NEWS


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State Road blaze damages home
Ronda-Clingman Elementary holds fundraiser at the Alpha Omega Corn Maze

Ronda-Clingman Elementary holds fundraiser at the Alpha Omega Corn Maze

RONDA — On Saturday, the Alpha Omega Corn Maze hosted a fundraiser for Ronda-Clingman Elementary School.Pantherfest, the annual fundraiser for t...

May 25th, 2017 |  


State Road blaze damages home

State Road blaze damages home

A State Road family is staying with relatives after a fire gutted their home on Calloway Lane late Tuesday night, according to fire investigators.A ne...

May 25th, 2017 updated: May 25th, 2017. |  


College programs recognized for exemplary test scores; employees acknowledged for meritorious service

College programs recognized for exemplary test scores; employees acknowledged for meritorious service

DOBSON — Several curriculum and continuing education programs, along with staff and faculty members, were recognized by Surry Community College ...

May 25th, 2017 |  


UPDATED: Students, teachers survive reported tornado

UPDATED: Students, teachers survive reported tornado

National Weather Service employees are in route to the Courtney area of Yadkin County this morning to study the path and damage caused by a reported t...

May 24th, 2017 updated: May 25th, 2017. |  


Pastor to speak at NAACP banquet

Pastor to speak at NAACP banquet

MOUNT AIRY — A pastor from Winston-Salem will speak at an NAACP event next month.Faye Carter, president of the Surry County chapter of the NAACP...

May 24th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


Local sports briefs

Jack Williams Memorial Golf TournamentYADKINVILLE — The annual Jack Williams Memorial Golf Tournament will take place on June 4 at the Yadkin Co...

May 24th, 2017 |  


Local track athletes compete at State Championship

Local track athletes compete at State Championship

GREENSBORO — The 2017 Track and Field season has come to a close, with several local athletes competing at the State Championship on Saturday. E...

May 23rd, 2017 |  


Local sports briefs

Starmount High School softball campBOONVILLE — Rising kindergarten through ninth-graders are invited to attend Starmount High School’s sof...

May 22nd, 2017 |  


Lady Rams soccer falls in third round

MISENHEIMER — The Starmount Lady Rams traveled to Gray Stone Day for the third-round playoff game against the Lady Knights. The Lady Rams saw it...

May 21st, 2017 |  


SCC baseball wins Region X crown

SCC baseball wins Region X crown

DOBSON — For the first time since 2004, Surry Community College’s baseball team is the Region X champion. In the process, the Knights swep...

May 21st, 2017 |  


MULTIMEDIA


LIFE


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Preschoolers hit the books

Ride to benefit area libraries

The Northwestern Regional Library will host the sixth annual Ride for Readers on June 11. All proceeds from the Freeborne’s Ride for Readers wil...

May 22nd, 2017 |  


Governor Cooper announces $31 million grant to fight opioid epidemic in NC

RALEIGH — North Carolina is a recipient of more than $31 million to address the opioid crisis through the 21st Century Cures Act, State Targeted...

May 21st, 2017 |  


Rockford Memorial Day service set

DOBSON — The community is invited to attend the historic village of Rockford’s 31st annual Memorial Day observance on Saturday.The program...

May 20th, 2017 |  


Rotary clubs host Habitat golf tourney Thursday

For over 20 years, the Rotary Clubs of Yadkinville and the Yadkin Valley (Elkin-Jonesville) have supported Habitat homebuilding in the community throu...

May 19th, 2017 |  


Mountain Valley Hospice receives accreditation

MOUNT AIRY — Mountain Valley Hospice announced that its palliative care services have achieved accreditation by the Accreditation Commission for...

May 18th, 2017 |  


Agency gets new home, new fleet

Agency gets new home, new fleet

Yadkin Valley Home Health’s staff recently relocated to a newly refurbished office beside Hugh Chatham Urgent Care-Jonesville. On May 10, the st...

May 17th, 2017 |  


OPINION


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Community commentary
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Letter to the editor

Stone Mountain News

The Couch Family will have a singing at Garden Creek Baptist Church on Saturday at 6 p.m. Come out and enjoy an evening of good bluegrass gospel music...

May 24th, 2017 |  


The newest thing under the sun

The newest thing under the sun

The excuse the old farmers offered for making illicit moonshine back during Prohibition days was that they couldn’t make enough money to feed th...

May 22nd, 2017 |  


How Do You Like Those Apples? Individual attitudes lead to town culture

How Do You Like Those Apples? Individual attitudes lead to town culture

This time last year we were really just starting to get used to being in our new home. Not only had we moved from the heart of the northern United Sta...

May 19th, 2017 |  


Stone Mountain News

Wayne Overcash will be preaching at Garden Creek Baptist Church Sunday at 9 a.m. Everyone is invited to worship in this historic church.Traphill Fire ...

May 17th, 2017 |  


Ready for some tunes downtown

Ready for some tunes downtown

The work needing to take place in the office was overpowered by the desire to socialize and eat good food. The aroma of fresh cooked food descended up...

May 17th, 2017 |  


Raw, naked, front-porch justice

Raw, naked, front-porch justice

A long time ago here in the hometown Mom would mention that her father, my grandfather Dave McCann, back in the day had been a justice of the peace. I...

May 15th, 2017 |  


BUSINESS


Farm Bureau Insurance Companies honor local agent

Farm Bureau Insurance Companies honor local agent

Johnny W. Groce, Yadkin County agent for North Carolina Farm Bureau Mutual Insurance Company, was named 14th among the Top 75 Agents for 2016, by Stev...

May 7th, 2017 |  


Surrey Bancorp reports first quarter net income of $947,725

MOUNT AIRY — Surrey Bancorp (the “Company”) (Pink Sheets: SRYB), the holding company for Surrey Bank & Trust (the “Bank...

May 3rd, 2017 |  


Free SBC seminars announced for May

DOBSON — Surry Community College’s Small Business Center will be holding free seminars and workshops in May at various locations in Surry ...

May 1st, 2017 |  


Savor NC wine, craft beer, barbecue at Budbreak Festival in Mount Airy, May 6

Savor NC wine, craft beer, barbecue at Budbreak Festival in Mount Airy, May 6

MOUNT AIRY — A selection of North Carolina’s premier wineries and breweries will line Mount Airy’s Main Street on Saturday for the e...

May 1st, 2017 |  


Local business community welcomes RE/MAX Impact Realty

Local business community welcomes RE/MAX Impact Realty

NORTH WILKESBORO — Business owner James Foster has opened a new real estate brokerage in the Wilkes County area. RE/MAX Impact Realty is the onl...

April 20th, 2017 |  


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