County pupils walk to school

County pupils walk to school

Seeking to get students more active, area teachers, principals, and other school officials have been looking for fit, safe activities for their studen...

October 8th, 2015 |  


It’s sweet potato time

It’s sweet potato time

Even though it’s definitely fall, the Mount Airy farmer’s market is still clinging to summer. There are a few tomatoes, baby eggplants and...

October 7th, 2015 updated: October 7th, 2015. |  


SCS, Health Department team up against drug abuse

SCS, Health Department team up against drug abuse

DOBSON — The Schools Heath Advisory Council (SHAC) for Surry County Schools met recently to discuss ways to promote health and wellness in its s...

October 7th, 2015 updated: October 7th, 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 |  


Karpenko, Jessup

Karpenko, Jessup

Kalyn Lanae Jessup and Kenneth Alexander Karpenko, together with their families, announce their engagement and upcoming marriage.The bride-to-be is th...

October 5th, 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 |  


Hodges, Martin

Hodges, Martin

Anna Rae Martin and Russell “Glendon” Hodges, together with their families, announce their engagement and upcoming marriage.The bride-to-b...

October 4th, 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 |  


Church marks 100 years

Church marks 100 years

Simmons Grove Baptist Church will be celebrating the 100th anniversary of the church on Sunday, Oct. 11.The special service will begin at 10:30 a.m. w...

October 2nd, 2015 |