High School Tennis

Depth wins out

A combination of bad weather and walking wounded had taken their toll on the tennis teams from Mount Airy and North Surry when they met for the second time this season on Monday evening. With […]


Most Wanted

The Surry County Community Corrections office is seeking information on the whereabouts of the following individuals: • Johnny William Taylor, 47, a white male who is wanted on probation violations and is on probation for […]


Cooking for a crowd can be a good way to earn compliments. Preparing a special meal for a date gives you a chance to show off your cooking skills. But you won’t get showered with […]

High School Football

Creech signs with Catawba

PILOT MOUNTAIN — Stephen Creech of East Surry High School signed a National Letter of Intent Friday and will continue his football career at Catawba College. “It feels good,” Creech said. “All my hard work […]

High School Softball

Lady Hounds stun W. Stokes

After a brilliant run through the Western Piedmont Athletic Conference tournament last spring, there was every reason to believe North Surry would contend for the conference title in 2018. The Lady Hounds said “hello again” […]

High School Soccer

Lady Bears hold off North

North Surry hasn’t beaten cross-town rival Mount Airy in girls’ soccer for at least seven years. With a little better ball movement and a little better luck, the drought might have ended on Friday evening. […]


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 Jesus’ triumphal entry into Jerusalem before His crucifixion. The world […]


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 newspaper. Be sure to include the full name and address of the event; […]

High School Tennis

No. 6 Bears blank Cardinals

East Surry sent a senior, four sophomores and a freshman onto the court for Thursday’s tennis battle with county rival Mount Airy, and the difference in experience showed as the sixth-ranked Granite Bears finally scored […]