NEWS


Outstanding issues, concerns addressed in Ronda Board of Commissioners work session

RONDA — As the Ronda Board of Commissioners prepares to swear in two newly elected commissioners as well as one incumbent, the December work ses...

December 10th, 2017 |  


Snow arrives before winter

Snow arrives before winter

Children at the Main Street Learning Academy welcome the first snow of the season, with winter not officially until Dec. 21, Friday afternoon with the...

December 10th, 2017 |  


SCC Nurse Aide students celebrate completion of classes

SCC Nurse Aide students celebrate completion of classes

DOBSON — Surry Community College Nurse Aide students have completed recent classes in November.SCC offers Nurse Aide Level I and II certificatio...

December 10th, 2017 |  


Surry Community hosting Santa’s Workshop on Dec. 15, gift-wrapping service Dec. 19-20

DOBSON — Surry Community College’s chapter of the National Society of Leadership and Success (NSLS) will host Christmas at Santa’s W...

December 9th, 2017 |  


Analyzing the Grinch

Analyzing the Grinch

Kindergarten classes at Rockford Elementary School spent the week reading the story of “How the Grinch Stole Christmas.” They compared and...

December 9th, 2017 |  


Legal Aid rep speaks to Surry CC Paralegal students

Legal Aid rep speaks to Surry CC Paralegal students

DOBSON — Hannah Nicholes, a staff attorney at Legal Aid of North Carolina, recently visited Surry Community College’s LEX 240: Family Law ...

December 9th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


Lady Elks fall in home opener

Lady Elks fall in home opener

The Lady Elks came up short in their home opener on Wednesday night against East Surry. Both teams battled through two quarters, until the Cardinals w...

December 10th, 2017 |  


Winter basketball schedules

Women’s Basketball:Elkin:Nov. 28: North Stokes 58 - Elkin 52Nov. 29: East Surry 65 - Elkin 36Dec. 5: West Wilkes 62 - Elkin 46Dec. 6: East Surry...

December 9th, 2017 |  


Elkin nine shine in quad meet at North Davidson

Elkin nine shine in quad meet at North Davidson

WELCOME — The Buckin’ Elks wrestling squad put their largest number of wrestlers on the mat Wednesday evening in Welcome. Despite this inc...

December 9th, 2017 |  


Winter basketball schedules

Women’s Basketball:Elkin:Nov. 28: North Stokes 58 - Elkin 52Nov. 29: East Surry 65 - Elkin 36Dec. 5: West Wilkes 62 - Elkin 46Dec. 6: East Surry...

December 8th, 2017 |  


Yadkinville Hornets named champions

Yadkinville Hornets named champions

The Yadkinville Hornets became the MVAC Varsity Football Super Bowl Champions after an outstanding 2017 season. Players include, front row, from left,...

December 7th, 2017 |  


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LIFE


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Weather postpones Outdoor Christmas drama

Mountain Valley Hospice to distribute free Christmas trees

Mountain Valley Hospice recently received a shipment of artificial Christmas trees, courtesy of Walmart of Elkin. Now, Mountain Valley Hospice wants t...

December 7th, 2017 |  


Holloway-Cranford unite in Little Elkin Baptist Church

Holloway-Cranford unite in Little Elkin Baptist Church

Eden Alivia Holloway and Jamey Alexander Cranford were united in marriage in a 2 p.m. ceremony on Oct. 28 at Little Elkin Baptist Church, Ronda. James...

December 6th, 2017 |  


Wilkes theater students present Christmas drama

Wilkes theater students present Christmas drama

NORTH WILKESBORO — The Wilkes County High School Theatre Department will be presenting “A Christmas Cinderella,” Friday and Saturday...

December 4th, 2017 |  


Elkin native working in Navy

Elkin native working in Navy

Aviation Support Equipment Technician Airman Carlos Trejochavez, right, from Elkin, performs periodic maintenance on an aircraft tractor in the hangar...

December 4th, 2017 updated: December 5th, 2017. |  


Walker Center Christmas tree dazzles with 10,000 lights

Walker Center Christmas tree dazzles with 10,000 lights

WILKESBORO — Wilkes Community College ushered in the holiday season on Nov. 21 by trimming its majestic 16-foot Lakey Ballroom Christmas tree at...

December 2nd, 2017 |  


OPINION


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Letter to the editor

Stone Mountain News

There will be a Christmas singing at Garden Creek Baptist Church on Saturday at 3 p.m. The Couch Family and Crabgrass will be singing.The Traphill Mas...

December 6th, 2017 |  


Welcome to Elkin’s living room

Welcome to Elkin’s living room

“So, tell me about yourself,” a newfound friend asks.“Well, uh, whaddaya want to know?” you say.“Oh, I don’t know....

December 4th, 2017 |  


Misunderstanding with family leads to volunteering at Hospice

Misunderstanding with family leads to volunteering at Hospice

My uncle was exceptionally unkind to the kindest woman in the world, my mom, his sister. I was exceptionally unforgiving.He had Lewy body dementia. Th...

November 30th, 2017 |  


Stone Mountain News

Little Stone Mountain Baptist Church will have a Hanging of the Green on Saturday at 7 p.m. There will be refreshments afterwards in the fellowship ha...

November 29th, 2017 |  


Letter to the editor

To the editor,As we shop for Christmas presents for our family and friends, it is important for us to remember to give to the less fortunate. I learne...

November 29th, 2017 |  


No Christmas cheer in the capital

No Christmas cheer in the capital

In this season of peace and goodwill to all men, they had a big fight in the state capital — over the Christmas parade.For 43 years the Raleigh ...

November 27th, 2017 |  


BUSINESS


Prism, WellCare team up to give back

Prism, WellCare team up to give back

Prism’s Managed Care Services department visited Atlanta, Georgia, on Oct. 25-26 to make a donation to Helping Mamas, a non-profit organization ...

November 11th, 2017 |  


LifeStore Financial Group reports earnings increase for year

WEST JEFFERSON — LifeStore Financial Group (LSFG), the holding company for LifeStore Bank and LifeStore Insurance Services, Inc., recently repor...

November 4th, 2017 |  


LifeStore Financial Group reports earnings increase for year

WEST JEFFERSON — LifeStore Financial Group (LSFG), the holding company for LifeStore Bank and LifeStore Insurance Services, Inc., recently repor...

November 4th, 2017 |  


Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital receives eighth consecutive “A” for patient safety in fall 2017 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade

The Leapfrog Group, a national nonprofit health care ratings organization, released earlier this week the most recent Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades....

November 3rd, 2017 |  


Prism hosts Ebenezer Children’s Home for Halloween parade

On Oct. 19, Prism hosted Ebenezer Christian Children’s Home for an afternoon at their corporate offices. Prism’s MPCT Corporate Connection...

October 30th, 2017 updated: October 30th, 2017. |  


Surrey Bancorp reports third quarter net income

MOUNT AIRY — Surrey Bancorp, (Pink Sheets: SRYB), the holding company for Surrey Bank & Trust, reported earnings for the third quarter of 20...

October 24th, 2017 |  


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