First day excitement

First day excitement

Excitement filled the hallways of schools across the county as classes began Monday morning.“It’s great to hear noise in the hallways agai...

August 24th, 2015 |  


Resident accuses officials of dirty dealings

Monday evening local resident Allen Poindexter told Surry County Commissioners that he is concerned about $50,000 in raises to four Surry County Sheri...

August 21st, 2015 |  


Surry County Schools partner with Surry TV

Surry County Schools partner with Surry TV

Surry County Schools announced a new partnership with Surry TV during the school system’s annual convocation on Thursday.Surry Telephone Members...

August 21st, 2015 |  


Schools have no Confederate flag ban

Schools have no Confederate flag ban

Since the June 19 massacre of nine members of a historically black church in Charleston, South Carolina, the Confederate flag has been demonized by ci...

August 19th, 2015 |  


Surry County Schools welcome new teachers

Surry County Schools welcome new teachers

Area youth entering school for the first time, or transitioning up to a higher-grade school, aren’t the only ones getting ready for new surround...

August 18th, 2015 |  


North Surry to host a fans’ football night

The North Surry Greyhound Academic and Athletic Boosters Inc. will be hosting the Third Annual Greyhound Fan Fest on Friday at the Charles D. Atkins M...

August 17th, 2015 |  


Camp Invention a success at MAMS

Camp Invention a success at MAMS

For the second year in a row Mount Airy City Schools offered Camp Invention as part of its science, technology, engineering, arts and math (STEAM) pro...

August 15th, 2015 |  


Surry County tourism spending is up

Surry County tourism spending is up

Visit North Carolina recently released figures for 2014, the latest it says are available, which shows tourists spent more than $113.5 million that ye...

August 14th, 2015 updated: August 14th, 2015. |  


MCA opens doors on new year

MCA opens doors on new year

Excitment was in the air at Millennium Charter Academy (MCA) this week when students arrived for their first day of classes on Wednesday.The hallways ...

August 13th, 2015 |  


Final county changes made in preparation for school year

Administrative changes for the Surry County Schools (SCS) System for the upcoming 2015-2016 school year are now complete. Among those changes are Laur...

August 13th, 2015 |