Community Commentary

Community Commentary

Tina Brown (State Road) “My husband surprised me with tickets for the Island Ford Baptist Church Banquet on the 11th. Terry’s Cafe is cate...

February 10th, 2017 |  


Stone Mountain News

The Traphill Fire Department will sponsor a Pancake Supper on Feb. 18 at 6 p.m. with all proceeds going to F.D. Holloway, who lost his home to a fire ...

February 8th, 2017 |  


When the lights go out

When the lights go out

Suddenly, the lights went out.On a chilly, dreary early Sunday evening here in the hometown, towards the end of a day during which I came home from ch...

February 6th, 2017 |  


Making Elkin the place to be

Making Elkin the place to be

The saying goes, “Don’t reinvent the wheel.” Meaning, it’s OK to borrow someone else’s idea, but “realign it”...

February 3rd, 2017 |  


Community Commentary

Community Commentary

Moon Mullins (Dobson) “Take care of the disabled people. Stop taking money out of their disabilty check. Double Social Security checks. Take car...

February 3rd, 2017 |  


Stone Mountain News

Bobby Trott will be preaching at Garden Creek Baptist Church, on Sunday at 9 a.m., weather permitting. If the Stone Mountain State Park should be clos...

February 1st, 2017 |  


Preying in the governor’s mansion

Preying in the governor’s mansion

News note: new Gov. Roy Cooper keeps a pet praying mantis in the Executive Mansion in the state capital.A praying mantis is that odd, little green bug...

January 30th, 2017 |  


Movement kicks off with rally, march

Movement kicks off with rally, march

“Show us what democracy looks like!” … “This is what democracy looks like!”My journey to Washington, D.C., Saturday was ...

January 27th, 2017 |  


Community Commentary

Community Commentary

Faith Trivette (Jonesville) “Two winters ago I was sledding with my cousin. She hit a tree and we thought she broke her leg.”Cole Bauguess...

January 27th, 2017 |  


Stone Mountain News

Little Stone Mountain Baptist Church will be having a singing on Jan. 29 at 11 a.m., followed by a meal in the fellowship hall. Pastor Sammy Taylor in...

January 25th, 2017 |