NEWS


Church Calendar

Submission guidelines for calendar events: One-time events may be submitted for placement in the calendar at least two weeks prior to the date of the ...

April 19th, 2017 |  


The Elkin Presbyterian Church will hold an Earth Day Festival with education, music, food, fun for families

The Elkin Presbyterian Church will hold an Earth Day Festival with education, music, food, fun for families

The Elkin Presbyterian Church will hold a celebration in honor of Earth Day Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at 151 Hillcrest Drive across from t...

April 19th, 2017 |  


Elkin Methodist and Presbyterian churches join EVTA to improve trails on Earth Day

Elkin Methodist and Presbyterian churches join EVTA to improve trails on Earth Day

The Elkin Valley Trails Association will hold a work day this Saturday with the assistance of the Elkin First Methodist Church and the Elkin Presbyter...

April 18th, 2017 |  


Church Calendar

Submission guidelines for calendar events: One-time events may be submitted for placement in the calendar at least two weeks prior to the date of the ...

April 17th, 2017 |  


Community Calendar

Submission guidelines for calendar events: One-time events may be submitted for placement in the calendar at least two weeks prior to the date of the ...

April 17th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


Cardinals earn share of MVAC tennis title

Cardinals earn share of MVAC tennis title

RONDA — The East Wilkes Cardinals men’s tennis team earned its thirteenth conference win last week. The win takes the Cardinals overall re...

April 23rd, 2017 |  


PSG Softball Coaches Announced

DURHAM — The Powerade State Games High School Softball Showcase will take place June 20 - 21 at UNC Greensboro and Carolyn Allen Park in Greensb...

April 23rd, 2017 |  


Reynolds defeats Starmount in non-conference play

BOONVILLE — The SHS Lady Rams hosted 4A RJ Reynolds in a non-conference game on Friday night in Boonville. Reynolds took the lead and never look...

April 23rd, 2017 |  


Spring 2017 scores

Spring 2017 scores

With the 2017 spring season winding down, teams are still looking for vital conference wins. Final scores from baseball, softball, soccer and tennis a...

April 22nd, 2017 updated: April 24th, 2017. |  


Internship offers work experience and skill development

Internship offers work experience and skill development

Most people see internships as a great way for a young person to gain work experience before entering the workforce as an adult, and Elkin High School...

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


Trump election threatens DACA repeal, frightens many students

Trump election threatens DACA repeal, frightens many students

This past presidential election has been one of the most controversial for people all over the United States. Nick Tomlin, Elkin High School civics te...

April 19th, 2017 |  


MULTIMEDIA


LIFE


Surry students hold plant sale April 24-28

Surry students hold plant sale April 24-28

DOBSON — Members of the Horticulture Club at Surry Community College will hold a spring plant sale April 24 through April 28 in the greenhouse o...

April 20th, 2017 |  


Ride to benefit libraries

The Northwestern Regional Library will host the sixth annual Ride for Readers on June 11. All proceeds from the Freeborne’s Ride for Readers wil...

April 18th, 2017 |  


Surry CC announces winners of history competition

Surry CC announces winners of history competition

DOBSON — Surry Community College recently hosted a regional National History Day competition for middle school and high school students. Winners...

April 18th, 2017 |  


Surry graduates 12th class of truck drivers

Surry graduates 12th class of truck drivers

DOBSON — Surry Community College’s Truck Driver Program held its 12th graduation ceremony on March 29 at The Yadkin Center. One hundred tw...

April 16th, 2017 |  


Easter egg drop amazes

Easter egg drop amazes

HAMPTONVILLE — Kids of all ages were having an egg-cellent time at the Alpha & Omega Corn Maze on Saturday. The 20-acre agri-tourism center ...

April 16th, 2017 |  


Elkin man wins first $200,000 Taxes Paid top prize

RALEIGH — Richard Hayes of Elkin is the first person in the state to win a top prize playing the new $200,000 Taxes Paid scratch-off game.He bou...

April 14th, 2017 |  


OPINION


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Citizens’ Sentiments
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Citizens’ Sentiments

Stone Mountain News

Billings Hill Baptist Church will have revival this week through Friday at 7 p.m. with special singing each night. Sammy Lawson will be preaching on S...

April 12th, 2017 |  


Letter to the editor

To the editor,President Trump’s attempt to reduce Federal funding for the ‘Meals on Wheels’ (MOW) programs has been met with critici...

April 10th, 2017 |  


In death, a drive to life

In death, a drive to life

The anticipated ring of the doorbell sprang Herm into action. He found two little munchkins standing on the door’s other side with colorful, sto...

April 10th, 2017 |  


Citizens’ Sentiments

Citizens’ Sentiments

Matt Miller (Boonville) “The outdoor heritage we have here is a big draw. We have to appeal to a millennial audience so biking events, especiall...

April 7th, 2017 |  


Spring is in the air, buds are breaking

Warm weather is creeping into the Carolina wine country to stay, which means the leaves and buds will start appearing on grape vines bringing color an...

April 5th, 2017 |  


Letter to the editor

To The Editor,The recent Rev War Days event in Elkin was a sweeping success in many ways for the Wilkes/Surry Chapter of the Overmountain Victory Trai...

April 5th, 2017 |  


BUSINESS


3:08 pm |    
The power of investing

Commissioner appointed to credit union’s Northern Mountain Advisory Council

RALEIGH — Local Government Federal Credit Union (LGFCU) announced the addition of Surry County Commissioner Larry Phillips to its Northern Mount...

March 28th, 2017 |  


Greystone joins forces with LifeStore Insurance

Greystone joins forces with LifeStore Insurance

Greystone Insurance has joined forces with LifeStore Insurance, which is part of LifeStore Financial Group.“We are very excited to add Greystone...

March 28th, 2017 |  


Surrey Bank CEO represents the American Bankers Association at House Subcommittee Hearing on SBA

MOUNT AIRY — Ted Ashby, president and CEO of Surrey Bank & Trust in Mount Airy, was selected by the American Bankers Association to represen...

March 22nd, 2017 |  


Hannah Davis becomes new executive director at Chatham Nursing and Rehabilitation

Hannah Davis becomes new executive director at Chatham Nursing and Rehabilitation

On Thursday, Chatham Nursing and Rehabilitation and the community of Elkin welcomed Hannah Davis as the new executive director.Originally from Laurinb...

March 21st, 2017 |  


FCA US announces Empire Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram as Customer First Award for Excellence Winner

FCA US announces Empire Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram as Customer First Award for Excellence Winner

NORTH WILKESBORO — FCA US LLC announced that Empire Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram is one of 387 Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge, Ram and FIAT dealerships have e...

March 20th, 2017 |  


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