NEWS


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EMS presents budget request
Dobson teen diesin single-car wreck

Dobson teen diesin single-car wreck

DOBSON — A Dobson teenager is dead after a single-car traffic accident on Monday morning.Logan Estrada, a 19-year-old resident of Pine Cone Lane...

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


Mount Airy garden clubs present tour

Mount Airy garden clubs present tour

For the first time in more than a decade, the garden gates of some of Mount Airy’s finest gardens will be opened wide on June 10, and the public...

April 24th, 2017 |  


Health Department Inspections

Health Department Inspections is a regular listing of inspections conducted in Surry County establishments by North Carolina health officials. The lis...

April 23rd, 2017 |  


Surry County Most Wanted

Surry County Most Wanted

The Surry County Sheriff’s Office is seeking information on the whereabouts of the following people:• Derek Wade Hollar, 44, white male, w...

April 23rd, 2017 |  


Marriages

The following marriage licenses were issued in Surry County.• David P. Smith, 31, of St. Augustine, Florida, and Michelle G. Doty, 28, of Mount ...

April 23rd, 2017 |  


Greenway plan halted at Jones School

Greenway plan halted at Jones School

After going around and around on the issue, Mount Airy officials have decided that a proposed extension of the city greenway system should proceed no ...

April 23rd, 2017 |  


SPORTS


Lady Hounds claim two key wins

Lady Hounds claim two key wins

North Surry’s softball team still has a little work to do in order to punch a ticket to the state playoffs next month, but the Lady Hounds certa...

April 22nd, 2017 |  


Hounds win Bauguess game again

Hounds win Bauguess game again

WINSTON-SALEM — North Surry defeated Wilkes Central in this year’s 9th Annual Memorial Baseball Game honoring Major Larry John Bauguess Jr...

April 22nd, 2017 |  


Cards pick up two non-conference wins

Cards pick up two non-conference wins

PILOT MOUNTAIN — East Surry’s two baseball wins on Thursday afternoon didn’t move the Cardinals any closer to the Northwest 1A Confe...

April 21st, 2017 |  


Lady Cards rally to down Glenn

Lady Cards rally to down Glenn

KERNERSVILLE — The East Surry Lady Cardinals powered out an 8-3 victory over the Glenn Lady Cats of the Piedmont Triad 4A on Thursday night.East...

April 20th, 2017 |  


Whitaker signs with Bluefield

Whitaker signs with Bluefield

DOBSON — As Surry Central’s baseball team makes a late-season push toward the top of the Western Piedmont Athletic Conference standings, t...

April 20th, 2017 |  


ACC Barnstorming Tour visits Stokes

ACC Barnstorming Tour visits Stokes

WALNUT COVE — Some of Tobacco Road’s finest were present in Stokes County on Wednesday night at South Stokes High School for the sixth sto...

April 20th, 2017 |  


MULTIMEDIA


LIFE


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Potts, Marion to wed
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When pizza goes outside the box
Keys celebrate 65 years of marriage

Keys celebrate 65 years of marriage

Ray and Lorene Key of Mount Airy marked the 65th anniversary of their April 5, 1952, marriage with a surprise celebration with family on Sunday, April...

April 15th, 2017 |  


Local boy creates monsters

Local boy creates monsters

What started as an ordinary Easter egg dyeing project made a unique turn when Caiden Soots, 12, of Mount Airy, took a commercial egg dye kit into unch...

April 15th, 2017 |  


Easter services

Local churches are planning a wide array of church services and activities to celebrate Easter Sunday. The following have been submitted to the Mount ...

April 14th, 2017 |  


Taylors mark 60th anniversary

Taylors mark 60th anniversary

Robert and Bonnie Taylor celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on March 30 with a trip to the Outer Banks. They were married in York, S.C., on Mar...

April 14th, 2017 |  


Town facing big sewer repair bill

Town facing big sewer repair bill

PILOT MOUNTAIN — A sewer line on Lola Lane was deemed by town officials to be in need of emergency repair, which is likely to cost the town near...

April 14th, 2017 |  


Egg tree sighting in Mount Airy

Egg tree sighting in Mount Airy

Janet and Garrison Hawks of Mount Airy don’t wait for Christmas to get in the spirit of holiday lawn decorating.The Hawks’ Mantle Avenue h...

April 13th, 2017 |  


OPINION


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Street Scene
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Lent is over, welcome back to Facebook
Australia suffers from a Fender bender

Australia suffers from a Fender bender

Hobbies are an interesting thing. When we care about something, we will spend much more time studying up on that subject that we ever did in school.No...

April 20th, 2017 |  


Seeking my own damages from United

Seeking my own damages from United

In light of the latest issues which have surfaced regarding United Airlines, I want to levy my own complaints against the airline.Most seem to know th...

April 19th, 2017 |  


Street Scene

Street Scene

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April 15th, 2017 |  


What’s up with those ‘friendly skies?’

What’s up with those ‘friendly skies?’

Every one of us probably has an airline horror story to tell.But nothing I’ve experienced myself or heard about tops what happened to the 69-yea...

April 15th, 2017 |  


Were the ‘good old days’ really good?

Were the ‘good old days’ really good?

Generally speaking, I’m not the sort of person who romanticizes the past. The “good old days” hold little allure.During my childhood...

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


This marks a big week in U.S. history

This marks a big week in U.S. history

Don’t look now, but this is a big week, and you’ve already missed most of it.This is an important week — for me personally, but also...

April 13th, 2017 |  


BUSINESS


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AES named great workplace

Surrey Bancorp reports 33 percent rise in net income

Surrey Bancorp (Pink Sheets: SRYB), the holding company for Surrey Bank & Trust, recently reported earnings for the second quarter had jumped a th...

July 31st, 2016 |  


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 |  


Leonards names operations manager

Leonards names operations manager

Leonard Building and Truck Accessories has announced the hiring of Joe Robbins as operations manager.Leonard is a manufacturer and seller of trailers,...

June 25th, 2016 |  


SOCIAL MEDIA