NEWS


6:26 am |    
100 counties set five goals
Volunteers in every department at hospital

Volunteers in every department at hospital

Although the staff at Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital are important, it is the volunteers who turn the hospital from a medical facility into a communit...

January 18th, 2017 |  


Online book club weathers winter

Between illness and inclement weather it can be difficult for people to get out to do the things they love the most. When it comes to book clubs, libr...

January 18th, 2017 |  


Donations of peanut butter, jelly sought

The N.C. Guardian ad Litem programs kicked off an inaugural “Peanut Butter & Jelly Campaign” recently in an attempt to fight food inse...

January 17th, 2017 |  


Jacob White of Wilkesboro named to Harding University dean’s list

SEARCY, Ark. — Jacob White, management information systems major at Harding University from Wilkesboro, is among more than 1,400 University stud...

January 17th, 2017 |  


Church Calendar

Jan. 18• 7 p.m., Second Chance Church, 449 Bear Creek Church Road, Dobson, will hold its annual Month of Revival featuring the Rev. Marty Hewitt...

January 16th, 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 ...

January 16th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


Winter 2016-2017 schedules and results

With winter sports underway, many teams have had a successful start, while others haven’t had the best of luck. Below is the running schedule fo...

January 18th, 2017 |  


EHS clubs offer preparation for future

EHS clubs offer preparation for future

While joining a high school club is optional, they do help students develop skills for college and consider possible careers. Elkin High School teache...

January 18th, 2017 |  


Preparing to ace exams

Preparing to ace exams

When you think of exams, what is the first thing that comes to mind?Is it stress? Studying? Elkin High School students were expecting to have exams du...

January 18th, 2017 |  


EHS seniors apply to colleges

EHS seniors apply to colleges

With the end of the academic year quickly approaching, seniors at Elkin High are getting ready to say their “goodbyes” and say “hell...

January 18th, 2017 |  


Operation Christmas Child offers local service opportunities

Preparing shoeboxes for Operation Christmas Child has become a popular service project for Elkin High School clubs in recent years. According to their...

January 18th, 2017 |  


MULTIMEDIA


LIFE


Choir marks decade with CD release

Choir marks decade with CD release

Ten years ago, the Mountain Valley Voices began.Made up of a small group of coworkers at Mountain Valley Hospice and Palliative Care, the group came t...

January 18th, 2017 |  


Grants available for nonprofit organizations serving the Elkin area

Nonprofit organizations serving the Tri-Counties area are eligible for funding from the Elkin Funds of The Winston-Salem Foundation. Now in its 31st y...

January 17th, 2017 |  


The Walker Center presents the family show ‘Dinosaur Diary featuring Rexie the T-Rex’

WILKESBORO — The Walker Center, on the campus of Wilkes Community College, will present the family show “Dinosaur Diary featuring Rexie th...

January 17th, 2017 |  


SCC’s Rotaract Club collects canned goods for Salvation Army

SCC’s Rotaract Club collects canned goods for Salvation Army

DOBSON — One of the main focuses of the Surry Community College Rotaract Club is serving others. As a result, the club held a holiday canned foo...

January 17th, 2017 |  


Welcome to winter wine season in North Carolina

Welcome to winter wine season in North Carolina

While the temperatures may be chilly and the vines look dead, in North Carolina grapes are hard at work during winter, getting some much needed rest i...

January 15th, 2017 |  


OPINION


5:11 am |    
Community Commentary
2:20 am |    

Stone Mountain News

Finer moments in the hometown

Finer moments in the hometown

But why had he always felt so strongly the magnetic pull of home, why had he thought so much about it and remembered it with such blazing accuracy, if...

January 16th, 2017 |  


Community Commentary

Community Commentary

Christie Harrison (Elkin) “Before becoming involved in Foothills Theatre, I hadn’t done anything related to theater. Leighanne Martin Wrig...

January 13th, 2017 |  


Stone Mountain News

You can have soup and play Bingo at the Traphill Fire Department on Saturday, beginning about 6 p.m.New books available to check out at Traphill Branc...

January 11th, 2017 |  


Look at what we’re picking up

Look at what we’re picking up

“Look at this,” she said proudly. She held out a shoe hanging from the end of one of those cane-like, pick-up devices. Called a Long-Reach...

January 9th, 2017 |  


Community Commentary

Community Commentary

Richard Dale (State Road) “Read. That’s why I’m at the library.”Hayden Snow (Elkin) “Be outside and play in the snow....

January 6th, 2017 |  


White guy lookin’ for chitlins

Wafting over the office partitions came the magic word. I raised my head trying to capture the magic.You can tell by my photo why I grew up here in th...

January 5th, 2017 |  


BUSINESS


12:08 pm |    
Farm Bureau agents honored

Notary public classes offered this winter

DOBSON — Many businesses are required to have notarized signatures as a part of their normal business activity, and therefore employ persons who...

December 22nd, 2016 |  


Surrey Bancorp announces special cash dividend

MOUNT AIRY — The Board of Directors of Surrey Bancorp (Pink Sheets: SRYB) has declared a special cash dividend of 36 cents per share on the comp...

December 20th, 2016 |  


Brown honored for 20 years of service

Brown honored for 20 years of service

Sandra Brown, office manager at State Farm Insurance in Elkin, is recognized by agent Steve Owings for 20 years of service at that location. Brown han...

December 10th, 2016 |  


Free SBC seminars announced for December

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

November 24th, 2016 updated: November 24th, 2016. |  


WorkForce Unlimited receives BBB Torch Award for Ethics

WorkForce Unlimited receives BBB Torch Award for Ethics

MOUNT AIRY — WorkForce Unlimited, a locally owned full service employment firm, was recognized on Nov. 10 in Winston-Salem as a winner of the BB...

November 19th, 2016 |  


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