NEWS


HPU announces dean’s list recipients

HIGH POINT — High Point University announces the students who qualified for the dean’s list for the fall 2017 semester by maintaining a 3....

February 20th, 2018 |  


Elkin City Schools recognized

Elkin City Schools recognized

School public relations professionals across the state were honored today for the products of their craft during the North Carolina School Public Rela...

February 20th, 2018 |  


Surry County Commissioner Buck Golding retires

Surry County Commissioner Buck Golding retires

DOBSON — Three seats are up for grabs this fall for the Surry County Board of Commissioners, but the first change started Monday night when a lo...

February 20th, 2018 |  


Victims of Monday night wreck on CC Camp Road identified

Victims of Monday night wreck on CC Camp Road identified

Two men, one from Elkin and one from North Wilkesboro, died after their vehicle wrecked with a tractor-trailer on CC Camp Road at its interchange with...

February 19th, 2018 updated: February 21st, 2018. |  


SCC machining technology receives $3,000 grant

SCC machining technology receives $3,000 grant

DOBSON — Surry Community College’s Computer-Integrated Machining program recently received a $3,000 grant from the Gene Haas Foundation.Ge...

February 19th, 2018 |  


Surry announces honors lists for fall 2017

DOBSON — Surry Community College announces the fall semester 2017 president’s list and dean’s list.Students qualifying for the presi...

February 19th, 2018 |  


SPORTS


Regular season champions awarded

Regular season champions awarded

The 2017-2018 regular season champion team for ages 11-13 at the Elkin Rec Center includes, front row, from left, Lydia Teachey, Brooke Moore, Matthew...

February 13th, 2018 |  


Lady Cardinals take win over Elkin

Lady Cardinals take win over Elkin

The Lady Elks hosted East Wilkes in the last regular season basketball game last week. East Wilkes put together a tough performance as it outscored th...

February 13th, 2018 |  


Elkin advance five to State Championship

Elkin advance five to State Championship

NEWLAND — With only eight wrestlers participating, the Buckin’ Elk grapplers fared extremely well at the North Carolina High School Athlet...

February 13th, 2018 |  


Starmount competes in Wrestling Regionals

Starmount competes in Wrestling Regionals

NEWLAND — The North Carolina High School Athletic Association held the 1A West Regionals last week in Newland. East Wilkes and Starmount came ou...

February 13th, 2018 |  


MVAC basketball tournament results

The first round of the Mountain Valley Athletic Conference basketball tournament was held on Friday night. Starmount will host the second and third ro...

February 13th, 2018 |  


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LIFE


Governor announces new appointments to state boards and commissions

RALEIGH — Governor Roy Cooper announced 48 new appointments to state boards and commissions.“This dedicated, diverse group of individuals ...

February 17th, 2018 |  


Library program inaccessible during changeover

The NC Cardinal Consortium, of which the Northwestern Regional Library is a member, will be migrating to a new hosting provider starting Feb, 26 until...

February 16th, 2018 |  


Riley and Floyd exchange vows in December ceremony

Riley and Floyd exchange vows in December ceremony

Rebecca Ann Riley and Stuart Price Floyd were married on Saturday, Dec. 16, 2017, at Wellford Baptist Church in Wellford, South Carolina. The Rev. Tim...

February 14th, 2018 |  


Foothills Arts Council to present exhibition of 12 regional female artists

Foothills Arts Council to present exhibition of 12 regional female artists

ELKIN — From March 15 through April 28, the Foothills Arts Council will present an extensive group exhibition featuring artists Orna Bentor, Ton...

February 12th, 2018 |  


Surry Community offering free workshops to assist unemployed and underemployed

DOBSON — Surry Community College will be offering the following free workshops for unemployed and underemployed workers in February. No advanced...

February 12th, 2018 |  


Learn winter gardening tips in Surry workshop Feb. 26

DOBSON — Surry Community College is offering a winter gardening workshop on Feb. 26 from 5 to 8 p.m. at The Pilot Center, 612 E. Main St., Pilot...

February 11th, 2018 |  


OPINION


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Letter to the editor

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Stone Mountain News

Lazy elitists turn up noses at gas pumps

Lazy elitists turn up noses at gas pumps

I was driving in Vermont one time and had to stop and fill up. While I pumped, my eye fell upon a little sticker on the gas pump. It said that Vermont...

February 21st, 2018 |  


Take action – file or vote

Take action – file or vote

Action, action, we want action!While the cheerleaders may chant that as a way of encouraging the ball team to give the best performance, when it comes...

February 21st, 2018 |  


Persistence can lead to revelation during Lent

Persistence can lead to revelation during Lent

In Christianity, the Lenten season is the time for renewal.In reflections on the sacrifices of their savior, Christians take the 40 days before the ce...

February 14th, 2018 |  


Stone Mountain News

There will be a spaghetti supper at the Traphill Fire Department on Saturday at 5:30 p.m. This will be followed with a silent auction and a cake walk....

February 14th, 2018 |  


Time to throw a little cold water

Time to throw a little cold water

Four young native sons of the hometown came back just long enough to help bury their dead. During two funerals I couldn’t help but look on and w...

February 14th, 2018 |  


Revelations reveal vast opportunities

Revelations reveal vast opportunities

I made a startling discovery this morning.The last year was all about discovering I could not just have a life but a good life without family.I don...

February 7th, 2018 |  


BUSINESS


11:36 am |    
Stevensons receive awards

Prism hosts local food drive for Foothills Pantry

For the week of Nov. 13 to 17, Prism is hosting a food drive at their corporate offices in downtown Elkin. Prism will be accepting donations from the ...

November 14th, 2017 |  


Yadkin Valley Winter Wine Passport program adds breweries

For the eighth straight winter, wine passports allow folks to sample their way through the Yadkin Valley at Surry County wineries. And for the first t...

November 12th, 2017 |  


Edward Jones reaches $1 trillion in assets under care

Financial advisor Barry Revis announced that Edward Jones has reached $1 trillion in assets under care (AUC). The milestone cements Edward Jones’...

November 12th, 2017 |  


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 |  


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