday county officials opened the sealed bids of nine contractors who hope to be awarded the N.C. 89 sewer project.
Usually a visit from the Environmental Protection Agency is not a good thing — but such an appearance this week at the Spencer's property in Mount Airy turned up few problems, according to a local official.
• A Mount Airy woman was jailed under a $6,500 secured bond on multiple offenses Monday after officers answered a trespassing call at Mayberry Mall and found her hiding in Libby Hill Seafood, according to city police reports. Kaylene Elizabeth...
DOBSON — Local elections personnel got a glimpse Tuesday of what voting might be like in the future when new paper-ballot equipment was demonstrated.
Frederick and Grace Kish, the self-styled Count and Countess Von Dreck, are no strangers to being ahead of the curve. Long before the Twilight movies or “True Blood” or “Walking Dead” or vampire fetishism or fears of the zombie...
The Jesse Franklin Pioneers local chapter of the Tar Heel Junior Historian Association is making final preparations this week with an eye on capturing more state honors at the annual State History Conference in Raleigh on Friday.
DOBSON — Surry Community College psychology instructor Wally Prichard was a co-writer of an article titled “Functional Brain Networks Formed Using Cross-Sample Entropy Are Scale Free,” which recently ran in the neuroscience journal...
DOBSON — A week after Surry County's Inspections Department head Gray Bryant chose to walk away from his position the Surry County Board of Commissioners voted to eliminate another position in his former department.
DOBSON — The Surry Community College Math Club will host its annual Egg Launch on April 27, from 2 to 5 p.m. at the SCC Emergency Services Training Center on the school's Dobson campus.
A local 15-year-old who was injured in an April 12 skateboarding accident in Mount Airy has died.
B.H. Tharrington Primary SchoolThursday — Garlic cheesebread with Marinara sauce or Ham and cheese wrap, Corn on the cob, Romaine salad with tomatoes, Sliced peaches, Milk.
Mount Airy has funded its share of plans in recent years covering such topics as land use, recreation and transportation, but efforts are under way to devise what could be called “the mother of all plans.”
DOBSON — The Surry County Board of Commissioners approved a few plans for the historic courthouse located in Dobson at its regularly scheduled meeting Monday evening.
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