NEWS


NCDOT’s recommended street changes in downtown Elkin will take place in 2018; town officials approve plans in 4-1 vote

Plans for street changes through downtown Elkin will move forward as recommended by the North Carolina Department of Transportation after town officia...

September 24th, 2017 |  


Scavenger hunt assists math lesson

Scavenger hunt assists math lesson

Copeland Elementary School second-grade ​​students review place value and the value of numbers by participating in a number scavenger hunt...

September 24th, 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 ...

September 22nd, 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 ...

September 22nd, 2017 |  


The Flying Classroom rescheduled for Oct. 6

When Hurricane Irma decided to wreak havoc on Florida, it affected a local program as well, causing the postponement of The Flying Classroom program w...

September 22nd, 2017 |  


SPORTS


Fall 2017 scores

Football:Elkin:Elkin 31 - Surry Central 14North Surry 35 - Elkin 14Mount Airy 51 - Elkin 14Elkin 21 - South Stokes 13Starmount 38 - Elkin 22East Wilke...

September 25th, 2017 |  


Friendship Motor Speedway results

With the 2017 season winding down at Friendship Motor Speedway, each race is more important than the last. Full results from Sept. 9 and Sept. 16 are ...

September 24th, 2017 |  


Elkin and East Wilkes tennis results

Elkin and East Wilkes tennis results

Elkin and East Wilkes tennis teams continued their 2017 success with more wins added to their conference records. Elkin took a 9-0 win over Wilkes Cen...

September 24th, 2017 |  


Starmount and Elkin battle in Boonville

Starmount and Elkin battle in Boonville

BOONVILLE — In a rivalry that dates back to 1967, there is always a bit of drama when the Elkin Buckin’ Elks and the Starmount Rams meet o...

September 24th, 2017 |  


Fall 2017 scores

Football:Elkin:Elkin 31 - Surry Central 14North Surry 35 - Elkin 14Mount Airy 51 - Elkin 14Elkin 21 - South Stokes 13East Wilkes:East Wilkes 36 - East...

September 22nd, 2017 |  


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LIFE


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Reece studies in China
Newest SAR member inducted

Newest SAR member inducted

On Sept. 9, the Yadkin Valley Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution met for its quarterly business meeting at the Cedarbrook Country Club in ...

September 18th, 2017 |  


Walker joins The Citadel Class of 2021

CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Citadel has welcomed the Class of 2021. The incoming class of more than 800 new cadets, students represents 42 states and...

September 14th, 2017 |  


Raffle, bake sale set for Thursday

Raffle, bake sale set for Thursday

PruittHealth is holding a raffle and bake sale Thursday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. with proceeds benefiting the activities fund and Camp Cocoon. Raffle ti...

September 12th, 2017 |  


Birth announcement

Birth announcement

Cullen Bodhi HarrisonMorgan Harrison and Kitsey Burns Harrison of Boonville announce the birth of their son, Cullen Bodhi Harrison. He was born on Aug...

September 11th, 2017 |  


Wilkes Fair to be held Oct. 3-7

NORTH WILKESBORO — The Wilkes County Agricultural Fair will begin on Oct. 3 and will run through Oct. 7.The Rotary Club of North Wilkesboro will...

September 11th, 2017 |  


OPINION


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Stone Mountain News

A church split, a fall from grace

A church split, a fall from grace

What a youthful face, I thought. A neighboring newspaper, in Statesville, must have found a teenager to write columns.Actually, he was a college stude...

September 18th, 2017 |  


Minds expand in Elkin, elsewhere

Minds expand in Elkin, elsewhere

I recently received a compliment that has been topped only by being asked to be a godmother: “I really enjoy reading your editorials. They reall...

September 15th, 2017 |  


Stone Mountain News

Wayne Overcash will be preaching at Garden Creek Baptist Church Sunday at 9 a.m.Welcome Home Missionary Baptist Church will switch their regular Wedne...

September 13th, 2017 |  


Now, just who discovered North Carolina?

Now, just who discovered North Carolina?

MORGANTON — Sir Walter Raleigh, our state capital’s namesake, started North Carolina by sending the first European settlers to Roanoke Isl...

September 11th, 2017 |  


Suicide prevention passion of survivors

Suicide prevention passion of survivors

Sunday is World Suicide Prevention Day.How sad is it that we need such a thing?In the 1980s and ’90s people were very concerned with the rate of...

September 8th, 2017 |  


Stone Mountain News

Derick Barker will be preaching at Garden Creek Baptist Church Sunday at 9 a.m.Welcome Home Missionary Baptist Church will switch its regular Wednesda...

September 6th, 2017 |  


BUSINESS


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 |  


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 |  


Surrey Bancorp reports second quarter net income of $962,480

MOUNT AIRY — Surrey Bancorp (the “Company”), (Pink Sheets: SRYB), the holding company for Surrey Bank & Trust, recently reported...

July 30th, 2017 |  


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 |