• The larceny of a motor vehicle was discovered Sunday at Colonial Care on Snowhill Drive, according to Mount Airy Police Department reports. The case involves a scooter valued at $400 being taken from that location along with a Capital One...
They gently sway in the breeze against the Mount Airy skyline, flashing catchy slogans and colorful designs to promote some festival or other upcoming event. But the overhead street banners erected downtown aren't always safe.
The retirement committee is dead — long live the retirement committee, could describe recent action by the Mount Airy Board of Commissioners to continue efforts aimed at luring older persons here.
A local parent wants her daughter, a special needs student who requires the use of a service animal, to be mainstreamed in classes at Millennium Charter Academy.
Superintendents from both Mount Airy City and Surry County Schools report the first day of school for students in the 2014-2015 school year Monday went smoothly.
The Surry County Republican Party Headquarters and Victory Center recently opened in Mount Airy, attracting an audience for the opening that included local and state officials.
PILOT MOUNTAIN — Four new Student Resource Officers (SROs) joined the ranks of those preparing for students returning to county schools last week during the district's annual convocation.
Navy Seaman Wesley D. Harris, son of Rodney O. and Robbie L. Harris of Mount Airy, recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Illinois, and was recently promoted to his current rank upon...
For the more than 50 participants in the North Surry High School Ice Bucket Challenge, the event was about two things: Building school spirit and helping out a worthy cause.
Long-time executive director Phil Goble Jr. is leaving his post at the The Shepherd's House, Mount Airy's homeless shelter, with the organization's shelter manager taking his spot.
The facilities of the Franklin Volunteer Fire Department was transformed into a combination outdoor bazaar, festival and car show Saturday, as the women of the department's ladies' auxiliary hosted its first Relay For Life Car...
Registration is under way for an event that has become a summer staple, the Garry Scearce Memorial Special Olympics Golf Tournament.
The walls of three dilapidated houses in Mount Airy soon will be coming down — but without the blessing of one elected official in the city.
Joseph Keith Galyean of Clemmons graduated from Calvary Baptist Day School on May 30. He is the grandson of Joe and Carlene Galyean of Mount Airy.
Unless you have been living in a cave or don't have access to a computer, you most likely have seen the ALS Ice Bucket Challenges that have spread like wildfire on Facebook and other social media platforms.
A member of the Surry County Board of Commissioners has been tapped to chair a committee that will look at how state government can be more effective and efficient.
County Educators Of the Year were told “passing the light” is sharing, not taking away their light, at the annual Educators of the Year Breakfast Friday morning at Cross Creek Country Club.
ARARAT, Va. — Laurel Hill, the birthplace of Gen. J.E.B. Stuart, is getting a new feature, an activity pavilion that will host lectures, receptions and other special events.
DOBSON — The Surry County Board of Commissioners unanimously gave the nod to a proposed rezoning that will clear the way for a new business in the county.
In the not to distant future folks making calls locally will have to dial 10 digits to make any phone call, even for calls in the same neighborhood.
PILOT MOUNTAIN — The official unveiling of the Surry County Schools new logo at its annual convocation ceremony literally took center stage as Superintendent Dr. Travis Reeves told participants “We stand tall and we shine...
Participants are being sought for the Third Annual Philip Mappa Memorial Ride Saturday. Organizers say all the proceeds from the event will benefit a Mount Airy child diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia.
Mount Airy High School came alive for another year Thursday morning as hundreds of teachers, administrators and elected officials gathered for the school district's annual convocation ceremony.
Paul Bunyan would be proud of the Mount Airy Board of Commissioners, which voted unanimously Thursday night to launch a logging project at Westwood Industrial Park.
• A retired local dentist has become the victim of identity theft, according to Mount Airy Police Department reports. Police were told Wednesday that an unknown suspect had used the Social Security number of John Crane of Robin Road to file...