Shoals Elementary Students prepare for the annual PTO fundraiser by making barn quilts to be auctioned off

Shoals Elementary Students prepare for the annual PTO fundraiser by making barn quilts to be auctioned off

Shoals Elementary School will be holding its annual Fall Folly on Friday, from 3:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., featuring some artwork by its students.Pupils t...

October 14th, 2015 |  


MACS visits Raleigh, meets governor

MACS visits Raleigh, meets governor

Some Mount Airy School system teachers and students recently received a bit of a surprise when they had the opportunity to meet Gov. Pat McCroy during...

October 11th, 2015 |  


In honor of National Principals months, Surry County Schools recognized their principals.

In honor of National Principals months, Surry County Schools recognized their principals.

DOBSON — Surry County Schools celebrated the principals in their school system for National Principals Month during a meeting at Surry Community...

October 11th, 2015 |  


Surry Early College was recognized by State Superintendent, June Atkinson for 100 percent graduation rate.

Surry Early College was recognized by State Superintendent, June Atkinson for 100 percent graduation rate.

The Surry Early College High School of Design was among 60 high schools statewide recently recognized by State Superintendent June Atkinson for having...

October 9th, 2015 |  


Franklin students celebrate Relay for Life

Franklin students celebrate Relay for Life

Despite the event being rescheduled because of bad weather, Franklin Elementary students celebrated their fundraising efforts for Relay For Life.Fourt...

October 6th, 2015 |  


County schools unveil plan

County schools unveil plan

PILOT MOUNTAIN — “Lighting Pathways to Global Success” is the theme of the Surry County Schools’ (SCS) 2015-2018 strategic pla...

October 5th, 2015 |  


Beulah School reunion a success

Beulah School reunion a success

Laughter, joy and fellowship filled the walls of Beulah School once again for the school’s eighth annual reunion.Graduates travelled to attend t...

October 4th, 2015 |  


County dodges a bullet

County dodges a bullet

Despite forecasts that had local officials fearful, Surry County escaped major flooding and storm damage, according to John Shelton, emergency service...

October 3rd, 2015 |  


Sonker festival on tap for Saturday

Sonker festival on tap for Saturday

Anyone hankering for that Surry County specialty — sonkers (of all flavors) — will be in luck this weekend. That’s because Surry Cou...

September 29th, 2015 |  


Gomer Pyle’s ‘Duke’ returns to Mayberry Days

Gomer Pyle’s ‘Duke’ returns to Mayberry Days

Ronnie Schell is appearing at several events throughout Mayberry Days.Schell began his affiliation with Mayberry while he was in his second year of fi...

September 25th, 2015 |