Surry Community College Library receives grant to preserve local history through a digitization project

DOBSON — The Surry Community College Library recently received a grant from the State Library of North Carolina that will capture and preserve S...

July 28th, 2016 |  


Photo exhibit in Elkin

The 2016 “Show Us Your Best” Northwestern Regional Library Traveling Photography Exhibit will be on display at the Elkin Public Library in...

July 28th, 2016 |  


Stone Mountain News

The Traphill Road will be closed for about three weeks at the Hutchison Dairy, which is south of the Traphill Branch Library. There will be detour sig...

July 27th, 2016 |  


Elementary and middle school kids paint murals

Elementary and middle school kids paint murals

A local art camp gave children a chance to show their creative side last Thursday at the Foothills Arts Council.Jan Gilliam, a retired Wilkes County A...

July 24th, 2016 |  


‘We all scream for ice cream’

‘We all scream for ice cream’

“I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream.” The brand new ice cream parlor, Elkin Country Creamery, has only been open for about ...

July 22nd, 2016 |  


Stone Mountain News

Piney Grove Baptist Church is having vacation Bible school this week through July 22 at 7 p.m. with classes for all ages. Pastor Larry Teague invites ...

July 20th, 2016 |  


Elkin Summer Camps going strong

Elkin Summer Camps going strong

School may be out but the kids have been anything but bored this summer.The Elkin summer camps have been going strong with around 50 kids participatin...

July 19th, 2016 |  


Checkmate

Checkmate

Chess is a game that is relatively easy to learn but takes a lifetime to master. There are always new moves and tricks to learn with the classic board...

July 19th, 2016 |  


Caleb Sigmon, master of illusion

Caleb Sigmon, master of illusion

He is a master of illusion and storytelling. He defies what’s possible and what is not possible while making others chuckle along the way.His na...

July 18th, 2016 |  


100th birthday party for Windsor’s Crossroads building

100th birthday party for Windsor’s Crossroads building

It was a grand celebration on Saturday for the 100th birthday of the Windsor’s Crossroads Community Building.Despite a steady rain that began ju...

July 17th, 2016 |