NEWS


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Students visit Wayne Farms

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 22nd, 2017 |  


‘Jake Brake’ ordinance being enforced

‘Jake Brake’ ordinance being enforced

On Jan. 9, the Elkin Board of Commissioners approved a “Jake Brake” ordinance, regulating the use of the braking systems within town limit...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


Elkin City Schools stakeholders address five priorities during annual elected officials reception

Elkin City Schools stakeholders address five priorities during annual elected officials reception

The decor in the Elkin High School media center Thursday set the stage for annual elected officials reception hosted by Elkin City Schools. Windows an...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


Two-year-old shoots self in chest with hand gun found in car

THURMOND — A 2-year-old accidentally shot himself in the chest Sunday and was taken to Brenner’s Children’s Hospital in Winston-Sale...

February 21st, 2017 |  


Preschool Story Hour at Elkin Public Library will have a special time to celebrate librarian Wendy Giudici

Preschool Story Hour at Elkin Public Library will have a special time to celebrate librarian Wendy Giudici

The Elkin Public Library will host a special time in lieu of the regular Preschool Story Hour on Friday at 10:30 a.m. to celebrate librarian Wendy Giu...

February 21st, 2017 |  


SPORTS


Lady Bears rout Elkin

Lady Bears rout Elkin

MOUNT AIRY — There wasn’t much suspense to be had in the Mount Airy’s opening-round victory against Elkin in the NCHSAA 1A girlsR...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


Marriage vows make the cut

Marriage vows make the cut

Although poetry has always been linked to Valentine’s Day, why is it so important to that day of love? People use poetry as a way to express how...

February 22nd, 2017 updated: February 22nd, 2017. |  


Skimming through school

Skimming through school

Homework is something everyone has had to deal with at least once in life. For many students, homework is their lives, especially if that homework is ...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


Nicks serves as SHS representative

Nicks serves as SHS representative

Do you ever wonder who controls exam periods, field trips, and school improvements? The Yadkin County Board of Education is in control of all of these...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


Youth sports registration open

The Elkin Parks and Recreation department is holding registration for various youth athletics. Registration closes this week for in-person and online....

February 21st, 2017 |  


MVAC All Conference and Honorable Mention

MVAC All Conference and Honorable Mention

The Mountain Valley Athletic Conference released the list of recipients for All Conference and honorable mention for the 2016-2017 basketball season.N...

February 21st, 2017 |  


MULTIMEDIA


LIFE


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Southard-Sapp to wed in May
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Birth announcement

Wilkes art classes slated

The Wilkes Art Gallery has announced a new line-up of classes scheduled for this spring.Three pottery classes are planned, including Ceramic Hand Buil...

February 19th, 2017 |  


Bledsoe awarded state honor

Bledsoe awarded state honor

PINEHURST — Dr. Randy Bledsoe, retired superintendent of Elkin City Schools, was recently named as the 2017 Dr. Frances Jones Trailblazer Award ...

February 19th, 2017 |  


‘Dearly Beloved’ opens Thursday

‘Dearly Beloved’ opens Thursday

Foothills Theatre’s presents “Dearly Beloved” at Elkin First Baptist Church fellowship hall Feb. 23 and 24 at 7 p.m. and Feb. 26 at ...

February 19th, 2017 |  


WCC invites public to Region 7 SkillsUSA Conference and Career Showcase

WILKESBORO — Wilkes Community College will host the high school Region 7 SkillsUSA Conference and Career Showcase on Feb. 27. The public is enco...

February 18th, 2017 |  


Stone Mountain News

The Traphill Fire Department will sponsor a pancake supper on Saturday at 6 p.m. with all proceeds going to F.D. Holloway, who lost his home to a fire...

February 15th, 2017 updated: February 15th, 2017. |  


OPINION


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Community Commentary
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Stone Mountain News

Community Commentary

Community Commentary

Gregory Coleman (Roaring River) “I think that we suffered a terrible loss when our cobbler died. Everyone was really broken up and now we have n...

February 17th, 2017 |  


Stone Mountain News

The Traphill Fire Department will sponsor a pancake supper on Saturday at 6 p.m. with all proceeds going to F.D. Holloway, who lost his home to a fire...

February 15th, 2017 updated: February 15th, 2017. |  


‘The Greatest Show on Earth’ says farewell

‘The Greatest Show on Earth’ says farewell

Just more than a year ago, the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus announced the last year of performances for their famed elephants, under ...

February 15th, 2017 |  


Marching for equality, justice: Why I will be part of the Women’s March on Washington

Marching for equality, justice: Why I will be part of the Women’s March on Washington

This week is an important one for our nation. It is the week we take time to honor Civil Rights leader, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.; it is the week a n...

February 13th, 2017 |  


Requiem for the heart of Elkin

Requiem for the heart of Elkin

Once upon a time the best way to get to Winston-Salem from here was by N.C. 67, the Winston Road, through Boonville and finally along elegant Reynolda...

February 13th, 2017 |  


Community Commentary

Community Commentary

Tina Brown (State Road) “My husband surprised me with tickets for the Island Ford Baptist Church Banquet on the 11th. Terry’s Cafe is cate...

February 10th, 2017 |  


BUSINESS


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Farm Bureau agents honored
Sentry honors Southland Transportation for their safety efforts

Sentry honors Southland Transportation for their safety efforts

STEVENS POINT, Wis. — Sentry Insurance recognized Southland Transportation Company of Dobson, with this year’s Sentry Fleet Safety Award. ...

January 18th, 2017 |  


Insurance pre-licensing classes offered

DOBSON — Surry Community College, in partnership with Independent Insurance Agents of North Carolina, is offering a course on Property & Cas...

January 8th, 2017 |  


Farm Bureau agents honored

Farm Bureau agents honored

The annual meeting of the North Carolina Farm Bureau Federation was held Dec. 4-6 at the Sheraton Four Seasons and Joseph S. Koury Convention Center i...

December 29th, 2016 |  


Notary public classes offered this winter

DOBSON — Many businesses are required to have notarized signatures as a part of their normal business activity, and therefore employ persons who...

December 22nd, 2016 |  


Surrey Bancorp announces special cash dividend

MOUNT AIRY — The Board of Directors of Surrey Bancorp (Pink Sheets: SRYB) has declared a special cash dividend of 36 cents per share on the comp...

December 20th, 2016 |  


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