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 |  


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 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 |  


School Lunch Menus Sept. 10 – 16

School Lunch Menus Sept. 10 – 16

B.H. Tharrington Primary SchoolThursday — Lasagna w/ Garlic Toast Or Pork Chop SandwichRomaine Salad w/ Tomatoes, Green PeasFruited JelloMilkFri...

September 9th, 2015 |  


Schools fighting to keep TAs

Schools fighting to keep TAs

Local school officials are still hoping to get some state funding for the teacher assistant positions used throughout the county, despite fears the fi...

September 9th, 2015 |  


Students share experience of trip to China

Students share experience of trip to China

Four students from Mount Airy High school shared the experience they had on a summer educational trip to China.Randall Simmons, Spencer Griffin, Austi...

September 3rd, 2015 |  


School Lunch Menus Sept. 3 – 9

School Lunch Menus Sept. 3 – 9

B.H. Tharrington Primary SchoolThursday — Chicken Pie w/ Roll Or Grilled Chicken SandwichMashed Potatoes,Green BeansFruited JelloMilkFriday R...

September 2nd, 2015 |  


Parade of Success excites students, parents and staff

Parade of Success excites students, parents and staff

Dobson Elementary held its second Parade of Success for the town of Dobson. Students line up with sign and banners in preparation to walk in the Parad...

August 29th, 2015 |