Sheriff, staff to be sworn in

DOBSON — Surry County Sheriff’s Office Chief Deputy Jimmy Combs is expected to be sworn in today as the county’s next sheriff.At a s...

April 28th, 2017 |  


Herrera Vineyards annexed by Dobson

Herrera Vineyards annexed by Dobson

DOBSON — Dobson officials welcomed Herrera Vineyards to town.On Tuesday, the Dobson Board of Commissioners voted unanimously to approve Herrera ...

April 27th, 2017 updated: April 27th, 2017. |  


Police reports

• Two people were jailed on felony drug charges early Monday on Angel Street after officers responded to a civil disturbance call there, accordi...

April 27th, 2017 |  


Budbreak beer, wine fest on tap May 6

Budbreak beer, wine fest on tap May 6

A showcase of North Carolina wineries and breweries will uncork in downtown Mount Airy on May 6, when the eighth-annual Budbreak event is scheduled.Th...

April 27th, 2017 |  


Laws banning hate speech are wrong

From the Richmond County Journal/Civitas MediaHoward Dean is wrong, but he isn’t alone.The former Vermont governor and onetime Democratic presid...

April 27th, 2017 updated: April 27th, 2017. |  


Osborne to fill chief deputy role

Osborne to fill chief deputy role

DOBSON — Surry County’s next sheriff knows who will fill his shoes as the next chief deputy in the department.“He’s been my ri...

April 27th, 2017 |  


United Fund celebrates campaign

United Fund celebrates campaign

For the second year in a row, the United Fund of Surry met its annual fundraising goal.In 2016 the organization met its goal for the first time since ...

April 26th, 2017 |  


Police officers witness pay discussion

Police officers witness pay discussion

About a dozen police officers watched Wednesday as city council members debated a raise for Mount Airy law enforcement personnel as part of budget dis...

April 26th, 2017 |  


Police reports

• A Mount Airy man was jailed Monday on charges including counterfeit currency, according to city police department reports. Jonas Garcia, 21, o...

April 26th, 2017 |  


What you missed

What you missed

Terri Flagg | News file photoCrowds gather under a spring sky for the 2016 Autism Walk of Surry County, a scene that will be repeated at this yearR...

April 26th, 2017 updated: April 26th, 2017. |