Board approves bids for roofing work

Board approves bids for roofing work

Roofing work at two schools draw close after Surry County Schools approved two bids last week.Four roofing companies submitted sealed bids to perform ...

January 8th, 2017 |  


Covington retires from county schools

Covington retires from county schools

DOBSON — Betty Covington has retired from Surry County Schools as its preschool coordinator after a decade in the role.The county Board of Educa...

January 7th, 2017 |  


Big shakeups in school personnel in 2016

Big shakeups in school personnel in 2016

This year saw many changes in the area of education, especially in personnel as many top officials moved around.Back in January, the year started off ...

January 2nd, 2017 |  


Town has new emergency alert system

PILOT MOUNTAIN — A new alert system for emergencies is coming to town.After the water main break on U.S. 52 Bypass a year ago, town officials be...

December 28th, 2016 |  


Bus drivers spread Christmas cheer

Bus drivers spread Christmas cheer

A dozen Mount Airy City Schools students and their families got a free Christmas dinner thanks to their school bus drivers.MACS and the dozen bus driv...

December 24th, 2016 |  


Goins accepted into leadership training

Goins accepted into leadership training

A Mount Airy teacher and coach is taking the first step toward one day becoming a principal.Levi Goins teaches biology and chemistry at the high schoo...

December 22nd, 2016 |  


Author visits local schools

Author visits local schools

A nationally known author made three stops in Surry County Schools in the past week to visit students.North Carolina author Barbara O’Connor vis...

December 20th, 2016 |  


Bus seat belts getting thumbs up

Bus seat belts getting thumbs up

DOBSON — Early rollout of a school bus seat belt program has been light so far, but putting seat belts on school buses has been well received by...

December 15th, 2016 |  


Rockford earns Piedmont Signature School award

GREENSBORO — Last week, Mount Airy City Schools announced that B.H. Tharrington Primary School had received an honor from the Piedmont Triad Edu...

December 14th, 2016 |  


East Surry band wins top honors

East Surry band wins top honors

GREENSBORO —East Surry’s Cardinal Flight marching band wrapped up the 2016 season by taking top honors in a competition at Northwest Guilf...

December 12th, 2016 |