Remembering the Mountain Men

Remembering the Mountain Men

On Sept. 26, 1780, 1,000 men from the local Appalachian region marched out from what would eventually became Elkin Municipal Park, taking up arms in t...

October 2nd, 2017 |  


Civil War to come alive next weekend

Civil War to come alive next weekend

ARARAT, Va. — History buffs and others with an interest in the War Between the States will have a field day, two to be exact, next weekend in Ar...

October 1st, 2017 updated: October 1st, 2017. |  


Dobson Elementary holds student elections

Dobson Elementary holds student elections

DOBSON — Dobson Elementary School recently held elections for the 2017-2018 year, with students selected for both school-wide positions and clas...

October 1st, 2017 |  


ELKIN — Surry County, specifically the southern portions of the county, is preparing for an invasion, with as many as 1,000 cyclists expected to...

September 30th, 2017 updated: October 2nd, 2017. |  


Second-annual Zombie Run set

Second-annual Zombie Run set

Zombies soon will be invading Mount Airy, but all in the name of fun and to support a charitable cause.The second-annual 5K Zombie Run for Charity is ...

September 29th, 2017 |  


Dining on the Yellow Line

Dining on the Yellow Line

PILOT MOUNTAIN — Tucking into the second of four courses at a table for 125 running down the middle of Main Street in Pilot Mountain on Saturday...

September 28th, 2017 |  


Woman, son shot in domestic dispute

Woman, son shot in domestic dispute

An early morning domestic dispute in the Toast community Thursday led to the shooting of a mother and her son and the arrest of the mom’s boyfri...

September 28th, 2017 |  


Yum! Food Truck Fest set for Sunday

Yum! Food Truck Fest set for Sunday

For anyone with a hankering for some turkey BBQ on Sunday, downtown Mount Airy is the place to be.The same could be said for anyone craving cheesecake...

September 28th, 2017 |  


Destination for generations

Destination for generations

DOBSON — In many communities, the traditional country store lives only in memories filled with sticks of peppermint candy or licorice, a 5-cent ...

September 28th, 2017 |  


Foxx tours Millennium, receives award

Foxx tours Millennium, receives award

NC 5th District Rep. Virginia Foxx recently toured Millennium Charter Academy, where she received recognition from the Associated Builders and Contrac...

September 28th, 2017 |