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 |  


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 |