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 |  


Extraordinary nurse recognized at Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital

A nurse at Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital is being honored with The DAISY Award For Extraordinary Nurses. The award is part of the DAISY Foundation...

October 9th, 2017 |  


Haunted school yard comes to downtown

The Yadkin Valley Community School will be hosting a Haunted School Yard on Halloween night from 6 to 9 p.m. The event is open to the public, and ther...

October 8th, 2017 |  


Jessica Bortner-Harris competes in Retired Racehorse Project competition

Jessica Bortner-Harris competes in Retired Racehorse Project competition

THURMOND — Whoop Whoop De Do, a retired racehorse residing here, could conceivably surpass his entire career winnings many times over in one wee...

October 5th, 2017 |  


Northwest Fire & Rescue College registration due by Oct. 20

WILKESBORO — Registration is now open for the 34th annual Northwest Fire & Rescue College scheduled to take place on Nov. 3-5 on the campus ...

October 3rd, 2017 |  


Wilkes Fair this week

NORTH WILKESBORO — The Wilkes County Agricultural Fair will run through Saturday.The Rotary Club of North Wilkesboro will sponsor the event, whi...

October 3rd, 2017 |  


Wilkes Community Foundation awards $5,910 in local grants

The board of advisors of the Wilkes Community Foundation announces $5,910 in local grant awards from its community grantmaking fund and the Kyle Hayes...

September 30th, 2017 |  


Calling all young writers

Calling all young writers

Kids Count Pediatrics is hosting its third annual Writing Contest for children in elementary, middle and high school. Contestants may enter a piece of...

September 29th, 2017 |  


Destination for generations

Destination for generations

DOBSON — In many communities, the traditional country store lives only in memories filled with sticks of peppermint candy or licorice, a 5-cent ...

September 28th, 2017 |