A fond farewell

A fond farewell

PILOT MOUNTAIN — Lorrie Sawyers couldn’t help but wipe away a few tears.The East Surry High School principal is accustomed to bidding grad...

June 17th, 2017 |  


Cards into NW1A final

Cards into NW1A final

The battle for No. 1 in the Northwest 1A Conference baseball ranks will be decided on the field Friday night.East Surry kept its date with Walkertown ...

May 3rd, 2017 updated: May 3rd, 2017. |  


Cards top Bears, win NW1A co-championship

Cards top Bears, win NW1A co-championship

After Friday night’s regular-season finale, East Surry head baseball coach Chad Freeman was the first to congratulate Mount Airy’s basebal...

April 28th, 2017 updated: April 28th, 2017. |  


Hundreds take part in Special Olympics

Hundreds take part in Special Olympics

DOBSON — In its 39th year, the Special Olympics Spring Games is as popular as ever among a group of Surry County’s most special athletes.O...

April 28th, 2017 |  


Lady Cards move into second-place tie

Lady Cards move into second-place tie

Mount Airy already knew it had its work cut out for it on Thursday evening, when East Surry came calling.It didn’t help the Lady Bears’ ca...

April 13th, 2017 updated: April 13th, 2017. |  


Saturday blaze a training mission for fire fighters

Saturday blaze a training mission for fire fighters

Mount Airy Fire Department personnel and officials from the surrounding area spent their Saturday battling a blaze.A plume of smoke could be seen from...

March 25th, 2017 updated: March 25th, 2017. |  


Three wins in one week

Three wins in one week

Baseball is fun again at Mount Airy High School.The Granite Bears won their third game in four days on Friday night, jumping out to a big early lead o...

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


Lady Cards blank Sauras

Lady Cards blank Sauras

PILOT MOUNTAIN — A hallmark of a championship contender is to get the job done when one facet of the team’s game isn’t working.East ...

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


Surry County Sheriff Graham Atkinson thanks Democratic Party as officials prepare to select his replacement

Surry County Sheriff Graham Atkinson thanks Democratic Party as officials prepare to select his replacement

DOBSON — As the Surry County Democratic Party prepares for its annual convention, the party members also have another issue to focus on — ...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


Surry County Board accepts Sheriff Graham Atkinson’s resignation

Surry County Board accepts Sheriff Graham Atkinson’s resignation

ELKIN — After a decade in office, Surry County Sheriff Graham Atkinson will be missed by the members of the Surry County Board of Commissioners....

March 21st, 2017 |