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The Lady Bears got offense from up and down the lineup in a 10-2 win over Bishop McGuinness Monday.
In the first round of the Northwest Conference Tournament, Mount Airy posted all 10 runs in the first four innings as everyone in the batting order helped at one time or another.
The Lady Bears scored a run in the first, but then really applied the

Lady Bears beat Bishop 10-2 in 1st round

The Lady Bears got offense from up and down the lineup in a 10-2 win over Bishop McGuinness Monday. In the first round of the Northwest Conference Tournament, Mount Airy posted all 10 runs in the first four innings as everyone in the batting order helped at one time or another. The Lady Bears scored a run in the first, but then really applied the

DOBSON — Surry County Commissioners again delayed a final resolution on the interstate sewer project,opting instead to let Commissioner Larry Phillips head an economic impact study on the project before taking up the issue again at the May 18 meeting.
That came after the board learned the true cost of the project might be in the neighborhood

Commissioners decide not to decide

DOBSON — Surry County Commissioners again delayed a final resolution on the interstate sewer project,opting instead to let Commissioner Larry Phillips head an economic impact study on the project before taking up the issue again at the May 18 meeting. That came after the board learned the true cost of the project might be in the neighborhood

A federal judge has sentenced Martin Martinez Saldana, 44, of West Jefferson, to life in prison on charges of conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute methamphetamine and possession of a short-barreled shotgun, according to Jill Westmoreland Rose, acting U.S. Attorney for the Western District of North Carolina. The sentence wa

Ashe County meth dealer sentenced to life in prison

A federal judge has sentenced Martin Martinez Saldana, 44, of West Jefferson, to life in prison on charges of conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute methamphetamine and possession of a short-barreled shotgun, according to Jill Westmoreland Rose, acting U.S. Attorney for the Western District of North Carolina. The sentence wa

Wes Bumgardner threw a five-inning shutout, and helped himself at the plate as the Granite Bears destroyed Atkins 16-0 in the first round of the Northwest Conference Tournament.
Bumgardner was hit by a pitch off the top of the helmet in his first at-bat. He came around to score in that inning. He also scored after a triple in the second inning and

Bears slaughter Atkins 16-0

Wes Bumgardner threw a five-inning shutout, and helped himself at the plate as the Granite Bears destroyed Atkins 16-0 in the first round of the Northwest Conference Tournament. Bumgardner was hit by a pitch off the top of the helmet in his first at-bat. He came around to score in that inning. He also scored after a triple in the second inning and

Mountain View Elementary teacher Kelly Lambert has been named Ashe County Schools Teacher of the Year for 2015-2016. Superintendent Dr. Todd Holden and other central office staff surprised Lambert with the announcement on May 1.
Lambert is in her eighth year teaching fourth grade at Mountain View Elementary.
“Mrs. Lambert is the best teache

Kelly Lambert named ACS Teacher of the Year for 2015-2016

Mountain View Elementary teacher Kelly Lambert has been named Ashe County Schools Teacher of the Year for 2015-2016. Superintendent Dr. Todd Holden and other central office staff surprised Lambert with the announcement on May 1. Lambert is in her eighth year teaching fourth grade at Mountain View Elementary. “Mrs. Lambert is the best teache

Cards qualify for state golf meet

ROARING GAP — Bishop McGuinness, Starmount and East Surry qualified for the state meet at Monday's Class 1A Midwest regional golf championships at Olde Beau Golf and Country Club. The top three teams automatically advanced from a region that included teams from the Northwest, Mountain Valley and Yadkin Valley conferences. East's Jack Marion

The eleventh year of the Surry Arts Council Summer Series continues this week with three concerts slated Thursday, Friday and Saturday.
On Thursday, the Liquid Pleasure Band is scheduled to take the stage at 7:30 p.m. On Friday, the Smokin' Hot Band will begin at 7:30 p.m. On Saturday, the Phatt City Band will also being its concert at 7:30 p.m. A

Concert series continues this week

The eleventh year of the Surry Arts Council Summer Series continues this week with three concerts slated Thursday, Friday and Saturday. On Thursday, the Liquid Pleasure Band is scheduled to take the stage at 7:30 p.m. On Friday, the Smokin' Hot Band will begin at 7:30 p.m. On Saturday, the Phatt City Band will also being its concert at 7:30 p.m. A

Register of Deeds offers new service

DOBSON — The Surry County Register of Deeds office has implemented a new system that allows those who submit paperwork to her office to do so from afar. According to astatement released by the office, Surry County Register of Deeds Caroline Comer has added Simplifile to its list of approved e-recording vendors, broadening its ability to acce

Public Records

LAND TRANSFERSIn 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:BEAVER ISLAND TOWNSHIP:Joel Eugene James, Jr.

Locals knocked from regional tennis playoffs

Nine local tennis players went into the 1A and 2A regional tournaments, but none could hang long enough to qualify for the state tournament. Mount Airy won its opening singles and doubles matches on Friday before falling in the second round. The 2A teams got a later start because of rain Friday, but the six local players were all knocked out of t

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