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College offering course to explore Appalachia

College offering course to explore Appalachia

Surry Community College is offering what school offices is calling a “unique” course in the fall — Social Science Course HUM 123: Ap...

May 23rd, 2017 |  


New airport authority meets

New airport authority meets

DOBSON — A meeting which started out contentiously paved the way forward for the Mount Airy-Surry County Airport.On Wednesday evening, the Mount...

May 22nd, 2017 |  


Reeves named superintendent of year

Reeves named superintendent of year

DOBSON — Surry County Schools superintendent Dr. Travis Reeves was named a regional superintendent of the year.“This award symbolizes the ...

May 22nd, 2017 |  


SCC grad shares experience with students

SCC grad shares experience with students

DOBSON — During the spring 2017 semester at Surry Community College, things came full circle for alum Andrea Contreras as she returned to a Surr...

May 22nd, 2017 |  


SCC students turn park into learning experience

SCC students turn park into learning experience

Pilot Mountain State Park is home to more than 70 families of vascular plants, thus Instructor Jeff Jones recently decided to use the park as a plant ...

May 20th, 2017 |  


Two charged in bank robbery

Two charged in bank robbery

The Dobson Police Department has arrested and charged two local men for their alleged role in a bank robbery earlier this week.Michael Frost, 48, of 8...

May 19th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


Local athletes receive SCC honor

Local athletes receive SCC honor

DOBSON — Two Surry County natives have been honored as the top student-athletes of the year for Surry Community College.East Surry alum Seth Bri...

June 16th, 2016 |  


Karate school produces winners

Karate school produces winners

Students from Japan Shudokan Budo-Kai Karate School in King returned from their latest competition this past Saturday. They competed in the AAU Karate...

June 9th, 2016 |  


Local Special Olympic athletes bring home medals

Local Special Olympic athletes bring home medals

CARY, NC — Members of the Surry County Starfish recently competed in the Special Olympics Summer Games held at the Triangle Aquatic Center in Ca...

June 8th, 2016 |  


East Surry sweeps county honors

East Surry sweeps county honors

PILOT MOUNTAIN — All of the local high school athletic programs had moments of brilliance this season, but none was as consistently strong as Ea...

June 7th, 2016 |  


East Surry, Mount Airy dominate all conference picks

East Surry, Mount Airy dominate all conference picks

The Northwest Conference released its All-Conference selections for the six spring sports on Wednesday, and there was no shortage of athletes recogniz...

June 7th, 2016 |  


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Grandma gets pizza right
Grandma gets pizza right

Grandma gets pizza right

Despite the joys and general deliciousness of homemade pizza as often discussed in this space, the fact remains that a home oven is simply not capable...

May 16th, 2017 |  


Westfield News

Happy Mother’s Day!Saturday evening, April 29, Jerry and Lisa Chilton, along with Levi Jessup attended the live production of “Thunder in ...

May 10th, 2017 |  


2017 Yadkin Valley Senior Games opened Monday

2017 Yadkin Valley Senior Games opened Monday

DOBSON — Opening day for the 2017 Senior Games events turned out nearly 100 senior citizens.Monday morning senior citizens 55 and older gathered...

May 9th, 2017 |  


Pilot Mountain’s Board of Commissioners appoint a Main Street Committee

PILOT MOUNTAIN — Monday morning Board of Commissioners met to form a committee to finalize the Main Street Program application.Pilot Mountain of...

May 8th, 2017 |  


Myriam’s Haircolorist Salon celebrates 10 years of business in Pilot Mountain.

Myriam’s Haircolorist Salon celebrates 10 years of business in Pilot Mountain.

PILOT MOUNTAIN — A local hair colorist recently celebrated 10 years of business in downtown Pilot.Myriam Chilton, owner of Myriam Haircolorist S...

May 3rd, 2017 updated: May 5th, 2017. |  


OPINION


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Welcome home veterans

Reader Diary: Requiem for the heart of Elkin

Reader Diary: Requiem for the heart of Elkin

Editor’s Note: Reader Diary is an occasional feature column penned by area readers. If you’d like to participate by sharing a particular m...

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


Westfield News

Harley Marsh got a brand new bicycle from Wayne and LaWanda Jessup last week. Harley is Betty Inman ‘s great-grandson. Betty wants Wayne And LaW...

November 2nd, 2016 |  


Westfield News

Happy Halloween! Trick or Treat! The witches fly! Warlocks play! Be haunted by..Jerry and Lisa Chilton, along with nephew Levi Jessup, attended the Wi...

October 26th, 2016 |  


Westfield News

Hallie Hall said a box of pears appeared on her porch after a friend put on Facebook she wanted some pears. Hallie really appreciates the fruit and wa...

October 19th, 2016 |  


Westfield News

EJ Marshall and Genny Preston were married Saturday Oct. 8, at Woodbine Baptist Church in Mayodan. The couple were married by Pastor Mark Harper in a ...

October 12th, 2016 |  


Westfield News

Kyser George and his band, ShadowGrass, participated in the International Bluegrass Music Association’s World of Bluegrass during this past week...

October 5th, 2016 |  


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