MACS kicks off 2015-16 school year

MACS kicks off 2015-16 school year

Making a difference in the lives of children seemed to be the common point all the speakers chose to make during Tuesday mornings convocations for the...

August 19th, 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. |  


Freedom from appearance

Freedom from appearance

Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud.1 Cor. 13.4I’m glad that Christ can get us to the place wher...

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 |  


College facing state budget drop

The Surry Community College Board of Trustees learned this week the school may be facing state budget cuts in the hundreds of thousands of dollars.But...

August 13th, 2015 |