Yandell and Alexander Fonesca memorialized by Wilkes County fire departments, C.B. Eller Elementary students

Yandell and Alexander Fonesca memorialized by Wilkes County fire departments, C.B. Eller Elementary students

RONDA — Although the lives of 4-year-old Yandell and 6-year-old Alexander Fonesca were cut short in a house fire, their memories live on as memo...

April 30th, 2017 |  


Creek Week brings water awareness

Creek Week brings water awareness

Elkin Middle School eighth-graders participate in Creek Day Thursday at Elkin Municipal Park, learning about fish trends, pollution dangers, water hab...

April 30th, 2017 |  


Sheriff’s deputies, staff take oath

Sheriff’s deputies, staff take oath

DOBSON — Surry County Sheriff Jimmy Combs told his staff he expects no more of them than he expects out of his own family.“We have 18 mont...

April 30th, 2017 |  


Combs assumes sheriff position

Combs assumes sheriff position

DOBSON — It’s official: there’s a new sheriff in town — or in Surry County.On Friday afternoon the Surry County Board of Commi...

April 29th, 2017 |  


VIDEO: Explore Elkin everywhere including Yadkin Valley Chamber Business Before Hours

VIDEO: Explore Elkin everywhere including Yadkin Valley Chamber Business Before Hours

The Explore Elkin initiative was the feature of this month’s Business Before Hours sponsored by the Yadkin Valley Chamber on Tuesday morning, ho...

April 28th, 2017 |  


Elkin Police Department participates in first Coffee with a Cop at Surry Community College with other Surry County Officers

Elkin Police Department participates in first Coffee with a Cop at Surry Community College with other Surry County Officers

DOBSON — Elkin Police Department Officer Newell Hauser joined other officers from throughout Surry County for the first local Coffee with a Cop ...

April 27th, 2017 |  


Elkin High School students, staff pack more than 10,000 meals for Rise Against Hunger

Elkin High School students, staff pack more than 10,000 meals for Rise Against Hunger

Donning hairnets and with the music turned up loud to keep the everyone motivated, students and staff at Elkin High School donated two hours of their ...

April 27th, 2017 |  


VIDEO: Ronda Fire Department with other Wilkes County officials to honor Yandell and Alexander Fonesca by checking smoke detectors Saturday

VIDEO: Ronda Fire Department with other Wilkes County officials to honor Yandell and Alexander Fonesca by checking smoke detectors Saturday

RONDA — Firefighters and police officers put more than their lives on the line when they serve a community, they also risk their hearts, which i...

April 27th, 2017 |  


Osborne to fill chief deputy role

Osborne to fill chief deputy role

DOBSON — Surry County’s next sheriff knows who will fill his shoes as the next chief deputy in the department.“He’s been my ri...

April 27th, 2017 |  


VIDEO: Earth Day Festival hosted by the Elkin Presbyterian Church educational, fun

VIDEO: Earth Day Festival hosted by the Elkin Presbyterian Church educational, fun

The rain held out just long enough Saturday to make a perfect day for the first Earth Day Festival hosted by the Elkin Presbyterian Church.Full of edu...

April 26th, 2017 |