Senate proposing driver’s ed cut

Currently, the Senate and the House are at two opposite ends of the spectrum when it comes to funding for driver’s education training.The House ...

July 27th, 2015 |  


Program offers hunter safety training for area youths

Program offers hunter safety training for area youths

PILOT MOUNTAIN — Members of the Pilot Mountain Shooters completed a successful fundraiser recently and now plan to use those funds to make hunte...

July 27th, 2015 |  


Local musicians do well in Sparta competition

Local musicians do well in Sparta competition

A Mount Airy-based old-time music band took top honors recently in the Alleghany County Fiddlers Convention held in Sparta.The Slate Mountain Ramblers...

July 27th, 2015 |  


Reunion guests include Voice of America

Reunion guests include Voice of America

Along with descendants of the Original Siamese Twins, who attended Saturday’s Eng and Chang Bunker family reunion from near and far, was a broad...

July 26th, 2015 |  


Debate fizzing over age of Coke mural

Debate fizzing over age of Coke mural

Call it another one of history’s mysteries, a quest to solve the riddle of how something happened and when.This time the conundrum involves an o...

July 26th, 2015 |  


Making people move on the floor

Making people move on the floor

Blanton Youell, a 39-year-old stay-at-home dad, has found a way to integrate himself in the community in a unique way, as a disc jockey (DJ).Youell is...

July 26th, 2015 |  


Young entrepreneurs keep downtown thriving

Young entrepreneurs keep downtown thriving

The more things change, the more they stay the same.That’s an old saying, but an apt description of the downtown businesses that help drive the ...

July 26th, 2015 |  


Author probes Siamese Twins’ family life

Author probes Siamese Twins’ family life

The lives of Original Siamese Twins Eng and Chang Bunker have spawned an abundance of colorful stories, but an author who spoke in Mount Airy Friday a...

July 25th, 2015 |  


Local group may join National organization

Local group may join National organization

Recently a group of area women met to discuss the possibility of becoming a part of the National Association of University Women (NAUW).The NAUW was f...

July 25th, 2015 |  


Dobson wins beautification award

Dobson wins beautification award

DOBSON — Thursday evening Dobson Town Manager Josh Smith highlighted the fact that Dobson had received the Yadkin Valley Chamber of CommerceR...

July 24th, 2015 |