NEWS


7:05 pm |    
Photo contest winners named
2:05 pm
Updated: 12:57 pm. |    
Giving voice to ‘the other man’
Area students meet the robots at SCC

Area students meet the robots at SCC

DOBSON — Surry Community College’s Advanced Manufacturing Day on Friday brought in 350 students from area schools to get information about...

March 3rd, 2018 |  


Bestselling author to be at library

Bestselling author to be at library

John Hart, the author of five New York Times bestsellers, will be doing a personal appearance and book signing at the Mount Airy Public Library on Wed...

March 3rd, 2018 |  


Winds disrupt county

Winds disrupt county

High winds have caused a swath of destruction across the county, leaving 9,000 homes without power and an estimated 200 fallen trees, according to Joh...

March 2nd, 2018 updated: March 2nd, 2018. |  


‘Happy Days’ comes to Mayberry

‘Happy Days’ comes to Mayberry

Classic TV references will abound in May when an event sharing its name with one classic show — The Happy Days Tour — comes to the setting...

February 28th, 2018 |  


Filing period ends for most offices

DOBSON — The final days of the candidate filing period for most 2018 elections brought a flurry of candidates into the fray.The filing period fo...

February 28th, 2018 |  


Flinchum named Ruritan of Year

Flinchum named Ruritan of Year

The Pilot Mountain Ruritan Club held its annual February Valentine and Volunteer Appreciation Banquet earlier this month at Soppers Restaurant. Highli...

February 27th, 2018 |  


SPORTS


5:19 pm |    
East Surry falls, 49-27
5:24 pm |    
East turns the tables
Three SCC spikers honored for ‘17 performance

Three SCC spikers honored for ‘17 performance

DOBSON — Moving back to her natural position of outside hitter paid huge dividends in 2017 for Anika Thomas and Surry Community College’s ...

November 14th, 2017 |  


Cards pull it out with 33 seconds left

Cards pull it out with 33 seconds left

PILOT MOUNTAIN — East Surry sent Starmount packing for the second time this season with a 21-14 victory over the Rams in the first round of the ...

November 13th, 2017 |  


East Surry wins JROTC Raider Challenge

East Surry wins JROTC Raider Challenge

The East Surry Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (JROTC) program seemed to enjoy being at home Saturday as it took on a large and impressi...

November 8th, 2017 |  


Silver Cardinals

Silver Cardinals

BURLINGTON — About 15 minutes after their season came to an end on a damp Saturday evening, one could notice many of the East Surry tennis playe...

November 7th, 2017 |  


Perfection achieved

Perfection achieved

PILOT MOUNTAIN — Rivalries tend to bring out the best in both Mount Airy and East Surry for a number of reasons.Whether their motivation was the...

November 6th, 2017 |  


Cards blank Sauras to earn title shot

Cards blank Sauras to earn title shot

PILOT MOUNTAIN — It’s been a rollercoaster of a season for the East Surry Cardinals football team. Lucky for them, it seems to be trending...

November 1st, 2017 |  


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LIFE


Chicken breasts don’t have to be boring

Chicken breasts don’t have to be boring

Boneless chicken breasts have a lot going for them. They’re a lean protein, low in most of the stuff doctors warn against, and lately, they̵...

February 21st, 2018 |  


Dessert as metaphor for love

Dessert as metaphor for love

From the late 1950s until March 7, 2004, the world was divided between those people who dined at La Côte Basque, and those who did not.Regular di...

February 7th, 2018 updated: February 7th, 2018. |  


Danger of death by Crock-Pot overblown

Danger of death by Crock-Pot overblown

It couldn’t come at a worse time.Just a little more than a week before the Super Bowl — when we will all be needing our crock-pots for chi...

January 31st, 2018 |  


Westfield News

Logan Mitchell will be 14 years old Jan. 18. His grandparents, Roger and Diane Mitchell, want to wish Logan a very Happy Birthday. They love him to th...

January 22nd, 2018 |  


God is calling you to a life full of purpose

God is calling you to a life full of purpose

Romans 8:1-4, 28-30 “There is therefore now no condemnation to them which are in christ jesus, who walk not after the flesh, but after the spiri...

January 19th, 2018 |  


OPINION


8:24 am |    
A road trip to a jail cell

Zena was her name

To the person who hit and killed a dog on Shoals Road Friday night at 7:14 p.m. I just want you to know that Zena wasn’t a dog to me.Zena was an...

November 22nd, 2017 |  


Reader: No problem with illegal immigrants

To the Editor,First, as one of those Americans, ‘who refuse to grasp, or are incapable of grasping, the harm illegal immigrants causes’, I...

May 19th, 2017 |  


Welcome home veterans

To the Editor,In 2011, the United States Senate passed a resolution declaring March 30 as “Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day.” Since then,...

March 30th, 2017 updated: March 30th, 2017. |  


Officer updates cancer-fighting progress

To the Editor,I would like to let everyone know the progress I’ve been making since I was diagnosed with cancer back in December.I’ve had ...

February 21st, 2017 |  


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 |  


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