Shoals holds Wild West Book Fair

Shoals holds Wild West Book Fair

Shoals Elementary School held its first book fair of the year recently, with a western theme for the week.That meant all students and staff at the sch...

October 10th, 2017 |  


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 |  


Arts Council features Torreys in Apple Gallery

Arts Council features Torreys in Apple Gallery

The Stokes County Arts Council will be featuring Angela Torrey in the Apple Gallery during the month of October.As an artist in the picturesque foothi...

October 5th, 2017 |  


Second-annual Zombie Run set

Second-annual Zombie Run set

Zombies soon will be invading Mount Airy, but all in the name of fun and to support a charitable cause.The second-annual 5K Zombie Run for Charity is ...

October 5th, 2017 |  


Pilot Knob Volunteer Fire Department holding chicken dinner fundraiser on Saturday

The Pilot Knob Volunteer Fire Department Auxiliary will host a port-a-pit chicken fundraiser at First United Methodist Church on Saturday, with procee...

October 5th, 2017 |