NEWS


Surrey Bank CEO represents the American Bankers Association at House Subcommittee Hearing on SBA

MOUNT AIRY — Ted Ashby, president and CEO of Surrey Bank & Trust in Mount Airy, was selected by the American Bankers Association to represen...

March 22nd, 2017 |  


Choral students perform well

Choral students perform well

BOONVILLE — The Starmount High School Concert Choir and Mixed Ensemble performed on March 7 at the North Carolina High School Choral Music Perfo...

March 22nd, 2017 |  


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 ...

March 22nd, 2017 |  


Church 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 ...

March 22nd, 2017 |  


Elkin City Schools to consider going with food service management company, keeping current employees

Elkin City Schools to consider going with food service management company, keeping current employees

Elkin students could have a new cafeteria experience next school year, as local school system officials are seeking bids from food service management ...

March 22nd, 2017 |  


Elkin considering car charging stations

Elkin considering car charging stations

With members absent during the March 13 meeting, the Elkin Board of Commissioners voted 2-1 against a motion to approve a $14,000 Duke Energy grant to...

March 21st, 2017 |  


SPORTS


2:57 pm |    
TOBC wins Daytona 200
2:55 pm |    
Piedmont Braves win gold

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 |  


The evolution of prom at FHS

The evolution of prom at FHS

When students are caught up in the excitement of making dinner reservations and shopping for dresses and tuxedos, they often forget the long history o...

March 22nd, 2017 |  


SHS Beta installs butterfly garden

SHS Beta installs butterfly garden

On March 6, Starmount High’s Beta Club decided to “make their mark” for National Beta Week. As a service project, the club worked to...

March 22nd, 2017 |  


Starmount’s production of ‘Oklahoma!’

Starmount’s production of ‘Oklahoma!’

Starmount High School is hosting a well-known musical by the name of “Oklahoma!” This popular musical is produced by schools from all acro...

March 22nd, 2017 |  


MULTIMEDIA


LIFE


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

Birth announcement

Eisley Karrter WoodBrian and Korri Wood of Roaring River announce the birth of a daughter, Eisley Karrter, on Feb. 23 at 3:30 p.m. at Hugh Chatham Mem...

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. |  


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 |  


Coming to MerleFest 2017: The Transatlantic Sessions Tour with Jerry Douglas & Aly Bain, feat. James Taylor and more

WILKESBORO — MerleFest, presented by Window World, is going international for its 30th celebration by hosting the The Transatlantic Sessions Tou...

March 20th, 2017 |  


Surry Cellars wins N.C. Fine Wines Society award

Surry Cellars wins N.C. Fine Wines Society award

DOBSON — Surry Cellars, the label for wine produced through Surry Community College’s Viticulture and Enology program, was awarded the tit...

March 20th, 2017 |  


OPINION


12:19 pm |    
Community Commentary
5:30 am
Updated: 5:30 am. |    

Stone Mountain News

12:49 am |    
Whaaat, no gun on the plane?

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 |  


Community Commentary

Community Commentary

Jack Richardshon (State Road) “Carolina. They’ll beat Duke by about eight points, even though they didn’t look like it last night.&#...

March 3rd, 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