Surry Arts Council’s Arts Ball benefit to be held this Friday The annual Arts Ball, a Surry Arts Council benefit for school cultural arts programs, will be held Friday night at Cross Creek Country Club.
Events for the evening include a silent auction, passed hors d’oeuvres and soup, a seated dinner, a live auction, live music by Band of Oz and dancing.
Also, there will be a live auction at 8:30 p.m. of a surprise vehicle donated by Patterson Automotive.
Last year’s Arts Ball broke several records,...
New widow, widower group starting in Pilot Mountain PILOT MOUNTAIN — A new local support group for widows and widowers will get its start this week with an organizational meeting on Tuesday morning.
At 11 a.m. that day in the Mountain Valley Hospice Community Room on Key Street in Pilot Mountain, Neil Breed will organize the initial meeting of Pathways, a social support group for widows and widowers in Surry and Stokes counties with a free lunch and fellowship.
Breed said that he came up w...
Annual 100 Men in Black service held at Chestnut Ridge Baptist Members of the Faithful Travelers of Martinsville, Va., perform at the 100 Men in Black service at the Chestnut Ridge Primitive Progressive Baptist Church on Westfield Road. A total of 51 men clad in black suits participated in the service as well. Church Deacon Rick Mitchell welcomed participants and said the service was “an opportunity for men to step out and step up.” For a full story and photos, see Tuesday’s print edition of The News.