Winter wonder land?

Winter wonder land?

Wednesday’s storm had even some forecasters scratching their heads a bit at the amount of snow falling.“Hopefully, the snow will end soone...

January 17th, 2018 updated: January 17th, 2018. |  


Snow causes multiple accidents

Snow causes multiple accidents

Today’s snow — while good for local youths enjoying a day off from school, has caused a number of problems on area highways.“There a...

January 17th, 2018 |  


VIDEO: Regional director enjoying journey through library

VIDEO: Regional director enjoying journey through library

After nearly three decades of work in the system, the Northwest Regional Library system has seemed like home to director Joan Sherif.It was a visit wi...

January 17th, 2018 |  


Retired teacher makes quilt for fundraiser

Retired teacher makes quilt for fundraiser

Local resident Joe Voss recently put his talents to work to help the Gentry Middle School Parent Booster Club raise money by handcrafting a quilt.The ...

January 17th, 2018 |  


Fire damages residential structure

Fire damages residential structure

A Monday night fire in Mount Airy caused heavy damage to an unoccupied residential property at 295 West Virginia St.The blaze, ruled unintentional in ...

January 16th, 2018 updated: January 16th, 2018. |  


Library offers free yoga classes

Library offers free yoga classes

“And in the end, it’s not the years in your life that count, it’s the life in your years.” Maureen Carville cited the quote so...

January 16th, 2018 |  


Birthday party for Dr. King held at Jones

Birthday party for Dr. King held at Jones

Monday’s officially recognized holiday was also a birthday celebration in the Granite City.Martin Luther King Jr. Day is celebrated on the third...

January 15th, 2018 |  


Natural Wellness Fair coming to Elkin Jan. 20

Natural Wellness Fair coming to Elkin Jan. 20

Those looking to begin the new year with a focus on health and wellness — particularly those in the Elkin area of Surry County — will have...

January 15th, 2018 |  


Surry has ‘worst’ death year ever

Surry has ‘worst’ death year ever

The year 2017 was not a good one regarding death statistics in Surry County, which suffered a record number of fatalities from causes including drug o...

January 14th, 2018 |  


Museum event honors King’s legacy

Museum event honors King’s legacy

With temperatures in the 20s and a stiff north wind, Saturday night offered less-than-optimum conditions for a community gathering — but this di...

January 13th, 2018 |