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JEFFERSON — On Friday, May 1, Blue Ridge Bistro had its grand opening. The restaurant is located at 829 E. Main Street inside the Eldreth Inn in Jefferson.
Blue Ridge Bistro offers Italian-American cuisine and is managed by Wesley Moore and his sous chef, Chad Hopkins.
Moore, a 2012 graduate of Ashe County High School, grew up with strong f

New restaurant opens in Jefferson

JEFFERSON — On Friday, May 1, Blue Ridge Bistro had its grand opening. The restaurant is located at 829 E. Main Street inside the Eldreth Inn in Jefferson. Blue Ridge Bistro offers Italian-American cuisine and is managed by Wesley Moore and his sous chef, Chad Hopkins. Moore, a 2012 graduate of Ashe County High School, grew up with strong f

TODD — The Todd Ruritan met on Tuesday Evening, April 21 for the annual Scholarship Awards Dinner. There were three Todd students who are going on to college in the fall who were awarded $700 scholarships to help them with their college-related expenses.
The students are Karranda Treadway and Joshua Rash attending Ashe County High School, an

Todd Ruritan awards scholarships

TODD — The Todd Ruritan met on Tuesday Evening, April 21 for the annual Scholarship Awards Dinner. There were three Todd students who are going on to college in the fall who were awarded $700 scholarships to help them with their college-related expenses. The students are Karranda Treadway and Joshua Rash attending Ashe County High School, an

LENOIR — Checks or bill credits are coming in May to members of Blue Ridge Electric Membership Corporation, thanks to a $4.6 million capital credits retirement approved by the board of directors.
Checks mail May 6 to members who are due a capital credits refund of $35 or more. Members due less than $35 are receiving their capital credits ref

$4.6 million coming to BREMCO members as a result of Capital Credits retirement

LENOIR — Checks or bill credits are coming in May to members of Blue Ridge Electric Membership Corporation, thanks to a $4.6 million capital credits retirement approved by the board of directors. Checks mail May 6 to members who are due a capital credits refund of $35 or more. Members due less than $35 are receiving their capital credits ref

WEST JEFFERSON — Two outstanding seniors from Ashe County High School have been named recipients of the prestigious Goodnight Scholarship, a merit-based award covering full expenses in attending North Carolina State University to complete a degree in a STEM (Science-Technology-Engineering-Mathematics) discipline.
The scholarship is valued at

Two from ACHS named Goodnight Scholars

WEST JEFFERSON — Two outstanding seniors from Ashe County High School have been named recipients of the prestigious Goodnight Scholarship, a merit-based award covering full expenses in attending North Carolina State University to complete a degree in a STEM (Science-Technology-Engineering-Mathematics) discipline. The scholarship is valued at

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Four local tennis players are still alive in the 1A regional tournament that continues today.
Singles players Ryan Macy, Elkin, and Dillon Shew, East Wilkes, and Elkin's doubles team of Ryan Schell and Chad Vestal already have qualified for the state 1A tournament next weekend by virtue of advancing to the semifinals.
Macy and Shew have tough sem

Elks, Card advance in 1A regional

Four local tennis players are still alive in the 1A regional tournament that continues today. Singles players Ryan Macy, Elkin, and Dillon Shew, East Wilkes, and Elkin's doubles team of Ryan Schell and Chad Vestal already have qualified for the state 1A tournament next weekend by virtue of advancing to the semifinals. Macy and Shew have tough sem

A Walnut Cove woman has been rescued, and subsequently arrested, following a kidnapping this week.
Kayla Marie Dudley,24, of 1509 Piney Mountain Road, Walnut Cove, was reported missing by family members mid-week.
Winston-Salem police located Dudley on Thursday, April 30, when they responded to a 911 call in the 300 block of Akron Drive, where it

Walnut Cove woman rescued from kidnapping

A Walnut Cove woman has been rescued, and subsequently arrested, following a kidnapping this week. Kayla Marie Dudley,24, of 1509 Piney Mountain Road, Walnut Cove, was reported missing by family members mid-week. Winston-Salem police located Dudley on Thursday, April 30, when they responded to a 911 call in the 300 block of Akron Drive, where it

The pathetic state of a historic speedway

As a fan of NASCAR and its relatively short, albeit storied history, I can't help but shake my head in disgust every time I drive past the practically abandoned, deteriorating North Wilkesboro Speedway off U.S. 421 in neighboring Wilkes County. Not only is Wilkes County the proverbial home of stock car racing (Junior Johnson, Benny Parsons, moonsh

Sewer project may headline commissioners meeting

Monday's Surry County Board of Commissioners meeting will include an update from the county's contracted engineer Kevin Heath outlining the bids for the NC 89 sewer project. The project, which would extend sewer services along NC 89 to the Interstate 77 interchange, has been a matter of controversy for commissioners. Thus far, the project has rema

WALNUT COVE — With North Surry trailing and on the brink of having to settle for a share of the conference baseball title, the Greyhounds turned in some late heroics.
Nick Wilson delivered a three-run homer in the sixth to go ahead and Tanner Hodgin made a diving play in the bottom of the seventh to preserve an 8-7 win against South Stokes t

North wins WPC title

WALNUT COVE — With North Surry trailing and on the brink of having to settle for a share of the conference baseball title, the Greyhounds turned in some late heroics. Nick Wilson delivered a three-run homer in the sixth to go ahead and Tanner Hodgin made a diving play in the bottom of the seventh to preserve an 8-7 win against South Stokes t

Hurley to coach in Powerade State Games

DURHAM — Will Hurley (Mount Airy), Seth Davis (Forbush) and Chris Manley (West Stokes) were selected to coach at this year's Powerade State Games High School Soccer Showcase on June 26-28 at WakeMed Soccer Park in Cary. Some of the best boys and girls soccer players in the state will tryout to represent their region at the High School Soccer

Northwest 1A Conference baseball champion East Surry will take an 11-game win streak into the NW tournament this week as the Cardinals seek their 11th league tournament title.
The Cards (20-3) ran the table in conference play during the regular season for the second-straight year and head into the tournament as the heavy favorite to come out on to

Cards chase tournament title

Northwest 1A Conference baseball champion East Surry will take an 11-game win streak into the NW tournament this week as the Cardinals seek their 11th league tournament title. The Cards (20-3) ran the table in conference play during the regular season for the second-straight year and head into the tournament as the heavy favorite to come out on to

Any critics or connoisseurs who might have had doubts about the health of the local winery industry — or craft beer for that matter — simply needed to be in Mount Airy Saturday afternoon.
There they would have found North Main Street filled with people in a barricaded area from Oak Street to Independence Boulevard, sampling the wares o

Record crowds toast Budbreak

Any critics or connoisseurs who might have had doubts about the health of the local winery industry — or craft beer for that matter — simply needed to be in Mount Airy Saturday afternoon. There they would have found North Main Street filled with people in a barricaded area from Oak Street to Independence Boulevard, sampling the wares o

DOBSON — Although the Civil War ended 150 years ago, the significance of that bloody four-year conflict and the sacrifices it demanded of soldiers and families still resonate in Surry County, as evidenced by a ceremony Saturday in Dobson.Celebrating any aspect of Confederate heritage is something many communities shy away from in this day and

Civil War's end commemorated

DOBSON — Although the Civil War ended 150 years ago, the significance of that bloody four-year conflict and the sacrifices it demanded of soldiers and families still resonate in Surry County, as evidenced by a ceremony Saturday in Dobson.Celebrating any aspect of Confederate heritage is something many communities shy away from in this day and

Baseball, softball tourney brackets announced

With the regular schedule complete, brackets were released Saturday for the Mountain Valley Athletic Conference tournament in both baseball and softball. On the baseball diamond, West Wilkes took the number one spot and will host No. 8 North Wilkes Monday at 7 p.m. Closer to home, Elkin took the number two spot and will host No. 7 Alleghany at 6 p





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