NEWS


11:20 pm
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Streets filled with Autumn Leaves
Surry County Sheriff Reports

Surry County Sheriff Reports

DOBSON — The Surry County Sheriff’s Office has released the following arrest reports:• Courtney Nacord Long, 38, Eleanor Avenue, Mou...

October 14th, 2017 |  


Festival security comes into question

Festival security comes into question

Just as author Mark Twain once complained about rumors of his death being greatly exaggerated, the same goes for rumors that security is lacking for t...

October 13th, 2017 |  


Festival opens to fanfare, gray skies

Festival opens to fanfare, gray skies

Despite soggy conditions, the 51st Autumn Leaves Festival opened Friday to great fanfare, but a diminished crowd with a great many prime seats sportin...

October 13th, 2017 updated: October 13th, 2017. |  


Saint Andrew Lutheran Church Observes the 500th Anniversary of the Reformation

Saint Andrew Lutheran Church Observes the 500th Anniversary of the Reformation

Saint Andrew Lutheran Church (ELCA) will observe the 500th anniversary of the Reformation with an open house for the community on Saturday, Oct. 28 fr...

October 13th, 2017 |  


‘Village’ recognized for feeding kids

‘Village’ recognized for feeding kids

It takes a village to raise a child and the same could be said for feeding kids, based on a program in Mount Airy which has achieved special recogniti...

October 13th, 2017 |  


Beulah holds 10th annual reunion

Beulah holds 10th annual reunion

Once again fellowship filled the walls of old Beulah school celebrating the school’s 10th annual reunion on Saturday, Sept. 30. Graduates in att...

October 12th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


9:18 pm |    
Postseason starts this week
9:00 pm |    
Clean sweep for Lady Cards
Fantastic finish for Hounds

Fantastic finish for Hounds

WINSTON-SALEM — Coming into Friday night’s game, North Surry had never beaten Carver. That finally changed, but the Yellowjackets didnR...

October 14th, 2017 |  


East Surry routs WSP,keeps pace in conference

East Surry routs WSP,keeps pace in conference

WINSTON-SALEM — What a difference a year makes.Last fall, East Surry hosted Winston-Salem Prep without the services of star running back Joey Ra...

October 14th, 2017 |  


Central falls to Forbush

Central falls to Forbush

DOBSON — Unlike the Philadelphia Eagles, who earned their fifth win of the season against the Carolina Panthers on Thursday, the Surry Central G...

October 14th, 2017 |  


Villains hand Bears first loss

Villains hand Bears first loss

The streak is over.The Mount Airy Granite Bears ran through opponents all season en route to a perfect 17-0 record. The Bears scored an incredible 112...

October 13th, 2017 |  


Bears wreak more Stokes havoc

Bears wreak more Stokes havoc

WALNUT COVE — Stokes County is glad to see the end of the 2017 Mount Airy Granite Bears.The state’s second-ranked 1A team completed its re...

October 13th, 2017 |  


Eagles, Cards pick up more hardware

Eagles, Cards pick up more hardware

While local volleyball teams wind down the regular season this week and football and soccer still have about a month to go, postseason action is alrea...

October 12th, 2017 |  


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LIFE


10:07 am |    
Goad, Johnson to wed
Jessica Bortner-Harris competes in Retired Racehorse Project competition

Jessica Bortner-Harris competes in Retired Racehorse Project competition

THURMOND — Whoop Whoop De Do, a retired racehorse residing here, could conceivably surpass his entire career winnings many times over in one wee...

October 4th, 2017 |  


When a pizza isn’t a pizza

When a pizza isn’t a pizza

Everyone has heard the old saying, “You can never have too much of a good thing.” Perhaps you’ve said it yourself. But it’s ra...

October 4th, 2017 |  


Dining on the Yellow Line

Dining on the Yellow Line

PILOT MOUNTAIN — Tucking into the second of four courses at a table for 125 running down the middle of Main Street in Pilot Mountain on Saturday...

September 28th, 2017 |  


Crouse, Johnson to wed

Crouse, Johnson to wed

Ashley Elizabeth Johnson and William Joseph Crouse, together with their families, announce their engagement and upcoming marriage.The bride-to-be is t...

September 24th, 2017 |  


Sweet Potato Festival is relaxed affair

Sweet Potato Festival is relaxed affair

As street festivals go, the sweet potato festival in Rockford is a laid-back affair. In its 20th year of celebrating the harvest of North CarolinaR...

September 20th, 2017 |  


Home canning on a serious scale

Home canning on a serious scale

“Back when I was cool, I did cool things. Now I go up to my home office and read gardening magazines,” says Scott Lowry of his new-found i...

September 13th, 2017 |  


OPINION


A Dr. Seuss tale of green eggs and idiots

A Dr. Seuss tale of green eggs and idiots

A persistent menace posing an ongoing threat to the health, safety and welfare of Americans everywhere has struck again in recent days.I’m not t...

October 7th, 2017 |  


Look for the Lord in your storm

Look for the Lord in your storm

There is almost nothing more powerful than a huge storm on one of the open oceans of the earth. Call it a storm, monsoon, hurricane, typhoon or cyclon...

October 5th, 2017 |  


FDA marks love as the ingredient that dares not speak its name

FDA marks love as the ingredient that dares not speak its name

Receiving surprisingly little media attention, reports of what could be seen as a bit of government overreach began to trickle out this week. It seems...

October 5th, 2017 |  


Panthers’ offense a work in progress

Panthers’ offense a work in progress

The Carolina Panthers are off to a great start at 3-1, but what about the sluggish offense?Last year the Panthers went 6-10 and missed the playoffs fo...

October 4th, 2017 |  


NFL protesters playing a losing game

NFL protesters playing a losing game

Just because people possess “the right” to do something, does it mean they should always exercise that right?I mean, given that you most c...

September 30th, 2017 |  


Habakkuk – when life does not make sense

Habakkuk – when life does not make sense

Why do good people suffer? Why does it seem like evil goes unpunished? If God is such a good God, then why does evil still exist? These have been ques...

September 29th, 2017 |  


BUSINESS


1:49 am |    
AES named great workplace
Tickets available for the tour of homes

Tickets available for the tour of homes

PILOT MOUNTAIN — First United Methodist Church is looking to fund community outreach meals with the return of an old Christmas tradition —...

November 30th, 2016 |  


Surrey Bancorp reports 33 percent rise in net income

Surrey Bancorp (Pink Sheets: SRYB), the holding company for Surrey Bank & Trust, recently reported earnings for the second quarter had jumped a th...

July 31st, 2016 |  


First Community sees income growth, declares dividend

First Community Bancshares Inc. (NASDAQ:FCBC) recently reported net income that had grown more than 9 percent for the second quarter and first six mon...

July 31st, 2016 |  


Free seminars for those seeking job help

Surry Community College will be offering free workshops for unemployed and underemployed workers in August. No advance registration is required.#Using...

July 25th, 2016 |  


Small Business Center offering free seminars

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

July 24th, 2016 |