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 |  


A crockpot’s not as good as a robot, but it’s close

A crockpot’s not as good as a robot, but it’s close

They say a watched pot never boils. But if you don’t watch it, it’s going to boil over. This very conundrum is why crockpots are as popula...

August 31st, 2016 |  


Splain, Dockery wed

Splain, Dockery wed

Tara Alyn Dockery and Ryan Patrick Splain were united in marriage on August 27, 2016, at First Baptist Church, Charlotte. Pastor Jay Kim was the offic...

August 28th, 2016 |  


Trees talk at Rendezvous Mountain Educational State Forest

Trees talk at Rendezvous Mountain Educational State Forest

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

August 27th, 2016 |  


Who will pass the torch?

Who will pass the torch?

Following His death, burial and resurrection, Jesus remained on the earth for 40 days. Preparing His disciples for His departure back to heaven, He ve...

August 26th, 2016 |  


School starts, and so do the after-school snacks

School starts, and so do the after-school snacks

Store displays of school supplies are giving way to Halloween and Christmas displays so it must finally be time for kids to actually go back to school...

August 24th, 2016 |