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 extension celebrating agriculture

Surry Center’s annual Celebrating Agriculture event will be held Saturday from 3 to 8 p.m. This event is held every year on the second Saturday ...

September 10th, 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 |  


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 |  


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 |  


Resident accuses officials of dirty dealings

Monday evening local resident Allen Poindexter told Surry County Commissioners that he is concerned about $50,000 in raises to four Surry County Sheri...

August 21st, 2015 |  


Church holding conference at amphitheatre

A local family, working with their church, is holding a family worship conference Saturday at the Blackmon Amphitheatre in Mount Airy. The conference ...

June 26th, 2015 |