North Surry coach Eric Jessup, left, stands with his big senior class as the school held its Senior Night Monday. North Surry's Austin Rozier gets his Falcon opponent on his back for points Monday.
Although my busy schedule doesn't often allow movie-going, I am a sucker for a cheap matinee. On rare occasions, I'll choose to see the same movie again, but it has to be a doozy. I set a personal record with “Facing the Giants” and “Pride and Prejudice”—six times apiece in the theater. But normally, I wait for the DVD
Tryouts for Ashe County Lightning AAU boys' basketball will be Saturday, Jan. 31 at Ashe County High School and tryouts for the girls' AAU team will be on Saturday, Feb. 7 also at Ashe County High School. The schedules are as follows: Fourth and fifth grade boys will be at 10 a.m. Sixth grade boys will be at 11 a.m. Fourth and fifth grade girls
The Carroll County Republican Primary is now set for Sat., May 16 and will feature a pair of contested races. A total of 10 candidates filed before Monday's deadline for eight positions. The Carroll County Republican Party will select its slate of candidates to run in the Nov. 3 general election during the primary to be held on Saturday, May 16.
LAND TRANSFERS In recording deeds, the state of North Carolina does not require that the amount paid for property be stated on the deed. However, a tax stamp at the rate of $2 per $1,000 valuation or fraction is thereof affixed to each deed. The Stokes County Register of Deeds recorded the following deeds: PETERS CREEK TOWNSHIP: The Arthur C. C
WEST JEFFERSON — John Wilbourn has been selected as the Ashe County High School Automotive Technology Student of the Month for January 2015. Wilbourn completed the first semester with an overall grade of 93 percent and a shop score of 95 percent. He has an excellent work either for classroom and shop learning. He is very dependable and sets
Steve Logan, former East Carolina University head football coach, recently remarked that things don't usually turn out well for head coaches. The same is often true for anyone who serves “at the pleasure” of someone or some group. UNC President Tom Ross is the latest example. The UNC Board of Governors fired him. Despite denials to the
EAST BEND — The Lady Greyhounds finished the first loop through league play at 5-0 after a 56-49 win over Forbush on the road. North Surry improved to 11-7 overall, but more importantly stayed perfect in the Western Piedmont Conference. Forbush falls to 3-2, a half-game behind Surry Central at 3-1. North Sury pulled ahead 14-12 in the first
PILOT MOUNTAIN — Forbush won first place for both the boys and girls in Monday's Western Piedmont Conference Championship. Held at the Armfield Civic and Recreation Center, the Falcons beat out West Stokes in both competitions. Surry Central took third in the girls' events, and North Surry took third for the boys. Forbush's Gina Myers won f
EAST BEND — North Surry won its third straight game with a tight 83-79 victory at Forbush Monday. The Greyhounds nearly let a 21-point advantage slip away, but Kendal Tucker made two free throws in the final 10 seconds to seal the win. The Hounds had great balance with five players in double figures, noted North coach Kevin King. Mason Haw
JONESVILLE — Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital staff, Jonesville government officials and a large number of local residents turned out for the ribbon cutting ceremony at the newly opened urgent care facility Sunday. The facility marks the first of its kind for Jonesville residents. Founded in 1931, HCMH has continued to grow with hopes of meeti
A local family is temporarily without its home due to a fire, but the situation could have been much worse — thanks to a sink melting during the blaze. The incident was reported shortly before 3 p.m. Sunday at the residence of Kevin and Nicole Atkins and their two children at 416 Branch Drive, Dobson, located off Prison Camp Road. Members o