NEWS


Free SBC seminars announced for August

DOBSON — Surry Community College’s Small Business Center will be holding free seminars and workshops in August at various locations in Sur...

August 14th, 2017 |  


Church Calendar

Submission guidelines for calendar events: One-time events may be submitted for placement in the calendar at least two weeks prior to the date of the ...

August 14th, 2017 |  


Community Calendar

Submission guidelines for calendar events: One-time events may be submitted for placement in the calendar at least two weeks prior to the date of the ...

August 14th, 2017 |  


Surry Small Business Center offering new online series

DOBSON — The Small Business Center (SBC) at Surry Community College is now offering a new online, on demand series for entrepreneurs and aspirin...

August 12th, 2017 |  


‘Dine Out’ to kick off fund drive

‘Dine Out’ to kick off fund drive

The Yadkin Valley United Fund will kick off their 2018 campaign Wednesday with the start of the “Dine Out” at 19 local restaurants who wil...

August 12th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


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Opening week soccer results
Lady Elks fall to Mount Airy in opening match

Lady Elks fall to Mount Airy in opening match

MOUNT AIRY — The Lady Elks volleyball team travelled to Mount Airy on Monday night to start off the 2017 season. Mount Airy’s imposing fro...

August 15th, 2017 |  


Last week Friendship Motor Speedway took the weekend off to prepare for the rest of the 2017 season. On August 19, the Carolina Clash Super Late Model...

August 15th, 2017 |  


Local sports briefs

Kids Triathlon slated for Aug. 19SPARTA — The fifth annual Kids Triathlon will be held Aug. 19, beginning at the Duncan Recreation Center pool, ...

August 15th, 2017 |  


Study says prep athletes still need more protection

NEW YORK (AP) — A high school sports study conducted by the Korey Stringer Institute shows that many individual states are not fully implementin...

August 13th, 2017 |  


Cedarbrook Junior Club Championship 2017 Results

Cedarbrook Junior Club Championship 2017 Results

The 2017 Junior Club Championship was played Aug. 8 and 9 at Cedarbrook Country Club. The weather conditions for the tournament were pleasant both day...

August 13th, 2017 |  


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LIFE


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Burton receives state award

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 August. No pre-regist...

August 10th, 2017 |  


Highway Patrol graduation held

CARY — The North Carolina Highway Patrol held its 141st Basic Patrol School graduation Aug. 4, ending 29 weeks of extensive academic and physica...

August 9th, 2017 |  


Julia Barber celebrates 95 years

Julia Barber celebrates 95 years

Five generations celebrate the 95th birthday of Julia Barber at Union Cross Ruritan Building on July 1. Many family members and friends enjoyed the lu...

August 2nd, 2017 |  


Critical blood shortage creates emergency need for donations

On Monday, Prism will partner with the American Red Cross to host a blood drive. The announcement comes in the midst of a national blood shortage and ...

July 30th, 2017 |  


Locals place at Alleghany Fiddlers Convention

SPARTA — The 23rd annual Alleghany Fiddlers Convention on July 21-22 in Sparta had 29 bands and 196 individual contestants in senior and junior ...

July 30th, 2017 |  


OPINION


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Stone Mountain News

The mark of the beast

The mark of the beast

He also forced everyone, small and great, rich and poor, free and slave, to receive a mark on his right hand or on his forehead. - Revelation 13:16Thu...

August 7th, 2017 |  


Communicating can is everyone’s stress

Communicating can is everyone’s stress

Communication makes everyone’s lives easier. That was the message at a media summit held in Boone at Appalachian State University on Tuesday. At...

August 4th, 2017 |  


Finding treasures along U.S. 21

Finding treasures along U.S. 21

Congestion on the roads this weekend meant big business for people holding yard sales and vendor sales in coordination with the annual Historic U.S. 2...

August 2nd, 2017 |  


Hometown going to the dogs

Hometown going to the dogs

The Better Half complains that she can’t pry me out of the hometown with a crowbar. But every once in a while I do like to take a trip to one of...

July 31st, 2017 |  


Turn signals keep potential weapons safer

Turn signals keep potential weapons safer

When driving down the street, most people don’t think about the fact that they are in control of a several-tons weapon. Much like a knife need n...

July 28th, 2017 |  


Stone Mountain News

The Summer Reading Program at Traphill Branch Library will be finishing up this week with Zootastic LIVE animals on Thursday at 11 a.m. There will be ...

July 26th, 2017 |  


BUSINESS


Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital named 2017 Most Wired

For the third consecutive year, Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital has earned Most Wired status as one of the nation’s health leaders in information...

July 21st, 2017 |  


Elk Outdoors open for business

Elk Outdoors open for business

Years of family fun have turned into a business for Matthew Kennedy, owner of Elk Outdoors, which recently opened in Elkin.Located at 198 Brookfall Da...

July 19th, 2017 |  


WorkForce Unlimited named first for Best Places to Work

MOUNT AIRY — WorkForce Unlimited, a locally owned full-service employment firm, won first Place Best Places to Work in the 50-149 Employee Categ...

July 18th, 2017 |  


North Wilkesboro, Wake Forest Baptist announce completion of agreement to lease Wilkes Regional Medical Center

NORTH WILKESBORO — Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center welcomed Wilkes Medical Center into its family of hospitals Saturday, as the Board of Comm...

July 3rd, 2017 |  


Retired trooper, Dan Kiger, teaches driver’s education to save teen’s lives

Retired trooper, Dan Kiger, teaches driver’s education to save teen’s lives

After decades spent having to inform parents of the deaths of their children to car crashes, State Road resident Dan Kiger has dedicated himself to te...

June 9th, 2017 |