State concerned about Jonesville water rates

JONESVILLE — The Jonesville Town Council held its meeting Monday evening to discuss financial matters and future plans, including water systems ...

July 29th, 2016 |  


Church calendar

July 29• 6:30 p.m. until, Grassy Creek United Methodist Church will have a Vacation Bible School under the stars, with hot dogs and hamburgers w...

July 29th, 2016 |  


Free SBC seminars announced for August

DOBSON — Surry Community College’s Small Business Center will be holding free seminars and workshops in August at various locations in Sur...

July 28th, 2016 updated: July 28th, 2016. |  


Surry graduates 10th class of truck drivers

Surry graduates 10th class of truck drivers

DOBSON — Surry Community College’s Truck Driver Program held its 10th graduation ceremony in June at The Yadkin Center. Ninety-nine studen...

July 28th, 2016 |  


Three-day U.S. 21 sale kicks off

Tents were already being erected in parking lots and grassy areas along Historic U.S. 21 Thursday as vendors were preparing for the Take a Break from ...

July 28th, 2016 |  


City schools incumbent facing opposition

DOBSON — One of the Elkin Board of Education members will face opposition in the November election, following the filing of a newcomer Wednesday...

July 28th, 2016 |  


Inaugural brewfest tickets on sale

Inaugural brewfest tickets on sale

The music has been booked, the prices are set and the tickets are on sale for the inaugural Big Elkin Brewfest to be held this fall.The event is an ef...

July 28th, 2016 updated: July 28th, 2016. |  


Northern group provides pain management, detoxing

Northern group provides pain management, detoxing

Drug and narcotic addiction has plagued the tri-county area for a long time, but some doctors are fighting against it. Northern Medical Group Pain Man...

July 28th, 2016 |  


SCC English instructor Kennette Thomas ordained as deacon

SCC English instructor Kennette Thomas ordained as deacon

DOBSON — In early June, as many ordained clergy, locally licensed pastors, and laity gathered at Lake Junaluska Conference and Retreat Center, t...

July 28th, 2016 |  


A recovered addict’s story: Seeing the light at the end of the tunnel

Editor’s note: In an effort to protect the subject of our interview for personal reasons, we have concealed her identity by naming her Jenny. He...

July 27th, 2016 updated: July 27th, 2016. |