Surry litter sweep slated

DOBSON — A Litter Sweep, conducted by Surry County with assistance from the N.C. Department of Transportation, will run this spring from April 1...

March 29th, 2017 |  


Stone Mountain News

The ladies at Little Stone Mountain Baptist Church will be serving a Fisherman’s Breakfast on Saturday, beginning at 7 a.m. They will have sausa...

March 29th, 2017 updated: March 29th, 2017. |  


Swift serving as president of state organization

Swift serving as president of state organization

Joshua Swift, left, a native of Elkin and recently elected president of the North Carolina Public Health Association, meets with Governor Roy Cooper d...

March 28th, 2017 |  


2017 Governor’s School selections announced

RALEIGH — This summer, 670 of North Carolina’s most academically gifted and creative rising high school juniors and seniors will explore c...

March 28th, 2017 |  


Lt. David Wagoner to retire from Elkin Fire Department

Lt. David Wagoner to retire from Elkin Fire Department

After 30 years of dedicated service to the citizens of Elkin, Lt. David Wagoner will retire on March 30. Wagoner began his career with the town of Elk...

March 27th, 2017 |  


Board members sworn in

Board members sworn in

Elkin Planning Board members, from left, Will Gwyn, Robin Smith and Tim Gentry are sworn in by town clerk, Cathy Tilley. .neFileBlock { margin-bottom...

March 22nd, 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 April. No advanced re...

March 22nd, 2017 |  


Stone Mountain News

The ladies at Little Stone Mountain Baptist Church will be serving a Fisherman’s Breakfast on April 1, beginning at 7 a.m. They will have sausag...

March 22nd, 2017 updated: March 22nd, 2017. |  


SCC instructors win ‘EMS Today’ Competition

SCC instructors win ‘EMS Today’ Competition

DOBSON — Four emergency medical professionals affiliated with Surry Community College’s Emergency Medical Services programs recently compe...

March 21st, 2017 |  


Surry Central wins, Elkin runner up at Quiz Bowl

Surry Central wins, Elkin runner up at Quiz Bowl

The annual Northwestern Regional Library Quiz Bowl was held March 18th at 9 a.m. at the Andy Griffith Playhouse in Mount Airy.Out of the 10 competing ...

March 20th, 2017 |  


Lend a foster child your voice; Guardian ad Litem Training in April

YADKINVILLE — Yadkin County needs Guardian ad Litem volunteers to monitor the care and future of local abused and neglected children now involve...

March 20th, 2017 |  


Stone Mountain News

The Traphill Fire Department will have Bingo and a spaghetti supper on Saturday, beginning at 6 p.m. Go out and support our great fire department.Crab...

March 15th, 2017 updated: March 15th, 2017. |  


Annual Quiz Bowl competition to be March 18

MOUNT AIRY — The annual Northwestern Regional Library Quiz Bowl will be held March 18 at 9 a.m. at the Andy Griffith Playhouse in Mount Airy.Qui...

March 9th, 2017 |  


South Carolina Broadcasters coming to Surry CC

South Carolina Broadcasters coming to Surry CC

DOBSON — Surry Community College invites students, staff and community members to enjoy a free musical performance by the South Carolina Broadca...

March 9th, 2017 |  


Raffle tickets on sale for hospice fundraiser

MOUNT AIRY — Mountain Valley Hospice & Palliative Care is now selling raffle tickets for its fifth annual “Days of Giving” fundr...

March 8th, 2017 |  


Stone Mountain News

Billings Hill Baptist Church will have Community Youth Rally on Saturday at 6 p.m. Brother Luke Connor will be bringing the message. The Nunn Sisters ...

March 8th, 2017 updated: March 8th, 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 March. No pre-registr...

March 7th, 2017 |  


Circle K to donate proceeds of purchased gas to Elkin High School March 7

Circle K has partnered with Elkin High school for a Fuel Up Night on March 7 from 4 to 8 p.m. For every gallon of gas purchased during this time, Circ...

March 2nd, 2017 |  


Stone Mountain News

The BROC Austin meal site will have a hot dog supper on Friday at 6 p.m. Elvis will provide entertainment. The cost will be $10 per person for the mea...

March 1st, 2017 updated: March 1st, 2017. |  


United fund banquet announced

United fund banquet announced

The Yadkin Valley United Fund annual appreciation event has been set for April 8 at Cedarbrook Country Club, announced David Steelman, executive direc...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


Stone Mountain News

The third annual North Wilkes Baseball fundraiser, BBQ plates, will be on Saturday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The pick-up location is at the North Wilkes ...

February 22nd, 2017 updated: February 22nd, 2017. |  


Wilkes art classes slated

The Wilkes Art Gallery has announced a new line-up of classes scheduled for this spring.Three pottery classes are planned, including Ceramic Hand Buil...

February 19th, 2017 |  


Bledsoe awarded state honor

Bledsoe awarded state honor

PINEHURST — Dr. Randy Bledsoe, retired superintendent of Elkin City Schools, was recently named as the 2017 Dr. Frances Jones Trailblazer Award ...

February 19th, 2017 |  


WCC invites public to Region 7 SkillsUSA Conference and Career Showcase

WILKESBORO — Wilkes Community College will host the high school Region 7 SkillsUSA Conference and Career Showcase on Feb. 27. The public is enco...

February 18th, 2017 |  


Stone Mountain News

The Traphill Fire Department will sponsor a pancake supper on Saturday at 6 p.m. with all proceeds going to F.D. Holloway, who lost his home to a fire...

February 15th, 2017 updated: February 15th, 2017. |  


Wilkes planning new farmers market season

NORTH WILKESBORO — Wilkes County Farmers’ Market is accepting farmer/ vendor applications for the 2017 market season. The WCFM operates tw...

February 13th, 2017 |  


Photo exhibit at Boonville Library

BOONVILLE — The 2016 “Show Us Your Best” Northwestern Regional Library Traveling Photography Exhibit will be on display at the Boonv...

February 12th, 2017 |  


Library consortium focuses on kids

A first-of-its-kind statewide eBook consortium specifically for children has launched in the Tar Heel State. The North Carolina Public Library Directo...

February 11th, 2017 |  


Stone Mountain News

The Traphill Fire Department will sponsor a Pancake Supper on Feb. 18 at 6 p.m. with all proceeds going to F.D. Holloway, who lost his home to a fire ...

February 8th, 2017 |  


The holiday surprise nobody wants

Monica had not visited her parents in eight months. The 13-hour drive from Boston to Wilkesboro passed quickly because she was so happy to be going &#...

February 5th, 2017 |  


Stone Mountain News

Bobby Trott will be preaching at Garden Creek Baptist Church, on Sunday at 9 a.m., weather permitting. If the Stone Mountain State Park should be clos...

February 1st, 2017 |  


Clingman Medical scholarship announced

RONDA — The Clingman Medical Center Board members have announced the sixth annual scholarship opportunity for a local student/applicant showing ...

January 31st, 2017 |  


Surry EMT course offered at Yadkin Center for spring semester

DOBSON — Surry Community College is offering an Emergency Medical Technician – Basic (EMT-B) course Feb. 6 through July 5 at The Yadkin Ce...

January 29th, 2017 |  


Stone Mountain News

Little Stone Mountain Baptist Church will be having a singing on Jan. 29 at 11 a.m., followed by a meal in the fellowship hall. Pastor Sammy Taylor in...

January 25th, 2017 |  


Polar plunge to help Special Olympics

Polar plunge to help Special Olympics

Though it’s still winter, Home Place Recreational Park will be preparing its pool quite early this year as area people prepare to jump in with b...

January 25th, 2017 |  


Twenty graduate from Basic Law Enforcement

Twenty graduate from Basic Law Enforcement

DOBSON — Twenty students graduated from Surry Community College’s Basic Law Enforcement Training (BLET) Program recently and passed the St...

January 22nd, 2017 |  


WCC offers poultry workshop for middle and high school youth

WILKESBORO — Wilkes Community College will offer a youth poultry workshop on Feb. 20, from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. The workshop is being offered ...

January 19th, 2017 |  


Stone Mountain News

New books available to check out at Traphill Branch Library include “Quilting For Busy Boomers” edited by Jeanne Stauffer and Sandra L Hat...

January 18th, 2017 |  


Choir marks decade with CD release

Choir marks decade with CD release

Ten years ago, the Mountain Valley Voices began.Made up of a small group of coworkers at Mountain Valley Hospice and Palliative Care, the group came t...

January 18th, 2017 |  


Grants available for nonprofit organizations serving the Elkin area

Nonprofit organizations serving the Tri-Counties area are eligible for funding from the Elkin Funds of The Winston-Salem Foundation. Now in its 31st y...

January 17th, 2017 |  


The Walker Center presents the family show ‘Dinosaur Diary featuring Rexie the T-Rex’

WILKESBORO — The Walker Center, on the campus of Wilkes Community College, will present the family show “Dinosaur Diary featuring Rexie th...

January 17th, 2017 |  


SCC’s Rotaract Club collects canned goods for Salvation Army

SCC’s Rotaract Club collects canned goods for Salvation Army

DOBSON — One of the main focuses of the Surry Community College Rotaract Club is serving others. As a result, the club held a holiday canned foo...

January 17th, 2017 |  


CDC: widespread flu in North Carolina

CDC: widespread flu in North Carolina

Flu-related deaths are rising in North Carolina, according to a statement issued by the state Department of Health and Human Services earlier this wee...

January 14th, 2017 |  


Stone Mountain News

You can have soup and play Bingo at the Traphill Fire Department on Saturday, beginning about 6 p.m.New books available to check out at Traphill Branc...

January 11th, 2017 |  


Girl Scouts celebrates 100th anniversary of the first known sale of cookie

COLFAX — Girl Scouts Carolinas Peaks to Piedmont (GSCP2P) announced the movement-wide celebration of the 100th season of Girl Scouts selling coo...

January 7th, 2017 |  


Free parenting classes slated at Kids Count

Kids Count Pediatrics announced it will be hosting two free sessions of Triple P (Positive Parenting Program) parenting classes to be offered at its c...

January 6th, 2017 |  


Stone Mountain News

New books available to check out at Traphill Branch Library include “Little Penguins” by Cynthia Rylant, “Sneezy the Snowman” ...

January 4th, 2017 |  


Knops selected for state committee

Knops selected for state committee

The Elkin Fire Department has announced that one of its volunteers, Capt. Theresa Knops, has been selected by the North Carolina Office of State Fire ...

December 27th, 2016 |  


A Christmas story

A Christmas story

Lane Wood and Carly Lamm of Knobbs Baptist Church portray Joseph and Mary during the church’s Christmas play, “The Most Miraculous Birth.&...

December 25th, 2016 |  


Annual fall art show at Surry a success

Annual fall art show at Surry a success

DOBSON — Surry Community College held its annual Fall Student Art Show featuring work from Surry students enrolled in fall classes including 2-D...

December 25th, 2016 |