Still celebrating Christmas

Still celebrating Christmas

I am still celebrating Christmas. Christmas only began for me on Dec. 24 Before that was the holiday shopping season.I have spoken earlier that Christ...

December 30th, 2016 |  


The mystical, elusive ‘healthy’ dessert

The mystical, elusive ‘healthy’ dessert

When U.S Supreme Court justice Potter Stewart famously defined pornography in 1964 by simply saying “I know it when I see it,” he could we...

December 28th, 2016 |  


Town has new emergency alert system

PILOT MOUNTAIN — A new alert system for emergencies is coming to town.After the water main break on U.S. 52 Bypass a year ago, town officials be...

December 28th, 2016 |  


Pilot Christmas Lights coming to a end

Pilot Christmas Lights coming to a end

PILOT MOUNTAIN — A local holiday attraction, put on by one family and drawing hundreds to the area each year, is coming to a “sad close.&#...

December 28th, 2016 |  


Stanleys celebrate 60 years

Stanleys celebrate 60 years

Charles and Shirley Stanley of Dobson, N.C., celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on Thursday, Dec. 22. They were married on Dec. 22, 1956, at th...

December 24th, 2016 |  


Prologue to the Gospel of John: The Word became flesh

Prologue to the Gospel of John: The Word became flesh

But to those who did accept the WordHe gave power to be children of God,Who were born not from human stock or human desire or human willBut from God H...

December 23rd, 2016 |  


Whip it, whip it good

Whip it, whip it good

Dire predictions of a Christmas season of topless desserts have so far proven unfounded.The Washington Post reported Thursday on an industry-wide shor...

December 21st, 2016 |  


Support for domestic violence survivors

Support for domestic violence survivors

DOBSON — It began in October, at Surry Community College withone society’s Domestic Violence Awareness Month service project turned.That t...

December 21st, 2016 |  


Author visits local schools

Author visits local schools

A nationally known author made three stops in Surry County Schools in the past week to visit students.North Carolina author Barbara O’Connor vis...

December 20th, 2016 |  


The holidays can be challenging

The holidays can be challenging

December swirls by with party after party after potluck dinner after family gathering in a whirlwind of sausage balls, cheese balls, bourbon balls and...

December 14th, 2016 |