United Fund off to good start

United Fund off to good start

When great success is achieved in sports or other fields, there is an expectation for it to continue — which describes a challenge facing the 20...

September 30th, 2016 |  


Tour des Trees cyclists headed here

Tour des Trees cyclists headed here

Eighty to 100 bicyclists will arrive in Surry County on Oct. 9 as part of the 2016 STIHL Tour des Trees, an annual ride to raise money for forest pres...

September 30th, 2016 |  


Battle plans set for weekend

Battle plans set for weekend

ARARAT, Va. — Soldiers will wage war on each other this Saturday and Sunday at Gen. J.E.B. Stuart’s birthplace in Ararat, but it will all ...

September 30th, 2016 |  


Scc hosts college fair for high schoolers

Scc hosts college fair for high schoolers

Hundreds of high school juniors and seniors from throughout Surry and Yadkin counties took part in a recent Surry Community College College Fair.Stude...

September 30th, 2016 |  


Last call in NC for police dash/body cam footage

For one more day only, law enforcement dashboard or body-worn video will be considered public record under North Carolina law.A revision to the state&...

September 29th, 2016 updated: September 29th, 2016. |  


The News hosts candidate forum at NSHS

The News hosts candidate forum at NSHS

The News hosted several political candidates during a forum at North Surry High School Thursday.The News streamed the forum live over Facebook, drawin...

September 29th, 2016 |  


Golf outing raises thousands for Special Olympics

Golf outing raises thousands for Special Olympics

DOBSON — Thousands of dollars were raised in support of Special Olympics at a recent golf outing.According to Chrystal Whitt from the Surry Coun...

September 29th, 2016 |  


College offers free workshops to help unemployed

Surry Community College will be offering the following free workshops for unemployed and underemployed workers in October. No advance registration is ...

September 29th, 2016 |  


Workforce Unlimited receives state honors

Workforce Unlimited receives state honors

WorkForce Unlimited, a locally owned full-service employment firm, was recognized last week at Pinehurst Resort, ranking #12 on the Business North Car...

September 29th, 2016 |  


Preservation work brings reward

Preservation work brings reward

Some people view an old, ramshackle house as an eyesore in need of the wrecking ball, but John Kidwell often sees possibilities for restoring the beau...

September 29th, 2016 |