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Two persons dead in separate weekend accidents

Two persons died in connection with two unrelated incidents in Surry County Saturday. According to Emergency Services Director John Shelton, an elderly man, who was riding a bicycle in Mount Airy, collapsed onto the roadway and was later transported to Northern Hospital where he was pronounced dead at 2:58 p.m. The call was received at 2:03 p.m. T

DOBSON — The sixth annual Surry Old Time Fiddlers Convention followed suit with 0ld-time music itself as it continued its tradition of community. According to organizer Buck Buckner, the convention opened Friday night to a packed Surry Community College gymnasium.
“Every one of the 300 seats in the house was filled and so was the dance

Inclusion and community at core of annual Fiddlers Convention

DOBSON — The sixth annual Surry Old Time Fiddlers Convention followed suit with 0ld-time music itself as it continued its tradition of community. According to organizer Buck Buckner, the convention opened Friday night to a packed Surry Community College gymnasium. “Every one of the 300 seats in the house was filled and so was the dance

WEST JEFFERSON — Blue Ridge Electric Membership Corporation is warning the public about a telephone scam targeting its members.
Several cooperative members reported that on Thursday, March 26 they received a call from a person claiming to be with Blue Ridge Electric. The caller demanded immediate payment over the telephone and threatened to

Scam artists contacting BREMCO members

WEST JEFFERSON — Blue Ridge Electric Membership Corporation is warning the public about a telephone scam targeting its members. Several cooperative members reported that on Thursday, March 26 they received a call from a person claiming to be with Blue Ridge Electric. The caller demanded immediate payment over the telephone and threatened to

Gunter stepping down

PILOT MOUNTAIN — East Surry head girls basketball coach Keith Gunter has resigned after six years with the Lady Cardinals. Gunter cited personal reasons for his decision to step down. He will continue to teach at the school and also coach the Cards track team. In his first season at East Surry, Gunter led the Lady Cards to a 20-6 overall re

Basketball coach leaving role

PILOT MOUNTAIN — East Surry High School announced Saturday that Keith Gunter, head women's basketball coach, resigned the position on March 24, citing personal reasons; however, he will continue in his teaching position and coach the East Surry track team. He has served in the basketball coaching role for six years of service. School officia

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — After leading Appalachian State University men's basketball in scoring and earning second team all-Sun Belt Conference accolades, junior guard Frank Eaves has been named as a NABC all-district selection, the National Association of Basketball Coaches announced on Friday.
Eaves finished fifth in the Sun Belt in scoring (16.

Eaves named NABC All-District

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — After leading Appalachian State University men's basketball in scoring and earning second team all-Sun Belt Conference accolades, junior guard Frank Eaves has been named as a NABC all-district selection, the National Association of Basketball Coaches announced on Friday. Eaves finished fifth in the Sun Belt in scoring (16.

Three local teens were charged with multiple violations Thursday after allegedly stealing numerous items from unlocked vehicles at locations in Mount Airy.
Michael Anthony Thomas, 19, of 229 Simpson Road, Dobson; Nathan Alexander Mills, 17, of 113 Taylor Road, Mount Airy; and Joseph Oliver Thomas Jr., 19, of 214 Southridge Place, Mount Airy, are a

Trio charged in vehicle break-ins

Three local teens were charged with multiple violations Thursday after allegedly stealing numerous items from unlocked vehicles at locations in Mount Airy. Michael Anthony Thomas, 19, of 229 Simpson Road, Dobson; Nathan Alexander Mills, 17, of 113 Taylor Road, Mount Airy; and Joseph Oliver Thomas Jr., 19, of 214 Southridge Place, Mount Airy, are a

Knights blank Jamestown, 4-0

DOBSON — John Faircloth, Blade Best, and Caleb Gaster combined to pitch a shutout Thursday as Surry Community College defeated Jamestown Community College, 4-0. Faircloth got the start and earned the win, allowing five hits in five innings of work. Best gave up two hits in three innings of relief before Gaster came in to close things down in

Panoramic views can take your breath away. But sometimes they can leave questions like, “What exactly is that over… there?”
That's not a problem for photographer Tim Barnwell, whose eye-candy book, “Blue Ridge Parkway Vistas,” says it all with the subtitle: “A Comprehensive Identification Guide to What you See f

What's in that beautiful Blue Ridge parkway vista? This guide shows you

Panoramic views can take your breath away. But sometimes they can leave questions like, “What exactly is that over… there?” That's not a problem for photographer Tim Barnwell, whose eye-candy book, “Blue Ridge Parkway Vistas,” says it all with the subtitle: “A Comprehensive Identification Guide to What you See f





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