NEWS


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Commissioner takes issue with criticism of police

Workshops for jobless set for this month

Surry Community College will be offering several free workshops aimed at helping the unemployed and underemployed workers throughout this month. No ad...

October 9th, 2017 |  


Gunshot wound claims teen’s life

Gunshot wound claims teen’s life

A 17-year-old has died from gunshot wounds he received more than a week ago, and a Mount Airy man has been charged in the death.Devan Skyler Upchurch,...

October 9th, 2017 |  


Two shows on tap in Stokes County

The Stokes County Arts Council will be holding several live stage performances in October.The council, in conjunction with Shared Radiance Theatre, wi...

October 9th, 2017 |  


Inmate dies from suicide attempt

Inmate dies from suicide attempt

DOBSON — An inmate who attempted suicide in the Surry County Jail last week has died, authorities reported last week.That person also has been i...

October 9th, 2017 |  


Golden Leaf Foundation grant funds training, internships

Golden Leaf Foundation grant funds training, internships

DOBSON — Surry County Schools is launching a new initiative thanks to a grant from the Golden Leaf Foundation.Recently, SCS and Surry Community ...

October 5th, 2017 |  


38th annual Sonker Festival is Saturday

38th annual Sonker Festival is Saturday

The Surry Historical Society is doing its bit to ensure the sonker, a delicacy unique to Surry County, is not forgotten.For 38 years and counting, the...

October 5th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


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Clean sweep for Lady Cards
Victory for Raiders

Victory for Raiders

Team members rose early on Saturday morning, Sept. 30, as the East Surry High School JROTC Raiders traveled to North Iredell High School to compete in...

October 12th, 2017 |  


Lady Bears win fifth NW1A golf meet

Lady Bears win fifth NW1A golf meet

East Surry feel short in its bid to upset Mount Airy last week in golf action, finishing second to the Granite Bears.Mount Airy won round two of the N...

October 11th, 2017 |  


Lady Cards lock up share of NW1A title

Lady Cards lock up share of NW1A title

There were only two possible outcomes in East Surry’s tennis match with Mount Airy on Thursday, a match that saw eyes from both parts of Surry C...

October 10th, 2017 |  


Cardinals vanquish Villains for homecoming

Cardinals vanquish Villains for homecoming

PILOT MOUNTAIN — It was a good night to be a Gosnell.East Surry sophomore Stephen Gosnell led the Cardinals in a demolition of Bishop McGuinness...

October 9th, 2017 |  


Cards drop pair of matches

Cards drop pair of matches

PILOT MOUNTAIN — The East Surry Cardinals had extra motivation to defeat Mount Airy Thursday, hoping to become the 1 in 12-1 for the the visitor...

October 3rd, 2017 |  


Lady Cards earn win No. 15

Lady Cards earn win No. 15

WALNUT COVE — East Surry’s volleyball team hadn’t spiked a ball in anger for a week by the time it took a road trip down to South St...

October 3rd, 2017 |  


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LIFE


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Veggies on the grill
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A fond farewell

Westfield News

Memorial Day is a federal holiday in the United States for remembering the people who died while serving in the country’s armed forces.The Rock ...

May 24th, 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 23rd, 2017 |  


Westfield News

Stoney Ridge Baptist Church Community Outreach Round the Mountain is Saturday, May 20 at 3 p.m. at 1030 Stoney Ridge Road in Westfield. The even will ...

May 17th, 2017 |  


Grandma gets pizza right

Grandma gets pizza right

Despite the joys and general deliciousness of homemade pizza as often discussed in this space, the fact remains that a home oven is simply not capable...

May 16th, 2017 |  


Westfield News

Happy Mother’s Day!Saturday evening, April 29, Jerry and Lisa Chilton, along with Levi Jessup attended the live production of “Thunder in ...

May 10th, 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 9th, 2017 |  


OPINION


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Welcome home veterans

Reader Diary: Requiem for the heart of Elkin

Reader Diary: Requiem for the heart of Elkin

Editor’s Note: Reader Diary is an occasional feature column penned by area readers. If you’d like to participate by sharing a particular m...

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


Westfield News

Harley Marsh got a brand new bicycle from Wayne and LaWanda Jessup last week. Harley is Betty Inman ‘s great-grandson. Betty wants Wayne And LaW...

November 2nd, 2016 |  


Westfield News

Happy Halloween! Trick or Treat! The witches fly! Warlocks play! Be haunted by..Jerry and Lisa Chilton, along with nephew Levi Jessup, attended the Wi...

October 26th, 2016 |  


Westfield News

Hallie Hall said a box of pears appeared on her porch after a friend put on Facebook she wanted some pears. Hallie really appreciates the fruit and wa...

October 19th, 2016 |  


Westfield News

EJ Marshall and Genny Preston were married Saturday Oct. 8, at Woodbine Baptist Church in Mayodan. The couple were married by Pastor Mark Harper in a ...

October 12th, 2016 |  


Westfield News

Kyser George and his band, ShadowGrass, participated in the International Bluegrass Music Association’s World of Bluegrass during this past week...

October 5th, 2016 |