Teen pursues her talent

PILOT MOUNTAIN — East Surry sophomore Daphne Dotson has been invited to sing at the 68th-annual Mars Hill University/J. Elwood Roberts Choral Festival. Daphne began singing while in elementary school. “My fourth-grade music teacher suggested […]


Thomas, Berryman

Rebecca Michelle Berryman of Harrisonburg, VA, and Casey Ray Thomas of Alexandria, VA, together with their families, announce their engagement and upcoming marriage. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Berryman of […]


Most Wanted

The Surry County Sheriff’s Office is seeking information on the whereabouts of the following people: • Sierra R Schmitt, 29, a white female wanted on a charge of failing to pay child support; • Loannie […]


13 Bones feeds the needy

Kynlee Venable, daughter of restaurant owner Angie Venable, passes boxes to Margaret Shepherd in a volunteer-powered assembly line preparing Thanksgiving dinner for local families in need at 13 Bones restaurant. Allison Gwyn passes Thanksgiving dinner […]