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Citizens pack room for county meet | Mt. Airy News

Last month when discussing construction work at Dobson Plaza, the commissioners learned that there was an issue in the floor in the kitchen area at Sue’s Restaurant. This diner, although apart from the former Lowes/Just Save building, was part of the purchase, making the commissioners the new landlo

MOUNT AIRY NEWS - 2018-07-17 02:59:00

‘Urgent call’ for blood issued | The Stokes News

Fireworks, hot dogs and parades were plentiful during the recent Independence Day period, but the same can’t be said for blood donations — leading to an “emergency” shortage being declared by the American Red Cross.

THESTOKESNEWS.COM - 2018-07-16 05:00:00

Woodlawn man charged in shooting on New River | Carroll News

According to the Grayson County Sheriff’s Office, members of that department responded along with the Carroll County Sheriff’s Office, the Virginia State Police and Conservation Officers with the Department of Game and Inland Fisheries to a shooting that occurred on the New River just east of the To

THECARROLLNEWS.COM - 2018-07-16 20:42:00

Child hit with falling bullet in Winston-Salem

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — A projectile, shot into the air from a gun, hit a child on its way back to the ground Saturday evening, according to Winston-Salem police.

MY FOX 8 - 2018-07-16 10:57:33

Monument to war dead toppled | Mt. Airy News

A monument placed at Oakdale Cemetery which lists their names recently was struck by an alleged hit-and-run driver, knocking it off its foundation. Nearly two months later, the upended marker continues to rest unceremoniously on the grass just off North Main Street.


A way of life | Mt. Airy News

Finding and destroying stills was a priority for Surry County sheriffs. It was dangerous business with traps and retribution paid out for destroyed stills. No one paid a higher price than Riley Easter. Known as a good tinner skilled at repairing destroyed stills, he was shot dead by rivals in July 1

MOUNT AIRY NEWS - 2018-07-15 14:04:00

Game #95 Preview — Dash vs. Buies Creek – The Dash Board

Game #95 — Home Game #48Dash (16–8, 57–37) vs. Buies Creek Astros (16–9, 53–41)Sunday, July 16–7:00 p.m.BB&T Ballpark (Winston-Salem, N.C.)

DODGER INSIDER - 2018-07-16 21:34:15

Winston-Salem police searching for 36-year-old woman :: WRAL.com

A Silver Alert has been issued for Latressa Yvette McKee, 36, who was last seen at 2650 Oak Grove Circle. She is described as a black female with medium-length black hair and brown eyes. She stands 5 feet 4 inches tall and weighs 280 pounds.

WRAL - 2018-07-15 12:37:12

Winston-Salem Dash hits a walk-off grand slam against the Buies Creek Astros

The Astros, which scored at least one run in four of the first five innings, built up their early lead off the Dash’s shaky pitching. But Winston-Salem found a way to at least make it interesting.

WINSTON-SALEM JOURNAL - 2018-07-17 03:30:00

Vets to be honored at ‘patriotic’ cruise-in | Mt. Airy News

Along with muscle and classic vehicles being decked out in flags and other symbols of red, white and blue in honor of the occasion, special recognition will be given Saturday to veterans. Even the sound system that usually features oldies during each cruise-in will get into the act.

MOUNT AIRY NEWS - 2018-07-15 16:13:00

‘I’m only 31’ | The Stokes News

Nov. 14, 2015 started out like any other Saturday for Meghan McKee. She took a spin class in the morning, enjoyed a lunch date with her boyfriend, Steven, and took a stroll through downtown Winston-Salem. But everything changed that evening when McKee reached for a water bottle and her hand slapped

THESTOKESNEWS.COM - 2018-07-16 02:27:00

Pursuit captures wanted sex offender | Mt. Airy News

Joseph Odell Spencer, 44, has been in hiding since winter after sneaking out of the Surry County courthouse just before his case started.


1 person taken to the hospital after crews respond to reported shooting at Cook Out drive-thru in Winston-Salem

3103 Peters Creek Parkway (Google Maps)WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – One person was taken to the hospital after crews responded to a reported shooting early Sunday morning at a Cook Out drive-thru in Winston-Salem.Multiple officers and emergency workers were called to the restaurant at 3103 Peters Creek Par

MY FOX 8 - 2018-07-15 15:46:47

Silver Alert Out For Missing Stokes County Woman: Catherine Christian

Christian, 77, has her black and white Shitzu dog with her according to a release. Authorities say Christian could possibly be wearing a nightgown. She is 5-foot-4 with short white hair and brown eyes.

WFMYNEWS2.COM - 2018-07-15 18:22:05

Philips named chamber chairman | Mt. Airy News

Philips replaces Adam Martin, who resigned his position as chamber chairman in May. Prior to this election, Philips was a member of the executive committee and was chairman-elect for 2019. Chamber officials said Philips will serve out the remainder of Martin’s term, which ends Dec. 31, then serve hi

MOUNT AIRY NEWS - 2018-07-15 18:01:00

‘Urgent call’ for blood issued | Mt. Airy News

Fireworks, hot dogs and parades were plentiful during the recent Independence Day period, but the same can’t be said for blood donations — leading to an “emergency” shortage being declared by the American Red Cross.


JCPenney: The end of an era | Mt. Airy News

JCPenney was founded in Kemmerer, Wyoming, in 1902 by James Cash Penney, and for most of the chain’s history, the company had a presence in Mount Airy. The city’s first JCPenney store opened downtown on Main Street in 1929 when the company was known as J.C. Penney Co. The store’s location moved to M


Mount Airy man corralled after getting stuck in buffet's kitchen vent during break-in

Mount Airy police found Charlie Walker, 59, in Golden Corral's kitchen ventilation duct Tuesday morning.


Man repeatedly shot in arm, body in High Point; officers find victim in car

There has been no arrest made at this time, and it is unclear what proceeded theshooting. However, it appears the victim was the specific target of the shooting, police say.


Police shoot armed robbery suspect in hostage situation at Salisbury grocery store

SALISBURY, NC (WBTV) -An armed robbery suspect accused of taking employees hostage at a Salisbury Harris Teeter was shot and injured by an officer late Thursday night.Salisbury police say they were called to an armed robbery at the Harris Teeter on Jake Alexander Boulevard around 11:30 p.m. Police s