STUART, Va. — The 2015 election in Patrick County is still months away, but Sheriff Dan Smith already has made a decision about his campaign plans.
City government officials will address a variety of issues during a two-day planning retreat starting today, but vehicles and traffic will be common threads with some.
A genealogy swap meet scheduled this Saturday in Mount Airy offers a rare opportunity to explore one's family tree and also to fuel interest in genealogy itself, according to one local expert involved.
PILOT MOUNTAIN — Members of the Pilot Mountain Friends Meeting congregation gathered after Sunday morning's service in the downstairs fellowship hall to share a meal in celebration of the meeting's 100th anniversary.
As Mount Airy leaders prepare for an annual planning session, or retreat, later this week, it's a good bet that the gathering won't produce a city property tax cut as in years past.
Feel like a million bucks?
DOBSON — Dozens of supporters gathered at 150 Promise Lane in Dobson on Sunday to dedicate the home built for the family of the late Katie Bledsoe.
Although Super Bowl Sunday is not technically a holiday, at least not yet, it might as well be. It is the most watched annual television program in the United States and is a big deal even for people who couldn't care less about football any...
• A felony charge of assault inflicting serious bodily injury was filed Saturday against a Mount Airy man, according to city police department reports. Dwonerian Dandra Smith, 30, of 327 Cherry St., No. 18, who was confined in the Surry County...
PILOT MOUNTAIN — In a widely criticized move, the North Carolina General Assembly allowed the state's historic preservation tax credit to expire on Dec. 31.
DOBSON — The Surry County School began preparations for the Department of Instruction's school performance grades at a mini retreat held Tuesday afternoon. Assistant Superintendent, Student Services Dr. Jeff Tunstall's presentation...
Four-time Grammy Award winner David Holt will be the host of a one-hour special on UNC-TV Thursday night which aims to introduce viewers to the masters of old time and traditional music.
B.H. Tharrington Primary SchoolThursday — Baked spaghetti with garlic toast or Rib-B-Que sandwich, Green beans, Romaine salad, Sliced peaches, Milk.
Just as compact discs replaced cassette tapes and VHS was supplanted by DVD, the way movies are shown in theatres is heading the way of the dodo — toward virtual extinction.
DOBSON — There is that adage of making lemonade when handed lemons.
A local family is temporarily without its home due to a fire, but the situation could have been much worse — thanks to a sink melting during the blaze.
Participants in a local Tai Chi fitness program are finding they leave each session a little stronger, a little more balanced and a little more centered than they began. The free program offered Fridays at the Mount Airy Public Library is a...
Mount Airy Downtown (MAD) Inc.'s annual community meeting featured nine groups sharing what they are doing for the city.
Mount Airy officials foresee an upcoming reality television show focusing on the former Spencer's industrial site possibly causing a “stampede” of redevelopment interest there, in the words of one.
The Surry County Community Corrections office is seeking information on the whereabouts of the following individuals:
The L.H. Jones Family Resource Center once again promises a “Hunka hunka” food and fun at its second “Eatin' With Elvis” covered-dish meal and karaoke auction on Wednesday beginning at noon.
DOBSON — The American Legion 18th District 2015 Oratorical Contest Saturday morning at Surry Community College had succeeded before it began by the mere presence of a high school senior prepared to speak passionately about the U.S.
• A vehicle valued at $14,000 was discovered missing Thursday from Simmons Nissan on Rockford Street, according to Mount Airy Police Department reports. The $13,000 Honda Fit was stolen from a parking area at the dealership, with the keys to the...
Mount Airy City Schools Superintendent Dr. Gregory Little gave participants at the system's second community night Thursday three challenges.
Two Dobson men were arrested by the The Surry County Sheriff's Office and charged with multiple offenses related to the manufacture of methamphetamine, according to a statement released by the sheriff's office.
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