DOBSON — A recent audit as required by the state revealed Surry County is in good financial shape.
Flat Rock Pentecostal Holiness Church and its pastor, Dr. David Sparks, will host a special multi-denominational Thanksgiving Worship Service on Sunday beginning at 5:55 p.m.
Mount Airy officials are trying to salvage a possible industrial expansion locally that could mean 75 new jobs, after the county government rejected incentives for the project this week.
Once again the Mount Airy Board of Commissioners took up the issue of mandatory water and sewer connections, but once again came away without a decision.
Story telling has been a menu of Southern supper tables for generations so the Surry County Storytellers Guild upcoming “Tellabration” seems a good fit to whet everyone's appetite for a good yarn. It is set for Saturday at 7 p.m. at...
• An attempted break-in was discovered Tuesday at Appalachian Computer Sales on South Renfro Street, according to Mount Airy Police Department reports. A 3-foot by 3-foot window pane was broken in the process, with the damage put at...
The service of outgoing Mount Airy Board of Education member Mike Hiatt was honored at the board's regular business meeting Tuesday night at Mount Airy High School. Hiatt, a former veteran educator, coach and administrator has served on the...
DOBSON — The Surry County board of commissioners has approved two rezoning requests, but sent another back to the drawing board for further scrutiny.
PINNACLE — Shoals Elementary, the “little country school in a country neighborhood,” celebrated winning National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence Honors Wednesday afternoon. The honor makes the school one in five in the state...
DOBSON — It's been a busy year for cell phone tower projects in Surry County, and the list is growing.
The Mount Airy Police Department is setting its sights on new handguns to replace those now carried by city officers, with grant money hopefully supplying the funding firepower needed.
DOBSON — Two State Employee's Credit Union scholarships were given out at the Nov. 10 meeting of the Surry Community College Board of Trustees.
DOBSON — A vote recount Thursday in the tightly contested race for clerk of Superior Court in Surry County produced no change in the initial outcome.
DOBSON — The Surry County Board of Commissioners gave the nod to an incentive package for one area company but, noting a second company isn't putting up any money of its own, quashed a second incentive request.
DOBSON — The Fall 2014 Student Art Show, sponsored by the Surry Community College Art Club, features a variety of artistic creations including graphic design, drawings, photography, ceramics and watercolor paintings.
When the weather turns cold, nothing satisfies like a steaming bowl of hot soup. Judy Edwards, director of Women's Ministry at the Church of God of Prophecy in Mount Airy, took advantage of that fact to stage a welcome back lunch for the...
City Attorney Hugh Campbell apparently has found a solution to a sticky situation concerning changes to Mount Airy's mandatory hookup policy for water and sewer services.
The Surry County Schools recognized student culinary creations at the third Annual Healthy Snack Master Contest in Gentry Middle School's media center Monday afternoon.
PINNACLE —Organizers will offer a glimpse into the deeper meanings of the holiday season by recreating a 1900s era Christmas celebration at Horne Creek Living Historical Farm as the Hauser family and their neighbors would have experienced...
DOBSON — Surry Community College will host a Health Care Job Fair Friday from 10 a.m. until noon in the SCC Gymnasium, 630 S. Main Street, Dobson.
• A Pilot Mountain resident has been cited for a property damage violation after allegedly “keying” the vehicle of another woman early Sunday, according to Mount Airy Police Department reports. The incident occurred in the parking...
DOBSON — A recount in the Surry County clerk of court election will come sooner rather than later, this week as a matter of fact.
The Mount Airy Public Library this week is offering patrons with overdue fines or lost library materials amnesty in exchange for non-perishable food donations.
After completing her 10-week session of Mount Airy's Citizens Police Academy last spring, Cynthia Puckett admittedly did not come away feeling better about society as a whole.
DOBSON — Surry County Sheriff Graham Atkinson is once again hoping to help needy children in the county during the holiday season, but he needs some help.
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