NEWS


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Train cars derail
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Farm field trip for Dobson
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Caps aid hurricane victims
Group to keep Christmas spirit alive

Group to keep Christmas spirit alive

DOBSON — Graham Atkinson has retired as Surry County sheriff, but that doesn’t mean that the programs he started have ended.Just as new Sh...

October 15th, 2017 |  


A witchy evening

A witchy evening

Debra Garing and her shark, Bernie, attend the pet parade portion of Friday’s Witches Ball held by the Foothills Arts Council.Dan Butner, execut...

October 15th, 2017 |  


Annual wine symposium at Surry on Nov. 8 features industry experts

The sixth annual Southeastern United Grape and Wine Symposium hosted by Surry Community College on Nov. 8 at the Shelton-Badgett North Carolina Center...

October 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 ...

October 13th, 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 ...

October 13th, 2017 |  


Dance, photography highlight clean water

Dance, photography highlight clean water

The Yadkin River has been a source of life for the people in its valley for hundreds of years, and celebrating that life force comes in many forms. Wh...

October 13th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


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Central falls to Forbush

Fall 2017 scores

Football:Elkin:Elkin 31 - Surry Central 14North Surry 35 - Elkin 14Mount Airy 51 - Elkin 14Elkin 21 - South Stokes 13Starmount 38 - Elkin 22Ashe 49 - ...

October 15th, 2017 |  


With fall fire season approaching, N.C. Forest Service offers tips to prevent wildfires

RALEIGH — As fall wildfire season approaches, the N.C. Forest Service encourages North Carolinians to heed the call of National Fire Prevention ...

October 12th, 2017 |  


Friendship Speedway results

With the season coming to a close at Friendship Motor Speedway, drivers are gearing up for Championship Night, which will take place on Saturday. Pits...

October 12th, 2017 |  


Fall 2017 scores

Football:Elkin:Elkin 31 - Surry Central 14North Surry 35 - Elkin 14Mount Airy 51 - Elkin 14Elkin 21 - South Stokes 13Starmount 38 - Elkin 22Ashe 49 - ...

October 12th, 2017 |  


MVAC golf All Conference and Honorable Mention

The Mountain Valley Athletic Conference has released All Conference and Honorable Mention for the 2017 women’s golf season.East Wilkes had an ou...

October 12th, 2017 |  


MULTIMEDIA - PHOTO STORE



LIFE


Surry CC honoring veterans with luncheon on Nov. 2

Surry CC honoring veterans with luncheon on Nov. 2

DOBSON — In honor of Veterans Day, Surry Community College will host its annual Veterans Luncheon on Nov. 2 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Grand ...

October 15th, 2017 |  


Slate Mountain Ramblers playing at Surry CC on Oct. 18

Slate Mountain Ramblers playing at Surry CC on Oct. 18

DOBSON — The old-time family band Slate Mountain Ramblers will play two sets at Surry Community College on Wednesday in Room A-121 on Surry̵...

October 15th, 2017 |  


Dance, photography highlight clean water

Dance, photography highlight clean water

The Yadkin River has been a source of life for the people in its valley for hundreds of years, and celebrating that life force comes in many forms. Wh...

October 13th, 2017 |  


MerleFest 2018 volunteer applications accepted beginning Oct. 1

WILKESBORO — On Oct. 1, MerleFest, presented by Window World, will begin accepting online applications for its popular volunteer program. MerleF...

October 12th, 2017 |  


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 October. No advanced ...

October 11th, 2017 |  


SCC medical assistants earn 100-percent pass rate on licensure exam

DOBSON — The most recent cohort of Medical Assisting program graduates at Surry Community College recently received results from their national ...

October 10th, 2017 |  


OPINION


Letter to the editor

To the editor,“If it ain’t broke …”What is so broken about Elkin’s traffic situation that regressing from lights to 4-wa...

October 6th, 2017 |  


Elkins residents presented with opportunity for Primal Scream Therapy

Elkins residents presented with opportunity for Primal Scream Therapy

On Saturday, downtown Elkin will host an event that is not only unusual for the town, but, for many, unexpected and maybe even unwanted.Even some of u...

October 6th, 2017 |  


Stone Mountain News

Derick Barker will be preaching at Garden Creek Baptist Church Sunday at 9 a.m.Old Roaring River Baptist Church, located at 13932 Longbottom Road, Tra...

October 4th, 2017 |  


At least we’re not Bigfoot Marion

At least we’re not Bigfoot Marion

The next time you begin to think that we go a little overboard here in the hometown. That we tend to get a little silly over giant pumpkins that they ...

October 2nd, 2017 |  


Stone Mountain News

There will be a benefit hot dog, BBQ and Bingo for Joe Murzin on Saturday at North Wilkes Middle School from 3 to 8 p.m. Joe has been out of work for ...

September 29th, 2017 |  


Letter to the editor

To the editor,Thank you John Boy’sWhether it is a benefit for one of their employees or other members of the community to help with medical bill...

September 29th, 2017 |  


BUSINESS


Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital’s Powe named to 100 ‘CIOs to Know’ list

Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital Chief Information Officer Lee Powe has been named one of the top 100 Community Hospital Chief Information Officers to k...

August 20th, 2017 |  


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 |