NEWS


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Mom’s Closet fills many
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History fun for Christmas
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Elkin Chorus sings out
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Vineyards present funds

Church Calendar

Dec. 9-10• 6:30 to 9 p.m., Arlington First Baptist Church, 345 S. Main St., Jonesville, will host a new Christmas production this year, “T...

December 5th, 2016 |  


Art market cool like weather

Art market cool like weather

A perfect night to celebrate the winter season with a clear view of the heavens, Friday’s cool weather welcomed the Open Air Art Market at the F...

December 5th, 2016 |  


Downtown Elkin lights up

Downtown Elkin lights up

Chilly but not cold, Friday night was a perfect evening for downtown Elkin’s Light Up Night which was accentuated by the Open Air Art Market at ...

December 5th, 2016 |  


Sharing an attitude of gratitude

Sharing an attitude of gratitude

C.B. Eller Elementary School students and staff had, from left, Randy Childress, Walter Terrell and John Shelly stop by to share their experiences abo...

December 4th, 2016 |  


Poke’ball dance held

Poke’ball dance held

Dobson Elementary just held its third annual Mother/Son Dance with the theme “Poke’ball,” and the boys were very excited with the Po...

December 3rd, 2016 |  


Mountain Park hosts Turkey Trot races

Mountain Park hosts Turkey Trot races

Students at Mountain Park Elementary School enjoy a Turkey Trot race recently. Six lucky students won their grade-level race and took home a frozen tu...

December 2nd, 2016 |  


SPORTS


High School basketball results

High School basketball results

With basketball season underway, Elkin men are off to an 0-3 start, while the women are undefeated at 3-0.The East Wilkes Cardinals men are 0-2, and t...

December 6th, 2016 |  


Giving back to less fortunate a tradition for SCC softball

DOBSON — During the week of Nov. 21-27, most Americans spent a majority of their time giving thanks. Surry Community College’s softball te...

December 4th, 2016 |  


Falcons earn 69-54 win over Rams

Falcons earn 69-54 win over Rams

BOONVILLE — After a JV boys game that came down to the final 5.2 seconds that saw Forbush drain a three-pointer to take the win, the varsity gir...

December 3rd, 2016 |  


Elkin boys fall to North Stokes

Elkin boys fall to North Stokes

The Elkin boy’s basketball team is off to an 0-2 start for the season after it fell 39-30 to North Stokes on Tuesday night. This was the second ...

December 1st, 2016 |  


Forbush Cheerleading places first

RALEIGH — The NCHSAA held its 14th annual Cheerleading Invitational Championships at the Raleigh Convention Center. Over 100 teams competed in t...

December 1st, 2016 |  


MULTIMEDIA


LIFE


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Lovefeast shared
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JROTC presents cadet groups
Veterans luncheon held at Surry Community

Veterans luncheon held at Surry Community

DOBSON — In honor of Veterans Day, Surry Community College held its annual Veterans Luncheon on Nov. 10 in the Grand Hall of the Shelton-Badgett...

December 4th, 2016 |  


Walker Center Christmas tree dazzles with 10,000 lights

Walker Center Christmas tree dazzles with 10,000 lights

WILKESBORO — Wilkes Community College ushered in the holiday season on Nov. 22 by trimming its majestic 16-foot Lakey Ballroom Christmas tree at...

December 1st, 2016 |  


Appalachian High Country AVA becomes North Carolina’s fifth official wine region

BANNER ELK — The Appalachian High Country AVA has officially become North Carolina’s fifth American Viticultural Area. Grape growers and w...

December 1st, 2016 |  


Surry Sonker Trail adds new downtown Elkin restaurant

Surry Sonker Trail adds new downtown Elkin restaurant

The Surry Sonker Trail now has eight stops serving the county’s popular local dessert. Southern On Main recently joined the trail after opening ...

December 1st, 2016 |  


2016 Holiday memorial ornaments now available

2016 Holiday memorial ornaments now available

Once again this year, Mountain Valley Hospice is selling holiday memorial ornaments that help support its mission, while honoring loved ones who have ...

December 1st, 2016 |  


OPINION


5:19 am |    
Citizens Sentiments

Stone Mountain News

Little Stone Mountain Baptist Church will have the Hanging of the Green on Saturday at 7 p.m. with finger food and fellowship in the fellowship hall a...

November 30th, 2016 |  


What are you thankful for this year?

What are you thankful for this year?

Brenda Harris (Jonesville) “My family, my health, my family’s health and living in a free country. Yes, and for friends.”Joe Wood (S...

November 25th, 2016 |  


Stone Mountain News

Kenny Stoker will be preaching at Garden Creek Baptist Church on Dec. 4 at 9 a.m., weather permitting. If the Stone Mountain State Park is closed, the...

November 23rd, 2016 |  


Reflections on time in Elkin

Since July, it has been my pleasure to serve as the interim superintendent of the Elkin City Schools. I have been overwhelmed by the community support...

November 21st, 2016 |  


Closed for Thanksgiving; hooray

Closed for Thanksgiving; hooray

Score a win for heritage, tradition and common sense.Score a win for Thanksgiving. Have you noticed the shopping malls and stores where they’ve ...

November 21st, 2016 |  


BUSINESS


Sheds Direct Wilkesboro welcomes U-Haul trucks to lineup

WILKESBORO — U-Haul Company of North Carolina announced that Sheds Direct Wilkesboro has signed on as a U-Haul neighborhood dealer to serve the ...

November 13th, 2016 |  


Surrey Bancorp reports third quarter net income of $785,354

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

November 13th, 2016 |  


Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital earns ‘A’ grade for patient safety

Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital has again received an “A” grade for its outcomes related to patient safety, receiving the Leapfrog Group...

November 12th, 2016 |  


Window World exceeds sales goal once again

NORTH WILKESBORO — Window World, America’s largest replacement window and exterior remodeling company, receives prominent industry accolad...

November 3rd, 2016 |  


Free SBC seminars announced for November

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

November 3rd, 2016 |  


SOCIAL MEDIA