Food trucks draw thousands downtown

Food trucks draw thousands downtown

Thousands flocked to Main Street in Mount Airy to get a little taste of a wide selection of foods and drinks on Sunday.Mount Airy Downtown Inc. hosted...

March 27th, 2017 |  


Schools predict big state funding loss

FLAT ROCK — Surry County Schools is seeking more than $10.5 million in funding from the county, according to the budget proposed this week to th...

March 27th, 2017 |  


Robbery suspects caught after pursuit

Robbery suspects caught after pursuit

Two armed robbery suspects were in custody Monday after a Sunday night pursuit that originated in Mount Airy and ended in Carroll County, Virginia, wi...

March 27th, 2017 |  


Mechatronics classes growing at SCC

Mechatronics classes growing at SCC

For students of electronics, mechanical courses, and robotics, the Surry Community College course of mechatronics may be the perfect marriage of those...

March 27th, 2017 |  


Phillips named to advisory council

Phillips named to advisory council

Surry County Commissioner Larry Phillips was recently appointed to the Local Government Federal Credit Union’s Northern Mountain Advisory Counci...

March 27th, 2017 |  


Five students make all-district band

Five students make all-district band

BOONE — Five Surry County Schools musicians performed recently at Appalachian State University with the all-district band.More than 1,200 studen...

March 27th, 2017 |  


Surry County Sheriff’s Reports

Surry County Sheriff’s Reports

A former Mount Airy wrestler was arrested on Wednesday by the Surry County Sheriff’s Office.Colton Lee McMillian, 19, of Mount Airy, is charged ...

March 26th, 2017 |  


N.C. Rep. Sarah Stevens speaks at the Mount Airy Public Library

N.C. Rep. Sarah Stevens speaks at the Mount Airy Public Library

A lawmaker from Surry County said she supports an increase in funding supporting the operations of libraries throughout the state.“We tightened ...

March 26th, 2017 |  


Marriage licenses issued in Surry County

The following marriage licenses were issued in Surry County.• Luis F. Vega, 20, and Cinthia Castro-Correa, 19, of Dobson. Issued March 16.•...

March 26th, 2017 |  


Southern States’ Payne attends training

Brady Payne, of Southern States Cooperative Inc. – Mount Airy Agronomy Plant, has attended a three-day training program designed to qualify reta...

March 26th, 2017 |