Pursuing happiness

Pursuing happiness

The Declaration of Independence declares: That God has endowed all men with the “Unalienable rights” of life, liberty and the pursuit of h...

July 7th, 2017 |  


Eggs at lowest price in a decade

Eggs at lowest price in a decade

Prices fluctuate, but mostly they go up. This is how you know if you’re old (you remember when a bottle of soda cost a dime) or if you’re ...

July 5th, 2017 |  


The believer’s relationship

The believer’s relationship

Normally I begin my weekly devotion with a particular scripture but this week’s topic on the believer’s relationship includes scriptures f...

June 30th, 2017 |  


‘Chef and Child’ embrace inner Garfield

‘Chef and Child’ embrace inner Garfield

“People think it’s easy,” said Brooke Atkins, regarding food preparation. To which she added, “Keyword: think,” as she w...

June 28th, 2017 |  


County schools thank bus drivers

County schools thank bus drivers

DOBSON — When schools have let out, and every student has been safely transported home, what do you do next?If you’re the Surry County Sch...

June 25th, 2017 |  


Dickersons celebrate 25 years

Dickersons celebrate 25 years

Melody and Vincent Dickerson celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary recently on the Island of Maui in Hawaii. Pictured with the couple are their th...

June 25th, 2017 |  


A lesson from boy Jesus

A lesson from boy Jesus

And he said unto them, How is it that ye sought me? Wist ye not that I must be about my Father’s business? Luke 2:49In chapter 2 of the book of ...

June 23rd, 2017 |  


Celebrate the Solstice with a hot grill

Celebrate the Solstice with a hot grill

The summer solstice was earlier today at 12:24 a.m. EDT making today the longest day of the year with 14 hours and 39 minutes between sunrise and suns...

June 21st, 2017 |  


Sechrist, Gates to wed

Sechrist, Gates to wed

Michaelene Mari Gates, of North Versailles, PA, and Cory Andrew Sechrist, of Monroeville, PA, together with their families, announce their engagement ...

June 18th, 2017 |  


A fond farewell

A fond farewell

PILOT MOUNTAIN — Lorrie Sawyers couldn’t help but wipe away a few tears.The East Surry High School principal is accustomed to bidding grad...

June 17th, 2017 |