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‘Joseph’ on stage this weekend

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The Biblical saga of Joseph and his coat of many colors is a familiar story to many, and this weekend at the Andy Griffith Playhouse, the Surry Arts Council production of “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” takes a musical spin on the traditional story, but at its heart, the story remains the same —a parable about enduring faith and compassion.


Willard playing for title, Holder in 3rd-place match

KING — North Surry’s Corbin Willard pulled away in the second set to advance to the tennis final of the Western Piedmont Conference Tournament.Teammate Samuel Holder came up short in the semifinal and will play for third place while Willard takes on West Stokes’ Jacob Covington at 9 a.m.After some cool weather last week, the temperature reached the upper 70s at West Stokes, and it was even hotter where the sun shown on the hardcourt.Holder, C...

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Central qualifies both doubles teams for regional

KING — Surry Central’s two doubles teams finished second and fourth in the Western Piedmont Conference Tournament Monday.Unlike singles, the doubles tournament took place all in one day. West Stokes took first and third places.All four doubles teams have qualified for the 2A regional tournament a week from Friday in Lexington.North Surry’s Cameron Shore and Mason Taylor won a match 8-6 against Forbush, but then lost to the eventual champions,...

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East Surry’s Brim, Ashburn combine for 8-0 shutout

PILOT MOUNTAIN — East Surry improved to 18-0 with its sixth shutout of the season.Seth Brim and Cody Ashburn combined for a two-hitter in an 8-0 win over South Stokes Monday.Brim started and went five innings. He gave up just one hit and one walk while striking out four.Ashburn came out for the sixth inning. He allowed one hit and one walk while getting strikeouts on five of his six outs.Not only have the Cardinals pitched six shutouts, but th...

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Community Garden used for education, demonstration

According to the North Carolina Recreation and Park Association (NCRPA), research shows that when communities have access to fresh fruits and vegetables, they are healthier communities as a whole, with lower rates of diabetes, obesity, and other diet-related diseases. Many North Carolinians have limited access to fresh produce, and may not have adequate space to grow a garden, or may not have the knowledge of how to start and maintain their own garden.

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Home Instead staff shows love and caring

Some of the folks who work at Home Instead Senior Care created their favorite dishes recently.These seven cooks and/or bakers are: Sharon Bledsoe, staff coordinator; Angela Allen, office manager; Kim Atkins-Bruner, RN, aide supervisor; Van Lankford, owner; Crissy Prevette, general manager; Sheryl Gilliam, account manager; and Candy Jones, office clerk/caregiver.Atkins-Bruner, a huge lover of cooking, created two recipes: the Wildberry Almond Coffee Cake and the Southwest...

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Hounds’ Willard wins singles title, Holder clinches 3rd

KING — North Surry won both tennis matches Tuesday morning to wrap up the Western Piedmont Conference Tournament.North’s Corbin Willard won the singles title, and teammate Samuel Holder earned third place as the Greyhounds defeated their Wildcat opponents in straight sets.The tennis tournament started Monday afternoon with the opening round, quarterfinals and semifinals all in one day.Both Hounds played two games, with the second matches being long...

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Granite Bears playing better baseball down stretch

Coach Jon Cawley said nobody outside of the Mount Airy dugout expects much from his team.The way the Granite Bears are playing right now, that could change.Mount Airy beat 4A Dudley 6-1 on Monday night in Greensboro for its fourth win in a row. Hard-throwing right-hander Jon Cagle kept a solid-hitting Panthers’ lineup in check. He gave up three hits and struck out 16.“Jon Cagle was dominant,” Cawley said. “Dudley is a team that is avera...

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