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City schools look at mask optional rules

Mount Airy City Schools is moving toward gradually going maskless in the school buildings in a policy adopted last week. The North Carolina General Assembly…

Local businesses face deadline for COVID relief

Mount Airy officials are alerting owners of local businesses to the presence of state grants available to help offset the financial impacts of the coronavirus…

State employees offered incentives

Across the state, local school board and individual schools have been scrambling to meet the needs of students in unexpected ways. Gov. Roy Cooper joined…

Area COVID cases climbing slightly

COVID-19 cases have been on the rise locally in recent weeks, but at least one local healthcare professional said it does not appear as if…

Local COVID numbers near pandemic low

Surry County is averaging about one new case of COVID-19 per day over the past two weeks, according to the North Carolina Department of Health…

COVID numbers down, but still concerning

With restaurants opening back up and many mask and social distancing guidelines being relaxed, it may seem as if the COVID-19 pandemic is nearly over.…

COVID cases take steep plunge

New COVID-19 cases in Surry County have fallen to levels not seen in months. As of Thursday afternoon, the county had experienced an average of…

Market Street district wins state award

A project launched last year to boost a downtown Mount Airy business sector combating the pandemic — while also enabling the public to enjoy food,…

Market Street district wins state award

A project launched last year to boost a downtown Mount Airy business sector combating the pandemic — while also enabling the public to enjoy food,…

County schools set for 5 days a week

DOBSON — Children and teenagers in Surry County Schools will join their Mount Airy counterparts when all students are allowed back in the schools for…