Free SBC seminars scheduled for September

DOBSON — The Small Business Center at Surry Community College will be holding several free seminars and workshops in September at various locati...

August 31st, 2015 updated: August 31st, 2015. |  


Is America prepared to retire?

Is America prepared to retire?

Only 48 percent of Americans say they think they are saving enough. And 30 percent feel that they are not even slightly confident that they are saving...

August 16th, 2015 |  


First Community issues dividend

BLUEFIELD, VA — First Community Bancshares Inc. (NASDAQ:FCBC) last week announced financial results for the quarter and six months ending June 3...

August 10th, 2015 |  


Surrey Bank earnings dip slightly

Surrey Bancorp (Pink Sheets: SRYB), the holding company for Surrey Bank & Trust, last week reported earnings for the second quarter of 2015 were s...

August 10th, 2015 |  


The importance of TOD & JTWROS designations

The importance of TOD & JTWROS designations

TOD, JTWROS…what do these obscure acronyms signify? They are shorthand for transfer on death and joint tenancy with right of survivorship –...

August 2nd, 2015 |  


How might higher inflation affect your investments?

How might higher inflation affect your investments?

America once experienced something called “moderate inflation.” It may seem like a distant memory, but it could very well return in the se...

July 26th, 2015 |  


A Roth IRA’s many benefits

A Roth IRA’s many benefits

The IRA that changed the whole retirement savings perspective. Since the Roth IRA was introduced, it has become a fixture in many retirement planning ...

July 19th, 2015 |  


Socks to be named after Cana, Woodlawn

Two communities in Carroll County, Virginia, will soon have a sock named after them as part of the Farm to Feet line by a Mount Airy company.The ̶...

July 12th, 2015 |  


Dr. Giya Harry receives Patients’ Choice Award

Dr. Giya Harry receives Patients’ Choice Award

Dr. Giya Harry, a pediatrician at Northern Hospital and Northern Pediatrics, was recently bestowed with the Vitals Patients’ Choice Award.“...

July 12th, 2015 |  


Northern Medical Group recognized for patient care

The National Committee for Quality Assurance recently announced that Northern Medical Group-Pediatrics in Mount Airy has received NCQA Patient-Centere...

July 12th, 2015 |  


Behind on your retirement savings?

Behind on your retirement savings?

If life has not allowed you to build substantial retirement savings, what can you do to improve your retirement prospects? Here are some suggestions.P...

July 12th, 2015 |  


Linville named assistant editor

Linville named assistant editor

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June 28th, 2015 |  


Mount Airy ranked low for jobs

Mount Airy ranked low for jobs

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June 25th, 2015 |  


The new gradual retirement

The new gradual retirement

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June 21st, 2015 |  


Key lessons for retirement savers

You learn lessons as you invest in pursuit of long-run goals. Some of these lessons are conveyed and reinforced when you begin saving for retirement, ...

June 14th, 2015 |  


IRA rollovers for lump sum pension payouts

IRA rollovers for lump sum pension payouts

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June 8th, 2015 |  


Primland shows off Pinnacles Cottages

Primland shows off Pinnacles Cottages

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June 7th, 2015 |