NEWS


Hospice holding fundraiser

Mountain Valley Hospice & Palliative Care is now selling raffle tickets for its sixth-annual Days of Giving fundraiser. The raffle is designed to ...

April 17th, 2018 |  


Democrats hold county convention

Democrats hold county convention

DOBSON — The Surry County Democratic Party held its Democratic Convention April 7 at the courthouse.Among those attending were two candidates fo...

April 17th, 2018 |  


Beamguard, Walker win overall at Habitat Hammer

Beamguard, Walker win overall at Habitat Hammer

Runners of the Habitat Hammer congratulate one another as awards are announced Saturday, including overall 10K winner, Nathan Beamguard of Hamptonvill...

April 17th, 2018 |  


Cinderella Project provided free prom dresses

Cinderella Project provided free prom dresses

The magic of kindness has been at work to bring beauty to prudent people this prom season with the Cinderella Project.On Saturday, local teens gathere...

April 17th, 2018 updated: April 17th, 2018. |  


Weird weather leads to slow start for Elkin Farmers Market

Weird weather leads to slow start for Elkin Farmers Market

The Elkin Farmers Market opened Saturday with soaps, meats and other vendors who wished the day’s beautiful weather had come sooner for the farm...

April 17th, 2018 |  


Prescribed burn at Stone Mountain this week, possibly

ROARING GAP — Stone Mountain State Park will be looking at the possibility of a 680-acre prescribed burn on Tuesday or Wednesday of this week.Th...

April 16th, 2018 |  


SPORTS


2:41 pm |    
Pardue signs with Mars Hill
Elkin falls to hard-hitting Lady Rams

Elkin falls to hard-hitting Lady Rams

The Elkin Lady Elks hosted their Battle of the Bridge conference opponents, Starmount, last week in Elkin. Starmount put down an impressive performanc...

April 17th, 2018 |  


Elkin tennis takes win over Starmount

Last week, the Elkin men’s tennis team took on Starmount in a Mountain Valley Athletic Conference game. Elkin put down an impressive performance...

April 17th, 2018 |  


East Wilkes spring sports results

RONDA — The East Wilkes Cardinals softball, soccer, baseball and tennis teams played several games last week across the area. Some teams took ho...

April 17th, 2018 |  


Starmount soccer takes win over Elkin

In the second meeting between the Lady Elks and Lady Rams soccer team, it was a hard fought battle between both teams. Elkin was able to score first, ...

April 16th, 2018 |  


ACC Barnstorming Tour takes over East Bend

ACC Barnstorming Tour takes over East Bend

EAST BEND — In a gym that’s usually filled with red, white and blue, Carolina blue and Duke blue were the dominating colors. On Tuesday ni...

April 16th, 2018 |  


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LIFE


12:19 pm |    
Birth announcement

Birth announcement

Aaron James ParkChris and Kendra Park of Elkin announce the birth of a son, Aaron James, on March 28 at 6:51 a.m. at Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital, w...

April 11th, 2018 |  


Prism hosts local school field trip

Prism hosts local school field trip

On March 29, Prism hosted the students of Yadkin Valley Community School for an educational field trip at its downtown Elkin corporate campus.YVCS stu...

April 9th, 2018 |  


Pardue appointed to advisory council

RALEIGH — Local Government Federal Credit Union (LGFCU) announced the addition of Michael Pardue, town manager of the town of Jonesville, to its...

April 7th, 2018 |  


Birth announcement

Birth announcement

Glenn Josef WeishauptNickayla Myers-Garner and Georg Weishaupt of Rohrbach, Germany, announce the birth of their son, Glenn Josef Weishaupt, on March ...

April 4th, 2018 |  


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...

April 3rd, 2018 |  


OPINION


10:29 am |    

Stone Mountain News

Moments reveal inner truths

Moments reveal inner truths

People are very rarely exactly what they seem to be.I recently had a conversation with one of my new friends and I discovered he had a shocking histor...

April 11th, 2018 |  


Academics vs. Sports: What are the benefits?

The role of sports in high school has been a controversial topic for many years. Some say students need to focus more on their academics and forget ab...

April 11th, 2018 |  


Stone Mountain News

Faith Baptist Church on the Traphill Road will have revival this week through Wednesday. Monday through Wednesday service begins at 7:30 p.m. Bud Wish...

April 11th, 2018 |  


One of our finest at the FBI

One of our finest at the FBI

FBI special agent James Barnes got one of those ominous phone calls late on a weekend night. The kind of call that an agent dreads.His partner was cha...

April 11th, 2018 |  


Letter to the editor

To the editor,On March 23, the Wilkes Surry Chapter of the Overmountain Victory Trail Association sponsored tours for students at Elkin High School. T...

April 4th, 2018 |  


Stone Mountain News

Traphill Masonic Lodge is helping raise funds for new books for Traphill Elementary School library and to send principal Mr. Ortiz to spend a day and ...

April 4th, 2018 |  


BUSINESS


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 |  


LifeStore Financial Group reports solid second quarter

WEST JEFFERSON — LifeStore Financial Group reported net income for the quarter ending Dec. 31, 2017, of $685,000, as compared to $422,000 for th...

March 15th, 2018 |  


Wake Forest Baptist providing athletic training services to Wilkes County Schools, Lexington City Schools

WINSTON-SALEM — Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center has partnered with Wilkes County Schools and Lexington City Schools to provide certified athl...

March 12th, 2018 |  


Elkin Tractor Supply donates 31 bags of pet food

The Tractor Supply Co. store in Elkin is donating 31 bags of pet food to feed dogs and cats in need of adoption.“More often than not, animal she...

March 12th, 2018 |  


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