Local military heroes

Our History is a regular column submitted by Kate Rauhauser-Smith, Visitor Services Manager at the Mount Airy Museum of Regional History, examining the region’s history and some related displays at the museum. President Trump awarded […]



The following books were received this week, and are available for checkout: Texas Ranger by James Patterson, fiction Feared by Lisa Scottoline, fiction The Sixth Day by Catherine Coulter, large print fiction Twenty-One Days by […]


Most Wanted

The Surry County Community Corrections office is seeking information on the whereabouts of the following individuals: • Chase Daniel Shinault, age 29, a white male who is wanted on a post-release warrant and probation violations […]


Floyd Reynolds

Floyd Reynolds, loving father and grandfather, passed away peacefully in his sleep on August 12, 2018 days after happily celebrating his 81st birthday. Floyd loved Jesus, his family, gospel music, his country, and sharing his […]

High School Football

Elkin shuts down Hounds

Elkin’s football team might be wishing it was a member of the Western Piedmont 2-A Athletic Conference right now. The Buckin’ Elks’ defense dominated the second half of Friday night’s showdown with defending WPAC champion […]


Back on Track

PILOT MOUNTAIN — It’s been a trying week for East Surry volleyball. After starting 3-0, the Lady Cards dropped consecutive matches for the first time since 2016. East (4-2) was out for revenge after a […]

High School Soccer

One for all

DOBSON —MaxPreps has records of every meeting between East Surry and Surry Central on the soccer field since 2012. Of those 13 meetings, the Golden Eagles outscored East 53-7 on their way to victories in […]

High School Tennis

Cardinals Fly Higher

DOBSON — Both Surry Central and East Surry made waves in their respective tennis divisions in 2017. Central finished 16-1, falling to the eventual state champion Salisbury in the third round of the 2A State […]