A delegation composed of Mount Airy City Schools (MACS) board of education members and school leaders has returned from its trip to China appearing confident the first steps to develop partnerships for learning experiences for students and staff are...
WorkForce Carolina Inc., a full-service staffing firm headquartered in Mount Airy, will soon have a new name that reflects a recent expanded reach of its operations.
The good news is that a free community Thanksgiving dinner will be offered this coming Thursday in Mount Airy as it has for the past 17 years.
Unlike its football team that is a perennial playoff contender, Mount Airy High School's marching band had hit some low notes in recent years.Perhaps the lowest came during the 2012-2013...
Mount Airy is pursuing a sewer line extension to serve a new office building on North Main Street, in response to a strange situation of no existing lines being available for the inner-city area involved.
Contributors to this year's annual United Fund fundraising drive will have the opportunity to own a piece of original art, organizers say.
PILOT MOUNTAIN —Two East Surry High School seniors affirm they and their peers will benefit from the North Carolina New Schools Investing in Rural Innovative Schools (iRIS) grant. This grant has also been awarded to North Surry.
Organizers say recent renovations at the Mount Airy Museum of Regional History have one goal: To make people look at the local museum as not only a place to revisit history, but a great shopping destination as well.
The following incidents are under investigation by the Surry County Sheriff's Office:
The Surry County Schools District Science Fair Thursday was the youthful embodiment of John Gowie, or “Professor G-Force,” of Mad Science of the Piedmont's sentiment that “while most think science is answering the questions,...
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.
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