NEWS


7:14 pm |    
Dobson board renames street

Surrey Bancorp earnings up in 2016

Surrey Bancorp, the holding company for Surrey Bank & Trust, today reported earnings for the fourth quarter of 2016 were up roughly 12 percent ove...

February 24th, 2017 |  


Health Department Inspections

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

February 24th, 2017 |  


Dobson pair prosecuted for meth in Surry

Dobson pair prosecuted for meth in Surry

DOBSON — A Dobson man accused of selling methamphetamine with his pregnant then-wife was recently given a probationary sentence in Superior Cour...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


Funeral home theft nets suspended term

Funeral home theft nets suspended term

WINSTON-SALEM — A Pinnacle woman has received a suspended sentence after pleading guilty to lesser felony charges stemming from the theft of mor...

February 23rd, 2017 updated: February 23rd, 2017. |  


Woman arrested on heroin charge

Woman arrested on heroin charge

An effort involving Surry County and Mount Airy authorities has resulted in a felony heroin charge against a local woman they believe was transporting...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


SPORTS


11:08 pm
Updated: 11:15 pm. |    
Release the Hounds!
10:55 pm
Updated: 11:21 pm. |    
Over the hump
10:42 pm |    
Bears roar into fourth round
Hounds hit the road

Hounds hit the road

The No. 3-seeded Lincolnton Wolverines are hosting the third round of the NCHSAA 2A basketball playoffs today against the No. 5 Greyhounds of North Su...

February 24th, 2017 updated: February 24th, 2017. |  


Seivers makesUSA Southsecond team

Seivers makesUSA Southsecond team

Mount Airy native Mikayla Seivers has received all-conference honors in college for the women’s basketball season.The former Lady Bear is a juni...

February 24th, 2017 |  


Big runs sent Hounds to third round

Big runs sent Hounds to third round

Visiting Randleman won the opening jump and threw a scare into the North Surry faithful at the start of Thursday night’s NCHSAA 2A state playoff...

February 23rd, 2017 updated: February 23rd, 2017. |  


Lady Hounds clobber R-SC, advance to third round

Lady Hounds clobber R-SC, advance to third round

Both North Surry and Rutherfordton-Spindale Central carried a 22-5 overall record with them into the second round of the NCHSAA 2A state playoffs, but...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


No place like home

No place like home

Following Mount Airy’s 65-46 victory over Pine Lake Prep in the second round of the NCHSAA 1A state playoffs Thursday night, Granite Bears head ...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


Done in 61 seconds

Done in 61 seconds

It’s not an exaggeration to say that Mount Airy’s second-round victory in the NCHSAA 1A girls’ basketball playoffs was over in 61 se...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


MULTIMEDIA


LIFE


10:14 am |    
Moreland, Zavislan wed
Montgomery, Joyce to wed

Montgomery, Joyce to wed

Cristina Elena Joyce and Dustin Lee Montgomery, together with their families, announce their engagement and upcoming marriage.The bride-to-be is the d...

February 19th, 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 |  


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 |  


OPINION


4:53 pm
Updated: 5:10 pm. |    
Street Scene
Unreasonably beautiful with a plan

Unreasonably beautiful with a plan

One of the perks of being so unreasonably beautiful as to be a borderline genetic mutant is an unlimited supply of free drinks.Not that I would know t...

February 23rd, 2017 updated: February 24th, 2017. |  


Something is screwy with punishments

Something is screwy with punishments

“I got thrown out of a bar in New York City.”No, that never happened to me. But it is an excellent start to an anecdote by Ron “Tate...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


School advisor admires protesting students

To the Editor,It pained me to read Mr. Tom Joyce’s opinion piece, entitled “Day without immigrants misguided, as usual,” that was pu...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


Time to take society’s trash to the dump

Time to take society’s trash to the dump

I try hard not to get emotionally involved in any news article I write. It would be inappropriate for me to interject my opinion into a news piece. I ...

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


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 |  


BUSINESS


1:49 am |    
AES named great workplace

Surrey Bancorp reports 33 percent rise in net income

Surrey Bancorp (Pink Sheets: SRYB), the holding company for Surrey Bank & Trust, recently reported earnings for the second quarter had jumped a th...

July 31st, 2016 |  


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 |  


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