NEWS


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 20th, 2017 |  


Police reports

• A homeless Mount Airy woman has been jailed under a $27,000 secured bond on felony drug and other charges, according to city police department...

February 20th, 2017 |  


Divorces

The following divorces were granted in Surry County.• Griselda Sanchez Delgado and Jorge M. Navarro Gutierrez. Married March 20, 2009. Divorce g...

February 20th, 2017 |  


Marriages

The following marriage licenses were issued in Surry County.• Frederick C. Siebert, 58, and Charlotte A. Pringle, 59, of Stanley, New York. Issu...

February 20th, 2017 |  


Property transfers

In recording deeds, the state of North Carolina does not require that the amount paid for a parcel be stated on the deed. However, a tax stamp at the ...

February 19th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


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Hoop playoffs start tonight
Greyhounds outrun W. Stokes, take WPAC tourney

Greyhounds outrun W. Stokes, take WPAC tourney

EAST BEND — Not that it mattered either time, but neither the North Surry Greyhounds or the West Stokes Wildcats had home-court advantage this g...

February 18th, 2017 |  


Lady Hounds finish perfect WPAC run

Lady Hounds finish perfect WPAC run

EAST BEND — The 2017 Western Piedmont Athletic Conference regular season and tournament champions are the Greyhounds of North Surry. In fact, th...

February 18th, 2017 |  


Prep too much for Bears

Prep too much for Bears

On the right night, Mount Airy’s boys’ basketball team might be able to knock off 1A powerhouse Winston-Salem Prep, but not if they get of...

February 17th, 2017 updated: February 17th, 2017. |  


Lady Bears outlast Atkins, sweep NWIA titles

Lady Bears outlast Atkins, sweep NWIA titles

Since the season began and it became clear that Mount Airy’s girls basketball team could light up scoreboards seemingly at will, Lady Bear head ...

February 17th, 2017 |  


Hounds sweep WPAC crowns

EAST BEND — Just call it a clean sweep for North Surry.The Greyhounds captured the boys’ and girls’ Western Piedmont Athletic Confer...

February 17th, 2017 |  


Forbush girls hold off SC for Finals berth

Forbush girls hold off SC for Finals berth

EAST BEND — The Lady Falcons of Forbush pulled away for a 61-54 semifinal win over Surry Central in Thursday night’s semifinal of the West...

February 16th, 2017 |  


MULTIMEDIA


LIFE


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Moreland, Zavislan wed
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Montgomery, Joyce to wed
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Love conquers all
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 |  


Pilot event an alternative for singles

Valentine’s Day is a holiday celebrated by couples and often overlooked by those not in a relationship.Ideally, one participates in a date night...

February 10th, 2017 |  


‘Equality: ’ God’s awesome creation

‘Equality: ’ God’s awesome creation

We greet you in the name of the Lord and savior Jesus Christ. I consider it an honor and a privilege to share with you the good news about our savior....

February 10th, 2017 |  


Valentine dinner on the cheap

Valentine dinner on the cheap

Valentine’s Day is less than a week away. Have you made reservations yet for a romantic dinner with your sweetheart?If so, where? Please share t...

February 8th, 2017 updated: February 8th, 2017. |  


OPINION


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Time to take society’s trash to the dump
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Street Scene
‘Day without immigrants’ misguided, as usual

‘Day without immigrants’ misguided, as usual

I don’t know about you, but my existence wasn’t affected the least little bit by Thursday’s so-called “Day Without Immigrants&...

February 17th, 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 |  


Better bring your A-game for Valentine’s Day or you could be single next year

Better bring your A-game for Valentine’s Day or you could be single next year

Valentine’s Day is behind us once again, and I sincerely hope all of you survived the hoopla and drama of unmet expectations and broken dreams b...

February 16th, 2017 updated: February 16th, 2017. |  


The state lottery isn’t doing its job

The state lottery isn’t doing its job

When I was in middle school, the General Assembly was discussing a temporary half-cent sales tax increase to build new schools.I thought this sounded ...

February 15th, 2017 updated: February 16th, 2017. |  


Justice system failed in Downey case

To the editor,On evening of July 15, 2016, Robert Taylor Downey made a conscious decision to drive after consuming enough alcohol that his blood alcoh...

February 14th, 2017 |  


Dems should filibuster SCOTUS nominee

Dems should filibuster SCOTUS nominee

It will be interesting to see what Democrats in the U.S. Senate do regarding the confirmation of President Trump’s nominee for the U.S. Supreme ...

February 14th, 2017 updated: February 14th, 2017. |  


BUSINESS


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AES named great workplace

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 |  


Free business seminars set for May

The Small Business Center at Surry Community College will be holding several free seminars and workshops in May at various locations in Surry and Yadk...

April 24th, 2016 |  


SOCIAL MEDIA