Teacher assistants, driver’s ed funded

Local educators received some good news this week when state legislators announced the overdue state budget will include money to fully fund teaching ...

September 16th, 2015 updated: September 16th, 2015. |  


$40,000 raised in foundation golf tourney

$40,000 raised in foundation golf tourney

Surry County Schools Educational Foundation raised more than $40,000 at its annual Golf Tournament for the Surry County Education Foundation recentlyT...

September 15th, 2015 |  


History talks opens with Fort Dobbs discussion

The Mount Airy Museum of Regional History kicked off its Fall History Talk Saturday with Fort Dobbs site manager Scott Douglas as guest speaker.‘...

September 15th, 2015 |  


Locals enjoy learning of agriculture

Locals enjoy learning of agriculture

DOBSON — Celebrating Agriculture is what happened Saturday at Fisher River Park in Dobson. Locals who live in Surry County, and others born here...

September 13th, 2015 |  


The man behind the lens

The man behind the lens

Though he doesn’t draw attention to himself, Leon Cassady can often be seen at some of the area’s biggest events — parades, festival...

September 13th, 2015 |  


County schools name employee of the month

County schools name employee of the month

The first 2015-16 employee of the month for Surry County Schools is Delana Shockley, finance officer, from Gentry Middle School, according to a recent...

September 13th, 2015 |  


Area schools outpacing state scores

Surry County Schools and Mount Airy City schools continued to outpace the rest of the state in academic achievement last school year, according to the...

September 12th, 2015 |  


City, county grad rates above state average

Graduation rates are the highest in state history for the 2014-15 school year, and while local school systems aren’t necessarily kings of the hi...

September 11th, 2015 |  


County extension celebrating agriculture

Surry Center’s annual Celebrating Agriculture event will be held Saturday from 3 to 8 p.m. This event is held every year on the second Saturday ...

September 10th, 2015 |  


County schools eye change in testing

Surry County Schools Board of Education discussed two schools that would be a part of a Proof of Concept study organized by North Carolina to eliminat...

September 9th, 2015 |