NEWS


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‘Mary Poppins’ opens Saturday

Church calendar

July 29• 6:30 p.m. until, Grassy Creek United Methodist Church will have a Vacation Bible School under the stars, with hot dogs and hamburgers w...

July 21st, 2016 |  


Community Calendar

Submission guidelines for calendar events: One-time events may be submitted for placement in the calendar at least two weeks prior to the date of the ...

July 20th, 2016 |  


Church calendar

Aug. 6• 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Fall Creek Baptist Church, Fall Creek Church Road, Jonesville, will host a children’s ministry conference sponso...

July 20th, 2016 |  


RNC: Star power at convention

RNC: Star power at convention

The entertainment lineup at the GOP convention includes some star power.Former Cleveland Browns quarterback Bernie Kosar spoke on Monday morning at th...

July 18th, 2016 |  


RNC: Ohio delegation overjoyed by ‘Down Under’ speech

RNC: Ohio delegation overjoyed by ‘Down Under’ speech

The Ohio delegation to the Republican National Convention received a visit from “Down Under” during its kickoff breakfast Monday.Australia...

July 18th, 2016 |  


SPORTS


MVAC to increase ticket prices

The Mountain Valley Athletic Conference has made the decision to increase ticket prices for high school sporting events starting this fall.Ticket pric...

July 21st, 2016 |  


Local players shine at All-Star game

Local players shine at All-Star game

GREENSBORO — On Tuesday night at McPherson Stadium on Greensboro, people had the chance to see future college soccer stars. Since 1992, the East...

July 21st, 2016 |  


Sports league sign-ups under way

Little league sign ups for Elkin’s youth athletics are under way for baseball, softball, soccer, and basketball. For more information on any of ...

July 17th, 2016 |  


Deep Creek Church holds Upward camp

Deep Creek Church holds Upward camp

Tuesday afternoon, Barry Orrell and Deep Creek Upward Sports host the first of three camps that will be taking place over the next three weeks. Tuesda...

July 15th, 2016 |  


Campers shine at local volleyball camp

Campers shine at local volleyball camp

EAST BEND — Former Catawba volleyball player Anna Howe and Catawba volleyball coach Ginger Hamric wrapped up their three-day volleyball camp on ...

July 14th, 2016 |  


LIFE


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A step back in time
Birth announcement

Birth announcement

Emma Grace PatrickJacob Patrick and Andrea Jennings of Roaring River announce the birth of their daughter, Emma Grace Patrick, on June 30 at 5:09 p.m....

July 20th, 2016 |  


Stone Mountain News

Piney Grove Baptist Church is having vacation Bible school this week through July 22 at 7 p.m. with classes for all ages. Pastor Larry Teague invites ...

July 20th, 2016 |  


Elkin Summer Camps going strong

Elkin Summer Camps going strong

School may be out but the kids have been anything but bored this summer.The Elkin summer camps have been going strong with around 50 kids participatin...

July 19th, 2016 |  


Checkmate

Checkmate

Chess is a game that is relatively easy to learn but takes a lifetime to master. There are always new moves and tricks to learn with the classic board...

July 19th, 2016 |  


Caleb Sigmon, master of illusion

Caleb Sigmon, master of illusion

He is a master of illusion and storytelling. He defies what’s possible and what is not possible while making others chuckle along the way.His na...

July 18th, 2016 |  


100th birthday party for Windsor’s Crossroads building

100th birthday party for Windsor’s Crossroads building

It was a grand celebration on Saturday for the 100th birthday of the Windsor’s Crossroads Community Building.Despite a steady rain that began ju...

July 17th, 2016 |  


OPINION


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Let’s put the elk in Elkin
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A step back in time
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Take comfort, my people
A step back in time

A step back in time

Growing up, one of my favorite summer treats was a trip to Shatley Springs. In today’s world of farm to table restaurants with fancy upscale ver...

July 22nd, 2016 |  


Stone Mountain News

Piney Grove Baptist Church is having vacation Bible school this week through July 22 at 7 p.m. with classes for all ages. Pastor Larry Teague invites ...

July 20th, 2016 |  


Convention needs to be more than pep rally for GOP

The hugs, handshakes and energizing sound bites that have become the hallmarks of national political conventions won’t be enough.The Republican ...

July 18th, 2016 |  


Stone Mountain News

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

July 13th, 2016 |  


A night of horror, 100 years ago

A night of horror, 100 years ago

Darling,When rocks and hills divide usAnd we are far apartOthers may have my companyBut you may have my heart.- Linnie Famon Caudill, Basin Creek Cove...

July 11th, 2016 |  


BUSINESS


Northern Hospital receives Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust Grant

Northern Hospital receives Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust Grant

MOUNT AIRY — Northern Hospital of Surry County announced it has received a $148,500 grant to provide a Diabetes Education and Self-Management Pr...

June 26th, 2016 |  


Leonard hires lean manufacturing expert as new operations manager

Leonard hires lean manufacturing expert as new operations manager

MOUNT AIRY — Leonard Building and Truck Accessories, a leader in the manufacturing and sale of trailers, storage buildings, playhouses and truck...

June 26th, 2016 |  


Window World announces new vice president of marketing

Window World announces new vice president of marketing

NORTH WILKESBORO — Window World, America’s largest replacement window and exterior remodeling company, proudly announces the addition of e...

June 25th, 2016 |  


Free SBC seminars announced for July

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

June 23rd, 2016 |  


Duke Energy reaches $30M milestone for N.C. Community College System grants

RALEIGH — With $2.4 million awarded in 2016, Duke Energy’s investment in North Carolina Community Colleges has hit the $30 million mark. T...

June 23rd, 2016 |  


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