Local band sweeps Yes! music awards

Local band sweeps Yes! music awards

The 1991 film “The Silence of the Lambs” pulled off a rare feat, sweeping the Oscars’ top five awards. The movie took first in best ...

May 29th, 2016 |  


Surry adds new music camp this summer

Surry Community College is offering several summer camps for children of various ages starting in July on the college’s campus at 630 S. Main St...

May 25th, 2016 |  


Westfield fourth grade tours Raleigh

Westfield fourth grade tours Raleigh

Westfield Elementary School’s fourth grade students from Betty France and DJ Sheets’ classes took a trip to Raleigh to learn more about th...

May 25th, 2016 |  


Dorothy Mitchell turns 90

Dorothy Mitchell turns 90

Dorothy Davis Mitchell turned 90 on Friday, May 13 and was honored by her family with a barbecue luncheon on Sunday, May 15, at New Hope Baptist Churc...

May 25th, 2016 |  


Scout breakfast honors Atkinson

Scout breakfast honors Atkinson

The Dogwood District of the Boy Scouts of America, Old Hickory Council recently held its Good Scout Award breakfast.Surry County Sheriff Graham Atkins...

May 25th, 2016 |  


Dobson Class of 59 holds 57th reunion

Dobson Class of 59 holds 57th reunion

The graduation class of Dobson High School 1959 recently held its 57th class reunion at Salem Baptist Church Fellowship Hall. The reunion was catered ...

May 12th, 2016 |  


Police reports

• A Pilot Mountain teen turned himself in at a local magistrate’s office Tuesday on a felony charge of possession of marijuana with intent...

May 12th, 2016 |  


What’s Is ECA Doing in May?

Surry County’s Extension and Community Association Clubs have a number of new opportunities for county residents to join in learning, fellowship...

May 4th, 2016 |  


Jack York leaves strong local legacy

White Plains lost one of the pillars of the community when the last of the York brothers died over the weekend.Jack York, 90, leaves behind a broad ne...

April 7th, 2016 |  


State cuts county school funding as expected

DOBSON — Surry County Schools is losing $277,000 in state funding for the next fiscal year.Last month, Dr. Travis Reeves, superintendent, warned...

April 6th, 2016 updated: April 7th, 2016. |