Beau Simpson

SIMPSON: How a guy with Tourette’s became a family friend

Tourette's must be a terrible thing to live with but Brent Burgher's positive outlook is sure to inspire everyone who reads his story.

SOCCER: Surrey Pegasus plays for provincial title Saturday in Victoria

A win this weekend would send Vancouver Metro Soccer League Premier division team to nationals for first time since 2011

SIMPSON: When you shake rattle and roll, you’re best to drop, cover and hold on

Will I sleep better after experiencing a simulated 8.0 earthquake? Probably not. But at least I feel more prepared and better educated

Earthquake simulator shakes up Kwantlen Polytechnic University’s Surrey campus

The Shake Zone gives people taste of 8.0 quake and emphasizes the need for having an emergency plan and preparedness kits

SIMPSON: With so much to say about crime in Surrey, using ‘bullet points’ is apropos

Two words come to mind – déjà vu. Well, there are other two-word phrases that come to mind but that’s the only publishable one.

Bad Axe Throwing is bringing ‘darts on steroids’ to Surrey

Opening in May, rapidly growing urban axe throwing club is expected to be a big draw in Newton for special events

HIDDEN HEROES: Surrey’s Myra Danyluk makes sturdy dolls for fragile hands

Do you know a Hidden Hero in your community? Email us at edit@thenownewspaper.com

SIMPSON: Surrey’s diversity unit is great but a cop’s smile is free

If cops are going to talk about engaging the public in a meaningful way, why don't they simply start with the basics?

Cloverdale woman hopes simple story will inspire other acts of kindness

'It only takes one kind gesture to make someone feel special,' says Jen Temple after heartwarming interaction with homeless man

PUBLIC ON PATROL: Across Surrey, neighbours are watching out for neighbours

Recognizing police can’t be everywhere, Block Watch volunteers across Surrey are empowering their neighbourhoods with information

From gangster to guide: Surrey parents hear cautionary tale

Jordan Buna is urging youth – and their parents – across the province to learn from his mistakes and make better choices.

SIMPSON: Complaints to newsroom show we’re loathe to give up control of our image

A stroke of a key – that’s all it takes. Don’t want someone to see a photo? Delete it. Think a photo is unflattering? Untag yourself.

Student-organized fundraiser helps Surrey immigrants, refugees

Tickets for Saturday’s fundraiser are $50 and the event will feature dinner, entertainment and a live auction.

Cloverdale’s brand offers ‘excellent bones to build on,’ city says

City of Surrey updates business community on plans for Cloverdale's town centre

Parents invited to forum at Surrey high school that sheds light on gang lifestyle

A Surrey PAC hopes a powerful presentation will help parents understand the pressures on children and ultimately keep them out of gangs

Surrey brothers’ vintage store goes old school for good cause

Urban Safari Vintage Store in downtown Cloverdale is good for music lovers and exotic animals alike

Surrey police urge caution after four pedestrians hit by cars in four days

In most recent crash, 77-year-old woman hit while crossing intersection Saturday morning

Woman, 25, seriously hurt after being hit by car in Guildford

Crash was third time this week a pedestrian has been hit in Surrey

Surrey swim club will put auto dealer’s $3,000 donation to good use

Surrey Sea Lions Swim Club receives cheque as part of Go Dodge Surrey's monthly initiative to support clubs and non-profits

SPECIAL REMEMBRANCE DAY EDITION: This is for our heroes

The Now is proud to present a special issue dedicated solely to honouring our war heroes and their families