NEWS


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100 counties set five goals
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Jonesville manager leaving
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Gym renovation unveiled

School board compares area coaching pay

As Elkin school officials look toward the future of the system and plan for the possibility of filling staffing positions as they become open, they wa...

January 13th, 2017 updated: January 13th, 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 13th, 2017 |  


Church Calendar

Jan. 15• 6 p.m., Second Chance Church, 449 Bear Creek Church Road, Dobson, will hold its annual Month of Revival featuring Elder Ronnie Houser.J...

January 13th, 2017 |  


Jonesville manager leaving

Jonesville manager leaving

JONESVILLE — At the end of the Jonesville Town Council meeting Monday, Scott Buffkin, town manager, announced he will be leaving his local post ...

January 12th, 2017 |  


Life saver learned at work

Life saver learned at work

There wasn’t much unusual about Pat Kelley’s morning of shopping Friday until she stepped in to save the life of another shopper.While at ...

January 11th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


Logan’s 33 carries Cards over Elks

Logan’s 33 carries Cards over Elks

East Wilkes held Elkin to one basket in the fourth quarter to win 44-32 Friday night.Cardinal guard Joah Logan outscored the Elks by himself, posting ...

January 14th, 2017 |  


Powerade baseball registration now open

The 2017 Powerade State Games are now open for registration for baseball. Local talent will be included in Region 7. Region 7 includes Elkin, East Wil...

January 13th, 2017 |  


Winter 2016-2017 schedules and results

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 12th, 2017 |  


Winter weather affects sports schedules

Winter sports were put on hold this week due to Mother Nature dropping several inches of snow and ice. Several teams were scheduled to play last Frida...

January 12th, 2017 |  


Winter 2016-2017 schedules and results

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 11th, 2017 |  


Local sports briefs

2017 events and campsTri-county baseball camp scheduledElkin High School, along with East Wilkes and Alleghany, are holding a tri-county baseball camp...

January 9th, 2017 |  


MULTIMEDIA


LIFE


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 |  


Calendar of events

Jan. 14• 1 to 5 p.m., Round Peak Vineyards, 765 Round Peak Church Road, Mount Airy, will host a Signature Series wine blending event, during whi...

January 15th, 2017 |  


Welcome back West Bend Winery

Welcome back West Bend Winery

Before there was a Yadkin Valley American Viticultural Area (AVA), there was West Bend Winery in Lewisville. One of the oldest wineries and vineyards ...

January 15th, 2017 |  


OPINION


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Stone Mountain News

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Community Commentary

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 |  


Stone Mountain News

New books available to check out at Traphill Branch Library include “Little Penguins” by Cynthia Rylant, “Sneezy the Snowman” ...

January 4th, 2017 |  


Posterity shall rise, call us blessed

Posterity shall rise, call us blessed

Perhaps getting lost amid all of the election-year racket are all of the steps being taken to enhance our natural heritage and preserve some wonderful...

December 26th, 2016 |  


BUSINESS


12:08 pm |    
Farm Bureau agents honored
Certified physician assistant joins Jonesville Family Medical Center

Certified physician assistant joins Jonesville Family Medical Center

JONESVILLE — Cornerstone Health Care has announced Certified Physician Assistant Mary Keller has joined the Jonesville Family Medical Center wit...

December 22nd, 2016 updated: 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 |  


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 |  


Dermatology office opening in North Wilkesboro

Dermatology office opening in North Wilkesboro

NORTH WILKESBORO — The Skin Surgery Center announced the opening of North Wilkesboro Dermatology on Dec. 5. Dr. Kevin Stein, a longstanding phys...

November 15th, 2016 |  


SOCIAL MEDIA