Legacy Motown Revue, Envision concerts set

Legacy Motown Revue, Envision concerts set

The Legacy Motown Revue will be at the Blackmon Amphitheatre on Thursday to perform for local fans, while Envision will be on the same stage in concer...

July 11th, 2018 |  


Holiday Band concert set for Saturday

Holiday Band concert set for Saturday

The Holiday Band will be at the Blackmon Amphitheatre Saturday at 7:30 p.m. as part of the 2018 Surry Arts Council Summer Concert Series.Admission is ...

July 5th, 2018 |  


Tim Clark Band coming to Blackmon

Tim Clark Band coming to Blackmon

The Tim Clark Band will be at the Blackmon Amphitheatre Saturday, June 30, 7:30 p.m. as part of the 2018 Surry Arts Council Summer Concert Series.Admi...

June 29th, 2018 |  


Tonez coming to Blackmon

Tonez coming to Blackmon

The Tonez will be at the Blackmon Amphitheatre Friday at 7:30 p.m. as part of the 2018 Surry Arts Council Summer Concert Series. On Saturday night, Th...

June 28th, 2018 |  


Embers playing on stage tonight

Embers playing on stage tonight

The Embers featuring Craig Woolard will be in concert tonight, June 28, beginning at 7:30 p.m. at the Blackmon Amphitheatre. Admission is $15 or Surry...

June 28th, 2018 |  


Summerdaze Band coming to Blackmon

Summerdaze Band coming to Blackmon

The Summerdaze Band will be at the Blackmon Amphitheatre Saturday at 7:30 p.m. as part of the 2018 Surry Arts Council Summer Concert Series. Admission...

June 21st, 2018 |  


Catalinas in concert Friday

Catalinas in concert Friday

The 2018 Surry Arts Council Summer Concert Series continues this week with another Friday evening concert.The Catalinas will be at the Blackmon Amphit...

June 20th, 2018 |  


Self promoted in NY National Guard

LATHAM, N.Y. — James Self, of Dobson and assigned to the B Troop, 2-101 Cavalry (Reconnaissance, Surveillance and Target Acquisition) with the N...

June 17th, 2018 |  


Too Much Sylvia to play Blackmon Friday

Too Much Sylvia to play Blackmon Friday

The 2018 Surry Arts Council Summer Concert Series continues this week with a Friday evening concert.Too Much Sylvia will be at the Blackmon Amphitheat...

June 13th, 2018 |  


Pilot Mountain music camp begins Wednesday

Pilot Mountain music camp begins Wednesday

The 16th annual Joyce L. Collins Music Camp of First Presbyterian Church of Pilot Mountain will take place on Wednesday and Thursday from 10 a.m. unti...

June 12th, 2018 updated: June 12th, 2018. |  


Art, nature fest is Saturday

Art, nature fest is Saturday

Minglewood Farm and Nature Preserve and the Surry Arts Council are teaming up for the annual Art and Nature Festival on Saturday from 10 am until 3 pm...

June 12th, 2018 |  


City resident honored at coronation ball

City resident honored at coronation ball

The 86th annual Coronation Ball of the Rhododendron Royal Brigade of Guards took place Saturday at the Grove Park Inn in Asheville, honoring 12 young ...

June 10th, 2018 |  


The Magnificents Band to play Blackmon

The Magnificents Band to play Blackmon

The 2018 Surry Arts Council Summer Concert Series continues this week with a Friday evening concert.The Magnificents Band will be at the Blackmon Amph...

June 6th, 2018 |  


The Main Event band taking the stage Friday

The Main Event band taking the stage Friday

The 2018 Surry Arts Council Summer Concert Series continues this week with a Friday evening concert.The Main Event Band will be at the Blackmon Amphit...

May 30th, 2018 |  


Students get hands-on visit to hospital

Students get hands-on visit to hospital

Dan Combs, RN, BSN, CERN, EMT-P and the Northern Hospital of Surry County staff provided some hands-on experience for Mount Airy High School Health Sc...

May 30th, 2018 |  


The Embers in concert Thursday

The Embers in concert Thursday

The 2018 Surry Arts Council Summer Concert Series brings another musical act to the stage on Thursday evening.The Embers featuring Craig Woolard will ...

May 29th, 2018 |  


Bantam Rooster taking the stage Friday

Bantam Rooster taking the stage Friday

The 2018 Surry Arts Council Summer Concert Series continues on Friday with a second live performance. Bantam Rooster will be performing on the stage a...

May 23rd, 2018 |  


Fantastic Shakers to play Thursday

Fantastic Shakers to play Thursday

The 2018 Surry Arts Council Summer Concert Series continues with more concerts this week.The Fantastic Shakers will be at the Blackmon Amphitheatre Th...

May 22nd, 2018 |  


Band of Oz in Mount Airy Thursday

Band of Oz in Mount Airy Thursday

The 2018 Surry Arts Council Summer Concert Series continues with more concerts this week.The Band of Oz will be taking the stage at the Blackmon Amphi...

May 15th, 2018 |  


Arts council to start dance program

Arts council to start dance program

Beginning in September, Surry Arts Council will offer a variety of dance classes for ages 2 and older.“I am so excited for this,” said She...

May 14th, 2018 |  


RSVP volunteers honored

RSVP volunteers honored

The Yadkin Valley Economic Development District Inc. (YVEDDI) Senior Services team recently assisted the Retired Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) and M...

May 7th, 2018 |  


Entertainers to play Saturday

Entertainers to play Saturday

The opening week of the Surry Arts Council Summer Concert Series continues on Saturday, with the third concert of the week.The Entertainers will be ta...

May 3rd, 2018 updated: May 3rd, 2018. |  


Concerts set for Thursday, Friday nights

Concerts set for Thursday, Friday nights

The Surry Arts Council Summer Concert Series kicks off with its first two concerts this week, playing Thursday and Friday.On Thursday, Jim Quick &...

May 2nd, 2018 |  


Mayberry Days looking for artists

Mayberry Days looking for artists

Surry Arts Council is inviting local and regional artists to participate as vendors at this year’s Mayberry Days festival.While Mayberry Days la...

April 30th, 2018 |  


Attractions to open concert series

Attractions to open concert series

The Attractions Band will be at the Blackmon Amphitheatre on Friday to kick off the 2018 Surry Arts Council Summer Concert Series.The performance will...

April 26th, 2018 |  


VOCE spring concert is April 30

Members of the choral ensemble VOCE are fine tuning the music they are planning to perform in the group’s upcoming spring concert, slated for Ap...

April 22nd, 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 |  


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 |  


SCC screening classic film ‘Songcatcher’ tonight

DOBSON — Surry Community College is hosting a free screening of the classic film, “Songcatcher,” open to the public on today at 6:30...

November 30th, 2017 |  


A Child’s Christmas coming to Horne Creek

A Child’s Christmas coming to Horne Creek

PINNACLE — Horne Creek Farm is offering an opportunity for parents to show their kids just what a Christmas without all the modern commercialism...

November 21st, 2017 |  


DAR chapter elects new officers

DAR chapter elects new officers

The Jonathan Hunt Chapter, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, recently installed new officers during a gathering at Cross Creek Co...

July 31st, 2017 |  


A fond farewell

A fond farewell

PILOT MOUNTAIN — Lorrie Sawyers couldn’t help but wipe away a few tears.The East Surry High School principal is accustomed to bidding grad...

June 17th, 2017 |  


Community college offers summer tech classes

DOBSON — Summertime for college students is often associated with a much needed break from classes, but Surry Community College is offering seve...

May 20th, 2017 |  


SCC offering job search workshops

DOBSON — Surry Community College will be offering the following free workshops for unemployed and underemployed workers in June. No advanced reg...

May 16th, 2017 |  


2017 Yadkin Valley Senior Games opened Monday

2017 Yadkin Valley Senior Games opened Monday

DOBSON — Opening day for the 2017 Senior Games events turned out nearly 100 senior citizens.Monday morning senior citizens 55 and older gathered...

May 8th, 2017 |  


Pilot Mountain’s Board of Commissioners appoint a Main Street Committee

PILOT MOUNTAIN — Monday morning Board of Commissioners met to form a committee to finalize the Main Street Program application.Pilot Mountain of...

May 4th, 2017 |  


Surry County 4-H Holds Awards Program

Surry County 4-H Holds Awards Program

The Surry County 4-H Achievement program was held recently at the Shelton-Badgett North Carolina Center for Viticulture and Enology of Surry Community...

May 3rd, 2017 |  


15th annual Dobson Lions bass tournament

15th annual Dobson Lions bass tournament

The Dobson Lions Club held its 15th-Annual Larry Wilmoth Memorial Buddy Bass Fishing Tournament on April 1 at Belews Lake, at the Pine Hill ramp entra...

May 3rd, 2017 |  


Pilot Mountain spilled 15,000 gallons of raw sewage into Tom’s Creek

PILOT MOUNTAIN —Tuesday morning an estimated 15,000 gallons of untreated wastewater spilled into Tom’s Creek in Pilot Mountain.The pump st...

April 28th, 2017 |  


Town facing big sewer repair bill

Town facing big sewer repair bill

PILOT MOUNTAIN — A sewer line on Lola Lane was deemed by town officials to be in need of emergency repair, which is likely to cost the town near...

April 14th, 2017 |  


Residents of Pilot Mountain can expect to see an increase in their water bill

Residents of Pilot Mountain can expect to see an increase in their water bill

PILOT MOUNTAIN — Residents of Pilot Mountain will see their water and sewer bills rise by an average of 7 percent, mostly to pay for the cost of...

April 12th, 2017 |  


7th Annual Bizfest event a success

7th Annual Bizfest event a success

MOUNT AIRY — The seventh-annual Bizfest went off with out a hitch Thursday, according to organizers.On Thursday, 44 business vendors set up in t...

April 7th, 2017 |  


Police are on the search for two suspects after an armed robbery of the Pilot Mountain Circle K store

Police are on the search for two suspects after an armed robbery of the Pilot Mountain Circle K store

PILOT MOUNTAIN — Pilot Mountain Police are still on the look-out for the two men responsible for an armed robbery at a convenience store last we...

April 3rd, 2017 updated: April 3rd, 2017. |  


SCC offers free employment classes

DOBSON — Surry Community College will be offering a series of free workshops for unemployed and underemployed workers in April. No advanced regi...

March 27th, 2017 |  


Pilot Mountain’s 36th Mayfest Festival is in the works

Pilot Mountain’s 36th Mayfest Festival is in the works

PILOT MOUNTAIN - The Pilot Mountain Civic Club has begun planning this year’s Mayfest festival and is accepting vendor applications.The three-da...

March 12th, 2017 |  


State Superintendent Mark Johnson visits Surry County Schools

State Superintendent Mark Johnson visits Surry County Schools

Surry County Schools impressed the state superintendent during a visit Friday.Mark Johnson had been eager to visit the district since winning his elec...

March 12th, 2017 |  


Pilot to demolish home on Howard Street

Pilot to demolish home on Howard Street

PILOT MOUNTAIN — The town of Pilot Mountain will spend $9,800 to demolish a property on Howard Street.According to officials, Pilot has been try...

February 15th, 2017 updated: February 16th, 2017. |  


Valentine’s Day activites varied

Valentine’s Day activites varied

Valentine’s Day is a special holiday centered around love, flowers, candies and romance for couples around the world.Not that romance is necessa...

February 11th, 2017 |  


Pilot event an alternative for singles

Valentine’s Day is a holiday celebrated by couples and often overlooked by those not in a relationship.Ideally, one participates in a date night...

February 10th, 2017 |  


Boy Scouts opening to transgender youth

Boy Scouts of America will now accept and register youth in the Cub and Boy Scout programs based on the gender identity indicated on the application.P...

February 5th, 2017 |