Nothing embodies the spirit of Christmas like a cookie. Baked with love and given to loved ones in festive tins, mailed in a box or even offered on a paper plate covered with tin foil, they are as heartwarming and life affirming as they are...
DOBSON — Copeland Elementary teacher Sarah Yopp invited her grandmother, Sarah “Gamma” Arnold, to class Monday morning to talk about polio.
DOBSON —It's like the $6 Million Man. Better. Stronger. Faster.
DOBSON — A Virginia Woman is facing a felony counterfeit trademark charge following an enforcement action at an event known as a “purse party” in Surry County, according to the local sheriff's office and the N.C. Secretary of...
Mount Airy City Schools Child Nutrition Director Elke Boyd died early Tuesday morning after a second bout with cancer. According to information provided by school officials, Boyd had been an employee of the MACS since September of 2007.
North Surry's Greyhound Sounds brought the jolly to downtown Mount Airy shoppers and businesses Tuesday afternoon as they performed a variety of Christmas carols.
PILOT MOUNTAIN — A desire to see a bit of justice done in a Florida community nearly 50 years ago has evolved into an free event that enables area residents to enjoy a spectacular light show every Christmas.
Organizers of last year's Mount Airy City Schools' Community Night are predicting this year's event will be even better. According to B.H. Tharrington Parent Teacher Organization (PTO) spokesperson Reagan Tidd, the celebration will...
DOBSON — Sitting in the lobby of the Surry County Courthouse before the start of court Monday, Commissioner Paul Johnson looked a bit out of place.
The long-time president and CEO of the Greater Mount Airy Chamber of Commerce is no longer with the organization.
The following marriage licenses have been issued by the Surry County Register of Deeds office:• Pedro Steven Quinones Jr., 21, of Mount Airy, and Harmony Sheree Harvey-Brown, 21, of Mount Airy. Issued Dec. 11.
In recording deeds, the state of North Carolina does not require that the amount paid for a parcel be stated on its deed. However, a tax stamp at the rate of $2 per $1,000 in value, or fraction thereof, is affixed to each deed.
During an economic climate where larger companies are closing and downsizing, two of Mount Airy's most enduring businesses, Merritt Supply & Mount Airy Saw and Mower, are expanding as the two separate businesses look to move into a new...
The following incidents are under investigation by the Surry County Sheriff's Office:
Edward Jones Financial Advisor Tammy Joyce, of Mount Airy, attended Barron's Winner's Circle Top Women Advisors Summit held in Palm Beach, Florida, Dec. 3 - 5.
The Surry County Sheriff's Office is seeking information on the whereabouts of the following people:
The Surry County Sheriff's Office has reported the following arrests:
When battling blazes such as the one that claimed the life of a 2-year-old boy last Sunday night, Mount Airy firemen depend on their self-contained breathing apparatus units, or air packs.
Brian Hammesfahr probably would be the first person to admit that running more than three miles in a Grinch suit has its challenges.
Northern Hospital of Surry County is one of 97 hospitals nationally to be named The Leapfrog Group's annual list of Top Hospitals. Northern is also the only one in the state to be named to this list.
DOBSON — “It's been a good week,” a tired Sheriff Graham Atkinson said Friday morning.
DOBSON — Only a brief portion of Monday night's meeting of the Surry County Board of Commissioners will be open to the public.
DOBSON — On the diamond, members of the Surry Community College baseball team unite in a common goal, doing everything in their power to help the Knights win.
• Property valued at nearly $2,000 — including a safe — was discovered missing from a Mount Airy home Thursday night, according to city police department reports. A “known” individual, described as an acquaintance of the...
Mount Airy will be starting 2015 without a new policy in place to require property owners to pay a monthly availability fee in lieu of utility hookups, which some might consider an early Christmas gift.
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