NEWS


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Two charged in bank robbery
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Runway project over budget

Couponing class to be held at Goodwill Career Connections Center

After the success of an earlier class, the Goodwill Career Connections Center has invited coupon expert India Martin to return with the assistance of ...

May 21st, 2017 |  


Moratorium placed on downtown business permits in Elkin; board revisits traffic changes on Bridge Street

No new business permits will be approved for the downtown Elkin district until after June 15 so that the town’s planning board and board of comm...

May 21st, 2017 |  


Elkin resident among graduates of Tusculum College

GREENEVILLE, Tenn. — Two hundred and ninety-two students recently achieved an educational goal by earning a degree at Tusculum College. The acco...

May 21st, 2017 |  


VIDEO: Rocking the heat at Live At 5

VIDEO: Rocking the heat at Live At 5

Wine flows from Grassy Creek Vineyard.Angry Troll Brewing helps listeners beat the heat.Local citizens enjoy music, wine and beer at the farmers marke...

May 21st, 2017 |  


HPU announces dean’s list recipients

HIGH POINT — High Point University announces the students who have qualified for the dean’s list for the spring 2017 semester by maintaini...

May 21st, 2017 |  


UPDATED: Officials: Elkin students’ safety ensured, security threat investigated

UPDATED: Officials: Elkin students’ safety ensured, security threat investigated

The Elkin City Schools administration responded to an alleged security threat Friday morning, but students remained on a regular schedule and lockdown...

May 19th, 2017 updated: May 19th, 2017. |  


SPORTS


Lady Rams soccer falls in third round

MISENHEIMER — The Starmount Lady Rams traveled to Gray Stone Day for the third-round playoff game against the Lady Knights. The Lady Rams saw it...

May 21st, 2017 |  


Delayed harvest trout waters open to harvest June 3

RALEIGH — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission will open 34 trout streams and two lakes classified as Delayed Harvest to trout harvest on June...

May 20th, 2017 |  


Falcons win third round, fall in fourth

Falcons win third round, fall in fourth

EAST BEND — On paper, the Forbush Falcons baseball team had the perfect set up to go all the way in the 2A NCHSAA Playoffs. As things always go ...

May 20th, 2017 updated: May 21st, 2017. |  


Local sports briefs

Starmount High School softball campBOONVILLE — Rising kindergarten through ninth-graders are invited to attend Starmount High School’s sof...

May 18th, 2017 |  


Third-round NCHSAA playoffs held

Third-round NCHSAA playoffs held

The third round of the North Carolina High School Athletic Association playoffs is in the books, and two teams are moving on to the fourth round while...

May 18th, 2017 |  


MULTIMEDIA


LIFE


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Preschoolers hit the books

Rotary clubs host Habitat golf tourney Thursday

For over 20 years, the Rotary Clubs of Yadkinville and the Yadkin Valley (Elkin-Jonesville) have supported Habitat homebuilding in the community throu...

May 19th, 2017 |  


Mountain Valley Hospice receives accreditation

MOUNT AIRY — Mountain Valley Hospice announced that its palliative care services have achieved accreditation by the Accreditation Commission for...

May 18th, 2017 |  


Agency gets new home, new fleet

Agency gets new home, new fleet

Yadkin Valley Home Health’s staff recently relocated to a newly refurbished office beside Hugh Chatham Urgent Care-Jonesville. On May 10, the st...

May 17th, 2017 |  


Surry Community offering free workshops to assist unemployed and underemployed

DOBSON — Surry Community College will be offering the following free workshops for unemployed and underemployed workers in June. No advanced reg...

May 17th, 2017 |  


Technical classes at Surry Community this summer

DOBSON — Summertime for college students is often associated with a much needed break from classes, but Surry Community College is offering many...

May 16th, 2017 |  


Preschoolers hit the books

Preschoolers hit the books

Elkin Presbyterian Church Preschool leaders challenged their students to read 250 books during the month of March as part of the Read Across America c...

May 16th, 2017 |  


OPINION


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Stone Mountain News

Ready for some tunes downtown

Ready for some tunes downtown

The work needing to take place in the office was overpowered by the desire to socialize and eat good food. The aroma of fresh cooked food descended up...

May 17th, 2017 |  


Raw, naked, front-porch justice

Raw, naked, front-porch justice

A long time ago here in the hometown Mom would mention that her father, my grandfather Dave McCann, back in the day had been a justice of the peace. I...

May 15th, 2017 |  


Letter to the editor

To the editor,This brief letter appears as a requirement for a story in the local newspaper and is published as a humble and regrettable appeal for co...

May 12th, 2017 |  


How do you like those apples? Grief on Mother’s Day for many reasons

How do you like those apples? Grief on Mother’s Day for many reasons

Across the nation this weekend phones will ring, cards and gifts will be opened and families will meet for meals as they celebrate all things “m...

May 12th, 2017 |  


Community Commentary

Community Commentary

Cynthia Claywell (Dobson) “Autumn Leaves. That seems to be the one we go to the most. A lot of different food and vendors come there.”Tere...

May 12th, 2017 |  


Stone Mountain News

Derick Barker will be preaching at Garden Creek Baptist Church Sunday at 9 a.m. Everyone is invited to worship in this historic church.Traphill Masoni...

May 10th, 2017 |  


BUSINESS


Surrey Bancorp reports first quarter net income of $947,725

MOUNT AIRY — Surrey Bancorp (the “Company”) (Pink Sheets: SRYB), the holding company for Surrey Bank & Trust (the “Bank...

May 3rd, 2017 |  


Free SBC seminars announced for May

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

May 1st, 2017 |  


Savor NC wine, craft beer, barbecue at Budbreak Festival in Mount Airy, May 6

Savor NC wine, craft beer, barbecue at Budbreak Festival in Mount Airy, May 6

MOUNT AIRY — A selection of North Carolina’s premier wineries and breweries will line Mount Airy’s Main Street on Saturday for the e...

May 1st, 2017 |  


Local business community welcomes RE/MAX Impact Realty

Local business community welcomes RE/MAX Impact Realty

NORTH WILKESBORO — Business owner James Foster has opened a new real estate brokerage in the Wilkes County area. RE/MAX Impact Realty is the onl...

April 20th, 2017 |  


The power of investing

The power of investing

A small grant from the Winston Salem Foundation to Kids Count Pediatrics in Elkin helped the office transform its clinic and the way it implements Rea...

April 16th, 2017 |  


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