NEWS


Contractor confronts board about grading payment

Contractor confronts board about grading payment

DOBSON — A local contractor showed up Monday night to ask the Surry County Board of Commissioners what its problem is with him and his work.In N...

February 21st, 2017 |  


Health Department Headlines

Health Department Inspections is a regular listing of inspections conducted in Surry County establishments by North Carolina health officials. The lis...

February 21st, 2017 |  


County board takes no action on Cana water

County board takes no action on Cana water

DOBSON — A proposed water line extension to deliver public water to the state line failed to garner any traction among members of the Surry Coun...

February 20th, 2017 |  


Dinosaurs on display at museum

Dinosaurs on display at museum

Dinosaurs have returned at the Mount Airy Museum of Regional History.The museum is playing host to a Tiny Titans: Dinosaurs Eggs & Babies exhibit ...

February 20th, 2017 |  


Flood program planned at library

Flood program planned at library

There are few remaining who played witness to it, but the great flood of 1916 was one of the worst natural disasters in the history of Western North C...

February 20th, 2017 |  


Virginia authorities probe fatal wreck

A Sunday night tractor-trailer accident on Interstate 77 has claimed the life of a child.According to multiple media sources, a 3-year old Statesville...

February 20th, 2017 updated: February 20th, 2017. |  


SPORTS


10:13 pm
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Boyd earns national honor

Hounds invited back to Bauguess Memorial game

WINSTON-SALEM — North Surry’s baseball team spoiled the party at last year’s annual Major Larry J. Bauguess, Jr. Memorial Baseball G...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


Hounds explode late to advance

Hounds explode late to advance

North Surry’s boys’ basketball team used a 22-0 fourth-quarter run to put an emphatic ending on a game that they had trailed by three poin...

February 21st, 2017 updated: February 22nd, 2017. |  


Lady Hounds grind out opening-round win

The Lady Greyhounds of North Surry hosted and defeated the West Caldwell Warriors in the first round of the NCHSAA 2A state basketball playoffs by a s...

February 21st, 2017 |  


Bears overcome foul trouble, Ironmen

Bears overcome foul trouble, Ironmen

Not too many people enjoy playing in, or watching for that matter, when the officiating takes front and center stage at a basketball game, and neither...

February 21st, 2017 updated: February 21st, 2017. |  


Lady Bears rout Elkin, advance

Lady Bears rout Elkin, advance

There wasn’t much suspense to be had in the Mount Airy’s opening-round victory against Elkin in the NCHSAA 1A girls’ basketball play...

February 21st, 2017 |  


“Fear the Beard” ready to defend title

“Fear the Beard” ready to defend title

WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH — Better known as ‘Fear the Beard’ on the professional Cyclocross and mountain bike circuits, Robert Marion of Mo...

February 20th, 2017 |  


MULTIMEDIA


LIFE


10:14 am |    
Moreland, Zavislan wed
10:13 am |    
Montgomery, Joyce to wed
Love conquers all

Love conquers all

We greet you in the name of the lord and savior Jesus Christ. We so appreciate your loyalty in reading these articles, it is an honor and a privilege ...

February 17th, 2017 |  


Pilot to demolish home on Howard Street

Pilot to demolish home on Howard Street

PILOT MOUNTAIN — The town of Pilot Mountain will spend $9,800 to demolish a property on Howard Street.According to officials, Pilot has been try...

February 15th, 2017 updated: February 16th, 2017. |  


‘To everything there is a season’

‘To everything there is a season’

“To everything there is a season,” according to The Byrds (and also Ecclesiastes), and apparently, to everything there is a National Day. ...

February 15th, 2017 |  


Valentine’s Day activites varied

Valentine’s Day activites varied

Valentine’s Day is a special holiday centered around love, flowers, candies and romance for couples around the world.Not that romance is necessa...

February 11th, 2017 |  


Pilot event an alternative for singles

Valentine’s Day is a holiday celebrated by couples and often overlooked by those not in a relationship.Ideally, one participates in a date night...

February 10th, 2017 |  


‘Equality: ’ God’s awesome creation

‘Equality: ’ God’s awesome creation

We greet you in the name of the Lord and savior Jesus Christ. I consider it an honor and a privilege to share with you the good news about our savior....

February 10th, 2017 |  


OPINION


5:41 pm
Updated: 5:41 pm. |    
Time to take society’s trash to the dump
Street Scene

Street Scene

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February 20th, 2017 updated: February 20th, 2017. |  


Reader takes issue with characterization of AFSC

To the Editor:On Feb. 10, in writing about illegal immigrants, Tom Joyce bemoans the work of the AFSC’s Immigrants Voice Program, and quotes pro...

February 18th, 2017 |  


‘Day without immigrants’ misguided, as usual

‘Day without immigrants’ misguided, as usual

I don’t know about you, but my existence wasn’t affected the least little bit by Thursday’s so-called “Day Without Immigrants&...

February 17th, 2017 |  


Love conquers all

Love conquers all

We greet you in the name of the lord and savior Jesus Christ. We so appreciate your loyalty in reading these articles, it is an honor and a privilege ...

February 17th, 2017 |  


Better bring your A-game for Valentine’s Day or you could be single next year

Better bring your A-game for Valentine’s Day or you could be single next year

Valentine’s Day is behind us once again, and I sincerely hope all of you survived the hoopla and drama of unmet expectations and broken dreams b...

February 16th, 2017 updated: February 16th, 2017. |  


The state lottery isn’t doing its job

The state lottery isn’t doing its job

When I was in middle school, the General Assembly was discussing a temporary half-cent sales tax increase to build new schools.I thought this sounded ...

February 15th, 2017 updated: February 16th, 2017. |  


BUSINESS


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AES named great workplace

First Community sees income growth, declares dividend

First Community Bancshares Inc. (NASDAQ:FCBC) recently reported net income that had grown more than 9 percent for the second quarter and first six mon...

July 31st, 2016 |  


Free seminars for those seeking job help

Surry Community College will be offering free workshops for unemployed and underemployed workers in August. No advance registration is required.#Using...

July 25th, 2016 |  


Small Business Center offering free seminars

Surry Community College’s Small Business Center will be holding free seminars and workshops in August at various locations in Surry and Yadkin c...

July 24th, 2016 |  


WorkForce Unlimited acquires Laurinburg operation

WorkForce Unlimited, a full-service staffing firm based in Mount Airy, recently announced it had acquired the light industrial staffing division of As...

May 12th, 2016 |  


Free business seminars set for May

The Small Business Center at Surry Community College will be holding several free seminars and workshops in May at various locations in Surry and Yadk...

April 24th, 2016 |  


SOCIAL MEDIA