Irma forces early grape harvest

Irma forces early grape harvest

Days before the storm struck Florida, Hurricane Irma was already affecting at least one local industry.The threat of heavy rain and high winds forced ...

September 12th, 2017 |  


First day of school

First day of school

Shoals Elementary School was one of the local schools whose students returned to class recently after summer break.While there were no doubt a few ner...

September 11th, 2017 |  


Cardinals overcome Eagles in double OT

Cardinals overcome Eagles in double OT

PILOT MOUNTAIN — Week four in high school football hosted a must-win situation for two teams Friday. East Surry entered the game 1-2 and looked ...

September 11th, 2017 |  


Dobson passes alcohol ordinance

Dobson passes alcohol ordinance

DOBSON — Three days after Pilot Mountain passed an ordinance supporting the “brunch bill” the town of Dobson followed suit.In June, ...

September 6th, 2017 |  


Westfield News

Westfield Friends is having revival each Thursday in September at 7 p,m. The speaker for Sept. 7 is Ray Lambe and special music will be provided by Da...

September 6th, 2017 |  


Upcoming event is for the birds

Upcoming event is for the birds

At first glance, pigeons have no apparent relationship to providing food for students — yet those small winged creatures will play a giant role ...

September 6th, 2017 |  


Hot Nights overcomes rain

Hot Nights overcomes rain

With the slightest hint of fall already in the air, Saturday’s “Hot Nights and Hot Cars” summer cruise-in series felt the effects of...

September 6th, 2017 |  


Local groups plan Harvey relief

Local groups plan Harvey relief

Local groups are gathering supplies to help victims of Hurricane Harvey in Texas.In 2016, eastern North Carolina was hit hard by Hurricane Matthew. Ma...

September 5th, 2017 |  


Surry County fair starts Thursday

Surry County fair starts Thursday

The chilly air that has been noticeable in recent days can mean only two things: fall is near and so is the Surry County Agricultural Fair.Although au...

September 5th, 2017 |  


Westfield News

Labor Day is an annual holiday to celebrate the economic and social contributions of workers to the strength, prosperity, and well-being of the countr...

August 30th, 2017 |