Fire leaves family of seven without home

Fire leaves family of seven without home

DOBSON — A family of seven was displaced Friday night after fire gutted their home on U.S. 601 between Mount Herman Church Road and the Yadkin R...

January 16th, 2018 |  


Mercy and Truth Ministries reaches goals due to local generosity

Mercy and Truth Ministries reaches goals due to local generosity

New local non-profit, Mercy and Truth Ministries, was able to meet giving goals thanks to community generosity.“As 2017 came to a close, MTM was...

January 16th, 2018 |  


Surry has ‘worst’ death year ever

Surry has ‘worst’ death year ever

The year 2017 was not a good one regarding death statistics in Surry County, which suffered a record number of fatalities from causes including drug o...

January 16th, 2018 |  


VIDEO: Local quilters keep tradition, hope alive

VIDEO: Local quilters keep tradition, hope alive

Throughout the year members of the Foothills Quilters busy their hands and hearts in order to hold safe the traditions contained in their craft as wel...

January 15th, 2018 |  


VIDEO: New regional director enjoying journey through library

VIDEO: New regional director enjoying journey through library

The Northwest Regional Library system has seemed like home to newest director Joan Sherif after nearly three decades of service through many changes.&...

January 15th, 2018 |  


Peanut butter, jelly donations sought

Peanut butter, jelly donations sought

Eating a peanut butter and jelly sandwich is part of the fun of being a kid (and an adult, too), but some youngsters are denied that simple treat due ...

January 11th, 2018 |  


Natural Wellness Fair coming to Elkin Jan. 20

Natural Wellness Fair coming to Elkin Jan. 20

ELKIN — Those looking to begin the new year with a focus on health and wellness will have the opportunity to learn more about a variety of natur...

January 10th, 2018 |  


Ronda work session clarifies concerns for clerk

Ronda work session clarifies concerns for clerk

RONDA — The warmth of the Ronda Town Hall was only needed a short while as commissioners gathered for a work session that clarified several conc...

January 10th, 2018 |  


VIDEO: Elkin Masonic Lodge 454 holds open installation continuing history of philanthropy older than North Carolina

VIDEO: Elkin Masonic Lodge 454 holds open installation continuing history of philanthropy older than North Carolina

December ended with several openings hearkening to a long history in Elkin. One of them was the open installation of Elkin Masonic Lodge #454.“T...

January 10th, 2018 |  


MLK program to focus on Surry County

MLK program to focus on Surry County

A program to be presented at Mount Airy Museum of Regional History on Jan. 13 in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day will focus on Surry County and ho...

January 9th, 2018 |