NEWS


Music in our Schools comes to Elkin Elementary School during lunch

Music in our Schools comes to Elkin Elementary School during lunch

Elkin Elementary School Principal Pam Colbert jams out with students, from left, Addison Shaw, Brylee Ange, Julianna Lee and Layla Edwards during rock...

March 25th, 2017 |  


Professional Beatles scholar Aaron Krerowicz presented lecture on Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band at Elkin Public Library

Professional Beatles scholar Aaron Krerowicz presented lecture on Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band at Elkin Public Library

The Beatles were alive and well and hanging out at the Elkin Public Library Saturday, or it seemed that way as Aaron Krerowicz presented a Beatles lec...

March 24th, 2017 |  


Hugh Chatham Pulmonary Rehab Program wear blue for National Pulmonary Rehab Week

Hugh Chatham Pulmonary Rehab Program wear blue for National Pulmonary Rehab Week

The Hugh Chatham Pulmonary Rehab Program celebrated National Pulmonary week with special, fun activities, refreshments and gifts. Pulmonary Rehab is a...

March 24th, 2017 |  


Sheriff picks Combs for replacement

DOBSON — As some are jockeying for position to become Surry County’s next sheriff, Graham Atkinson said on Thursday he wants his right-han...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


History, art and music to join hikers in taking over Elkin

History, art and music to join hikers in taking over Elkin

During the Gathering of the Friends of the Mountains-to-Sea Trail, many activities are planned to enhance the offerings already available in Elkin. Wh...

March 23rd, 2017 updated: March 23rd, 2017. |  


SPORTS


6:15 pm
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Lady Elks earn first win
Buckin Elks remain undefeated

Buckin Elks remain undefeated

The Buckin’ Elks tennis team won another match to advance to 5-0 for the season.Singles1. Ryan Macy E def Houston/Zachery Sizemore, S 6-1, 6-02....

March 23rd, 2017 |  


Ashe hands East Wilkes first loss

WEST JEFFERSON — Ashe County was able to hand East Wilkes its first loss of the season with a 2-0 victory on Tuesday.The first 40 minutes saw bo...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


Lady Rams advance to 3-0 in MVAC

BOONVILLE — The Starmount softball team defeated Alleghany 7-6 on Tuesday night and Ashe County 9-1 on Wednesday night.Starmount 7 - Alleghany 6...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


Lady Rams sail past Lady Trojans

BOONVILLE — The Starmount Lady Rams defeated the Lady Trojans of Alleghany on Tuesday night in Mountain Valley 1A/2A play by a score of 11-0 in ...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


TOBC wins Daytona 200

TOBC wins Daytona 200

JONESVILLE — While thinking of Jonesville, many people don’t know of a hidden gem that boasts an incredible track record for motorcycle ra...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


MULTIMEDIA


LIFE


3:38 pm |    
Board members sworn in
11:10 am |    
Birth announcement
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 |  


OPINION


12:19 pm |    
Community Commentary
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Stone Mountain News

Whaaat, no gun on the plane?

Whaaat, no gun on the plane?

They caught an 80-year-old woman at the Myrtle Beach Airport, on the old Air Force base there, trying to get on a plane with a walking cane.When they ...

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. |  


View an eclipse, get a meal

View an eclipse, get a meal

Christopher Columbus was in trouble. During his fourth voyage to the New World, Columbus was shipwrecked on Jamaica. Hostile natives had cut off the E...

March 13th, 2017 |  


Community Commentary

Community Commentary

Curtis Taylor (Beulah) “Those little Delights.”Steve Owings (State Road) “I really don’t like Girl Scout cookies. The lemon on...

March 10th, 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. |  


New endangered species: barns

New endangered species: barns

They don’t know what to do with the last barn in Mecklenburg County.Normally they get all excited down there over some big, new skyscraper going...

March 6th, 2017 |  


BUSINESS


12:19 pm |    
Surry Farm Bureau awarded

Kenan Fellows Program partners with USDA and local Farm Bureaus to lead innovation in agricultural education

RALEIGH — The Kenan Fellows Program for Teacher Leadership at N.C. State University is partnering with the USDA, N.C. State’s College of A...

March 13th, 2017 |  


Surrey Bancorp reports 2016 Earnings of $3,596,628

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

March 7th, 2017 |  


Wilkes County named ACT Certified Work Ready Community

Wilkes County named ACT Certified Work Ready Community

Wilkes County was recently certified as the 21st county in N.C. to be named an ACT Certified Work Ready Community (CWRC). The Wilkes Economic Developm...

February 26th, 2017 |  


Elkin store manager honored by company

SALISBURY — Food Lion has named five store managers as divisional award winners, making them eligible for its prestigious Ralph W. Ketner Store ...

February 16th, 2017 |  


Surrey Bancorp announces stock repurchase program

MOUNT AIRY — Surrey Bancorp (Pink Sheets: SRYB) (the “Company”) announced that the company’s Board of Directors has authorized...

February 13th, 2017 |  


SOCIAL MEDIA