Mount Airy Mayor Deborah Cochran has announced her resignation from the city's top elected office effective March 31.
A simple ticket for speeding turned into a felony charge for a Cana man after leading the Virginia State Police on a high-speed chase in Cana on Wednesday morning.
Mount Airy weather can be pretty average — usually no real surprises when the stats are totaled each month. February 2015, however, was different, with five temperature records either broken or tied here during its 28 days.
Surry County Commissioners voted to turn down a motion to reinstate the Westfield Booster Club lease for the use of the Westfield Community Center at the board's Wednesday retreat.
Both Mount Airy City Schools and Surry County Schools have decided students will only have to make up four days of the seven already missed for inclement weather.
Mount Airy City Schools will dismiss school at 1 p.m. today. The announcement follows the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration in Blacksburg, Virginia, issuing a winter weather advisory which will be in effect until 10 p.m.
• Two people were arrested on felony drug charges involving methamphetamine Sunday in Mount Airy, according to city police department reports. Kenneth Dale Gardner, 51, of 341 Welch Road, and Brandy Michelle Burcham, 37, of Pleasant Garden in...
Those who might be putting off certain tests because of the cost can get some done for free during a senior health fair scheduled Friday in Mount Airy.
The Mount Airy ABC Store on Starlite Road could be getting bigger through a proposed building expansion.
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The Surry County Commissioners voted this morning to push forward on the interstate sewer project that will expand sewer service along N.C. 89 to the point where Interstates 77 and 74 converge. Additionally, the new sewer system will provide sewer...
Surry County Emergency Services will soon be getting new support ventilators and Continuous Positive Airway Pressure, or CPAP machines, to use on emergency calls.
DOBSON —The Surry County Board of Education named Sue Stone to “Board of Education Member Emeritus” honors at its regular meeting Monday night.
Last Saturday Flat Rock Baptist Church finally had its first community pinto bean supper in a while. February's bad weather had caused some cancellations and rescheduling, but by the last day of the month things came together.
DOBSON — Principal Denny Barr presented a year-one, mid-year update for Meadowview Magnet Middle School at the Board of Education's regular meeting Monday night. Barr's presentation included an overview of the progress on the three...
A firm responsible for the Edgewood Place apartment complex near Walmart is seeking to develop more housing on North Franklin Road.
The Tourism Partnership of Surry County has launched a new website the organization believes better utilizes available online technology and showcases “its picturesque county in the heart of the Yadkin Valley.”
MCA recently hosted its annual spelling bee, which was conducted in two parts.
LAMBSBURG, Va. — On a day when it was all about the water, even the weather cooperated with a light drizzle.
DOBSON —Surry County Schools Director of Academic and Digital Learning Lucas Gillispie Monday night briefed the board of education on the system's Engaged Playful Interactive Connected (EPIC) Academy.
B.H. Tharrington Primary SchoolThursday — Baked spaghetti with garlic bread or Sloppy Joe, Green peas, romaine salad with tomatoes, Pineapple tidbits, Milk.
Eleven days after the Surry County Board of Commissioners' Feb. 2 vote to terminate a lease with the Westfield Booster Club for use of the Westfield Community Center, the county filed a motion for summary ejectment of the...
Franklin Elementary beefed up its literacy efforts during the annual “Read Across America Day” Monday with Houston Texans tackle Tyson Clabo heading up more than 30 volunteers taking part in the National Education Association's Read...
A local man injured in a house fire last month has died, according to a local Emergency Medical Services official.
Sports has a way of bringing folks of all walks of life and age groups together, which is certainly true with a new traveling exhibit from the Smithsonian Institution now on display here.
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