Ready for replacement: Three bridges in one contract

A series of road closures started on Feb. 20, signaling the start of the replacement of three bridges in northwestern North Carolina.All three bridges...

February 26th, 2017 |  


Film about 1916 flood to show for Pipes Memorial Lecture at the Elkin Public Library

Film about 1916 flood to show for Pipes Memorial Lecture at the Elkin Public Library

The annual Pipes Memorial Lecture at the Elkin Public Library Monday will feature a film about the 1916 flood with remarks by the Executive Director o...

February 25th, 2017 |  


Surry County commissioners plan to borrow $55 million

Surry County commissioners plan to borrow $55 million

STATE ROAD — County commissioners approved a plan for Surry County to take on $55 million in new debt over three years.Still, the Surry County B...

February 25th, 2017 updated: February 25th, 2017. |  


SCC Paralegal Program receives approval from state bar

DOBSON — Surry Community College recently received recertification approval from the North Carolina State Bar in order to continue as a designat...

February 25th, 2017 |  


Dr. Skip Whitman to present short lecture on balancing family, work and community at Yadkin Valley Chamber Business Before Hours

Dr. Skip Whitman to present short lecture on balancing family, work and community at Yadkin Valley Chamber Business Before Hours

Tuesday at 7 a.m. community members will collect at the Elkin Center of Surry Community College as the Yadkin Valley Chamber of Commerce welcomes Dr. ...

February 25th, 2017 |  


Church Calendar

Feb. 28• 5 to 7 p.m., the annual community Fat Tuesday pancake supper will be held at Jonesville First United Methodist Church, sponsored by the...

February 24th, 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 ...

February 24th, 2017 |  


Yadkin Valley Community Band rehearsing now at East Wilkes High School for April concert

Yadkin Valley Community Band rehearsing now at East Wilkes High School for April concert

RONDA — Every Thursday evening at East Wilkes High School, the Yadkin Valley Community Band brings together local people of all ages to work and...

February 24th, 2017 |  


Mountains-to-Sea Trail history speaks of persistence and hard work of Allen DeHart, Howard Lee, Jim Halsey and others

Mountains-to-Sea Trail history speaks of persistence and hard work of Allen DeHart, Howard Lee, Jim Halsey and others

From Clingman’s Dome in the west to Jockey’s Ridge State Park in the east, the Mountains-to-Sea Trail or MST is expected to travel about 1...

February 24th, 2017 |  


Students visit Wayne Farms

Students visit Wayne Farms

Wayne Farms of Dobson has partnered with Central Middle School providing more than 150 students with the opportunity to cook chicken in Exploring Care...

February 23rd, 2017 |