SCC releases President’s and Dean’s lists

DOBSON — Surry Community College recently announced the fall semester 2016 President’s List and Dean’s List.The president’s li...

February 15th, 2017 |  


County schools plan Parent Academies

Over the next three weeks, Surry County Schools will be holding workshops to help parents better understand what is available to teens at the four dis...

February 10th, 2017 |  


County schools: Grad rates up, teacher loss down

County schools: Grad rates up, teacher loss down

DOBSON — Graduation rates are up, teacher turnover is low, and families are saving money on college credits.Those were some of the highlights fr...

February 8th, 2017 |  


Middle school receives national status

Middle school receives national status

Mount Airy Middle School is one of just two schools in the state this year to earn the status of Schools to Watch.Mount Airy City Schools found out th...

February 6th, 2017 |  


Boy Scouts opening to transgender youth

Boy Scouts of America will now accept and register youth in the Cub and Boy Scout programs based on the gender identity indicated on the application.P...

February 5th, 2017 |  


Prescribed burn set at Pilot Mountain

PILOT MOUNTAIN — Passers-by at Pilot Mountain State Park shouldn’t necessarily be alarmed if they see fire on the mountain Wednesday, Feb....

January 31st, 2017 |  


County schools publish annual report

County schools publish annual report

DOBSON — Surry County Schools has published a 12-page booklet for its annual report under the theme of “One Voice.”The report summar...

January 28th, 2017 |  


State law could cost local school jobs

Some school employees could lose their jobs if requirements for class size do not change before the 2017-18 school year.In 2015, the General Assembly ...

January 28th, 2017 |  


Schools grappling with calendar changes

Weather forecasts have Mount Airy reaching the end of the month without another snow day, but local school officials are hoping the bad weather stays ...

January 26th, 2017 |  


CDC: widespread flu in North Carolina

CDC: widespread flu in North Carolina

Flu-related deaths are rising in North Carolina, according to a statement issued by the state Department of Health and Human Services earlier this wee...

January 14th, 2017 |