NEWS


Grace Clinic receives gift from WoodmenLife

Grace Clinic receives gift from WoodmenLife

In keeping with their values, WoodmenLife, an insurance company, presented Grace Clinic with a gift of $500.Stating values that include maintaining re...

May 15th, 2018 |  


Centurylink has widespread internet outage

Several thousand customers of Centurylink internet have been without service since Sunday.According to a Centurylink customer service representative w...

May 14th, 2018 |  


SCC Technology Club members learn valuable lessons during second spring PC repair day

SCC Technology Club members learn valuable lessons during second spring PC repair day

DOBSON — Surry Community College’s Technology Club hosted a second PC Repair Day in April when club members worked on computers and device...

May 13th, 2018 |  


Elkin resident achieves mastery level at FSU

FAYETTEVILLE — The Collegiate Learning Assessment (CLA+) is a national assessment of critical thinking and written communication, two skills tha...

May 12th, 2018 |  


WCC holds 21st annual student awards reception

WILKESBORO — Wilkes Community College held its 21st annual Student Awards Reception on April 11. The program was hosted in the John A. Walker Co...

May 12th, 2018 |  


Smith stepping down from Dobson post

Smith stepping down from Dobson post

DOBSON — Town Manager Josh Smith is leaving Dobson to accept an assistant city manager’s job in Concord.Smith announced his coming departu...

May 11th, 2018 updated: May 11th, 2018. |  


SPORTS


5:46 pm |    
Wood signs with Surry
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NC Punishers win gold
Starmount holds tennis fundraiser

Starmount holds tennis fundraiser

BOONVILLE — Starmount High School hosted a community doubles tennis tournament on May 5 in Boonville. The tournament was sponsored by men’...

May 16th, 2018 |  


Mathis signs with Catawba

Mathis signs with Catawba

East Wilkes football player, Orion Mathis, signs his Letter of Intent to play football at Catawba College starting this fall. Orion was joined at the ...

May 16th, 2018 |  


Lloyd named High School Academic All-American

The National High School Coaches Association (NHSCA) announced the 2018 High School Academic All-Americans for the 2017-2018 school year. This marks t...

May 15th, 2018 |  


East Wilkes advances to third round

East Wilkes advances to third round

RONDA — In a game that only lasted 85 minutes, the East Wilkes Cardinals baseball team put on one of its best performances of the season. The Ca...

May 15th, 2018 |  


Lady Elks soccer wins first round, falls in second

Lady Elks soccer wins first round, falls in second

The Elkin Lady Elks took a dramatic 5-3 win over Hayesville on Wednesday afternoon in the opening round of the North Carolina High School Athletic Ass...

May 15th, 2018 |  


Starmount soccer advances to third round

BOONVILLE — On Saturday afternoon, the Starmount Lady Rams hosted Highlands High School in the second round of the North Carolina High School At...

May 15th, 2018 |  


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LIFE


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Class of ‘68 reunites
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Birth announcement
Wilkes CC brings home 34 gold medals from Statewide SkillsUSA Competition

Wilkes CC brings home 34 gold medals from Statewide SkillsUSA Competition

WILKESBORO — Wilkes Community College students led the state in overall medal counts at the 53rd annual SkillsUSA North Carolina Leadership and ...

May 11th, 2018 |  


Poe Center offering bullying education for parents, adults

The Poe Center for Health Education is coming to Elkin May 17 to offer a bullying prevention education program for adults and parents in the community...

May 11th, 2018 |  


Stills and Grills coming to Wilkes County

NORTH WILKESBORO — The Downtown North Wilkesboro Partnership is presenting a new event this summer — Stills and Grills Fest. This one-day ...

May 11th, 2018 |  


Skull Camp Smokehouse in Elkin joins Surry Sonker Trail

The Surry Sonker Trail, a confectionary trail showcasing a unique dessert passed down through generations in Surry County, has added Skull Camp Smokeh...

May 9th, 2018 |  


Henry Cho coming to the Willingham Theater June 2

Henry Cho coming to the Willingham Theater June 2

YADKINVILLE — Knoxville, Tennessee native and self-proclaimed “Asian with a Southern accent,” Henry Cho has been performing stand-up...

May 9th, 2018 |  


OPINION


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Stone Mountain News

Stone Mountain News

Derick Barker will be preaching at Garden Creek Baptist Church at 9 a.m. on Sunday. Campers in the park are invited to come as they are.The Friends of...

May 9th, 2018 |  


Love’s beauty exhibited in Heart of Yadkin Valley

Love’s beauty exhibited in Heart of Yadkin Valley

It was a beautiful night.After a winter that longed to linger and the spring that was unsettling to say the least, it was nice to be outside Saturday....

May 9th, 2018 |  


Better not mess with momma

Better not mess with momma

The phone call came from down in the Big City. Come and get your puppy, we were told. The litter had been weaned.So not unlike an expectant father, I ...

May 9th, 2018 |  


End promotes walk of faith

End promotes walk of faith

The end has come.Instead of celebrating 15 years of marriage this summer, I will be starting a new life alone.Well, not really alone.Even those who di...

May 2nd, 2018 |  


Stone Mountain News

Garden Creek Baptist Church will begin having services for the summer season every Sunday on May 6 with Adam Collins bringing the message that day. Se...

May 2nd, 2018 |  


It just ain’t happenin’, John-Boy

It just ain’t happenin’, John-Boy

Good night, John-Boy. That old TV catchphrase from the 1970s show “The Waltons” offered an antidote to all of the aggravations and distrac...

May 2nd, 2018 |  


BUSINESS


Our Story Video Creations offers local tape-to-video transfers

For those who are Millennials and Generation X’ers, there is a good chance a portion of their lives were caught on a device older than what is n...

April 13th, 2018 |  


Roberts represents pest management in D.C.

Roberts represents pest management in D.C.

Marty L. Roberts, right, vice president and general manager of operations for the local Rid-A-Bug team, attends the annual Legislative Event sponsored...

April 6th, 2018 |  


Hampton Inn wins prestigious award second consecutive year

Hampton Inn wins prestigious award second consecutive year

From housekeeping and maintenance to the front desk clerks and management, the Hampton Inn at Jonesville staff recently received the company’s p...

April 2nd, 2018 |  


State Farm adds employees to local team

State Farm adds employees to local team

Recently, two Elkin natives have become part of the Steve Owings Agency for State Farm on North Bridge Street in Elkin. Tim Russell and Cory Combs are...

March 31st, 2018 |  


Surrey Bancorp announces first quarter cash dividend, reports 2017 earnings

MOUNT AIRY — The Board of Directors of Surrey Bancorp (Pink Sheets: SRYB) has declared a quarterly cash dividend of 9.5 cents ($0.095) per share...

March 17th, 2018 |  


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