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Dollar store opening in Lowgap

LOWGAP — Family Dollar will soon open a new location here, offering a handful of new jobs in the rural area.The store will be located at 8823 We...

September 28th, 2016 |  


A Surry County jury awarded a Mocksville builder nearly double the damages sought in a contract dispute with a Mount Airy property owner last week in ...

September 28th, 2016 updated: September 28th, 2016. |  


Health Department Inspections

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

September 28th, 2016 |  


Mount Airy man faces federal drug charges

Mount Airy man faces federal drug charges

DOBSON — A Mount Airy man is being held without bond in federal custody following his arrest on several drug-related warrants.Edward McKinley Fr...

September 28th, 2016 |  


Event honors memory of Edwards

Event honors memory of Edwards

Organizers combined a field of assorted activities with an important message last Saturday for the second annual W82TXT Gage Edwards Football Fest.A 1...

September 28th, 2016 |  


Trump signs vandalized in county

Trump signs vandalized in county

The emotion of the presidential campaign is trickling down to Surry County, where signs promoting Republican candidate Donald Trump have been vandaliz...

September 27th, 2016 |  


SPORTS


North Stokes football season halted

North Stokes football season halted

DANBURY — Coach Mitch Reeves had the difficult task of telling his North Stokes football players Tuesday afternoon their season is officially ov...

September 28th, 2016 |  


Bears explode in second half for 10-1 win

Bears explode in second half for 10-1 win

With 15 goals scored in the Granite Bears’ last two matches, Mount Airy head soccer coach Will Hurley isn’t complaining about his teamR...

September 27th, 2016 |  


SC spikers fall to West Stokes

DANBURY — After watching his team take two sets in convincing fashion, head volleyball coach Jordan Stevens of West Stokes was forced to use a t...

September 27th, 2016 |  


Lady Cards top Vikings in three

Lady Cards top Vikings in three

PILOT MOUNTAIN — East Surry struggled at times, but put together enough runs to sweep North Stokes in volleyball 3-0 on Tuesday evening.In the s...

September 27th, 2016 |  


Surry fighting for top spot

Surry fighting for top spot

DOBSON — With about half of the season into the books, Surry Community College’s volleyball team is challenging for the top spot in the Re...

September 26th, 2016 |  


Cardinals win league opener

Cardinals win league opener

East Surry got its defense of the Northwest 1A Conference title off to a good start on Friday night, grinding out a 41-6 victory over an improving Atk...

September 24th, 2016 |  


LIFE


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Gardner, Mayberry

Gardner, Mayberry

Cassie Elisabeth Gardner and Brooks Franklin Mayberry were united in marriage on September 10, 2016, at JOLO Winery and Vineyards in Pilot Mountain. D...

September 25th, 2016 |  


Let them eat internet cake

Let them eat internet cake

It’s a great time in the history of the world for recipe collectors. In the old days, you could get recipes from your Mom and other relatives an...

September 21st, 2016 |  


New River Trail State Park offers outdoor paradise in Virginia

New River Trail State Park offers outdoor paradise in Virginia

Editor’s Note: This is part of a continuing series of stories called “Find Your Park,” where we will highlight local, state and fede...

September 19th, 2016 |  


New church meeting at Creekside Sunday

New church meeting at Creekside Sunday

A new, contemporary church will be begin holding weekly services this week inside of Creekside Cinemas in Mount Airy.Thrive Community Church will hold...

September 16th, 2016 |  


Miss Daisy and a teachable moment

Miss Daisy and a teachable moment

Miss Daisy, Surry County’s 4-H cow, is much beloved by the children of the county.She’s getting on up there in age, as she has been around...

September 13th, 2016 |  


Showing off 101: French pastry

Showing off 101: French pastry

If you like to cook and do very much of it, you’re going to need a “company dessert” in your repertoire. Sooner or later, you’...

September 7th, 2016 |  


OPINION


…and God remembered… His Covenant

…and God remembered… His Covenant

We have on many occasions made promises to friends or family members. Sometimes, the promises are kept. Sometimes, the promises are broken for various...

September 23rd, 2016 |  


NASA takes on dead Babylonians

NASA takes on dead Babylonians

I can’t decide who has made me angrier, NASA or a bunch of dead Babylonians.As long as I can remember, my astrological sign is Taurus. I am a Ta...

September 23rd, 2016 |  


Studying this odd creature that is man

Studying this odd creature that is man

Human beings are an odd species.For years I have been fascinated by the psyche of the American public. I took several psychology classes and a philoso...

September 21st, 2016 |  


Police do good things — believe it or not

Police do good things — believe it or not

Whenever a police officer fatally shoots someone, justifiably or not, it is pretty much guaranteed to be big news all the around the country — p...

September 17th, 2016 |  


…and God remembered…bottles and books

…and God remembered…bottles and books

When I was a classroom teacher, I read a story to my young scholars about an elderly Mr. O.Mr. O wanted to brew tear water tea. So, Mr. O sat in his k...

September 16th, 2016 |  


BUSINESS


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 |  


Leonards names operations manager

Leonards names operations manager

Leonard Building and Truck Accessories has announced the hiring of Joe Robbins as operations manager.Leonard is a manufacturer and seller of trailers,...

June 25th, 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 |  


Leonard hosting job fair, open house Friday

With a number of positions ready to fill, Leonard Building and Truck Accessories, a manufacturing and sales business for trailers, storage buildings, ...

April 10th, 2016 |  


Golf Cart Outlet a firemen affair

Golf Cart Outlet a firemen affair

A local golf cart specialist is planning a ribbon cutting and open house to celebrate becoming an authorized dealer for a leading manufacturer.Golf Ca...

April 9th, 2016 |  


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