Recently both the city and county school systems announced changes to staff over the summer.After two people retired within the Surry County Schools and one in the central office, a series of changes were triggered.
“Every hero has a story” was the theme the Mount Airy Public Library choose for its annual summer reading program which.
Mountain Park Elementary pre-kindergarten students recently enjoyed a day of fun in various water play activities.
Friday's controversial ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court legalizing same sex marriage in every state sparked celebrations and protest from coast to coast.
A new technology being used by a local electric service provider has the potential to help teachers evolve their curriculum to help students and business.
The Mount Airy Museum of Regional History is making a few changes for the summer and beyond.
Surry County's landfill operations will cease operations for the observance of Independence Day. According to Public Works Director Dennis Bledsoe the landfill will be closed on Friday July 3 and Saturday July 4. However, Surry County's...
Pictured, from left, are Surry Community College golf coach Tom Pendergraft, golfers Gaitlin Hiatt and Kasie Tolbert and assistant coach Joe Denny, who were recognized by the Surry County Board of Commissioners at a recent meeting. Both golfers...
The world has about 7 billion people, and less than 200 of them are known to share something in common — one of whom is a girl from Pinnacle.
For people who don't know Fred Johnson and his son, Richard Johnson, the Christmas present the younger of the two gave his father in 2009 might seem somewhat curious.
Long-time sports writer and editor Jeff Linville has been promoted to the position of assistant editor at The Mount Airy News.
Local officials' dwindling hopes for recruiting an automotive business involved with building race cars could be stalled for good.
It can be weird when holidays fall during the Monday-through-Friday period when people normally work.
Roger Stamper is recognized at a recent Surry County Board of Elections meeting. Stamper was Surry County's Special Olympics volunteer of the year.By Andy Winemillerawinemiller@civitasmedia.com
The following marriage licenses were issued in Surry County.• James D. Jones, 25, and Ashley R. Comer, 28, of Mount Airy. Issued June 18.
Players and coaches from the Surry Community College softball team pose with county commissioners after being recognized at a recent meeting. The Lady Knights earned a berth in the Junior College World Series this past season.
On the sidewalk at at 400 S. Main St., in the shade of a sprawling old tree, with a faded, barely moving “Mayberry” garden flag nearby, an oasis, small-town style, takes the shape of a blue cooler with a sign saying “Free...
In recording deeds, the state of North Carolina does not require that the amount paid for a parcel be stated on the deed. However, a tax stamp at the rate of $2 for every $1,000 in value is affixed to each deed.
Three-D printing — it's space-age; it's technological; it's gadgety.Right up Sean Wood's alley.
DOBSON — Surry County Manager Chris Knopf said that he and Assistant County Manager Sandy Snow are making some changes in the way the county handles permitting.
• Two Mount Airy residents were jailed on felony drug charges Thursday night, according to city police department reports. The arrests resulted from Shaquinton Theron Bell, 20, of 294 Lynnewood Drive, and Rayshad Lamont Simmons, 19, of 212...
Several community members hope to spur a new addition to Northern Hospital of Surry County — a rooftop solarium.Bettsee McPhail and Carol Burke recently met with hospital administrator Ned Hill to propose the idea.
DOBSON — The Dobson Board of Commissioners adopted Town Manager Josh Smith's proposed budget Thursday evening. The 2015-16 fiscal year's budget keeps the town's tax rate flat while increasing water and sewer fees.
• A woman found trespassing at Westwood Park after hours Wednesday night was arrested after allegedly lying about her identity, according to Mount Airy Police Department reports. When Crystal Jeanie-Marie Sheets, 36, of 128 Windsor Lane, was...
Let your conduct be without covetousness; be content with such things as you have. For He Himself has said “I will never leave you nor forsake you.” So we may boldly say: “The Lord is my helper; I will not fear. What can man do...
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