The Lord our healer

The Lord our healer

Psalm 103:2-4 is an instruction to the believer, saying “Bless the Lord, O my soul, and forget not all His benefits: Who forgives all your iniqu...

April 20th, 2018 |  


Kung Pao, not just chicken anymore

Kung Pao, not just chicken anymore

For a lot of people, Kung Pao Chicken is a gateway drug to the Szechuan section of a Chinese take-out menu, an initial first dance with the alluring, ...

April 18th, 2018 |  


Pottery expert offers two-day workshop at SCC

Pottery expert offers two-day workshop at SCC

Internationally-known potter Susan Filley will visit Surry Community College’s campus for a free, two-day workshop.Pottery fanatics are invited ...

April 16th, 2018 |  


Simmons celebrate 75th anniversary

Simmons celebrate 75th anniversary

Lester and Wilma Flippin Simmons of Della Lane, Pilot Mountain, recently celebrated their 75th wedding anniversary. They were married on April 10, 194...

April 15th, 2018 |  


Submissions to the church calendar should be sent to robertheath@championcarolinas.com before 5 p.m. on Tuesday before the event should appear in the ...

April 12th, 2018 |  


Westfield News

• Lloyd and Jennie Joyce’s children got together for another weekend. That makes 40 years straight. Just the girls this time, and the girl...

April 11th, 2018 |  


At long last, spring becomes edible

At long last, spring becomes edible

If you are lucky enough to have planted some cool-weather vegetables during the warm February days or between the March snows and freezes, you’r...

April 11th, 2018 |  


Tomchick celebrate anniversary

Tomchick celebrate anniversary

Shannon (Bowen) Tomchick and Damon Tomchick of Mount Airy are celebrating their anniversary after having been married for 26 years.The couple was marr...

April 8th, 2018 |  


Flatt Lonesome to play Historic Earle Theatre

Flatt Lonesome to play Historic Earle Theatre

International Bluegrass Music Association award-winners for 2017 Vocal Group of the Year, 2017 Album of the Year, and 2017 Song of the Year, Flatt Lon...

April 4th, 2018 |  


Find warmth with island-inspired food

Find warmth with island-inspired food

In a year when spring is exhibiting a shocking lack of commitment, and Easter egg hunts are canceled, postponed or seriously impeded by snow, it’...

April 4th, 2018 |  


Easter pies to break a lenten fast

Easter pies to break a lenten fast

As religious holidays go, Easter catches the short end of the stick as far as holiday-specific foods. Sure, there are chocolate bunnies and Peeps, and...

March 28th, 2018 |  


Westfield News

April is starting off with Easter and April Fool’s Day this year. This is the first time Easter has fallen on April Fool’s Day since 1956....

March 27th, 2018 |  


Ashburn, Nichols engaged to wed

Ashburn, Nichols engaged to wed

Katherine Gerard Nichols and Nicklaus Powell Ashburn, together with their families, announce their engagement and upcoming marriage.The bride-to-be is...

March 25th, 2018 |  


Master Gardener addresses garden club

Master Gardener addresses garden club

Garden Gate Garden Club members gathered at Cross Creek Country Club on Tuesday, March 20, to hear an informative talk by Master Gardener Christina Co...

March 25th, 2018 |  


The Passover Lamb

The Passover Lamb

This coming Sunday, March 25, is known as Palm Sunday in the Christian Church. Palm Sunday marks the beginning of Passion Week, and The Lord JesusR...

March 23rd, 2018 |  


Submissions to the church calendar should be sent to robertheath@championcarolinas.com before 5 p.m. on Tuesday before the event should appear in the ...

March 22nd, 2018 |  


Community Calendar

Submissions to the community calendar need to be in writing and be received by 5 p.m. Tuesday for the event to be in Sunday’s newspaper. The cal...

March 21st, 2018 |  


A chocolate cake with a secret

A chocolate cake with a secret

Chocolate cakes with secret ingredients are nothing new. Chocolate Mayonnaise Cake has been around since the Depression and Chocolate Coca-Cola Cake h...

March 21st, 2018 |  


Spring Break Fairytale Camp set for April

Spring Break Fairytale Camp set for April

Once upon a time, in a land not so far away, Shelby Coleman planned for a storybook spring break.And now she’s bringing those plans to fruition ...

March 20th, 2018 |  


Expert delivers secret of ‘Goldilocks’ plant

Expert delivers secret of ‘Goldilocks’ plant

The Mountain View Gardeners Garden Club was visited by District 4 Director Charlotte Croft, on Thursday, March 1, at the William Alfred Moore House.Cr...

March 17th, 2018 |  


Community Calendar

Submissions to the community calendar need to be in writing and be received by 5 p.m. Tuesday for the event to be in Sunday’s newspaper. The cal...

March 16th, 2018 |  


The preaching of the cross

The preaching of the cross

The Christian Church is now entering the season when the message of the Cross of Calvary will be greatly emphasized all over the world. Sermons will b...

March 16th, 2018 |  


Westfield News

St. Patrick’s Day is celebrated on March 17. This day honors Ireland’s patron saint, St. Patrick, and the day marks the death of the saint...

March 14th, 2018 |  


Slow cookers, perfect for every course

Slow cookers, perfect for every course

Casseroles are not something to be messed with, in the opinion of Bob Ward, who both reads the News and works in its marketing department, after last ...

March 14th, 2018 |  


Moloney and friends on stage Saturday

Moloney and friends on stage Saturday

A ceilidh is a social event featuring Scottish or Irish folk music, singing, traditional dancing, and storytelling.Mick Moloney’s performance on...

March 11th, 2018 |  


Answer for multitude without a shepherd

Answer for multitude without a shepherd

When Dr. Billy Graham preached in the Los Angeles Coliseum during the 25-day 1963 Crusade, he personally preached to 910,000 people. I have a picture ...

March 9th, 2018 |  


Henry Cho brings comedy to Earle Theatre

Henry Cho brings comedy to Earle Theatre

Comedian Henry Cho is making his first appearance at the Historic Earle Theatre on Friday at 7:30 p.m. Cho’s television credits include appearan...

March 7th, 2018 updated: March 7th, 2018. |  


Not your Meemaw’s casserole

Not your Meemaw’s casserole

“We eat with our eyes,” says everyone from scientists in laboratories to the lady next door who puts a little marzipan carrot on each slic...

March 7th, 2018 |  


Garden Club learns about wildlife

Garden Club learns about wildlife

At the Feb. 20 meeting of Garden Gate Garden Club, club members listened and learned while Cheryl Ward, a local biologist, shared her expertise on att...

March 5th, 2018 |  


Surry Arts hold fund raiser kick-off

Surry Arts hold fund raiser kick-off

The Surry Arts Council kicked off its 2018 Fund Drive during a recent gathering of more than 70 volunteers at the Andy Griffith Museum Theatre, the la...

March 5th, 2018 |  


Senter birth announced

Ava Elizabeth Senter was born Feb. 13, 2018, at Forsyth Medical Center to proud parents Ricky Senter and Ashley Senter. She came into the world weighi...

March 4th, 2018 updated: March 5th, 2018. |  


Remembering ‘America’s Pastor’ — Dr. Billy Graham

Remembering ‘America’s Pastor’ — Dr. Billy Graham

On Feb. 21, shockwaves crossed our nation and throughout the world, with the news that our beloved Evangelist Billy Graham had died at age 99. Within ...

March 2nd, 2018 |  


Westfield News

Don’t forget the sixth annual donkey basketball game Friday night, March 2, at North Stokes High School at 7 p.m. This year’s game is dedi...

February 28th, 2018 |  


Hummus sweetens its game

Hummus sweetens its game

There are hummus purists who take great umbrage at adding anything to hummus besides the obligatory chick peas, tahini and olive oil, maybe a little g...

February 28th, 2018 |  


Garden club enjoys Dutch treat

Garden club enjoys Dutch treat

At its February meeting, the Mountain View Gardeners Garden Club enjoyed a Dutch treat provided by hostesses Elaine Harbour and Judy Kirkman. Club mem...

February 26th, 2018 |  


Westfield News

Allee Glenn Kiser’s birthday was Feb 15. She was 10 years old. Allee Glenn (Bean) celebrated her double digit birthday at Pizza Hut with friends...

February 21st, 2018 |  


Chicken breasts don’t have to be boring

Chicken breasts don’t have to be boring

Boneless chicken breasts have a lot going for them. They’re a lean protein, low in most of the stuff doctors warn against, and lately, they̵...

February 21st, 2018 |  


Bledsoes celebrate 50th anniversary

Bledsoes celebrate 50th anniversary

Ronnie R. Bledsoe and Sandra T. Bledsoe of Moser Road, Ararat, are celebrating their anniversary after having been married for 50 years. They will be ...

February 18th, 2018 |  


Let’s spread a little more love!

Let’s spread a little more love!

Greeting’s my friends; it is an absolute pleasure to speak with you for a moment. I would like to speak to you concerning the Lord and Savior Je...

February 16th, 2018 |  


100 Years Young

100 Years Young

A lot has changed in the past century.World War I, the Great Depression, World War II, the Berlin Wall, the Cuban Missile Crisis, the rise of Communis...

February 15th, 2018 |  


Hints for Valentine procrastinators

Hints for Valentine procrastinators

If procrastination, winter blahs or just life in general has brought you to the sad state of Valentine’s Day morning with nothing to show for yo...

February 14th, 2018 |  


Bruner, Elliott engagement announced

Bruner, Elliott engagement announced

Carley Renee Elliott and Colton Ray Bruner, together with their families, announce their engagement and upcoming marriage.The bride-to-be is the daugh...

February 11th, 2018 |  


The road to success is being the best

The road to success is being the best

We greet each and every one of you in the name of the The Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. We appreciate so much the reading of the articles each week. W...

February 9th, 2018 |  


Lenten services to begin Feb. 14

The Mount Airy Ministerial Association will be sponsoring the 2018 Lenten Services this year.Mount Airy Wesleyan Church will be the host church for th...

February 8th, 2018 |  


Dessert as metaphor for love

Dessert as metaphor for love

From the late 1950s until March 7, 2004, the world was divided between those people who dined at La Côte Basque, and those who did not.Regular di...

February 7th, 2018 |  


Gross and Inman engaged

Gross and Inman engaged

Camille Rani Gross and Hayden Maxwell Inman, together with their families, announce their engagement and upcoming marriage.The bride-to-be is the daug...

February 4th, 2018 |  


Adkins and Powell are wed

Adkins and Powell are wed

Kassidy Faye Adkins and Garrett Landen Powell were united in marriage on January 20, 2018, at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in Pilot...

February 4th, 2018 |  


Christians, it’s time to rise and shine!

Christians, it’s time to rise and shine!

Greetings, my brothers and sisters in Christ. A year has come and gone. We have embarked in a new year. The year of 2018. The year of 2017 passed so q...

February 2nd, 2018 |  


Danger of death by Crock-Pot overblown

Danger of death by Crock-Pot overblown

It couldn’t come at a worse time.Just a little more than a week before the Super Bowl — when we will all be needing our crock-pots for chi...

January 31st, 2018 |  


SCC hires two as artistic directors

SCC hires two as artistic directors

The Surry Arts Council has filled a long-time vacancy inside the organization with the appointment of two artistic directors. Madi Chitty and Shelby C...

January 28th, 2018 |