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CHARLOTTE (AP) — After being teased by spring-like temperatures, much of North Carolina was expected to head back to one more spate of winter weather.
The National Weather Service issued a winter weather advisory from the mountains across the state to the central and north coast.
Forecasters say there's a chance of freezing rain, sleet and

Winter weather takes another swing at North Carolina

CHARLOTTE (AP) — After being teased by spring-like temperatures, much of North Carolina was expected to head back to one more spate of winter weather. The National Weather Service issued a winter weather advisory from the mountains across the state to the central and north coast. Forecasters say there's a chance of freezing rain, sleet and

Wesley Jennings Royall, 30, of Hamptonville, was arrested on Wednesday by the Yadkin County Sheriff's Office and charged with five felony counts forgery of endorsement, five felony counts of obtain property by false pretense and five misdemeanor counts of larceny.
Royall allegedly had taken checks from his father during the time he had been residi

Man charged with forgery, larceny

Wesley Jennings Royall, 30, of Hamptonville, was arrested on Wednesday by the Yadkin County Sheriff's Office and charged with five felony counts forgery of endorsement, five felony counts of obtain property by false pretense and five misdemeanor counts of larceny. Royall allegedly had taken checks from his father during the time he had been residi

Elkin students make honor band

More than 150 students from around Surry County auditioned Tuesday for a spot in the Surry County honor band. Sixteen students from Elkin Middle and Elkin High School were accepted. These students will be performing a concert on April 21 at Mount Airy High School at 7 p.m. Hannah Oliver (seventh grade) received the high score for middle school tru

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JONESVILLE — Last Thursday, Feb. 26, the Yadkin County Sheriff's Office arrested a suspect on multiple drug and weapons violations.
The arrest came after officers executed two search warrants at two different residences located on Williams Street in Jonesville. The investigation has been ongoing for several months and additional arrests are

Ashe Sheriff's Office assists in Jonesville drug, weapons bust

JONESVILLE — Last Thursday, Feb. 26, the Yadkin County Sheriff's Office arrested a suspect on multiple drug and weapons violations. The arrest came after officers executed two search warrants at two different residences located on Williams Street in Jonesville. The investigation has been ongoing for several months and additional arrests are

WEST JEFFERSON — The Ashe County Sharing Center is going mobile - literally.
Through a partnership with the Women's Fund of the Blue Ridge, the Sharing Center was able to purchase a van that will allow them to deliver food to individuals and families they currently serve in northwest Ashe County.
The Sharing Center's Northwest Ashe Mobile P

Sharing Center rolls out mobile food pantry

WEST JEFFERSON — The Ashe County Sharing Center is going mobile - literally. Through a partnership with the Women's Fund of the Blue Ridge, the Sharing Center was able to purchase a van that will allow them to deliver food to individuals and families they currently serve in northwest Ashe County. The Sharing Center's Northwest Ashe Mobile P

DOBSON — The reality of losing eight seniors from a strong 2014 soccer team hit Surry Central hard in a 6-0 season-opening loss to West Iredell earlier this week.
The young Golden Eagles responded nicely in their second appearance on the pitch on Wednesday night.
Katarina Olchowoj scored two goals to power the Eagles past East Surry 2-1 for

Eagles net first win over East

DOBSON — The reality of losing eight seniors from a strong 2014 soccer team hit Surry Central hard in a 6-0 season-opening loss to West Iredell earlier this week. The young Golden Eagles responded nicely in their second appearance on the pitch on Wednesday night. Katarina Olchowoj scored two goals to power the Eagles past East Surry 2-1 for

WEST JEFFERSON – Anyone who has enjoyed the classic charm of a Main Street knows intuitively when it's a “great” place to be. It's often the “heart of the downtown” and the place where people go to gather and enjoy an evening out.
The people of West Jefferson will be glad to know that Jefferson Avenue has officially b

Jefferson Avenue in West Jefferson named 'Great Main Street'

WEST JEFFERSON – Anyone who has enjoyed the classic charm of a Main Street knows intuitively when it's a “great” place to be. It's often the “heart of the downtown” and the place where people go to gather and enjoy an evening out. The people of West Jefferson will be glad to know that Jefferson Avenue has officially b

PILOT MOUNTAIN — East Surry took on a powerful Reagan team and came away with a respectable 3-0 loss.
Coach Barry Hall noted that Reagan has most everybody back from a great team last year and could challenge for the 4A state title.
“It gave our kids a taste of 4A against a small 1A, and we held our own,” said the coaching legen

Cards open season with Reagan loss

PILOT MOUNTAIN — East Surry took on a powerful Reagan team and came away with a respectable 3-0 loss. Coach Barry Hall noted that Reagan has most everybody back from a great team last year and could challenge for the 4A state title. “It gave our kids a taste of 4A against a small 1A, and we held our own,” said the coaching legen

Those who might be putting off certain tests because of the cost can get some done for free during a senior health fair scheduled Friday in Mount Airy.
The eighth-annual event will be held in the gymnasium of Reeves Community Center from 9 a.m. until noon.
About 35 different agencies from around the area will be represented at the senior health f

Friday health fair offers free tests

Those who might be putting off certain tests because of the cost can get some done for free during a senior health fair scheduled Friday in Mount Airy. The eighth-annual event will be held in the gymnasium of Reeves Community Center from 9 a.m. until noon. About 35 different agencies from around the area will be represented at the senior health f

Coaches and players camps at Elkin

The 201 Elkin Coaches Camp will be held Friday, March 7, 10 a.m. to noon, at the Elkin High School Fieldhouse. The camp is for youth coaches and the cost is free. Topics covered: piching, infield, outfield, hitting, bunting, and baserunning. A drink and snack will be provided. The deadline to register is March 6. See below for contach informatio

The Surry County Commissioners voted this morning to push forward on the interstate sewer project that will expand sewer service along N.C. 89 to the point where Interstates 77 and 74 converge. Additionally, the new sewer system will provide sewer services to two area schools.
At the motion of Commissioner Jimmy Miller, the board voted to add the

Interstate sewer project going to bid

The Surry County Commissioners voted this morning to push forward on the interstate sewer project that will expand sewer service along N.C. 89 to the point where Interstates 77 and 74 converge. Additionally, the new sewer system will provide sewer services to two area schools. At the motion of Commissioner Jimmy Miller, the board voted to add the

A Woodlawn man has been charged with three felonies and multiple misdemeanors after a high-speed chase Tuesday night in which he slammed a Carroll County Sheriff's Office vehicle.
According to Carroll County Sheriff J.B. Gardner, his office received a call at 10 p.m. on March 3 from a citizen reporting they were following a driver who was driving

Woodlawn man charged after high-speed chase, ramming police car

A Woodlawn man has been charged with three felonies and multiple misdemeanors after a high-speed chase Tuesday night in which he slammed a Carroll County Sheriff's Office vehicle. According to Carroll County Sheriff J.B. Gardner, his office received a call at 10 p.m. on March 3 from a citizen reporting they were following a driver who was driving

BOONVILLE — Daivien Williamson had 18 points and Zaire Williams added 14 as Winston-Salem Prep defeated Starmount, 59-49, in a third-round 1A West matchup Tuesday night.
The shots weren't falling for the Rams and Prep's height and length proved a factor as Starmount finished it's season 21-2. Prep, the three-time defending 1A state champion,

Not their night

BOONVILLE — Daivien Williamson had 18 points and Zaire Williams added 14 as Winston-Salem Prep defeated Starmount, 59-49, in a third-round 1A West matchup Tuesday night. The shots weren't falling for the Rams and Prep's height and length proved a factor as Starmount finished it's season 21-2. Prep, the three-time defending 1A state champion,





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