Local Sports

Central honors its athletes

Marlee Wilmoth and Kirk Needham receive the female and male athlete of the year awards from Surry Central during Friday’s awards ceremony. Football coach Monty Southern, left, and girls basketball coach Mandy Holt receive the […]

Local Sports

Summer camp schedule

Surry Central head coach Monty Southern gets the boys pumped up coming out of a water break at the Golden Eagle football camp this week in Dobson. Jackson Gates holds the pad as campers practice […]


Surry Central graduates 169

Newly minted Surry Central High School graduates prepare to celebrate Friday night after receiving their diplomas. Danielle Key, SCHS student body president, pauses during her address for a selfie. Teresa Haymore, right, the school’s media […]


The trouble with girls

If British scientist and Nobel laureate Sir Tim Hunt thought he was having “trouble with girls” before, he had no idea how bad things would get after he used the World Conference of Science Journalists […]


A man was airlifted to Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center in Winston-Salem Wednesday after his truck ran off the road at 1458 Sparger Road, Mount Airy, according to a local official. The man, who Surry […]


This photograph by Ken Tippette, taken during a May bike tour in the Pilot Mountain area, was one of four winners in a first-ever N.C. Department of Transportation contest. RALEIGH — The scenic beauty of […]


The year in sports: Winter

Surry Central’s Marlee Wilmoth takes a hip to the thigh, but doesn’t lose her balance while attacking the basket. Wilmoth won the WPAC player of the year award. East Surry’s Andrew Kozlow celebrates a milestone […]


Panthers’ Stewart ready

Carolina Panthers running back Jonathan Stewart, left, breaks downfield as fullback Mike Tolbert, tosses him a pass during practice last week. Stewart is ready to take over the starting spot after years behind Deangelo Williams. […]