Surry Community College hosting N.C. State Fair wine competition judging

DOBSON — Surry Community College is hosting the North Carolina Commercial and Amateur Wine Competition judging Aug. 18-20 at the Shelton-Badgett...

August 17th, 2017 |  


Wilkes Community Foundation announces new fund

Wilkes Community Foundation announces new fund

WILKESBORO — The Wilkes Community Foundation announces the establishment of the Flettie Alifair Church Literacy Fund, according to Graham Wyche,...

August 16th, 2017 |  


Burton receives state award

Burton receives state award

DOBSON — Debbie Burton, Surry Community College’s Computer Information Systems (CIS) director and system administrator, recently received ...

August 15th, 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 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 |  


10 area youth attend art camp

10 area youth attend art camp

DOBSON — What do Pablo Picasso, Vincent van Gogh, Salvador Dali, and 10 area youth have in common?After a week spent at Surry Community College&...

July 29th, 2017 |  


Class of ‘49 reunites

Class of ‘49 reunites

The Mountain Park Class of 1949 celebrated its 68th class reunion July 8. The event was hosted by Mark and Kim Payne at their home in Dobson. There we...

July 27th, 2017 |