River access expands in county

River access expands in county

Surry Parks and Recreation has increased its number of river access points in the county with the recent addition of one in the Dobson area. With the launching of the Fisher River Park River Access — for which a ribbon-cutting program was held earlier this month — six...
Citizen of the Year Award takes a turn

Citizen of the Year Award takes a turn

The fate of Greater Mount Airy Chamber of Commerce’s highest award took an unexpected turn when it became known the award recipient wouldn’t be attending the ceremony intended to honor him. The recipient of the Chamber’s Citizen of the Year award is a closely guarded...
BizFest returns for 7th outing Thursday

BizFest returns for 7th outing Thursday

The seventh-annual BizFest will be held at The Liberty in Elkin on Thursday from noon to 6 p.m. The event alternates between Mount Airy and Elkin, said Todd Tucker, president of Surry County Economic Development Partnership (SCEDP), which puts on the exhibition. The...