Gov. Cooper appoints new judges to North Carolina courts

RALEIGH — Governor Roy Cooper has appointed three new judges to preside over North Carolina courts.“Each of these appointees are experienc...

February 26th, 2017 |  


Elkin High School freshmen share views on water in film following Authoring Action workshops funded by Winston-Salem Foundation grant secured by Watershed NOW group

Elkin High School freshmen share views on water in film following Authoring Action workshops funded by Winston-Salem Foundation grant secured by Watershed NOW group

Last fall, freshmen at Elkin High School took part in a new project, Authoring Action, funded through a Winston-Salem Foundation grant secured by Wate...

February 26th, 2017 |  


Holder receives NC State Board of Community Colleges Award

Holder receives NC State Board of Community Colleges Award

DOBSON — Dr. Candace Holder, vice president and chief information officer of Surry Community College, was recently recognized for her outstandin...

February 26th, 2017 |  


Preschool Story Hour at Elkin Public Library had special party in celebration of librarian Wendy Giudici retirement

Preschool Story Hour at Elkin Public Library had special party in celebration of librarian Wendy Giudici retirement

Instead of the regular story hours for preschoolers Friday, the Elkin Public Library celebrated librarian of 14 years, Wendy Giudici.“She was th...

February 26th, 2017 |  


Wilkes County named ACT Certified Work Ready Community

Wilkes County named ACT Certified Work Ready Community

Wilkes County was recently certified as the 21st county in N.C. to be named an ACT Certified Work Ready Community (CWRC). The Wilkes Economic Developm...

February 26th, 2017 |  


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 |